Parasport NS and Sport NS logos

Last March, the Province of Nova Scotia announced their $5 million investment to make the Nova Scotia sport system more inclusive and accessible. $500 thousand of that funding will go directly to parasport programs, and applications are now open. As of October 1, all provincial sport organizations, their members and those who are registered with joint stocks can apply for support with a variety of things including equipment, program expenses, and parasport training.

Kid Sport Nova Scotia logo

On March 20, Premier Ian Rankin announced that the Province of Nova Scotia would be investing $5 million to make the Nova Scotia Sport sector more inclusive and accessible. With a focus on removing barriers like limited equipment and high-costs for programming, the funds will help broaden sport participation across the province.

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The Tennis Nova Scotia Wheelchair Tennis Program recently began their outdoor season.

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Parasport Nova Scotia coordinator Paul Tingley poses at the St. Andrew's Community Centre with 14 new Quicke Court wheelchairs purchased to support a partnership program that will give more youth access to wheelchair sport.

A new, four-way partnership launching this spring will help more kids get a fundamental start in wheelchair sport. The program, beginning in April at the St. Andrew’s Community Centre in Halifax, will offer something for everyone from beginners looking for their first sport experience to athletes interested in high-performance competition.

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A Halifax tennis court recently got four new wheelchairs designed to help make the sport more accessible.

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Logan Munden was quick to get back to the game he loves after having his foot amputated. Now the 11-year-old from Fall River, N.S., is a source of inspiration for Canada’s National Para Hockey Team.

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wheelchair tennis player hitting the tennis ball

It’s been five years since the Parasport Expo left Denise Fitzgerald with the feeling that she’d never know if she didn’t try.

The morning of the event, Denise didn’t expect to play wheelchair tennis, but with an encouraging nudge she gave it a whirl. When the neon green ball bounced on her side of the court, Denise quickly discovered that tennis was her sport.