Spinal Cord Injury Alberta

Grande Prairie - Local Activities and Events 


SCI Alberta Grande Prairie Peer Information Sessions/Other Activities:


For more information on any upcoming peer events, contact Mieke at 780-532-3305 or grandeprairie@sci-ab.ca. 

June 6, 2017  Grande Prairie Chair-leaders Enabling Access Event.   We have room for more Chair-Leaders, so please let me know if you want to invite someone special to join us!  The following people from the City of Grande Prairie have committed to the work day in a wheelchair:   

  • Robin Hutchinson, P.Eng. / Traffic Engineering Supervisor
  • Koji Myaji / Director of Community Growth
  • Bob Nicolay / City Manager


8:30 Wheelchair Pick-up and orientation at the SCI Alberta Office. Hand-cycles and public transportation will be available during the day.  

4:30 Wrap up at the Bowling Stones Ten Pin Entertainment Centre.  Public is welcome!


June 6, 2017  4:30 - 6:30   SCI Alberta Chair-leaders Enabling Access and Peer Bowling Meet Up.  Volunteers are appreciated, friends are welcome. 

This will be our weekly Tuesday meeting time – join in as you can! Our goal this year is to establish a first ever Grande Prairie bowling league SCI Alberta Team.


August 18 – 20, 2017 Bear Creek Folk Festival Volunteer Applications are now available (http://bearcreekfolkfest.org/volunteer/ )   People with mobility equipment are welcome as volunteers.  This is a wonderful way to get into the festival for free – but you need to sign up for 25 hours.  There are opportunities to volunteer effective immediately.   If you’d like support for your role as a volunteer, let me know and make a note on your application.


Volunteers are needed for the following: International Day for Persons with Disabilities, Grande Prairie Committee

Local Support Groups

ASLS Brain Injury Support (780) 539-0433
Cerebral Palsy Association 1-888-477-8030
CNIB - (780) 539-4719
Multiple Sclerosis Society - (780) 532-3204

Muscular Dystrophy Canada -  (780) 814-2345
Parkinson's Alberta - (780) 882-6640
PARDS (Peace Area Riding for the Disabled Society) - (780) 538-3211
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association - 780-451-6921
Wolverines Wheelchair Sports Association - (780) 402-3331












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