Accessible Sport Committee, London & Area

News & Updates

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 1:35pm

The 20th annual “Boccia Blast” was held Friday, September 24- Sunday, September 26th , 2010 at the North London Optimist Community Centre.  The competition hosted over 40 athletes from across Canada.  Results are listed below. 


BC1/2 Teams
1) Yellow
Keven Smith-Worthylake

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 1:23pm

The London Cannonballs Boccia Club will proudly host the 20th annual “Boccia Blast” Friday, September 24- Sunday, September 26th , 2010 . The North London Optimist Community Centre (Highbury and Cheapside Streets) will be the site for their largest competition ever. Forty Canadian athletes from coast to coast are currently registered for the competition, including some from British...

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 1:22pm

On a beautiful spring weekend in May in Ottawa, wheelchair rugby teams from across Canada were competing in the Canadian National Wheelchair Rugby Tournament. London’s Annihilators wheelchair rugby team sent their top 4 athletes to join 2 athletes from the Ottawa team to form the Ontario’s Division “A” team, “The Thunder”. The Thunder was lead by the fast...

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 1:07pm

The Rick Hansen Quality of Life Applications from the 2010 Wheels in Motion Event are due October 31st! (Application Form attached (pdf and Word versions))

Initiatives that may be appropriate to receive funding include:

1) Active Living - promoting physical activity, wellness and community participation for people with SCI

2) Peer Support and Leadership Development -...

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 8:11pm

Richmond, BC – Canada’s Patrice Simard (Quebec City) and Trevor Hirschfield (Parksville, BC) were both honoured at the World Wheelchair Rugby Championships final celebration Sunday night with Team All-Star Awards.

Though Canada finished in fifth place, officials were impressed with Simard, who finished the tournament with 45 points as the top in his class at 1.5....

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 8:03pm

TVCC will be hosting it's Annual Adaptive Bike & Recreation Show this weekend on Saturday, October 2, 2010, between 10am and 2pm at TVCC, 779 Baseline Road, London.

If you are interested in displaying your information for the families to see what opportunities are available, please contact Carrie Connell at 519-685-8700, ext. 53367 or [email protected]...

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 8:18am

Members of the London Cannonballs competed at the Ontario Boccia Provincials which were held August 14/15 2010 in King City.  See Results below:

1) Angi Wong-Lamore
2) Keven Smith Worthylake
3) Dave VAn Hoek - LONDON

1) Adam Dukovich - LONDON
2) Tammy McLeod - LONDON...

Monday, July 5, 2010 - 11:44am

ASC London was recently featured in the Londoner!  

The council's first Ready, Willing and Able event – which is an initiative of ParaSport Ontario and is intended to showcase accessible sport and allow community participation – took place as part of the Car-Free Sunday street festival on April 11. The ASC display table saw a continuous flow of pedestrian...

Sunday, June 27, 2010 - 11:56am

Members of London’s accessible sport and physical activity community are excited to announce the formation of the Accessible Sport Council London and Area.   The launch will take place on January 29th, 2010 at 5:00pm at the Western Fair Sports Centre, 316 Rectory Street, London, during the first evening of the 2010 London Blizzard Invitational Sledge Hockey Tournament.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 1:52pm

We're pleased to announce the launch of our new web site!  Have a look around and see how you like it!