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Kamloops

Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks (ASSP)
Location: Sun Peaks Resort
Type of Sport(s) and/or Recreation: Skiing

Website: adaptivesportsatsunpeaks.org
E-mail: adaptivesportsatsunpeaks@gmail.com
Telephone: (250) 572.0616
Address: 132 Silverthrone Cr, Kamloops , BC V2C 1R3
More info: www.disabledskiingbc.com/SUNPEAKS


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

Kamloops Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Marilyn Hogg
Phone: (250) 573.1206
E-mail: marilyn_h1@hotmail.com
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Name: Canucks Autism Network
Location: Kamloops, Kelowna, Victoria, Vancouver
Type of Sport or Recreation: Basketball, Bike, Camp (Overnight), Gymnastics, Hockey, Music, Physical Literacy, Skate, Soccer, Swim, Adaptive Yoga

Canucks Autism Network Contact Information:
Website: www.canucksautism.ca
E-mail: info@canucksautism.ca
Phone: (604) 685.4049
Address: 101 - 2020 Yukon St. Vancouver, BC, V5Y 3N8


Name: City of Kamloops
Location: Kamloops
Type of Sport or Recreation: Hockey

Ice hockey program for youth (5-16 yrs) with special needs
Contact Person: Alex de Chantal
Telephone (250) 828-3828


Kelowna

Name: Canucks Autism Network
Location: Kelowna, Kamloops, Victoria, Vancouver
Type of Sport or Recreation: Basketball, Bike, Camp (Overnight), Gymnastics, Hockey, Music, Physical Literacy, Skate, Soccer, Swim, Adaptive Yoga

Canucks Autism Network Contact Information:
Website: www.canucksautism.ca
E-mail: info@canucksautism.ca
Phone: (604) 685.4049
Address: 101 - 2020 Yukon St. Vancouver, BC, V5Y 3N8


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 visit www.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 at recreationandculture@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: Disabled Sailing Association - Kelowna & Central Okanagan
Location: Kelowna & Central Okanagan
Type of Sport or Recreation: Sailing

Central Okanagan / Kelowna Contact Information:
Website:  www.disabledsailingkelowna.ca
Phone: (250)-300-5833 or (250)-860-7990
Address:  Kelowna Yacht Club, 1414 Water Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1J1


PowderHounds Adaptive Snow Sports
Location: Big White Ski Resort
Type of Sport(s) and/or Recreation: Skiing

Website: www.pimbc.ca (People in Motion)
E-mail: Powderhounds09@gmail.com
Telephone: (250) 861.3302
Address: 23 – 1720 Ethel Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2Y7
More info: www.disabledskiingbc.com/BIGWHITE


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

Kelowna Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Barry Meckler
Phone: (250) 768.2071
E-mail: bmeckler@interiorsavings.com
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Keremeos

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

Keremeos Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Anna Dube
Phone: (250) 499.0003
E-mail: adube@nethop.net
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Kimberly

Name: Adaptive Snow Sports
Type of Sport or Recreation: Snow Sports

For more information on programs currently being run at Kimberley Alpine Resort, please contact skischool@skikimberley.com


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

Kimberly 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


Kitimat

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

Kitimat Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Leana Brady
Phone: (250) 632.7625
E-mail: leanaandtim@citywest.ca
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Kootenay Region

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

Kootenay Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Jill Harris
Phone: (250) 919.0757
Toll-free: 1.888.854.2276
Email: jharris@specialolympics.bc.ca
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Ladysmith

Name: Disabled Sailing Association - Ladysmith
Location: Ladysmith
Type of Sport or Recreation: Sailing

Ladysmith Contact Information:
Website: www.disabledsailingbc.org
Phone: (250) 246.9971
Address: Cowichan Valley Disabled Sailing Program, c/o Ladysmith Maritime Society,
Box 598, 132C Roberts Street
Ladysmith, B.C.  V9G 1A4


Langley

Name: Pacific Riding for Developing Abilities (PRDA)
Location: Langley
Type of Sport or Recreation: Equestrian

PRDA Contact Information:
Website: www.prda.ca
Phone: (604) 530.8717
Address: 1088 - 208th Street, Langley, B.C., V2Z 1T4, Canada


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: Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association
Location: Langley
Type of Sport or Recreation: Equestrian

Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association Contact Information:
Website: www.vtea.ca
Phone: (604) 857.1267
Email: info@vtea.ca
Location:  3330-256th St., Langley, B.C.
Mailing Address: Box 1324, Aldergrove, B.C. V4W 2V1


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

Langley Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Dick Jennens
Phone: (604) 530.8792
E-mail: dubdub@telus.net
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


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Maple Ridge

Name:North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association
Location: Maple Ridge
Type of Sport(s) and/or Recreation: Equestrian

North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association Contact Information:
Website: www.nftra.org
Phone:  (604) 462.7786
Address: 12471 254th Street, Maple Ridge, V4R 1V


Merritt

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: Special Olympics - Merritt
Type of Sport or Recreation: Multiple Sports

Merritt Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Provincial Office
Phone: 1.888.854.2276
E-mail: info@specialolympics.bc.ca
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Mission

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

Mission Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Dale Hanna
Phone: (604) 820.4749
E-mail: hannad@shaw.ca
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Name: Zajac Ranch for Children
Location: Mission
Type of Sport or Recreation: Camp

Zajac Ranch for Children Contact Information:
Website: www.zajacranch.com
Email: info@zajacranch.com
Phone: (604) 739.0444
Fax: (604) 739.0441
Address: Suite 300 - 2006 West 10th Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia, V6J 2B3, Canada


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Nakusp

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

Nakusp Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Provincial Office
Phone: 1.888.854.2276
E-mail: info@specialolympics.bc.ca
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Nanaimo

Name: Power Soccer - Nanaimo Rockin Rollers
Location: Nanaimo
Type of Sport or Recreation: Power Soccer

Nanaimo Power Soccer Contact Information:
Contact Person: Bob Milne
E-mail: bdmilne@shaw.ca
Power Soccer B.C. Website: www.sportabilitybc.ca/itoolkit.asp?pg=POWER_SOCCER


Name: Special Olympics - Nanaimo
Type of Sport or Recreation: 5 Pin Bowling, 10 Pin Bowling, Athletics (Track and Field), Basketball, Boccia, Curling, Figure Skating, Floor Hockey, Fitness, FUNdamentals, Golf, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Skiing (Alpine), Skiing (Cross Country), Snow Shoeing,Soccer, Softball, Swimming, T-Ball

Nanaimo Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Sylvia Taylor
Phone: (250) 758.0630
E-mail: sylvia-miller@shaw.ca
Naniamo Special Olympics Website: www.bcsonanaimo.ca
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Nelson

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

Nelson Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Jill Harris
Phone: (250) 919.0757
Toll-free: 1.888.854.2276
Email: jharris@specialolympics.bc.ca
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Twitter @sobcsociety
www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Northern B.C.

Name: B.C. Wheelchair Basketball Society
Location: Northern B.C.
Type of Sport or Recreation: Basketball

Northern B.C. Wheelchair Basketball Society Contact Information:
Contact Person: Pat Harris
Email: pat@bcwbs.ca
Website: www.bcwbs.ca
Main Email: info@bcwbs.ca
Phone: (604) 333.3530
Fax: (604) 333.3450
Address: #210 3820 Cessna Drive
Richmond B.C. V7B 0A2


North Shore

Name: Special Olympics - North Shore
Type of Sport or Recreation: : 5 Pin Bowling, 10 Pin Bowling, Athletics (Track and Field) Aquatics, Floor Hockey, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Skiing (Alpine), Skiing (Cross Country), Soccer, Softball, Youth Sports

North Shore Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Marlene Chamberlain
Phone: (604) 925.0744
E-mail: marlchamberlain@yahoo.ca
North Shore Special Olympics Website: www.sobcnorthshore.ca
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


North Vancouver

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


Name: Power Soccer - North Shore Eagles
Location: North Vancouver
Type of Sport or Recreation: Power Soccer

North Vancouver Power Soccer Contact Information:
Contact Person: Luigi Galvani
Phone: (604) 921.2395
E-mail: galvani@shaw.ca
Power Soccer B.C. Website: www.sportabilitybc.ca/itoolkit.asp?pg=POWER_SOCCER


Name: Power to Be Adventure - North Vancouver
Location: North Vancouver
Type of Sport or Recreation: Sea Kayaking, Alpine Skiing, Indoor Rock Climbing, Gardening, Camping

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


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Oceanside

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

Oceanside Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: John Larner
Phone: (250) 752.0429
E-mail: john.ang@telus.net
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Okanagan

Name: B.C. Wheelchair Basketball Society
Location: Okanagan
Type of Sport or Recreation: Basketball

Okanagan B.C. Wheelchair Basketball Society Contact Information:
Contact Person: Joe Higgins
Email: joe@bcwbs.ca
Website: www.bcwbs.ca
Main Email: info@bcwbs.ca
Phone: (604) 333.3530
Fax: (604) 333.3450
Address: #210 3820 Cessna Drive
Richmond B.C. V7B 0A2



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Parksville

Name: Errington Therapeutic Riding Association (ETRA)
Location: Parksville
Type of Sport or Recreation: Equestrian

ETRA Contact Information:
Website: www.islandpages.com/etra/
Location:1515 Island Highway East in Nanoose Bay
Mailing Address: Box 462 Parksville B.C., V9P 2G6
Email: etrainfo@shaw.ca


Penticton

Name: Power Soccer - Penticton Thunderchairs
Location: Penticton
Type of Sport or Recreation: Power Soccer

Penticton Power Soccer Contact Information:
Contact Person: Cathy Cunningham
Phone: (250) 770-9065
E-mail: c.cunningham@shaw.ca
Power Soccer B.C. Website: www.sportabilitybc.ca/itoolkit.asp?pg=POWER_SOCCER


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

Penticton Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Bob Braaten
Phone: (250) 492.5340
E-mail: sgnbob@shaw.ca
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Pitt Meadows

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: Wheelchair Basketball - Pitt Meadows
Location: Pitt Meadows
Type of Sport or Recreation: Basketball

For more information about the Pitt Meadows team contact Petra Frederick from Parks and Leisure Services at (604)  467.7355


Port Alberni

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

Port Alberni Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Edna McCreight
Phone: (250) 724.5096
E-mail: ednamc@telus.net
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Powell River

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

Powell River Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Jackie Milsom
Phone: (604) 485.7390
E-mail: jack.ian@shaw.ca
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Prince George

Name: Adaptive Snow Sports
Type of Sport or Recreation: Snow Sports

For more information visit http://www.disabledskiingbc.com/itoolkit.asp?pg=PG


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

Prince George Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Thom Ross
Phone: (250) 564.1878
E-mail: sobc_pg@telus.net
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Prince Rupert

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

Princeton Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Wendy Smith
Phone: (250) 624.2770
E-mail: wendy.s.smith@rbc.com
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Princeton

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

Prince Rupert Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Gloria Gagnon
Phone: (250) 295.7218
E-mail: gloriajuice@hotmail.com
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca


Provincial - Multiple Locations

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


Name: B.C. Wheelchair Basketball Society
Location: Provincial - Multiple Locations
Type of Sport or Recreation: Basketball

Main Cantact Info:
Website: www.bcwbs.ca
Email: info@bcwbs.ca
Phone: (604) 333.3530
Fax: (604) 333.3450
Address: #210 3820 Cessna Drive, Richmond B.C. V7B 0A2


Name: B.C. Wheelchair Sport Association
Location: Provincial - Multiple Locations
Type of Sport or Recreation: Multiple Sports - Athletics, Basketball, Curling, Floor Hockey, Rugby, Target Sports, Tennis

Main Cantact 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: Power Soccer B.C.
Location: Provincial - Multiple Locations (Naniamo, North Vancouver, Penticton, Surrey, Vancouver, Victoria)
Type of Sport or Recreation: Power Soccer

Website: www.geocities.com/powersoccerbc
President of BC PowerSoccer Cathy Cunningham: c.cunningham@shaw.ca


Name: Power To Be Adaptive Recreation Program
Location: Provincial - Multiple Locations
Type of Sport or Recreation: Sea Kayaking, Alpine Skiing, Indoor Rock Climbing, Gardening, Camping

Main 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


Name: Special Olympics - B.C.
Location: Provincial - Multiple Locations
Type of Sport or Recreation: Multiple Sports

Provincial Contact Information:
Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca
Email: info@specialolympics.bc.ca
Head Office: (604) 737.3078
Fax: (604) 737.3080
Toll Free: 1.888.854.2276
#210-3701 East Hastings Street, Burnaby, B.C., V5C 2H6


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Quesnel

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

Quesnel Special Olympics Contact Information:
Contact Person: Karen Prosk
Phone: (250) 992.2741
E-mail: richardprosk@shaw.ca
Special Olympics B.C. Website: www.specialolympics.bc.ca




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