Take PART provides Nova Scotians with disabilities with an opportunity to participate in recreation and sport programs.

P.A.R.T. (Physically Accessible Recreation Today)

If you have questions or would like more information about the Take PART programs, adaptations, volunteering, etc. please contact Alysha Canning at takepart@easterseals.ns.ca

902-453-6000 ext. 220

Learn to Sledge Hockey Program

The Easter Seals/HRM Rec Learn to Sledge program is a fun-focused sledge hockey program for children and youth. The weekly program is open to players of all ability levels and uses games, scrimmages and drills to help participants learn and play sledge hockey, build strength and coordination, and have fun.

When: Saturdays 10-11am, September -December and January -March

Where: BMO Centre, Rink A (61 Gary Martin Dr, Bedford, NS B4B 0G7)

Who: Children and youth with a disability or interest in adapted recreation or para sports. Siblings and friends are welcome to participate.

Cost & Registration: $50 per season

Registration can be done through Halifax Recreation at: https://www.halifax.ca/recreation/programs-activities/programs-registration

Equipment:  A sledge and sticks are provided during the session. Participants are asked to please bring and wear the following:

  • CSA approved helmet
  • Winter gloves
  • Winter coat and pants
  • Warm boots

Learn to Boccia

Learn to Boccia (pronounced bot-cha) is a precision ball sport with similarities to curling or bowling. Players throw, roll, or kick their ball with the goal of landing it closest to the white “jack” ball. Learn to Boccia is brought about in partnership with Northwood.

When: Thursdays 7-8:30 pm September -November and January -March

Where: Northwoordcare Inc. (2615 Northwood Terrace, Edward L. Roach Building in the Shirley Burnstein Hall)

Who: Adults of all abilities

Cost: There are no fees.

Registration: To sign-up for Boccia contact Alysha at takepart@easterseals.ns.ca  or call 902-453-6000 ext. 220

Have more questions? Or want to try Boccia for a session? Email Alysha takepart@easterseals.ns.ca at or call 902-453-6000 ext. 220