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.
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:
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
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.
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.
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 training sessions are held at Deakin University, Waurn Ponds on Friday nights from 5:30 - 7:00pm.
These sessions will run from July 1st - August 5th and will be extended if there is enough interest.
For more information please see the news post and attached flyer.
You can also contact the following people with any enquiries regarding 'Parallel Sports'.