2015 ParaSport Festival
ParaSport Ontario is hosting a Parasport Festival at Craigleith Ski Club, in Collingwood on February 1st, 2015. The goal of this event is to raise awareness about the many opportunities for athletes with physical disabilities to participate in sport. Learn to ski in the morning with trained instructors and give the race course a try in the afternoon! Participants with physical disabilities are welcome to register and no prior experience is required. ParaSport Ontario will make some adaptive race equipment available for new participants.
The ParaSport Festival also coincides with an International Paralympic Committee Alpine Ski Race where some of Canada’s best athletes will compete at Craigleith on Saturday January 31st and Sunday February 1st.
Saturday January 31st
Pre Ski Social – Bring your friends and family and join us for dinner at The Lodge (796468 Grey Road 19, Blue Mountains) starting at 6:00pm
Sunday February 1st
8:30am – Registration and Learn to Ski (First group)
11:30am – Registration and Learn to Ski (Second group)
11:30am – 12:30pm – First Group lunch in the Brown Bag room (Bring your own lunch or purchase at Craigleith)
1:00 – 2:00 – Second Group Lunch in the Brown Bag room (Bring your own lunch or purchase at Craigleith)
11:00 – 1:00 – Para Cycling Demonstration in the Brown Bag room. Come demo hand cycles and other bikes!
1:30 – Introduction to Para Alpine Racing. Give the race course a try!
2:30 3:30 – Closing ceremonies, awards and social.
To register, Click Here. Registration closes January 24, 2015. Pre-registration is necessary to participate!
For more information on the ParaSport Festival, contact Jennifer Bruce, Program Coordinator at ParaSport Ontario by calling 416-426-7012 or email, Jennifer@parasportontario.ca