Much more than an annual event, Défi sportif AlterGo is a non-profit organization that promotes adapted sport and a healthy lifestyle. A strong advocate of a more inclusive society, the organization’s mission is to contribute to universal accessibility.
The organization is also the host of Défi sportif AlterGo, an annual event that brings to Montréal over 6,000 elite and up-and-coming athletes from Québec, Canada and many other countries, no matter their deficiency.
This website will give you more information on the services offered by the organization as well as its relationships with partners and volunteers.
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A major partner of Défi sportif AlterGo, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has been contributing to the event’s success for 25 years by offering a shuttle service for Canadian and international athletes taking part in the competitions. Foremost,...Read more about THE STM: AN AGENT FOR UNIVERSAL ACCESSIBILITY
Over the course of seven days, more than 7,000 athletes from 29 countries made the journey to Montreal and its South Shore to participate in Canada’s largest multi-sport competition. The 35th edition of the Défi sportif AlterGo came to an end on Sunday, April 29…Read more about An Emotional 35th Edition
AlterGo is a group of over 130 organizations on the Island of Montréal offering sport and recreation services and concerned with access to recreation for people with functional limitations.
Unifying organization and driver of change, AlterGo works with a variety of partners to promote universal accessibility, everywhere and for all.
Formation AlterGo contributes its expertise to social inclusion by offering training, raising awareness about a more inclusive environment as well as promoting empowerment and solidarity among non-profit organizations.
The organization works with different community stakeholders in order to raise awareness about the needs of people with functional limitations and universal accessibility principles.