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.
Until the next edition of its flagship annual event, Défi sportif AlterGo wishes to share precious memories from its 35th anniversary. “Thanks for 10 years of memories and inspiration”, writes Sarah White, in one of 18 messages collected last April. Before competing on the international level, Sarah found para athletics at Défi sportif AlterGo.Read more about Memories to share
Défi sportif AlterGo’s director, Maxime Magnon, will be part of a panel of experts to discuss the visibility and the impact of adapted sports. The panel will take place on November 17th during the CESAM - the Centre d’intégration à la vie active’s...Read more about Adapted Sports: Défi sportif AlterGo to share its experience
For the first time, a Canadian national team and an American national team of blind hockey squared off, a major step in the road to bring this sport to the Paralympic Games. From October 12th to 14th…Read more about Blind hockey takes another step towards the Paralympics Games
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.