please see Growing list of adaptive recreation opportunities

Disability Foundation and its affiliated Societies

Adaptive hiking, paddling, gardening and more!

www.disabilityfoundation.org

 

TrailRider program at Strathcona Park

Kyle Smith: Email: KSmith-Trailrider@outlook.com Phone: (250) 898-7919 adaptivesportsatsunpeaks@gmail.com

 

Adaptive Recreation Cowichan (ARC)
Location: Cowichan
Type of Sport(s) and/or Recreation: Sailing, Hiking
Address: #103 – 121 First St. Duncan, BC, V9L 1R1
Phone: (250) 746.3930
Email: cvilrc@cvilrc.bc.ca
Website: cvilrc.bc.ca/programs-services/adaptive-recreation/

 

Cowichan Valley Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Sheila Coogan
Phone: (250) 746.5245
E-mail: thecoogans@shaw.ca
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca

 

Name: Special Olympics - Cranbrook
Type of Sport or Recreation: Multiple Sports

Cranbrook Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Joanne Thom
Phone: (250) 489.3110
E-mail: joanne@rockymountaindiesel.com
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca

 

Creston Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Gerri McIntyre
Phone: (250) 428.8446
E-mail: hunbun2@telus.net
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca

 

Dawson Creek Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Linda Wright
Phone: (250) 782.3726
E-mail: lwright9@telus.net
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca

 

Name: Special Olympics - Delta
Type of Sport or Recreation: Multiple Sports

Delta Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Susan Wieczorek
Phone: (604) 943.9353
E-mail: wizo@dccnet.com
Special Olympics B.C. Website:www.specialolympics.bc.ca

 

Elk Valley Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Georgina McIntosh
Phone: (250) 423.4826
E-mail: glmmcintosh@telus.net

Fort St. John Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Sharon Doerksen
Phone: (250) 785.8328
E-mail: t7858328@telus.net

Golden Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Ned Johnson
Phone: (250) 344.5524
E-mail:njohnson@innovationbuilding.com
Special Olympics B.C. Website:www.specialolympics.bc.ca

Grand Forks Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Anton Kew
Phone: (250) 442.0421
E-mail: kewdorf@mac.com
Special Olympics B.C. Website:www.specialolympics.bc.ca

Invermere Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Provincial Office
Phone: 1.888.854.2276
E-mail: info@specialolympics.bc.ca

 

Name: City of Kelowna
Location: Kelowna (multiple locations)
Type of Sport or Recreation: Boccia, Cardio, Circuit Orientation, Cooking, Crafts, Drama Club, , Golf, Gymnastics, Horseback Riding, Multi Sport, Music, Social Dance (weekly), Swimming, Tai Chi - Beginners, Walking Club, Women’s Active Living Group, Weight Training, Youth Activity Klub (YAK)

The City of Kelowna has a wide range of adaptive sports and recreation for people with disabilities. Please see our Recreation Guide for details.

Adult (16+) programs include: Boccia, Cardio, Circuit Orientation, Cooking, Crafts, Drama Club, Golf, Multi Sport, Music, Social Dance (weekly), Swimming, Tai Chi - Beginners, Walking Club, Women’s Active Living Group, Weight Training

Children and Youth programs include: Gymnastics for Children with Autism Spectrum, Horseback Riding at at Arion Therapeutic Farm, Multi-Sport for Children, Swimming, Youth Activity Klub (YAK)

For an up to date Recreation Guide visitwww.kelowna.ca/cm/page172.aspx

For more information on programs, schedules, rentals, or to contact the Parkinson Recreation Centre, please call (250) 469-8800 or send us an email atrecreationandculture@kelowna.ca

City of Kelowna Contact Information:
Website: www.kelowna.ca/
Phone: (250) 469-8800

 

Name: Community Recreational Initiatives Society
Location: Kelowna
Sport or Recreation: Camping, Cycling, Cross-Country Skiing, Hiking, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Snowshoeing, Wilderness Camping

Community Recreational Initiatives Society
(CRIS) Adaptive Adventures offers an exciting variety of outdoor and wilderness programs to outdoor enthusiasts with disabilities. They offer daily programs that are based out of the Okanagan Valley in the heart of beautiful natural British Columbia, such as paddling, hiking, or cycling. For further information, please click on the link: http://kelowna.cioc.ca/record/KNA0274

Office Phone 250.979.3941
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-4 pm  
E-mail: general@coreinso.com
Website: www.AdaptiveAdventures.ca
Contact Information Mailing Address: c/o Mission Park RPO, PO Box 25141, Kelowna, BC, V1W 3Y7

Primary Contact Kerri Henry, Program Director;
Email: general@coreinso.com
Alternate ContactKatie Johnston, Executive Director; 
Email: exdirector@coreinso.com

Provides kayaking, hiking, and cycling, camping, wilderness camping, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and rock climbing opportunities for people with disabilities

Offers daily programs throughout the year and multi-day trips upon request Kayaking is offered from April through September. Hiking and cycling are offered year round (depending on weather). Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are offered during the winter months (depending on snow). Camping and multi-day trips are by request

 

Name: Power For All Adventure Therapy Society
Location: Langley, South Surrey - Serving the Fraser Valley Area
Type of Sport(s) and/or Recreation:Kayaking (July-Oct), Snowshoeing, Fitness Classes (year round)

Power For All Adventure Therapy Society Contact Information:
Website: www.powerforallats.com
Email: powerforallats@gmail.com
Phone: 778-885-7953
Blog Post About Adventure Therapy: http://caot-bc.blogspot.ca/2015/08/adventure-therapy.html
YouTube video: http://youtu.be/dkdUG3SPPJY

Name: Cold Water Ranch Lodge
Sport or Recreation: Respite Lodge

The Cold Water Ranch Lodge is a fully accessible lodge, created by Abilitas Foundation. Kids and adults living with disabilities can use this lodge at no charge, together with their families. A place to rest, recharge, and reconnect, for those who need it most.

Website: www.abilitasfoundation.org/

Name: InterFit - The Integrated Fitness Society
Location: North Vancouver
Type of Sport or Recreation: Hiking

InterFit Contact Information:
Website: www.interfit.ca
Email: info@interfit.ca

Power to Be Adventure Contact Information:
Vancouver Office Phone: (778) 389.1570
Email: info@powertobe.ca

Name: Pitt Meadows Paddling Club
Location: Pitt Meadows
Type of Sport or Recreation: Paddling, Outrigger, Kayaks

Pitt Meadows Paddling Club Contact Information:
Website: www.pmpc.ca
Phone: 778-847-7672
Email:  info@pmpc.ca
Facebook:www.facebook.com/pages/Pitt-Meadows-Paddling-Club

Name: B.C. Blind Sports & Recreation Association
Location: Provincial - Multiple Locations
Type of Sport or Recreation: Multiple Sports - Athletics (Track and Field), Curling, Dragon Boat, Goalball, Golf, Hockey, Judo, Karate, Lawn Bowls, Powerlifting, Showdown, Skiing, Swimming, Tandem Cycling, Triathlon, Wrestling

Provincial Office Contact Information:
Website: www.bcblindsports.bc.ca
E-mail: info@bcblindsports.bc.ca
Telephone (604) 325.8638
Address: #330 - 5055 Joyce Street, Vancouver , B.C. V5R 6B2

Main Contact Info:
Website:www.bcwheelchairsports.com
Email: info@bcwheelchairsports.com
Address: 210-3820 Cessna Drive, Richmond, B.C. V7B 0A2
Phone: (604) 333.3520
Fax: (604) 333.3450
Toll Free: 1.877.737.3090

Name: Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports
Location: Multiple Mountains (Cypress, Grouse, Seymour)
Type of Sport or Recreation: Skiing, Snowboarding

Website: www.vass.ca
E-mail: info@vass.ca
Telephone/FAX: (604) 646.VASS (8277)
Address: Suite 322, 125A-1030 Denman Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6G 2M6

Victoria Contact Information:
Website: www.powertobe.ca
Email: info@powertobe.ca
Tel: (250) 385.2363


Agur Lake Camp Contact Information:
Phone: (250) 809.7130
E-mail: info@agurlakecamp.ca
Website: www.agurlakecamp.ca

 

Power For All Adventure Therapy Society Contact Information:
Website: www.powerforalladventuretherapysociety.com/
Email: powerforallats@gmail.com
Contact Person: Alex Thompson
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/power.forall
Tel: 778-885-7953

Adapted Classes for Individuals with Neurological Conditions
Phone: (604) 321.5807
E-mail: reception@neuro-ability.ca
Neuro-Ability Rehabilitation Services
Website: www.neuro-ability.ca

Vancouver Ocean Sports Contact Information:
Website: www.poguesports.com
Phone:  (604) 685.5955

Power To Be Adaptive Recreation Program Contact Information:
Website: www.powertobe.ca
Email: info@powertobe.ca
Tel: (250) 385.2363
Tel: Toll Free 1.800.375.2363
Fax: (250) 385.2360
Address: Victoria Head Office: 1009 Langley Street, Victoria, B.C. V8W 1V7

Victoria Wheelchair Sports Club Contact Information:
Memberships - Christoper Cunin:memberships@vwcs.ca
Basketball - Simon Cass:simoncass89@gmail.com
Rugby - Calen McDougall:calenmcdougall@hotmail.com
Tennis -  Bernice Wong:brwong@shaw.ca
Cycling - Loren Pearson:cycling@victoriawheelchairsports.com
Victoria Special Olympics Website:www.victoriawheelchairsports.com/

Name: Whistler Adaptive Sports
Location: Whistler
Type of Sport or Recreation: Multiple Sports - Canoeing, Cycling, Hiking, Kayaking, Skiing, Snowboarding, Trail Rider, Hand-Cycling, Rowing

Whistler Adaptive Sports Contact Information:
Website: www.whistleradapative.com
E-mail: info@whistleradaptive.com
Phone: (604) 905.4493
Mail: Whistler Adaptive Sports Program, Box 708, Whistler, B.C., V0N 1B0

 

Eureka Outdoor Camp
Eureka Outdoor Camp is operated by Eureka Camp Society. The Society has been offering outdoor recreational programs for children and adolescents with invisible disabilities since 1980.

 

Kids Up Front is a charitable organization that provides access to arts, culture, sports and recreation for kids who otherwise would not have the opportunity.

BC Disability Games offers recreational and competitive sports opportunities for people with a disability as a part of the Canadian Sport for Life Framework.

Vancouver Ocean sports, formally known as Pogues Sports Canoe Club, is the only club in Vancouver that offers programs for everyone. From recreational to competitive, adaptive to junior, we truly are a club for the community and all its residents. Join us for Outrigger, Dragon Boating, Kayaking and fun.

Vancouver Parks Board Adapted Fitness Programs
Many programs have been adapted to enable people with various disabilities to participate. Above is a list of facilities that offer a wide variety of programs, including adapted aquatic programs.