Join us as we launch a new program just for young athletes who are blind or visually impaired. We’ll explore a variety of sports and activities that Manitoba Blind Sports offers in a fun, low-competition environment, led by MBSA coaches and athletes. Athletes start at all ages, and we are excited to begin a multi-sport program […]
Dragon Boat is a great way to paddle the Red River in summer. A dragon boat team consists of 10 paddlers for the mini dragon boat and 20 paddlers for the full boat. In addition to the Paddlers each boat requires a Cox to steer and a drummer who sets the pace. Paddlers provide the […]
Blind golfers use simple adaptations while on the course. Golfers are guided by a coach, whose role is to assist the blind golfer with club placement and location of the green and hole. MBSA offers blind and vision impaired golfers the opportunity to participate in lessons, fun golf events as well as the chance to […]
Curling is a great team sport that all can play. Coaches and training are provided. Teams play once a week during the winter months. Those wishing to compete at a higher level can tryout for the Provincial Team to participate at the Westerns and Nationals held in Ottawa during White Cane Week.
Cross country skiing is an excellent way to get out and enjoy our great outdoors. Coaching and guides are provided for beginner, and experienced skiers. The program is held at the Windsor Park Golf Course. One on one coaching will be offered to those who require it. Others will be coached in small groups. Initial […]
The Manitoba Blind Sports Association Yoga Program is for all fitness levels and focuses on increasing your body’s flexibility and core strength. Practitioners have the potential to develop skills that will enhance physical health, confidence and mental wellness. Yoga is a low impact workout that will add balance to your life! Every workout adapts for […]
Swimming with MBSA kicks! Swimmers are taught by a coach with Level 3 certification and are assisted at the pool by dedicated volunteers. Swimmers participate for fun and well being, and some have gone on to participate at the Paralympic Games and the Canada Summer Games.
Led by experienced archer and archery instructor Diane Minion, our archery program is for beginners through advanced archers. Archers work with a volunteer guide from Heights Archery, and use tactile cues (tripods for arm positioning and foot guides) to position themselves, and receive verbal assistance and coaching from their guide. For an audible cue, balloons can optionally […]
Goalball is a fast-paced team sport designed specifically for blind and visually impaired athletes. We welcome visually impaired and sighted players alike to explore goalball with us. We welcome players 16 and older, and accommodate recreational and competitive athletes alike. (Younger athletes who wish to explore goalball should check out the Young Athlete Development Program). The […]
Current programs Fall/Winter/Spring Goalball (Mid-October through Mid-April) Archery (October through April) Curling (October through April) Swimming (October through April) Cross Country Ski (December and January, weather dependent) Yoga (September through June) Young Athlete Development Program (Fall/Winter – Dates to be determined) Upcoming programs Spring/Summer Golf (Saturdays starting in June) Dragonboat (July and August)