Parasport Festival: Mississauga

Garett Hickling playing wheelchair rugby in London 2012
Event on: 3 December 2013
Event on: December 3, 2013

Event Information:

Hershey SportZone, Mississauga ON

This festival is open to people of all abilities. Learn about a new sport or volunteer for the multitude of sports for people with disabilities. Explore the world of parasports as an athlete, coach, volunteer, official, classifier or a parent, teacher or health care provider who can connect someone to parasport.

WHAT: This festival will showcase a wide variety of parasports including: para-athletics, table tennis, and swimming. Featuring goalball and wheelchair rugby; the two sports that will be hosted by the Hershey SportZone during the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am games. Try the sports yourself, meet some of the best athletes in Canada and learn more about how you can get involved with parasport.

WHEN & WHERE: Tuesday December 3, 2013 from 2pm until 8pm at Mississauga’s Hershey SportZone 5600 Rose Cherry Pl Mississauga, ON L4Z 4B6

WHO: London 2012 Paralympians David Willsie and Garett Hickling (wheelchair rugby silver medallists),Whitney Bogart and Amy Kneebone (goalball)

HOW: Come by or pre-register by contacting: Dale Stevenson, Asst. Coordinator, Recruitment Programs by email or by phone 613-569-4333 ext. 237

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