Wheelchair Basketball Canada partners with GoodLife Fitness
(TORONTO, ONT.) – Wheelchair Basketball Canada is pleased to announce a new partnership with GoodLife Fitness, Canada’s largest fitness company that has been helping Canadians pursue fitness and health for more than four decades. Under this partnership, GoodLife Fitness will open the doors of its 200+ clubs across Canada for National Team athletes to further their off-court training.
“With the support of GoodLife Fitness, our athletes will have access to state-of-the-art training facilities across the country. The support of partners such as GoodLife is essential in positioning Canada as the world leader in wheelchair basketball,” said Wendy Gittens, Executive Director of Wheelchair Basketball Canada. “As a WBC partner, GoodLife Fitness supports the development of our athletes, ensuring we can provide world-class training opportunities so that Canada remains at the forefront of innovation that drives the game’s evolution.”
Additionally, GoodLife Fitness will help promote upcoming Wheelchair Basketball Canada initiatives such as Wheelchair Basketball Week and Hoopfest—Wheelchair Basketball Canada’s signature fundraising event.
“At GoodLife Fitness, we understand the role that organized sports play in keeping our communities strong,” said Tammy Brazier, VP, External Relations & Marketing, at GoodLife Fitness. “Our team is continually impressed by the advancements that Wheelchair Basketball Canada is making, and we are so proud to partner with them to support athletes across Canada.”
About GoodLife Fitness
GoodLife Fitness started in 1979 in London, ON, and has since grown to the largest group of fitness club chains in Canada and the fourth largest globally. Founder and CEO David ‘Patch’ Patchell-Evans started the business with one purpose: to allow everyone in Canada to live a fit and healthy good life. With 7,000+ employees, more than 700,000 members, and 200+ Clubs, GoodLife is helping to transform the health and fitness of people across Canada every day. For more information visit: www.goodlifefitness.com
About Wheelchair Basketball Canada
Wheelchair Basketball Canada is the national sports governing body responsible for the organization of the sport in Canada. It is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to excellence in developing, supporting, and promoting wheelchair basketball programs and services from grassroots to high performance for all Canadians. Wheelchair basketball is a fast-paced, hard-hitting, competitive sport in which Canada is held in high esteem worldwide for winning a combined six gold, one silver, and one bronze medal in the last seven Paralympic Games. For more information, please visit wheelchairbasketball.ca.
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