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Here are the starting dates for some of the Para sports in 2019:


PARA ATHLETICS | Sat 26 Jan - Nga Puna Wai

The majority of Canterbury Athletics clubs run inclusive training opportunities, along with inter-club competitions on Saturdays.


PARA SWIMMING | Thu 31 Jan - Aquagym

Weekly training sessions for young development swimmers. An assessment on swimming ability is required before attending.


PARA CYCLING | Sat 09 Feb - Hagley Park Netball Courts

Regular training sessions for our cyclists. The first session will also be a Open Day for any new cyclists.

BOCCIA | Sat 09 Feb - Bishopdale YMCA

Weekly training sessions for boccia club members. Please note the new venue the boccia club in 2019.


PARA SHOOTING | Tue 12 Feb - Marshland Hall

Weekly training sessions for shooting club members. Equipment provided for new members.


POWERCHAIR FOOTBALL | - Tue 12 Feb - Bishopdale YMCA

Weekly training sessions with the Canterbury Powerchair Football team..


WHEELCHAIR RUGBY | - Tue 26 Feb - Mairehau High School
Twice weekly training sessions with the Canterbury Wheelchair Rugby team.


PARA TABLE TENNIS | Tue 05 Mar - Table Tennis Canterbury

Weekly training sessions run in conjunction with the Table Tennis Canterbury development programme. All abilities welcome.

ADAPTIVE GYM SESSIONS | - TBC - Bodyfix Gym
The programme will be a 4 week “kick starter”, with the option of joining one of the regular Bodyfix group programmes afterwards. A minimum of six participants required before programme begins.


 
For more information and to sign up for any of the Sports Programmes email hpierson@parafedcanterbury.co.nz
























Burwood Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool

The Burwood Hydrotherapy Pool sessions will restart on Sunday 10 February 2019. Please ensure you pay your 2019 subscription before returning to the pool sessions.


For more information and to sign up for the Burwood Pool sessions email info@parafedcanterbury.co.nz

2019 BURWOOD POOL DATES

2019 KICK OFF DATES


We are excited to announce our Academy Programme athletes and coaches for 2019.


Academy Level 1

Celyn Edwards - Para swimming

Scott Martlew - Para canoe

William Stedman - Para athletics


Academy Level 2

Ella Benn - Para swimming

Thomas Chin - Boccia

Ieuan Edwards - Para swimming

Lilian Exton - Boccia

Alisha Mill - Boccia
Jono Nelson - Para cycling


Junior Academy

Montana Brown - Para athletics
Ben Gould - Para swimming
Sarah James - Para athletics
Lili-Fox Mason - Para swimming
Jasper Moss - Para athletics
Gaby Smith - Para swimming

PNZ Cyril Smith Coach Scholarships

Felicity Lowen - Para swimming coach
Alex McIntyre - Wheelchair racing coach
Paul Odlin - Para cycling coach


See below for some of our academy athletes and coaches.

2019 ACADEMY PROGRAMME

WILLIAM STEDMAN
Para athletics
Level 1 Academy

Academy Programme Academy Programme

ALISHA MILL
Boccia
Level 2 Academy

Academy Programme

LILI-FOX MASON
Para swimming
Junior Academy

Academy Programme

PAUL ODLIN
Para cycling coach
Coach Scholarship

Click here to view all our academy athletes and coaches.

INTRODUCING SOME OF OUR ACADEMY PROGRAMME ATHLETES & COACHES

#2019


EVENT

PARA SPORTS

LOCATION


FEBRUARY

02-Feb


Children's & Senior Inter Club Track & Field Meeting

Para athletics

Nga Puna Wai, Christchurch


09-Feb


Children's & Senior Inter Club Track & Field Meeting

Para athletics

Nga Puna Wai, Christchurch


09-Feb

10-Feb

ACT Boccia Canberra Cup

Boccia

Tuggeranong, Australia


10-Feb


Burwood Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool Re-Opens

Recreational

Burwood Hospital


15-Feb

17-Feb

New Zealand Canoe Sprint Nationals

Para canoe

Lake Karapiro


15-Feb

17-Feb

Para Swimming World Series

Para swimming

Melbourne, Australia


23-Feb

24-Feb

Canterbury Track & Field Championships

Para athletics

Nga Puna Wai, Christchurch


MARCH

01-Mar

03-Mar

PNZ Para Cycling Race Series (Activ8 Waikato)

Para cycling

Hamilton


02-Mar


Children's & Senior Inter Club Track & Field Meeting

Para athletics

Nga Puna Wai, Christchurch


08-Mar

10-Mar

New Zealand Track & Field Championships

Para athletics

Nga Puna Wai, Christchurch


13-Mar


Canterbury Secondary Schools Cross Country

Para athletics

Christchurch


19-Mar


Canterbury Secondary Schools Athletics

Para athletics

Nga Puna Wai, Christchurch


23-Mar


Le Race (Cycling Event)

Para cycling

Christchurch


29-Mar

31-Mar

South Island Secondary Schools Athletics

Para athletics

Nelson


30-Mar

31-Mar

The Bash - Wheelchair Rugby

Wheelchair rugby

Tauranga


2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Click here to view our full calendar of events page.