Leisure Resources


BC Adaptive Snowsports

604-333-3630  |  bcadaptive.com

BC Adaptive Snowsports (formerly Disabled Skiers Association of BC) was formed in 1973 and is responsible for the development and support of adapted snowsport programs throughout BC.


BC Mobility Opportunities Society

604-222-1312  |  bcmos.org

BC Mobility Opportunities Society provides opportunities for people with significant physical disabilities to access wilderness hiking expeditions.


BC Wheelchair Basketball Society

604-333-3530  |  bcwbs.ca

BC Wheelchair Basketball Society provides support to wheelchair basketball programs throughout British Columbia.


BC Wheelchair Sport Association

604-333-3520  |  bcwheelchairsports.com

BC Wheelchair Sports is a not-for-profit organization devoted to providing opportunities for athletes with physical disabilities.


BC Wheelchair Tennis Association

604-737-2375

This association provides adapted equipment and volunteer instruction.


Disabled Independent Gardeners Association

604-688-6464  |  digabc.org

Gardening workshops and events specifically for persons with disabilities.


Disabled Sailing Association

604-688-6464 (June through August: 604-222-3003)  |  disabledsailingbc.org

Disabled Sailing Association provides opportunities for people with significant physical disabilities to participate in the sport and recreation of sailing.


Greater Vancouver Electric Wheelchair Sports Society

604-251-2030  |  vancouverpowersoccer.webs.com

Powersoccer is an exciting sport played by individuals with many different types of disabilities. Anyone who uses a power wheelchair is eligible to play.


Nine Lives Adventures

778-835-5483  | 

We cater to the extreme adventure seekers, both ‘able’ and ‘disabled’, offering a full service tour that includes transportation from Vancouver to Whistler, accessible accommodation, fully catered meals, nightlife, and a number of adrenaline fueled activities such as bungee jumping, skydiving, jet-boating, ATV-ing, etc.


Nordic Racers Ski Club

nordicracers.ca

Our adaptive cross-country ski program (also called para-nordic) is designed to meet the needs of athletes with physical disabilities. People who are blind and visually impaired, amputees, wheelchair users and people with cerebral palsy and brain injuries have all taken part in our programs.


Pacific Northwest Scuba Challenge Association

604-525-7149  | 

The Pacific Northwest Scuba Challenge Association offers fully accredited scuba courses taught by instructors and assistants experienced in diving with disabilities.


Pacific Riding for Developing Abilities (PRDA)

604-530-8717  |  ponypals.org

Pony Pals Therapeutic Riding Assn provides both therapeutic and parasport horseback riding and horsemanship to riders of all ages and abilities, as well as volunteer and employment opportunities (as available). PPTRA offers a non-waitlisted program, friendly welcoming atmosphere and has ADA approved mounting ramps as well as a power hoist at our universally accessible facility located in the pristine farmlands of Delta.


Power Soccer BC

604-251-2030  |  sportabilitybc.ca/programs/power-soccer

Power Soccer is a fast-paced, competitive sport for persons with disabilities who use electric wheelchairs.


Power FOR ALL ADVENTURE THERAPY

778-885-7953  |  powerforallats.com

Power for All is a not-for-profit adventure therapy society operating in Fort Langley and South Surrey. It offers adaptive stand up paddleboarding, kayaking, snowshoeing, scuba
diving and zumba.


Power to Be Adventure Therapy

778-389-1570  | powertobe.ca

Power to Be provides adventure-based programs for people of all abilities.


Richmond Therapeutic Equestrian Society

604-241-7837  |  rtesrichmond.com

Provides a quality therapeutic riding program to benefit children and youth with disabilities.


Southlands Therapeutic Riding Program

604-261-1295  |  stars.ponies.ca

STARS provides therapeutic riding including remedial/educational riding, and sport riding.


SportAbility BC

604-599-5240  |  sportabilitybc.ca

SportAbility BC is a multi-sport society that ensures and facilitates opportunities in physical activity and sport.


Stan Stronge Pool

604-301-3810

A fully accessible, warm temperature pool for people with physical disabilities.


Travel For All, Inc.
Tabassum Chagani
Accessible Travel Specialist

604-715-5208  |  travel-for-all.com

TRAVEL FOR ALL is Canada’s Premiere Accessible Travel Agency. They customize vacations, and specialize in helping travelers with various disabilities.


Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association

604-857-1267  |  vtea.ca

Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association is a non-profit charitable organization that has provided therapeutic horseback riding for children and adults with all forms of disabilities since 1983.


Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports (VASS)

604-646-8277  |  vass.ca

VASS provides ski and snowboard programs for persons with a disability at Grouse, Seymour and Cypress.


Vancouver Ocean Sports

604-685-5955  |  vancouveroceansports.ca

Vancouver Ocean sports, formally known as Pogues Sports Canoe Club, is the only club in Vancouver that offers programs for everyone. From recreational to competitive, adaptive to junior, we truly are a club for the community and all its residents. Join us for Outrigger, Dragon Boating, Kayaking and fun.


Vancouver Parks Board Adapted Fitness Programs

604-257-8500  |  vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/adapted-and-integrated-programs

Many programs have been adapted to enable people with various disabilities to participate. Above is a list of facilities that offer a wide variety of programs, including adapted aquatic programs.


Whistler Adaptive Sports Program

604-905-4493  |  whistleradaptive.com

Whistler Adaptive Sports Program is a not-for-profit society which provides year round sorts and recreational activities for persons with disabilities of all ages.


Zajac Ranch for Children

604-739-0444  |  zajacranch.com

The Zajac Ranch for Children provides a summer camp experience for children with serious or chronic illness or disabilities.