On November 24, students, faculty and staff from across campus came together for Carleton Athletics’ Adaptive Sports Expo. The events were an opportunity to discover and try out a number of the adaptive sports and recreation programs now on offer in the department.

With two games of wheelchair basketball, adaptive boccia and personal training demonstrations going on throughout the day there were opportunities for everyone to discover the departments’ programs. Thanks to generous grants from Jumpstart Charities Carleton is able to offer a variety of adaptive sports and recreation programs that benefit community members of all ages.

For students, like Sydney Weaver, the programs offer an opportunity to discover a new passion and interest they didn’t think was possible. A participant in adaptive personal training and adaptive boccia, Sydney’s time at Carleton Athletics has inspired a passion that now sees her compete competitively.

Registration for Carleton’s Adaptive programs opens Monday, December 5, 2022.

For younger Ravens, Junior Ravens Wheelchair Basketball offers an opportunity to participate in a community sports program without equipment fees or barriers. The weekly 90-minute program recently took the centre court, playing at halftime of Carleton Ravens basketball games in front of over 800 supportive fans. With registration now open for the winter, the program can’t wait to welcome more Junior Ravens to the court.

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