With so much happening in the sports space right now, here’s a snapshot for you, so you don’t miss out!

Saturdays from 13 April 2024

11.30am to 12.30pm, Unigym Launceston, free.

People with and without physical disability, all genders welcome.

Learn the game and play a match in a safe and fun environment with experienced coaches. Equipment provided.

Register for Wheelchair Basketball in Launceston here.

10am to 11am, Unigym Launceston, free.

Experience the thrill of boccia, a captivating and inclusive sport.

Learn the game from experienced coaches, with boccia equipment provided.

Register for Boccia in Launceston here. 

For more information about sport in Launceston email:

John, manager-programs@paraquadtas.org.au

Katherine, northtas@paraquadtas.org.au or

Trent, pdstassist@paraquadtas.org.au 

 

Wednesday 17 April 2024

10am to 12 noon, Moonah Sports Stadium, free.

Wheelchair basketball, boccia and putt putt golf for young people with Spinal Cord Injury or physical disability, aged 7 to 16.

Coaching and equipment provided.

Registration is essential, via this link.

For more information email:

Kevin, pdst@paraquadtas.org.au or

John, manager-programs@paraquadtas.org.au

Keep an eye out for Kids Ability Club coming to other Tasmanian locations.

This project is funded by the Healthy Tasmania Fund, through the Tasmanian Government.

 

Starting Wednesday 15 May 2024

Register as an individual or a team and Come & Play Wheelchair AFL at Claremont College, Wednesdays from 6pm to 8pm.

Wheelchair AFL is an inclusive sport, welcoming participants of all genders, with and without physical disability. No experience is necessary.

There will be two ‘Learn the Game’ sessions, then 5-7 weeks of games, with all equipment provided and is recommended for ages 12 and above.

Who can play? People who have a Spinal Cord Injury, Muscular Dystrophy, Spina Bifida, an amputation, joint stiffness or fusion, Cerebral Palsy, MS, knee or ankle replacement or a lower limb sports injury or other physical disability. Or maybe you don’t have a physical disability but are interested in playing a wheelchair sport and learning new skills.

This program is supported by AFL Tasmania.

Register for Wheelchair AFL at Claremont here. 

(Photo by Josh Chadwick)