Chex Daily Show Caley Bedore came to interview some of our members who were at the Peterborough Axe Club. This activity was part of the regular scheduled Active Together program and it was covered by the media because of the timing which coincided with National Access Week. In the video segment, Caley discusses the what… Continue Reading Chex Daily Show
On March 6, 2017, approximately 30 Recreation and Leisure students at Fleming College had the opportunity to participate in a Time In My Shoes (TIMS) program designed specifically for them. They had the opportunity to navigate their school using vision simulation goggles and learning how to act as a sighted guide; they used wheelchairs to… Continue Reading TIMS at Fleming College with Rec. & Leisure students!
Wheelchair curling at Snofest at 12pm on Saturday, January 14 at the Peterborough Curling Club. Chair yoga on Thursdays (Jan. 12 – Feb. 16) from 1-2pm with Restore and Renew at Sadleir House, or the Paralympic series sporting bonanza at the Peterborough YMCA every Saturday from 3-4:30pm! Try sitting volleyball, boccia, goal ball and more. … Continue Reading New Year’s Fitness Resolutions Made Easy!
Are you intimidated by yoga because you can’t get to the floor with ease due to injury, inflexibility, disability or age? If so, Gentle Chair Yoga may be for you!
The Council for Persons with Disabilities is hosting a Gentle Chair Yoga Class through Restore and Renew Yoga from January 12th, 2017 to February 16th, 2017. This class is for all ages and abilities – yoga is for everyone!
We are running this 6 week session on Thursdays from 1-2pm, with social time following from 2-3pm (light snacks provided). The classes are located at Sadleir house, 275 George St. N., Hobbs in Peterborough. Room is wheelchair accessible.
Registration is required. Please call CPD at 705-876-8441 and leave your name and contact number, or email . The cost of this program is covered by CPD’s Active Together program funded by the Ontario Government.
Wow, I am excited having just received confirmation of my selection to the para archery team for the 2015 Toronto Para Pan Am Games. Unbelievably it has been 15 years since my last multi sport games, the Sydney 2000 Paralympics. I started competing in the sport of archery as a person with a disability… Continue Reading Alec Denys – Para Pan Am Archer
The Council for Persons with Disabilities (CPD) is pleased to announce registration has opened for its 2015 Inclusion Conference on Inclusive Sport and Physical Recreation held at Fleming College, Sutherland Campus, on Friday, May 29, 2015 and the Adapted Sport EXPO held at Kenner Collegiate Vocational School on Saturday, May 30, 2015. Timing is perfect… Continue Reading 2015 Inclusion Conference – Active together: Inclusive Sport and Physical Recreation
All Ages, All Abilities Free 6 week session Location: YMCA, 123 Alymer Street South Dates: Each Saturday from March 14th through to Saturday April 14th. Time: 4:00 – 5:30 pm Need more info? Contact Caitlyn at 705-874-8661.
Recreation Committee sponsored Curling workshops at the Peterborough Curling Club. Since then a Wheelchair Curling Club has been established.
The Recreation Committee reviewed City of Peterborough playgrounds to ensure appropriate accessibility to splash pools.