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Overview of PowerHockey Canada: the possibilities of adaptive sports

January 21, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Overview of PowerHockey Canada: the possibilities of adaptive sports
Friday, January 21st  at 12:00pm PST

Join PowerHockey Canada’s Paul Desaulniers and Meghan Hines for an engaging webinar on the exciting and inclusive parasport of power wheelchair hockey. During this webinar participants will learn about wheelchair hockey, the benefits of being involved both as players and volunteers, as well as the inclusivity of who can play. In this webinar, participants will gain a better understanding of the equipment used and kinds of adaptations needed to support successful participation. Come learn, and be inspired by what is possible for sport opportunities for individuals who use a power wheelchair!

Learning Objectives
After the session you will be able to:
1. Be able to describe the role of PowerHockey and identify at least two ways players and volunteers can be involved

2. Identify at least 4 benefits of being involved in adaptive sports

3. Identify at least 2 adaptations that can used to support successful engagement in sports for those using a power wheelchair

About the Speakers:

Paul Desaulniers (President) and Meghan Hines (Vice President) are two of the co-founders of PowerHockey Canada, established in 2018. Paul is a former player having played for 19 seasons, retiring in 2017, transitioned to a coach. Meghan is a current player and has been doing so since 1999. With a combined experience of 40+ years they offer a wealth of knowledge that is based on their lived experience as players, management, and life with a disability.



January 21, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Jenna Johnstone BCTRA Director of Education