ParaSport and Special Olympics

There are many recreational and sporting programs in Charlottetown for people of all abilities and skill sets. Check out our Parks and Recreation Program Brochure or visit one of the webpages below for more great opportunities to have fun and get active!

ParaSport and Recreation PEI

ParaSport and Recreation PEI is a volunteer, non-profit and charitable organization established in 1974. ParaSport and Recreation PEI provide recreation and sport opportunities for individuals with a physical disability on PEI. Programs that are offered during the fall and winter months include, Sledge Hockey, Wheelchair Basketball, Aqua-Abilities (swimming lessons with children with a disability) and G.E.A.R (Getting Everyone Accessibly Riding) a new tandem cycling program designed for people who are visually impaired. ParaSport and Recreation PEI has a variety of equipment (e.g. sport wheelchairs, hockey sleds, handcycles, goalball equipment, etc.) available to loan free of charge. Sport demonstrations are also available.

Special Olympics PEI

Special Olympics PEI, a non-profit, charitable, sport organization. We provide year-round opportunities for individuals with an intellectual disability to participate in sport. Programs are available for athletes of all ages and abilities in either the Community Sport Program stream (non-competitive) or the Competitive Sport Program stream (various fall/winter sports offered). If you or someone you know is interested in getting involved as an athlete, coach or volunteer, or for more information, contact us at our Charlottetown office.