Durham Region 2023 Ontario Parasport Games
February 3 – 5, 2023
In the News
We’re excited to award our Durham Region 2023 Ontario Parasport Games medals to the athletes who have worked so hard to earn them. A good deal of work went into our medal design, including consulting with athletes, sport leaders, the local arts community, Games partners, and volunteers.
Support Feed the Need Through Donations At Games
We know that food security challenges are faced by so many people in our community. People in our community need our support. Our local food banks need support. So, our Games Organizing Committee has taken action to help. It’s part of our commitment to #sustainability and #inclusion.
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In the lead up to hosting the Durham Region 2023 Ontario Parasport Games, Durham Region has partnered with AccessNow to become a leader in accessibility mapping to increase inclusion.
AccessNow is a free app available on Google Play and the Apple App Store. It allows users to discover 26,000 accessible and non-accessible pinned locations in 35 countries around the world.
Legacy Initiative Partnerships with Ontario Tech and Durham College
Legacy initiatives often occur post Games, but we’ve facilitated a few in advance of our Durham Region 2023 Ontario Parasport Games, including very impactful initiatives with our local post secondary institutions.
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Three Demo Sports Added to Games Weekend
We’re excited to share that we’ve added three demonstration accessible sports to be showcased during our Games weekend – Para Equestrian, PowerHockey, and Floor Curl
It’s part of our mission to grow accessible sport opportunities and participation as part of our Games legacy.
Ontario Parasport Games Legacy Fund
We challenged ourselves in 2019 to host the best Ontario Parasport Games yet. We were also quietly determined that our Games legacy would be the growth of opportunities and participants enjoying all the benefits of adaptive sport in Durham Region. For our Durham Region 2023 Ontario Parasport Games our legacy goals include growing and complementing our previous Games’ legacy initiatives.
Read more about our legacy initiatives.
Durham Region boasts some outstanding accessible sports venues that we’re keen to showcase during these Games.
Find places to eat, shop and experience in one of Durham’s eight communities.