Learning about Accessibility in Sports

Tihmily Li, Communications Officer
An important part of our Service Learning and Outreach programming is exposing Grade 7 and 8 students to new perspectives. Recently, the Grade 7s and the Grade 8s went on a field trip to Variety Village to learn more about accessibility and inclusion. Variety Village is a facility run by Variety Ontario, a charity that ensures children who are differently abled have access to various physical activities and programming. 

At Variety Village, students got to see how various sports or activities can be modified to accommodate those with different disabilities. Students tried out wheelchair sport activities, roller sledge hockey, sitting volleyball, adapted floor hockey and communication activities.

Here are some photos from the field trip.
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