About Us

Ontario Blind Sports Association (OBSA) plans, promotes, coordinates, and sanctions events and activities designed to assist the development of sports programs for blind/visually impaired athletes in Ontario. We provide a platform for the exchange of expertise and resources relating to sport for athletes, coaches, officials, and constituents of our sport community which includes a vast professional network, partnerships, media and public awareness campaigns. OBSA was incorporated in 1984 and continues to increase opportunities for inclusion of its members in able-bodied sport programs; providing individuals with the resources and support that develop the skill, drive, and confidence needed to succeed in sport.

Mission Statement

To grow blind sports across Ontario through the provision of quality programs, camps, competitions and other sport opportunities.

Vision Statement

To provide the best provincial sport delivery system for people who are blind/visually impaired from playground to podium.


The Ontario Blind Sports Association (OBSA) believes in the positive impact sports provides and works to ensure those living with a visual impairment can realize these benefits through:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Fair Play

For more information about our role as a PSO, please visit: http://www.mtc.gov.on.ca/en/sport/sport/pso.shtml