Ron Joyce Intro to Wheelchair Sports Program

Are you interested in playing wheelchair sports? Here’s your chance!

This 8-week multi-sport program is geared towards learning the FUNdamentals of wheelchair sports such as wheelchair basketball and wheelchair tennis through games and activities. All equipment will be provided, and no experience is necessary! Open to participants of all ages and abilities. You are not required to be a daily wheelchair user to play wheelchair sports!

Dates: April 27 – June 22, 2020
Time: Mondays from 6:30 – 8:00pm
Location: Westmount Recreation Centre, 35 Lynbrook Drive, Hamilton

This program is delivered in partnership by Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre and the Ontario Para Network. For more information or questions about registration, please contact Katherine Hale at 416-426-7131 or

Ron Joyce Intro to Wheelchair Sports Program


Participant’s Name *

Gender *

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Birthdate *


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Athlete Classification

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Club Name

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Coach’s Name

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Membership Agreement *

Upon acceptance as a member of the Ontario Para Network, the applicant agrees to the rules and procedures of the Organization as approved through rules, by-laws, policies and regulations. By-laws and policies are available for review on ONPARA’s website It is understood and agreed that the Organization and/or any of its officials, affiliates or sponsors do not assume responsibility for any injury, damage, or loss resulting from any accident from known or unknown conditions howsoever caused.

Consent to Use Image *

Occasionally, ONPARA, the press, and other organizations request permission to take photographs and/or video for ONPARA publicity, fundraising, and/or website purposes.

I agree to photographs and/or video for the above purposes on an ongoing basis. Should I no longer wish to have the photographs and/or videos used for publicity, fundraising and/or the ONPARA website, I will contact ONPARA in writing stating my wish to void this consent.

Rowan’s Law makes it mandatory, as of July 1, 2019, for sport organizations to ensure that athletes under 26 years of age, parents of athletes under 18, coaches, team trainers and officials confirm every year that they have reviewed Ontario’s Concussion Awareness Resources, as well as establish a Concussion Code of Conduct that sets out rules of behaviour to support concussion prevention. Documents are available on the Membership page at

1. I confirm that I have reviewed the Concussion Awareness Resources.
2. I confirm that I have read and agreed to the relevant Concussion Code of Conduct.

Note: For athletes under the age of 18, Rowan’s Law requires 2 confirmations – one from the athlete and one from the parent/guardian.