Parasport Contacts

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Able Sail NL

The Able Sail Program is a member of the Able Sail Network and provides opportunities to sail and learn to sail for people with disabilities. The NL program is presently hosted at the Royal Newfoundland Yacht Club, 108 Greenslades Road, CBS and can be contacted by email: nlasailing@gmail.com

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Athletics

Para Athletics is a great way for people with a disability to participate with their peers. Contact NLAA  https://www.nlaa.ca/ or ParasportNL

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  The NLSA promotes and organizes Olympic and Paralympic Target Shooting - rifle, pistol and shotgun.  As in all parasports participants are classified based on functional ability.  Due to the technical nature of this sport it is not suitable for people with cognitive and motor skills impairments. The NLSA is building capacity in the para-events.  For more information on Paralympic Target Shooting and how to get started in your local area, please contact Mario Dimitrov ‎at mardimi@hotmail.com‎  

Canadian Paralympic Committee

The Canadian Paralympic Committee is dedicated to strengthening the Paralympic Movement. Its mission is to lead the development of a sustainable Paralympic sport system in Canada to enable athletes to reach the podium at the Paralympic Games. Other CPC Programs include Paralympic FUNdamentals Physical Literacy Resource---a fun and exciting way to engage all children in parasport.  For information on all aspects of Parasport visit http://www.paralympic.ca

Curling

 For more information visit www.curling.ca. For information on local opportunities contact Joanne MacDonald at joannemacdee@gmail.com 

Canadian Paralympic Committee

https://paralympic.ca

Newfoundland and Labrador Shooting Association

  The NLSA promotes and organizes Olympic and Paralympic Target Shooting - rifle, pistol and shotgun.  As in all parasports participants are classified based on functional ability.  Due to the technical nature of this sport it is not suitable for people with cognitive and motor skills impairments. The NLSA is building capacity in the para-events.  For more information on Paralympic Target Shooting and how to get started in your local area, please contact Mario Dimitrov ‎at mardimi@hotmail.com‎  

Parasport Contacts

Skier sitting in a bi-ski tethered by an instructor.

Newfoundland and Labrador Visually Impaired Sport and Recreation Association

NL-VISRA facilitates the education and public awareness of the abilities and supports the development of sport and recreation and achievements of athletes and other individuals who are blind and visually impaired. Contact: Nadine Green at NLVISRA@outlook.com, https://www.facebook.com/NLVISRA/, or 709- 745-6797.   

Skiing

 Para-Skiing - Nordic and Alpine skiing in Newfoundland and Labrador has been inclusive for over 30 years. For more information visit:  https://cads-nl.ca/,  www.cccski.com or www.crosscountrynl.com or contact CCNL Para Nordic Director margarettibbo@nf.sympatico.ca. Para Alpine–Adapted Snowsport Programs are at the 3 Alpine Ski Hills. Visit http://www.adaptivesnowsports.ca or contact Doug at dcopp@nf.sympatico.ca

Swimming

 Swimming is a very inclusive sport. For more information visit: www.swimming.ca or Contact: Your local swim club or ParasportNL.