Try Tandem Biking at Switch Open Streets!

Blind Sports Nova Scotia’s Tandem Bike Club has teamed up with HRM to provide the community the opportunity to try out tandem biking
 
Here are the details: 
 
Event: Switch Open Streets, Dartmouth
 
When: Sunday, June 15th 12 to 4pm 
 
Where:  Dartmouth – Prince Albert Road about midway up Banook Lake, and right next to the Halifax Mobile Skate Park
 
What’s Happening: HRM has provided a tandem bike for this event. Blind Sports has recruited 2 experienced pilots to steer the tandem bike so that anyone attending the event can get a taste for tandem biking! Helmets will provided and it’s going to be a lot of fun!
 
More info about Switch is available at HRM Switch Website.

Senior Men’s Goalball Team wins Silver at Nationals!

Congratulations to our Senior Men’s Goalball Team for winning Silver at the 2014 Canadian Senior Goalball Nationals in Calgary Alberta! The final Gold medal game was a very close 2-1 loss to British Columbia. The game was tied 1-1 through 2 full halves, 2 Overtime periods and was finally decided with one-one Penalty shots.

Please read the full article in The Chronicle Herald.

We’re very proud of all our Men, Women, Juniors and Coaches for a phenomenal year!

Game Schedule for this weekend!

Watch online or come out and watch live if you’re in Calgary!

We’re playing at:

Calgary French and International School
700 – 77 Street SW

Date Time (Cal) Time (Atlan) Gym Game
Fri, Apr 25th 6:55PM 9:55 PM 1 NS Men vs. Ontario
Fri, Apr 25th 7:50 PM 10:50 PM 1 NS Women vs. BC
Sat, Apr 26th 9:25 AM 12:25 PM 1 NS Men vs. Quebec
Sat, Apr 26th 10:20 AM 1:20 PM 2 NS Women vs. Ontario
Sat, Apr 26th 11:15 AM 2:15 PM 1 NS Men vs. BC 1
Sat, Apr 26th 12:45 PM 3:45 PM 2 NS Women vs. Quebec
Sat, Apr 26th 1:40 PM 4:40 PM 1 NS Men vs. BC 2
Sat, Apr 26th 3:30 PM 6:30 PM 1 NS Women Vs. Alberta
Sat, Apr 26th 4:25 PM 7:25 PM 1 NS Men vs. Manitoba
Sun, Apr 27th 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 1 NS Men vs. Alberta
Sun, Apr 27th 9:30 AM 12:30 PM 1 Semi-final / Medal Games start

 

Stephanie slides to her left, blocking & grabbing the ball, while playing centre for the NS women's goalball team.

HER STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

Check out this fantastic audio documentary, completed by a journalism student at Kings College, about Blind Sports NS’s own Stephanie Berry. Link below.

Her Strength in Numbers

 Stephanie Berry describes the importance of teamwork and independence in her life, and how she experiences both through goalball.

Photo description: Stephanie slides to her left, blocking & grabbing the ball, while playing centre for the NS women’s goalball team. 

Trivia Night April 14th at Freeman’s Little New York (Fairview location)

Put your thinking caps on and please join us for a very fun Trivia night at Freeman’s Little New York on Monday, April 14th!

WHEN: Monday, April 14th, 2014, 7-9 PM
WHERE: Freeman’s Little New York (3671 Dutch Village Road, Halifax)
TICKETS: $10 each at the door

There will be:

  • 50/50 Draw and Prizes
  • Discounts on Wings and Buy one, Get one Free Steak Dinner.

All proceeds go towards Blind Sports Nova Scotia.

Thank you!!

A huge thank you from everyone at Blind Sports Nova Scotia goes out to all the great local companies who donated and everyone who attended our auction this past Saturday! With your help we raised $5,000 for Blind Sports Nova Scotia!

Your support is greatly appreciated for our Goalball/Junior Goalball, Tandem Biking, Yoga and Judo programs.