Para athletics is one of the biggest sports within SASAPD with over 400 athletes qualifying to participate at the SASAPD National Championships. This sport is offered in all regions by both schools and clubs.  Almost all disability groups and classes may be eligible to participate in this sport.

The sport comprises of two elements which are field and track. The national convenor for Para athletics at SASAPD is Lappies Swanepoel.

Each active region has it’s a convenor responsible for athletes and most clubs have a convener.