Parallel Sports Inc.

Parallel Sports Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation situated in Geelong, operated by volunteers who pride themselves in providing support and engaging individuals with physical disabilities, helping them to connect with community based sports.

Our organisation has a strong local community focus and is affiliated with many local service providers, schools, sports and recreation organisations. We facilitate a social mixed wheelchair basketball competition plus ongoing school and community group programs whilst also being involved in the provision of adaptive equipment for people with a mobility disability throughout the region for sports including: wheelchair tennis, racing and athletics, hand cycling, wheelchair rugby and rowing.

Wheelchair Basketball

Parallel Sports School Program
Parallel Sports Inc. runs programs for schools providing a Wheelchair Basketball experience, disability awareness and education sessions.
These sessions are run by our local volunteer Paralympian's.
Similar programs can be organised for corporate events on request.

Please contact our presenters with any booking enquiries or questions:
basketball@parallelsports.org

Weekly Social Competition
Time: Every Tuesday night from 6:30pm (excluding school holidays)
Where: Try Boys Stadium, Geelong

Please contact Janine Jewell at Try Boys Stadium on 0409 196 226 or Kaye Colman on 0427 442 909

Swimming

Anyone interested in swimming do not hesitate to contact Parallel Sports as there are a variety of clubs and social swimming centres that offer many
different swimming programs that can be matched to the individual. 

Athletics

Development training sessions are held at Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park on Tuesday nights.

Training is also held in Ballarat on Wednesday nights.

  
For further details contact coach Richard Colman on 0408 442 901.

Rowing

Barwon Rowing Club
With an adaptive single scull as well as many other club boats available for use, Barwon Rowing Club offers a variety of come and try and training sessions.

Wheelchair Rugby

We have a number of Wheelchair Rugby chairs ready to use and will be running come and try sessions soon.

If you are interested in trying Wheelchair Rugby please contact Kaye Colman on 0427442909. 

General Enquiries

If you would like to know more about Parallel Sports or have a question relating to a sport not listed above, please contact Kaye Colman on 0427 442 909.

Latest News

  • Geelong Advertiser Article 14th April 2016

  • 2017 Corporate Cup The 2017 Corporate Cup is fast approaching.The event will be held at Try Boys Stadium on February 10th 2017. We are looking to get as many people involved as possible so please see the attached Press Release for all the information regarding the event.
    Posted 11 Jan 2017, 15:23 by Will Melican
  • Wheelchair Rugby in Geelong Wheelchair Rugby training sessions have started in Geelong.Sessions will be run every Friday night from July 1st - August 5th and will be extended beyond this point if there is enough interest.Training sessions will be held at Deakin University, Waurn Ponds from 5:30 - 7:00pm.For more information and to register your interest please see the attached flyer.
    Posted 3 Jul 2016, 00:39 by Will Melican
  • Wheelchair Basketball at Geelong Arena June 19th Some of our volunteers recently represented the Geelong Supercats in some exhibition wheelchair basketball games at the Geelong Arena. We played against teams from both Bendigo and Shepparton in a small round robin tournament. Our hope is that this will be the first steps towards a state-wide series of tournaments to be run throughout next year.We would like to thank the Geelong Arena for hosting the games, as well as the referees/scorers. Also a huge thank you to everyone from Bendigo and Shepparton who travelled down to play on the day.
    Posted 3 Jul 2016, 00:07 by Will Melican
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