BOCCIA


The Alberta Cerebral Palsy Sports Association is currently running Boccia Programs in Edmonton. Boccia is a paralympic sport that involves throwing, kicking, or using a ramp with the help of an assistant to propel a soft leather ball towards a target. The possibility to use assistive equipment such as ramps and head pointers allows individuals with a wide range of disabilities to play. No experience is required and we provide all equipment.

Boccia is a strategic precision sport held in a fun, supportive environment to develop both physical and cognitive skills. There are opportunities to compete provincially, nationally and internationally. Requirements to compete at these levels can be found here or by clicking on the link to the left. Individuals of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate.

*Pre-registration for this program is recommended due to limited equipment. Register online by clicking the Register Now button on this page.

First time for NEW players is free to try.

For questions about this program contact contact@acpsa.ca


Programming Dates 2018

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Edmonton Programs


Recreational Program runs from 5:30-7:00 PM at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Main Gym, 10230 111 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB, T5G 0B7 on Wednesday Nights.

FALL: Wednesday Evenings
Sep 5 12, 19, 26  
Oct 10, 17, 24, 31
Nov 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Advanced Skills Program runs from 5:30-7:00 PM at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Main Gym, 10230 111 Avenue NW Edmonton, Ab.   T5G 0B7

FALL: Tuesday Evenings
Sep 4 11, 18, 25  
Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Nov 6, 13, 20, 27


Calgary Program

If you are interested in boccia, we will be coordinating more try-it sessions, in concert with Wheelchair Sports Alberta, working towards regularly offered boccia sessions. If you are interested in boccia, please contact Ryan van Kuelen at wsa2@telus.net


Cost and Registration

Annual ACPSA Membership: $25 

Basic ACPSA Membership: $9 (1 block pass)

Block Pass: $30 (3 month session)

Annual Pass: $50 (3 blocks)

We do not want cost to be a barrier to your active participation. Please contact us for information on subsidies and payment options.


Locations

Edmonton Program:

Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

 10230 111 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta

 

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