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Ability in Action

Are you an educator, student, coach, or service industry leader looking to encourage inclusion, acceptance, awareness and teamwork? You’ll want a progressive program from an organization you can trust.

The Ability in Action program is offered to schools and community groups interested in increasing awareness of adapted sport and recreation opportunities. Participants will enjoy interactive experiences to learn, play and participate together. On-site and off-site activity options are available and will highlight the importance of accessibility, inclusion and teamwork.

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Making a Difference in Sport & Recreation

Variety has been educating individuals, school groups, corporations and community organizations in accessibility and inclusive healthy living options across Ontario for more than 30 years. Last year, 10,000 participants took part in Variety’s outreach programs across the province. As one of the first facilities in North America to promote inclusive sport and recreation, we are proud to invite you to get involved in our exciting initiatives.

2-HOUR PROGRAM
$15 per participant
Minimum $100

4-HOUR PROGRAM
$20 per participant
Minimum $100
Includes 1hr lunch break

Discounts are available for groups over 100 participants. Please contact us for more information.

ABILITY IN ACTION PROGRAMS

INCLUSIVE GAMES

Adapted games, equipment and ideas to promote inclusive opportunities for participants. A variety of inclusive/interactive sessions are offered in the gymnasium with a focus on cooperative play and recreation. These activities could include modified floor hockey, team building activities, and modified bowling.

COMPETITIVE SPORTS

These exciting sessions could include orientation to the adapted equipment, skills/drills and a game. These sports could include: wheelchair basketball, seated volleyball, 5 a side soccer, wheelchair soccer, bocce, indoor curling.

AWARENESS DAYS

This session takes place at your location and includes interactive adapted sport opportunities such as: wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball, bocce, indoor sledge hockey, indoor curling, etc. based on your space and interests. Additional fee: mileage to/from venue $0.41/km.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Cathy Price
Coordinator, Outreach & Eduction
416 699 7167 x281
cprice@varietyontario.ca

FOR BOOKINGS:
Ann Doucette
Facility Bookings
416 699 7167 x245
adoucette@varietyontario.ca

Variety Ontario
3701 Danforth Ave.
Scarborough, ON

Click here to download the Ability in Action registration form.

  • Variety is a 168,000 square foot sports and fitness facility in the heart of southwest Scarborough providing integrated sports, fitness, life skills and learning programs that impact lives and strengthen communities across the Greater Toronto Area.
  • We empower individuals of all ages and abilities by providing accessible, safe, inclusive, and adapted fitness and sports through facilitation, skills transfer, and training.
  • Our Outreach and Education programs were created in 1987 to introduce adapted activity ideas to engage individuals with disabilities and their peers in inclusive opportunities. Each program offers practical learning in play, cooperation, individual and team experiences.
  • The Inclusive Physical Activity Classes can also provide an introduction to multi-sport or sport-specific activities based on a group’s interests.

BUS: We have a bus stop right outside! Take the 12A from Victoria Park Station.

FREE parking onsite.

Wheel-Trans accessible.

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