Penguins are ready to start their 11th year in September 2016. A competitive and house league wheelchair basketball program, swim team and swim program and a Paralympic boccia team are being offered in the fall program. Please check the calendar (right side) for program dates and events.
2016-17 Applications for new and returning athletes and volunteers are now available in the Register and How You Can Help upper tab. We encourage new athletes to contact us and come out to try at any time !
Please read the Volunteer Description and Athlete Code of Conduct and New Eligibility Criteria in the above tabs. Fall Newsletters for Athletes and Volunteers are available for download.
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- Register for a program
- Find out about upcoming events
- Learn how you can help by volunteering or donating
- Contact us
Follow us here on this website and on our twitter account @niagarapenguins !
We are excited to announce a partnership with Heartland Forest to run a 1 week ParaSport Camp this summer. Coach Jim and Coach Loretta will be assisting all week, and Karen will be there on day 1!
Click on link for the flyer and follow the website below to register!
Parasport camp poster 2017
Come and join us in Gym 2 at Brock University for spring / summer wheelchair basketball practices and pick up games. Boccia practice will also be available in the same space. All welcome. 12;30-2;30pm
May 6th, May 20th, June 17th, June 24th, July 15th, July 29th, August 12th and August 19th
Congratulations to the three Boccia athletes honoured at the last practice of the season.
Most Improved Junior Group – Jack
Most Improved Senior Group – Ashlee
Best Team Spirit – Devon
Thanks to all teams, Tornadoes, Vipers, Dragons, Falcons and Penguins for a great all day tournament.
Congratulations to the Tornadoes / Vipers (mixed team) on winning the championship game!
Great tournament to the home team, with 4 wins getting them into the finals, with a close loss.
More tournament pictures on on the right hand side Flicker site.
2016-17 House League Champions: Josh Taylor, Saffi Cote, Lindsay Davis, Rachel Montour
Top Scorer: Josh Taylor
First Year Penguins: Saffi Cote, Adam Dark, Bryan Wallace, Chris Paiva, Eric Mukendi-Yabondo
Most Improved: Lindsay Davis
Most Helpful: Josh Taylor
Best Team Spirit: Paige Nevestuk
Perfect Attendance: Lindsay Davis
Volunteer of the Year: John Mikhaeil
Awards were given on March 11th at practice. More pictures on Flickr (see righthand link)
Check out page 19 in the Parasport magazine, it is our very own Josh, sporting some of his Penguins swag!
If you would like a copy of the magazine let Karen know.
Josh won Gold at the Ontario Para Sport Winter Games in Brantford on February 12th, 2017.