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Okanagan Community Accessibility Navigator
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December 2015

In This Issue

  • PowderHounds Adaptive Ski Snow Sports
  • Wave Physiotherapy
  • Pathways Ability Society
  • Monthly Events
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The Community Accessibility Navigator highlights several programs or services that enhance the lives of individuals who have a physical, cognitive or sensory disAbility. Join us in helping to promote the good work that is being done and share with individuals interested in healthy adaptive active living activities.
 This initiative is made possible by the generous support of the 



  Registration for People In Motion's Adaptive Snow Sports has begun please visit our website for details or click on this link to go directly to our online registration form.
 

On behalf of everyone at People in Motion, we'd like to wish you a safe and happy holiday season. All the best for 2016!
Creating a good life for People with disAbiltities and special needs          
         is the HEART of what we do!!!
People In Motion - Promoting Accessibility and Celebrating Abilities 
Picture courtesy of People In Motion
 
For almost twenty years, People In Motion's Adaptive Snow Sports program has been operating out of Big White Ski Resort to assist people with special needs in learning to enjoy the ski hill. Their goal is to include children and adults in joining their friends and family on the slopes of Big White, and have serviced families all over the Okanagan Valley, Canada, and the world! Each instructor receives training on how to safely ski with equipment such as sit-skis, mono-skis, and tethers, and their training continues through the season as they continue to work with clients.

For inquiries on bookings for the 2015-2016 season, please email us at powderhounds09@gmail.com. For more information on the program or how to volunteer with the PowderHounds, please visit their website.
Photo courtesy of @SonyaLooney on Twitter
 
One of the most popular physiotherapist offices not just in Kelowna, but in the country, Wave Physiotherapy has proven that they are tried and true masters of helping you on the road to recovery. With testimonials from Olympians, professional hockey players,  and other fitness enthusiasts, Wave has plenty of experience working with many different injuries and many different patients. Their services include exercise therapy, electrotherapy, medicinal acupuncture, and a golf performance program, among others. To take the first step in recovery from your injury, feel free to call or visit their West Avenue location, or to email them through the Wave Physiotherapy website.
 
250-763-WAVE (9283)
#110 – 2900 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC
Photo courtesy of Pathways Kelowna
 
Since 1953, Pathways Kelowna has been helping people in Kelowna with special needs. Their services include assistance in obtaining and maintaining jobs, community work, finding housing, and traveling. Through these programs, Pathways is able to uphold their mission statement of “assist[ing] people with diverse-abilities to reach their individual goals and to participate and contribute as equal members of the community”. For more information on how to obtain services from Pathways Kelowna, please visit their website or call their office.
 
250-763-4837

December 1 (Weekly) - Minds in Motion at Parkinson Rec Centre
December 1 ( Weekly) - MS Coffee Group at Cherry Lane Mall
December 10 - Outings With Adaptive Adventures at Kalamoir Regional Park

If you would like to see an event featured here in January, please email us at peoplenmotion@gmail.com.

 
Telephone (250) 861-3302
#23-1720 Ethel Street
Kelowna, BC  V1Y 2Y7
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