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Culture, sports and recreation programs

CNIB Foundation's culture, sports and recreation programs provide you with opportunities to take part in a variety of creative classes, community-based workshops, physical activities and excursions.  

Photo of a Victor Stream displaying a reader’s bookshelf, next to DAISY books on CD.

CNIB: Read Book Club

 
CNIB: Read is a virtual book club for anyone interested in accessible literacy. Housed on Facebook, the club gives members an interactive community where they can read together, swap notes and perspectives on what they've read, and talk about all things books – from their favourite writers to the latest accessible reading technologies on the market. 
 
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Oshawa Lawn Bowling Group

Take part in lawn bowling with the Oshawa Lawn Bowling Club. Free for people who are blind or partially sighted.
GO visitors feeling sculpture during multisensory tour.

Royal Ontario Museum Tactile Tour - Toronto

The ROM tactile tour provides an opportunity for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, to experience the richness and diversity of their collection. The guided Tactile Tours led by Museum docents explore objects from the ROM's galleries.
A microphone sits in a tripod stand.

Everyone's an Audio Describer - Toronto

Our world includes professional audio describers who reframe the visual aspects of entertainment and life into packages that make the world a more familiar and inclusive place for people who are blind or partially sighted. In this open forum, we want to bring together professional audio describers with “life-long audio describers.” Join us for an open and honest discussion about techniques, opportunities, limitations, strategies and challenges.
A beautiful lakeview with canoes scattered on the shoreline and mountains/trees surrounding the lake.

Muskoka Women's Retreat

Escape the city and spend a weekend at a private cottage in beautiful Muskoka! We're organizing a women's retreat geared towards physically active women. Activities will include running, swimming, hiking, etc.
A hockey rink. Blind hockey players are competing against one another on the rink.

Canadian Blind Hockey - Summer Development Camp

The sixth annual Canadian Blind Hockey Summer Development Camp takes place for the first time in Toronto from July 23 to 28, 2019. Participants will be grouped throughout the weeks’ on-ice and off-ice activities based on a combination of age and skill level. There will be plenty of opportunities for interaction and combined training with athletes from all divisions, and players at the Development Camp will have the opportunity to be mentored by members of the 2018 National Team. 
Four granite curling rocks (stones).

Oshawa blind curling

Try a new sport! The Oshawa Curling Club is recruiting new members. The group practices every Tuesday at the Oshawa Curling Club.
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5-a-side blind soccer (ages 14+)

Learn a new sport or brush off your cleats! Check out 5-a-side blind soccer summer development sessions in Pickering.
Christine Malec plays the guitar. Three people sit next to her.

Music jam session

Singers, musicians, music fans - come jam! Join us for a night of live music and experience the unique joy that only music brings. Bring an instrument, your voice, or just a love of music. The group meets on the second Tuesday of the month. 
Christine Malec plays the guitar. Three people sit next to her.

Two-person Guitar Classes

Learn to play guitar at The Hub! One-hour classes beginning at 3 p.m., 4 p.m. or 5 p.m. Guitar enthusiasts of any skill level are welcome and you don’t need to own a guitar. Our visually impaired instructor Joe Bernard teaches in a patient, inclusive environment.