January 2020: Self-Defence Program Coverage on CBC

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Curious about our self-defence program? Marjorie Dowhos and Jaison Empson from CBC Manitoba came to speak with our coaches and athletes about how our jiujitsu based self-defence program came to be, and how it’s boosting their confidence! Read the write-up: ‘You carry yourself differently’: Martial arts course teaches self-defence to visually impaired people Watch the video […]

September 2018: Dragon Boat Coverage on CBC

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We were fortunate to have CBC Manitoba join our Dragon Boat team for their last practice of the year! Read the write-up: Vision-impaired dragon boat team serious contenders in competition Watch the video below (Link: Dragon Boat Racing for the Visually Impaired)  

December 2017: Goalball comes to River East

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October 2017: A Chance to Try Goalball [AMI Podcast]

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March 2017: ‘Develop your game’: Blind curlers face off at Winnipeg competition

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Manitoba Blind Sports Association hosted the 2017 Western Blind Curling Championships in March 2017. CBC Article: ‘Develop your game’: Blind curlers face off at Winnipeg competition

Young Athletes

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 / Rowing

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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 […]


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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 Ski

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 […]