Para-Sports Information and Paralympic Come & Try Day Round Up

To access information for school visits please contact the SSWA Disabilities Coordinator,

Lorraine Feddema at [email protected]

The contact list for the many para-sports can be made available to interested schools and individuals

Alpine Skiing Biathlon Boccia Cross Country
Football 5-a-side Goalball Para-archery Para-athletics
Para-badminton Para-canoe Para-cycling Para-equestrian
Para-ice hockey Para-judo Para-power lifting Para-rowing
Para-shooting Para- snow boarding Para- swimming Para-table tennis
Para-taekwondo Para-triathlon Sitting volleyball
Wheelchair basketball Wheelchair Curling Wheelchair fencing Wheelchair rugby
Wheelchair tennis


WA Para-sport Pathway: –

Wheelchair tennis

Wheelchair tennis trial sessions are held every Monday 6pm-7pm and Wednesdays 10am-11am at the Manning Tennis Club

Target – all disabilities. Contact [email protected]

WA Top Spinners Wheelchair Tennis Event Series

Saturday 18th September 9am-12pm

Saturday 11th December 9am-12pm


Para-canoe Trial session

Every Saturday morning 9am-10.30am (bookings essential via [email protected] ) at Ascot Kayak Club

Target – all disabilities


Rock Sportz – Sitting Volleyball and Basketball

Every Friday 10am-11.30am at Mike Barnett Rec Centre, Rockingham

Target – all disabilities

Contact Simone Ireland  [email protected]


Wheelchair Basketball

Every Tuesday 6pm-7.30pm at HBF Stadium Mt Claremont

Target – all disabilities

Conatct Craig Friday [email protected]



Every Thursday 6.30pm-8.30pm at Kingsway Indoor Stadium

Target – all disabilities

Contact Grant or Judy



This event was held on 15th May 2021

Purpose:- To showcase para-sport opportunities within Western Australia to individuals with a physical, vision or intellectual impairment.

It was a participation-based event with the intention to register new athletes for para-sports. Demonstrations allowed participants with the opportunity to trial the sport.

Information stalls were also available for participants to sign up to clubs, databases and ask questions.

Promotion:- Paralympics Australia, Disability Organisations and State Sporting organisations.

Sports That Showed Demonstrations and had Information: –

  • Para Ice Hockey
  • Para Archery
  • Para Athletics
  • Para Badminton
  • Para Canoe
  • Para Cycling
  • Para Rowing
  • Para Sailing
  • Para Table Tennis
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Curling
  • Wheelchair Fencing
  • Wheelchair Rugby
  • Wheelchair Tennis

Organisations that provided Information: –

  • School Sport WA
  • Paralympics Australia
  • Rebound WA

Ambassadors: – Several former and current Paralympians were in attendance to share their experiences.


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