Wheelchair Lacrosse

  • September 17, 2022
  • October 29, 2022
  • 6 sessions
  • September 17, 2022, 11:00 AM 1:00 PM (MDT)
  • September 24, 2022, 11:00 AM 1:00 PM (MDT)
  • October 01, 2022, 11:00 AM 1:00 PM (MDT)
  • October 15, 2022, 11:00 AM 1:00 PM (MDT)
  • October 22, 2022, 11:00 AM 1:00 PM (MDT)
  • October 29, 2022, 11:00 AM 1:00 PM (MDT)
  • Vivo Calgary, 11950 Country Link NE, Calgary, AB, T3K 6E3
  • 6


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Active Life

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AAFS Calgary Adapted Hub Wheelchair Lacrosse

AAFS has been runnig an Adapted and Inlcusive Lacrosse Program since 2015. This Fall, in the spirit of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, we are collaborating with the

Calgary Adapted Hub powered by Jumpstart and Vivo to run an


This program will again be held at Vivo Calgary, 11950 Country Link NE, Calgary, AB, T3K 6E3, featuring professional coaches, state of the art equipment and sport wheelchairs. If you use a wheelchair in your day to day life or simply want to try The Medicine Game and Canada's National Summer Sport while using a sport wheelchair - EVERYONE IS WELCOME (IE- not Autism/AAFS Specific).

This program is open to anyone and everyone, no requirement to be an AAFS Member. Participants will enjoy the experience sport with real athletes and elite coaches as mentors. Newcomers will be introduced to lacrosse in a way they can be successful with, and, those who have played before will continue their journey.

This program will be run with all safety protocols in mind. 

All equipment will be provided and outside of great memories and some new friends and skills, participants will have something pretty cool to take away at the end of the program. 


  • Program Fee: $120 
  • Respite Fee- 2 hours (this fee is only if you require support, AAFS will not be providing full respite support for this Community Program. Please note on the registration form if you require Support from an AAFS Staff)


If the cost of participating in an AAFS Specialized Sport Program is a barrier please click on the blue Kidsport to access applications for program subsidy. Kidsport is a valued community partner of AAFS who provide grants to children from families facing financial barriers so they can participate in registered sport programs.

There are also Jumpstart Individual Child Grants available: https://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/pages/individual-child-grants

Please come prepared for a very active evening! It is recommended that you wear clothes that you will be able to easily move around in. A WATER BOTTLE IS NEEDED. A snack to keep your energy up for the duration of the activity is a good idea.

Program Dates:

1) Saturday, September 17th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

2)  Saturday, September 24th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

3) Saturday, October 1st 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


4) Saturday, October 15th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  

5) Saturday,October 22nd 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

6) Saturday, October th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  


AAFS  and Vivo for Healthier Generations are partnering to provide a new Adapted Lacrosse Program. Vivo for Healthier Generations is a founding partner of the Calgary Adapted Hub powered by Jumpstart. As part of this partnership, the Calgary Adapted Hub is completing a research study to understand the impact of programs, such as our Adapted Lacrosse Program, on the physical activity levels, participation, quality of life, and the overall health and wellbeing of our registrants. You can learn more about the Camps and Programs Research Study and the Calgary Adapted Hub by Jumpstart by clicking on these links. Our study has been approved by the University of Calgary Conjoint Health Research Ethics Board (REB18-0292) and Mount Royal University’s Human Research Ethics Board (102684). After you register for the Adapted Lacrosse Program a qualified member of the research team will contact you to provide you more information about the study so you may make an informed decision about whether you wish to participate in the research. If you have any questions about this research opportunity, please feel free to contact our Research and Knowledge Translation Coordinator Leticia Janzen at 403.955.5736 or cah.research@ucalgary.ca.

Program Coordinator Contact (For general information and program inquiries): Scott G: 403-975-2557 or scott@aafscalgary.com

Family and Access Calgary Contact (For contact during the activity. Please note: staff phones are only in use for 1 hour before, during, and 1 hour after the activity): Scott scott@aafscalgary.com 403-975-2557

If you have any concerns or want to make aure this program is the right fit for you please rewch out to Scott at the email address and phone number above.

Please remember AAFS is a nut free environment! Please do not send your child with any snacks containing nuts. If you consume nuts prior to an AAFS activity, please wash your hands and brush your teeth!

Cancellation Policy for "Specialized Programs"-  When registering for a Specialized Program, you will be billed for all program dates. All cancellations occurring within 48 hours of the program start date will be billed for ALL program dates, regardless of attendance.

Our program fees are based on actual fees from our community partner. All program fees are due by the first week of the program and are non-refundable.

For more information on our cancellation policies please CLICK HERE.

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