Leisure Resources

BC Adaptive Snowsports

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 Blind Sports & Recreation Assn

BC Mobility Opportunities Society

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

BC Wheelchair Basketball Society

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

BC Wheelchair Sport Association

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

BC Wheelchair Tennis Association

This association provides adapted equipment and volunteer instruction.

Canadian Wheelchair Dance Academy

Connects wheelchair users to the sheer pleasure of music and dance. Participants, together with a dancing partner or in formation groups, learn movement, style and patterns in a variety of dances. Dancers can be all ages, mobility and skill levels. They invite you to join the dance.

Disabled Independent Gardeners Association

Gardening workshops and events specifically for persons with disabilities.

Disabled Sailing Association 604-688-6464

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

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

Interfit (Integrated Fitness Society)

InterFit is a non-profit organization that is focused on improving the lives of those living with disabilities on the North Shore. Our mission is to provide year-round access to a wide range of both indoor and outdoor recreation activities, reduce isolation and promote healthy community integration.

Nine Lives Adventures

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, atving, etc.

Nordic Racers Ski Club

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

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)

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

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

Power FOR ALL ADVENTURE THERAPY

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

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

Richmond Therapeutic Equestrian Society

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

Southlands Therapeutic Riding Program

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

SportAbility BC

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

Stan Stronge Pool

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

Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association

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)

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

Vancouver Ocean Sports

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

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

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

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