British Columbia Blind Sports and Recreation Association

General Information

British Columbia Blind Sports and Recreation Association
#330-5055 Joyce Street
Vancouver British Columbia 1 V5R 6B2
(604) 325 8638
http://www.bcblindsports.bc.ca

Brief Description

The BC Blind Sports and Recreation Association is a not for profit association of individuals who are blind, visually impaired, deaf-blind, or are blind and have additional disabilities; and their families and other supporters.

Services Offered

  • Advocacy
    • Provides education and advocacy advice on the importance of physical activity in a healthy lifestyle.

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Trains volunteers to act as sighted activity guides and provides athletes who are blind, visually impaired, deaf blind, or are blind/visually impaired and have additional disabilities as mentors for children. <p> Offers professional, individualized, physical activity and physical education consultations.

  • Information and Referral
    • Conducts, reviews, and responds to current research on participation in physical activity.

  • Recreation Services
    • Offers activity introduction programs throughout BC for all age and skill levels.<p> Offers opportunities through physical activity to meet other children and youth who are blind, visually impaired, deaf-blind, or are blind/visually impaired and have additional disabilities.