PARC Programs

WCballroomPARC hosts several different exciting activities throughout the year, including adapted fitness classes, wheelchair ballroom dancing, and GameCycle Mario Kart competitions.

Our current program offerings are listed below.

Adapted yoga

Adaptive yoga is run three times a week: a class for ambulatory individuals is run on Wednesdays from 10:45 am – 12:00 pm while a yoga for all levels of ability is held on Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm and Fridays from 11 am to noon. The instructor is Bobbie Seale-Cobiskey from Yogability. Classes are held in PARC.

Classes are $10 each and run by 8 week terms. All PARC participants and community members are welcome! Please contact Christine or Bobbie if you have any inquiries.

Adaptive Boxing

An adaptive boxing class now runs on Wednesdays from 2:15 – 3:15 pm and Saturdays from 1:30 to 2:30 pm. The class consists of circuit training and boxing with a partner. Spots are limited and are on a first come first serve basis.

Langara RMT Massages

PARC has partnered with the Langara RMT Program, who offers free hour long massages to PARC participants on Mondays between the times of 1:45 – 4:30 pm. Sign up for massages begins on Tuesdays.

Wheelchair table tennis

Two ping-pong tables are available in PARC, and is currently available for everyone Mondays from 5-7 and Fridays 3-5. Paddles and balls provided. An adapted tool is available for picking up ping pong balls.

Wheelchair ballroom dancing

Fuse Wheelchair Dance takes place on Saturdays from 11 am to 1 pm. Everyone is welcome, no experience required!

Fitness classes

ICORD is very happy to offer twice-weekly lunchtime fitness classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:10 to 1:00 pm in the PARC multipurpose room. Classes are taught by Zoe Green and combine mat pilates and core strengthening with a variety of exercises targeting all parts of the body (every class is different). Classes are designed for staff but everyone is welcome to join. Matts and props provided.

Very reasonable rates. Please email Cheryl if you are interested.

Community organizations

If you are interested in opportunities outside of ICORD and PARC, please consult Spinal Cord Injury BC’s Resource Centre.