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Christmas Picnic

November 21, 2009

We held our annual Christmas Picnic on Saturday 21st November at Central Gardens, Merrylands. A sausage sizzle was provided and was followed by  fun and games. Santa joined us on the day, giving presents to all the children. It was a fun day for all with plenty of families coming along and enjoying themselves. Thanks […]

Sports Day

October 25, 2009
Sports Day

On Sunday, 25th October 2009 we held a Sports Day at Emerton Leisure Centre, Emerton (Western Sydney). During the day we played a variety of sports including badminton, basketball, indoor soccer, volleyball and boccia. The day was all about having fun and trying various sports, regardless of age or whether you were short statured or […]

NSW Disability Swimming State Championships

October 24, 2009
NSW Disability Swimming State Championships

Reagan Wickens competed at the NSW Disability Swimming State Championships held at Sydney Olympic Park, Homebush on 24 October 2009 and won 5 gold medals. Each year Swimming NSW select a swimmer to receive the ‘Beverley Whitfield Trophy’ which is an award for sportsmanship, dedication and outstanding swimming results. Reagan was presented with the prestigous […]

Australian Paralympic Youth Games

October 5, 2009
Australian Paralympic Youth Games

The first ever Australian Paralympic Youth Games were held in Melbourne from 5-10 October, 2009. The games were open to both Australian and International athletes under the age of 20, and included seven Paralympic sports including athletics, handcycling, swimming, table tennis, wheelchair tennis, 7-a-side football and wheelchair basketball. The SSPA was represented by swimmers from […]

SSPA Convention 2009

September 20, 2009
SSPA Convention 2009

The 2009 SSPA National Convention was held at Anglesea Recreation Camp, Anglesea, Victoria, between Sunday 20 September and Saturday 26 September 2009. During the Convention, SSPA members from all over Australia came together for a week full of activities, with something for everyone. Activities included local sightseeing, a medical day, a disco and dinner-dance, and […]

A.G.M. – 22 Aug 2009

August 22, 2009

We held the NSW Branch Annual General Meeting for 2009 at Westmead Children’s Hospital on 22 August 2009. The committee was elected for 2009/2010 and the results were: President/Chairperson: Michael Blair Secretary: Troy Parker Treasurer: Alex Simak Social/Youth Co-ordinators: Tracey & Brittany Mamula Sports Co-ordinator: Alex Simak Committee Members: Lynelle Boyd, David Cowlishaw, Anne Murn, […]

World Dwarf Games : 26 Jul – 2 Aug 2009

August 2, 2009

The 2009 World Dwarf Games were held in Belfast in late July. For the first time in the history of the games, Australia was represented by 15 athletes (including 6 from New South Wales) from the SSPA. The team exceeded all expectations and brought home medals in swimming, athletics, table tennis, basketball and power-lifting. Congratulations […]

Christmas in July – 18 Jul 2009

July 18, 2009

On the 18th July we had a Christmas in July dinner at Prospero’s Restaurant in Parramatta. We had a good turnout with everyone enjoying a wonderful evening. Due to it being such a great night we are planning to do the same again next year.

2009 Trivia Night – 16 May 2009

May 16, 2009

We held the trivia night at Parramatta Workers Club in May. We had a good turnout and a big thank you to all those who came along and supported the night. A big thank you also to Tracey for organising the night. We raised over $4,000 which was a great result.

NSW Meeting – 9 May 2009

May 9, 2009

There was a meeting at the home of Alma Weber and Alex Simak at Seven Hills on Saturday, 9th May 2009. Following the meeting most stayed around for afternoon tea and a chat.

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