Waikato Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Association Inc (Parafed Waikato) is a non profit organsiation managed by an elected board of volunteers. Our goal is to provide or facilitate recreation or leisure opportunities for our members.
Parafed Waikato recognises the “No Exceptions” policy and is an advocate and facilitator for members with disabilities to have access to sporting and recreational activities. Parafed Waikato is committed to providing assistance and resources, including funding assistance for equipment.

Benefits of Membership

– Free or low cost access to all locally hosted events/programmes (excluding some competition entry fees)
– Regular updates on upcoming events both sporting and social
– Full financial members are eligible to apply for funding for equipment/competition etc (see funding page for full guidelines)
– Access to equipment so you can try before you buy
– Assistance to develop in your chosen sport(s)
– Getting to meet new people through Sport and Recreation


Membership Options:

Membership Prices—1 July to 30 June

(prices are inclusive of GST)

Full Membership – $50.00 ($35.00 if payment is received by 1st October)

Full membership is required by all those seniors (19 years and over) who wish to compete at events/games/nationals outside of our local trainings and/or wish to apply for club supported funding. This also includes coaches and officials who wish to apply for financial assistance from us


Junior Membership – $30.00 ($20.00 if payment is received by 1st October)

Junior membership is for individuals aged 18 years and under or still at school; these members have “full membership” rights.  This also includes junior coaches and officials


Social Membership – $15.00

Social membership includes those who are supporters, family members, social athletes and participants who do not require funding – only participate in local training sessions