If you are thinking about getting active, we can help connect you. Don’t worry if the first activity you try isn’t for you. It’s common for people to try a couple of different activities first, before settling on the one that’s right for them. Take a look below at the Paralympic sport options that are available.
Don’t let this list limit your possibilities as there are also many other sports and physical activities out there to try.
Boccia Canada is the boccia delivery arm of the Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association. Boccia is a Paralympic sport that can be played by anyone, with or without a disability. Originally designed for people with severe cerebral palsy, it is now enjoyed by players with a wide variety of disabilities. It’s easy for a beginner to pick up quickly, but builds in intensity and complexity as players hone their skills.
Frame Running is an athletic discipline for people with cerebral palsy or related neuromuscular disorders. The Frame Runner is a wheeled frame with a saddle, body support, and no pedals. The athlete steers the structure using his/her hands or arms.