HISTORY OF THE ONTARIO BLIND SPORTS ASSOCIATION


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Ontario Blind Sports Association (OBSA) plans, promotes, co-ordinates and sanctions events and activities designed to stimulate and assist the further development of sports programs for blind/visually impaired athletes in Ontario. OBSA was incorporated in 1984. 

The association selects athletes, coaches and support personnel to be members of teams representing the Province of Ontario in sports competitions and programs for blind/visually impaired athletes, in Track and Field, Powerlifting, Goalball, Wrestling, Judo and Swimming. OBSA continues to increase opportunities for inclusion of its members in able-bodied sporting programs. Swimming, Powerlifting, Judo and Wrestling have been integrated sports for blind athletes for many years.

OBSA also provides an opportunity to exchange of expertise and resources relating to sport for blind/visually impaired athletes, which includes media and public awareness. 

OBSA Mailing Address:

Ontario Blind Sports Association

101-100 Sunrise Ave 

Toronto, ON M4A 1B3

Phone #: 416-855-0972