Sports & Recreation

 

Abegweit Sports and Recreation Club


Organizes fishing trips, lobster suppers, picnics, bowling, swimming, horseback riding, barbecues, bingos, etc. for those with physical disabilities, located in western PEI.

 

17 Argus Avenue
Slemon Park, PE C0B 2A0
Contact: Richard Pettipas, President
Tel: (902) 436-2038
Email: richardpettipas@yahoo.com

 


 

Accessible Canadian Adventures (ACA)


Designs, coordinates, and arranges hunting, fishing, and wildlife photography adventures specifically for disabled sportsmen and women.

 

Tel: (416) 843-6798
E-mail: info@acadventures.ca
Website: www.acadventures.ca
 

 


 

ACCESS 2 Entertainment Card


Provides persons with a disability to receive either free admission or a significant discount for their support person at member movie theatres across Canada.

 

c/o Easter Seals Canada
40 Holly St. , Suite 401
Toronto, ON M4S 3C3
Tel: (416) 932-8382 x227
Email: a2e@easterseals.ca
Website: www.Access2.ca

 


 

Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability (ALACD) - PEI


A core network of individuals, agencies, communities, and organizations dedicated to facilitating increased activity for disabled persons.

 

720 Belfast Road, Suite 104
Ottawa, ON K1G 0Z5
Toll Free: 1-800-771-0663
Email: pe@ala.ca
Website: www.ala.ca

 


 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of PEI


The leading child and youth serving organization providing mentoring programs across the country.

 

2 St. Peters Rd.
Charlottetown, PE C1A 5N2
Tel: (902) 569-5437
Toll Free: 1-877-411-3729
Email: info@bbbspei.ca
Website: www.bigbrothersbigsisterspei.org

 


 

Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada - PEI


Provides a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships, and develop confidence and skills for life. Three Clubs Charlottetown, Summerside, and Wellington, are all wheelchair accessible to some degree, and programs are adapted to accommodate youth with disabilities.

 

39 St. Peters Road
Charlottetown, PE C1A 5N1
Tel: (902) 892-1817
Summerside
364 Notre Dame St., C1N 1S7
Tel: (902) 436-9403
Wellington Club (Seasonal)
Tel: (902) 854-3174
Email: bgclub@pei.sympatico.ca
Website: www.boysandgirlsclubsofpei.org

 


 

The Canadian Abilities Foundation of Canada


Abilities Magazine Website of the magazine Abilities, a publication dedicated exclusively to lifestyle options for the disabled. Abilities is a glossy, lifestyles magazine that contains articles and information that are life-enhancing as opposed to being just an advocacy publication.

 

401-340 College Street, SUITE 270
Toronto, ON M5T 3A9
Tel: (416) 923-1885
Toll Free: 1-888-700-4476
Email: (online form)
Website: www.abilities.ca

 


 Camp Gencheff


Operates as a year-round facility, providing enjoyable recreational programs for persons with disabilities. The essence of Camp Gencheff is focusing on abilities. The Respite Care Weekends provide parents of children with disabilities with a much-needed break, and children with a whole lot of fun.

 

PO Box 412
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7K7
Tel: (902) 569-2669
Email: info@campgencheff.ca 

 


 

The Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing (CADS) - PEI


A volunteer-based organization assisting individuals with a disability to lead richer and fuller lives through active participation in recreational and competitive snow skiing and snowboarding. (On PEI at Brookvale Provincial Ski Park.)

 

Tel: (902) 672-2896
or (705) 725-4845 - National Office
Email: RonandKimMatters@pei.sympatico.c
Website: www.disabledskiing.ca
 

 


 

The City of Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department


Offers some inclusion programs for youth with disabilities. In Victoria Park, Fall 2009, there will be a fully functional playground piece with wheeled access and fully accessible pieces for mobility impaired.

 

PO Box 98
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4B7
Tel: (902) 566-5548
Email: city@city.charlottetown.pe.ca
Website: click here

 


 

Joyriders Therapeutic Riding Association


Therapeutic riding is recognized world-wide as an exciting, unique activity with significant benefits in the areas of therapy, rehabilitation and recreation. Associate member of ParaSport and Recreation PEI.

 

PO Box 20149
Charlottetown, PE C1A-9E3
Tel: (902) 368-4540 or (902) 368-7337
E-mail: info@thejoyriders
Website: www.thejoyriders.ca

 


 

National Council of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award


Young Canadians Challenge is a self directed development program for young Canadians age 14 to 25. The Program equips young people with life skills to make a difference to themselves, their communities, and the world.

 

PEI Division Office
40 Enman Crescent
Charlottetown, PE C1E 1H6
Tel: (902) 368-6623
Email: dukeofe@edu.pe.ca or PEI@dukeofed.org
Website: www.dukeofed.org/pei

 


 

ParaSport and Recreation PEI Inc.


Provides sport and recreation programs and opportunities for persons with disabilities. Programs include wheelchair basketball, alpine skiing, Aqua-Abilities (swimming lessons for youth with a disability), Bridging the Gap program, and special events such as bowling tournaments.

 

Royalty Centre House of Sport
40 Enman Crescent, Room 123
Charlottetown, PE C1E 1E6
Contact: Tracy Stevenson,
Executive Director
Tel: (902) 368-4540
Email: info@parasportpei.ca
Website: www.parasportpei.ca

 


 

Youth Ambassadors Across Canada


The Youth Ambassadors Across Canada Project focuses on supporting self-advocacy opportunities for young Canadians with disabilities.

 

Email: youthambassadors@ala.ca
Website: www.youthambassadors.ca