2021 AO Para Summit
October 2, 2021 –
The three-day 2021 AO Para Summit at the Toronto Track and Field Centre (TTFC) will bring together key partners in the delivery of para athletics in Ontario for athlete, coach and official development. The event will also feature a Try-it day for newcomers to be introduced to para athletics. Participants can register to come and try some equipment, learn more about the sport and get connected to a club.
For full details, visit the Athletics Ontario 2021 AO Para Summit event page.
When: October 1-3, 2021
Location: Toronto Track and Field Centre (TTFC), 231 Ian MacDonald Blvd, North York
What: A weekend of education, training and competition opportunities in para athletics for athletes, coaches and officials to network, learn and put skills into practice.
Who: This is an open event to all ages!
Coach Education Sessions
Do you coach a para athlete and want some hands-on track side mentorship with experienced para athletics coaches? Or are you looking to learn more about para athletics to support athletes in your club in the future? The AO Para summit is designed to provide you with hands on learning opportunities in a live training environment. An information session on “Becoming Para Ready” in your club/coaching practices, as well as an overview of para athletics as a whole will be provided.
There will lots of time for questions, networking and even trying out wheelchair racing and seated throws chairs yourself!
View the coaches registration page to learn more.
Info for Officials
In addition to officiating at the AO Para Athletics Invitational competition, officials will be provided with a training session on the key WPA rules and regulations and other considerations specific to para athletics.
Sunday, October 3, 2021
- 8:30am – 9:45am: Officials Training Session – Para Event Rules
- 10:30am – 3:30pm: AO Para Athletics Invitational meet
View the officials registration page to learn more.