Blind Sports Nova Scotia
Blind Sports Nova Scotia’s mission is to provide blind and visually impaired people of all ages the opportunity to participate in competitive or recreational sports.
Blind Sports Nova Scotia’s vision is to promote and raise awareness of blind and visually impaired athletes and the sports they play in the community. This will provide and grow new opportunities for athletes.
- Providing an environment that fosters competitive and fair play for people of all ages and skill levels
- Inclusion: Although Blind Sports Nova Scotia primarily focuses on blind and visually impaired athletes we promote inclusion and welcome anyone from the community to participate in our sporting activities and volunteer.
Blind Sports Nova Scotia, a Division of the Canadian Blind Sports Association and an associate member of Sport Nova Scotia.
News & Links
Dining in the Dark 2013
For one evening experience life as a blind person would and support a great cause!
When: Thursday, November at 14th at 7 PM
Where: Hart and Thistle Gastropub and Brewery - 1869 Upper Water St. Halifax
Appetizer: Harvest Vegetable Bisque
Entrée: Chicken Pasta with Vegetables
Entrée (Vegetarian): Pasta Primavera
Drinks are included with the meal.
Desert: Super-awesome Brownie!
* Please let us know if you have any food alerties when purchasing a ticket.
Great guest speakers, live music and great prizes!
Tickets: Cost: $60.00 each with all proceeds supporting Blind Sports Nova Scotia!
Tickets must be purched in advance and are available at the Hart and Thistle or by calling 902-880-2429.
All girls and boys aged 10 and up are invited to play Goalball! We have all of the equipment your child will need to try the game.
When: Saturdays: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM.
Where: The gymnasium at the George Dixon Recreation Centre - 2502 Brunswick St. Halifax
April 8th, 2013: Nova Scotia wins Silver at the 2013 Nationals!!
With the amazing support of our hometown crowd Nova Scotia captured the Silver medal at the 2013 Canadian National Goalball Championships! The final results were:
Gold: British Columbia
Silver: Nova Scotia 2
Bronze: British Columbia
It was a banner weekend overall for Team Nova Scotia, with the Men's team winning their first medal ever at the Nationals and the Women's team making thier first semi-final!
A huge THANK YOU goes out to all the volunteers, athletes, media and the Canadian Blind Sports Association for their help making this year's Nationals the best ever!
April 4th, 2013: Blind Sports Nova Scotia is very proud to be hosting the 2013 Canadian National Goalball Championships this weekend!
Please click here for more details!
Please check our Twitter page and follow us @blindsportsns for all the latest game scores and updates throughout the weekend!
Please download the full weekend game schedule here.
March 4th, 2012: Nova Scotia Mens Goalball team wins Silver in Michigan! Watch the archived games:
We recently gave a Goalball demonstration to the Halifax County United Soccer Club
girls under 12 teams. You can also read their write up on the demonstration.
We are always very happy to demonstrate Goalball to spread the world and raise awareness of the sport. If your sporting, volunteer organization or school is interested in seeing a live demonstration of Goalball please contact us!
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