About Us

About Us

CCB Blind Sports Nova Scotia is a non-profit charitable organization, a chapter of the Canadian Council of the Blind, member of the Canadian Blind Sports Association, and associate member of Sport Nova Scotia. Blind Sports NS is a 100% run by dedicated volunteers.

Our Mission

We’re passionate about connecting Nova Scotians with vision loss to sport, recreation, community, and healthy lifestyles for all ages & skill levels.
Our programs include goalball, tandem biking, and more. We work closely with community partners to offer running guides, blind hockey, group fitness classes, and dragon boating.

We’re proud to host the Annual Nova Scotia Open Goalball Tournament, Goalball Nationals Championships, charity auctions, and public demonstrations & education.

Executive Board Members 2018-19

Peter Parsons – Chair

Christine Gentleman – Vice Chair

Cathy Sawler – Treasurer

Charlie MacDonald – Secretary

Jennie Bovard – Communications Director

Jillian Stewart – Member at Large