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    January 10, 2013

    Manitoba Wheelchair Mini-Paralympian Camps Offered to Children 12 & Under for FREE

    Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Association has announced that it will be hosting a series of Mini-Paralympian Camps.   The camps will take place at the Youth For Christ Centre, 333 King Street, Winnipeg on the first Saturday of every month from February – May 2013, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm.  Each month, a different sport will be featured.  The first camp, Saturday February 2, 2013, will feature Joey Johnson as guest.  Joey Johnson is a 5 time Paralympic athlete who represented Canada as a member of the Men’s National Wheelchair Basketball team.  He accumulated numerous medals during his illustrious career including 3 GOLD medals and a SILVER medal from the Paralympics.  Joey will speak at the Mini-Camp, bring his medals for photo opportunities, and, lead the wheelchair basketball demonstration.


    There is no fee to attend.  Register by contacting the office at 204-925-5790 or via email


    Camp dates:

    • Saturday February 2, 2013  Register by January 30, 2013     Guest  – Joey Johnson.

    • Saturday March 2, 2013      Register by February 27, 2013   Guest - TBA.

    • Saturday April 6, 2013        Register by April 3, 2013           Guest – TBA.

    • Saturday May 4, 2013         Register by May 1, 2013            Guest – TBA.


    The camp is open to children 12 years and under.


    If you have questions, contact the MWSA office any time.


    Angela Lloyd

    Interim Executive Director

    Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Association

    145 Pacific Avenue

    Winnipeg, MB

    Ph. 204-925-5790

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