At Variety, we know that big dreams are possible. Being one of only a few facilities worldwide where all abilities are integrated, Variety is a place where anyone can develop independence, self-confidence and new skills.

    Variety Ambassadors know how to work hard and have fun at their respective activities, and never turn down a chance to champion the cause.


Variety Ambassadors

  • Stas, 13

    “I love Variety because it makes everyone who comes feel on top of the world.”

    Fun Fact: My role model is my dad because he is amazing at everything and an amazing dad. I aspire to be as good of a person as him.
  • Kathleen, 26

    “I love playing sports in the field house with my Milestones friend “

    Fun Fact: If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to Calgary because I want to spend time with my cousins, nephews and nieces.
  • Cassandra, 10

    “I love how Variety means so many different things to so many different people.”

    Fun Fact: My role model is Malala Yousafzai. She is a champion for girls and education.
  • Theo, 12

    “I love that everyone is accepted at Variety. It’s a place that’s welcome to all.”

    Fun Fact: If I could travel anywhere, I would go to Darmstadt, Germany. I want to visit GSI, a particle accelerator that smashes atoms together to create new periodic elements.
  • Megan, 17

    “I love that everyone who comes into the building feels included no matter what. You instantly feel a part of a family.”

    Fun Fact: If I could be part of any TV show or movie I would want to be part of the Harry Potter movies…I’ve always wanted to be a wizard!
  • Madi, 4

    “What I love most is going swimming in the pool with my coaches Hayley and Ryan."

    Fun Fact: I have been a member at Variety since I was a baby! I love swimming and I am part of the Flames para program and do physio every week to work on my walking.
  • Alexander, 12

    “Variety is a safe place for me where I can do lots of fun stuff. I meet lots of great people and try new things.”

    Fun Fact: If I could be an animal, I would be a cow because it makes milk for people to drink.
  • Zachary, 9

    “I have cerebral palsy which means my muscles don’t listen to me. Variety helps me with my CP and teaches me new skills.”

    Fun Fact: My role model is Ryan, my swimming teacher at Variety Village.
  • Jamie, 34

    “I love Variety because it is fun and there are many activities to do like golf and wheelchair basketball.”

    Fun Fact: If I could be any animal, I would be an elephant because they are grey, gentle and heavy.
  • Matt, 38

    “I have been part of Variety for 25 years. It is my home away from home.”

    Fun Fact: My role model is former President Barack Obama because he is brilliant, a sharp dresser, eloquent, well-mannered, positive and a decent family man.
  • Pierce, 6

    “I love Variety and all the staff. I have fun at the after school program!”

    Fun Fact: My favourite sport is hockey.
  • Kyra, 6

    “I love Variety! I have been coming here since I was 3 and I like climbing the rock wall and swimming!”

    Fun Fact:My favourite colour is red and I love to colour, read, dance, run and jump on my trampoline.
  • Jenny, 27

    “I enjoy volunteering at Variety and helping out with all of their events such as the Lieutenant Governor Games.”

  • Kate, 8

    “I love coming to Variety and playing sports with my brother Zachary!”