Adaptive Soccer Member Strategy


Canada Soccer's: Guide to Accessibility and Inclusion:

Adaptive Soccer Resources Webpage

Our website includes a resource page that describes soccer's different adaptations for participants with different types of disabilities.

Promotion of #CanPara

Saskatchewan Soccer is proud to promote Canada's para soccer team by sharing its news on our social media channels and circulating information about identification opportunities. Canada's para soccer team is made up of athletes who have cerebral palsy or have had a stroke or brain injury.

MAP Grant

The MAP Grant provides Member Organizations with significant funding opportunities to grow adaptive soccer and futsal programming for athletes with disabilities.

Try It Equipment

Thanks to the support of the Sask Sport Adaptive Equipment Grant, Saskatchewan Soccer has a variety of adaptive equipment available that can be loaned to Member Organizations and entities. The equipment includes sensory balls (heavier soccer balls for athletes with sensory processing challenges), ringing balls, blindfolds, and textured floor tape (for athletes who are blind or have visual impairments), and soccer guards for wheelchairs (metal and hard plastic), large balls, and goal posts (for athletes who use wheelchairs). Member Organizations may loan equipment to trial programming or find the best fit of equipment for athletes.

Adaptive Soccer Coach Training

Look for more information in the coming months

Support of Adaptive Program Development

Saskatchewan Soccer supports Member Organizations who are interested to develop adaptive programming by doing research, sharing resources, and connecting MOs to others who may be of support. Contact IDEA coordinator: for more information.

Adaptive Soccer Promotional Video

This video shows the potential of adaptive soccer programs and is meant to encourage others to start adaptive soccer programming in their communities. Thank you to the participants of Weyburn Soccer's All Abilities Program.

Launching an Adaptive Soccer Program Webinar

The Launching an Adaptive Soccer Program webinar shares information to be considered when building an adaptive soccer program. Thank you to Matt Greenwood, Executive Director of Pickering Soccer Club and Tyler Hillstead, Technical Director of Grassroots and All Abilities Programs, Weyburn Soccer, for sharing your knowledge.

Partnership with Special Olympics Saskatchewan

SSA is proud to be formal partners of Special Olympics Saskatchewan (SOS). As part of this formal partnership, SSA recognizes and supports SOS soccer as SSA members, encourages local SSA Member Organizations to reduce costs associated with participation and support SOS partnership initiatives through MAP Grant funding, supports SOS to assist in reducing financial barriers to participation, and encourages the expansion of Special Olympics soccer programming with its local SSA Member Organizations.

Special Olympics Provincial Championships

SSA is proud to offer the Special Olympics Provincial Championships during the indoor soccer season.

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