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“Redefining Ability” A Community Awareness Event

Saturday, August 27th, 2022

Join us for a fun, interactive and inclusive experience…

Try out barrier-free athletic activities as a person with a disability or a guide.

Learn to guide an athlete with a disability.

Participate in simulation activities to feel what it is like to walk, run or roll as a person with a disability.

When, Where and How to get there

Date: Saturday, August 27th, 2022

Event Schedule: (Rain or Shine)

  • 8:30 am to 10:30 am: Guided Run/Walk/Roll
  • 10:00 am to 1:00 pm: Picnic and Activities

Location: Woodbine Beach Park, just south of the Woodbine Beach Main Parking Lot. 1675 Lake Shore Blvd. East.

Arriving by TTC?: Take the #92 Woodbine South to Lakeshore Bus and get off at the Woodbine Beach Loop.

A volunteer will meet you at the bus-stop.

8:30 am -10:30 am – Walk/Run/Roll

  • Runners, walkers and wheelers will be paired up with experienced guides to enjoy the distance of your choice.
  • If you are new to guiding, we will pair you with an experienced disabled athlete.
  • If you plan to join the Walk/Run/Roll, you must RSVP us at achillescanada@achillesinternational.org so we can ensure there is a guide for you.
  • Walk/Run/Roll: Starts at 8:30 sharp and ends by 10:30am.

10:00am – 1:00pm – Community Picnic and Inclusive Activities

  • Meet individuals and groups from the disability community and learn how recreational activities can be adapted for inclusion.

Come for the walk/run/roll and stay for the community picnic, or just come for the picnic alone. Either way, we would love to see you.

To Learn More and/or RSVP for the Walk

Email: achillescanada@achillesinternational.org

Website: https://achillesinternationalcanada.org

See flyer for more details

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