Para Athletics Development Clinic - Sport For All with Pearlgate Track and Field Club

April 29th, 2023St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Regular deadline:
April 29th, 2023 3:00pm (Eastern Time)Registration Closed
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Free Registration!

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SPORT FOR ALL - Pearlgate Track and Field Club

Join Pearlgate Track and Field Club on April 29th & 30th for a clinic to introduce you to the world of Para Athletics, with Athletics Canada Manager of Para Athletics Development, Fannie Smith and Pearlgate Track Field Club Head Coach Mark Miller.

This event is for anyone interested or involved in track and field in Newfoundland and Labrador (including prospective and current athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, and admin staff). The event is FREE to all participants and will count for PD points for NCCP Coaches. The event will be offered in English and French upon request.

Saturday, April 29th, we will be offering an in-class presentation accompanied by a free lunch. The presentation will take place on the second floor of the Memorial University Field House from 12:30-1:30 pm between the morning and afternoon sessions of the NLAA Spring Indoor Meet. We will be offering a wheelchair racing and seated throws demonstration and “try-it” event from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm and from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm track side at the meet as well.
Sunday, April 30th, we will offer an additional demonstration and “try-it” event for Para Athletics at the PowerPlex (90 Crosbie Road, St. John’s), which will include wheelchair racing, seated throws, and ambulatory running and throws. Para Athletics is available to a large range of people experiencing disabilities and impairments including but not limited to: Spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injuries, amputations & limb deficiencies, short stature, vision impairments and intellectual impairments.

For more information: Para Athletics at a Glance -