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Basketball
Blind Hockey
Goalball

Basketball Try-it!

Join us at the Royal Alexandria Gymnasium and come learn some new basketball skills!
Through fun and games, come to improve your dribbling, shooting and defence. All skill levels welcomed!

Where: Royal Alex Hospital Gymnasium
10240 Kingsway Avenue NW
When: January 18th and January 25th
Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm
Ages: 8 and older

For registration contact Haley at program.edmonton@asrab.ab.ca with participants’ age, name and phone number.

Blind Hockey

Are you interested in trying out hockey? Consider joining the Edmonton SeeHawks!

The game is modified by an adapted puck that makes noise, and is both bigger and slower than a traditional puck. Players’ levels of vision range from legally blind – approximately 10% vision or less – to totally blind, with the lowest vision athletes playing defence or goal. The team is always welcoming new recruits!

Where: Downtown Community Arena
Ages: 15+
2019/20 Season Practices:
January 12th: 5-6pm
January 26th: 5-6pm
February 2nd: 5-6pm
February 9th: 5-6pm
February 23rd: 5-6pm
March 8th: 5:30-6:30pm
March 22nd: 2-3pm

Registration Fee: $200 fee/member
Please ensure the fee is paid you join the program.

For registration contact Haley at program.edmonton@asrab.ab.ca with participants’ age, name and phone number.

Goalball

Are you interested in trying out goalball?

Goalball is a team sport where players all wear eyeshades to create an equal playing field. Three players play on each side of the court, use tactile tape to move around the court and while listening for the audible ball to block. The ball is throw by one team while the opposing defend their goal.

Where: Spruce Avenue School, 11424 102 St
When: Tuesdays starting January 21st
Time: 7:30-10pm
Ages: All ages
Kids (15 and younger) play the first hour!

Details: Tight athletic pants or shorts are preferred. If you have long hair please wear it up.

For registration contact Haley at program.edmonton@asrab.ab.ca with participants’ age, name and phone number.

Membership

Please note to participate in any of the above ASRAB programs, an updated ASRAB Membership Form must be completed along with the $15.00 membership fee. Please click on the following link to go to the membership form:

ASRAB 2019 Membership

Other Organizations

National Physical Activity Measure (NPAM) Study

Complete an online survey and receive a gift card + the chance to receive a Fitbit! Researchers from the University of Toronto are seeking kids (ages 4 to 17 years) with disabilities and their parents to participate.

To learn more, contact the Research Coordinator, Ritu Sharma, atri.sharma@mail.utoronto.ca . Complete the screening survey at: https://is.gd/npamparentsurvey

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