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Sports classes offer participants a more relaxed and leisurely experience for six-week sessions.

Participants must be cognitively or physically impaired. Common diagnoses of participants include: amputation, spinal cord injury, spina bifida, stroke, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, spinal muscular atrophy, hip dysplasia, cerebral palsy, arthrogryposis, traumatic brain injury and post-polio syndrome.

There may be some restrictions based on individual barriers, such as difficulty swallowing water, personal fears or age restrictions. The sports class coordinator will answer any questions.

Ballroom Dancing

Adaptive ballroom dancing is offered for those who have experienced a stroke, have MS, MD or Parkinson’s and those with a physical disability who use a wheelchair for mobility.

Age: 18 and older

Off-Road Handcycling

Get out and shred the trails with the Fat Explorer III, an off-road handcycle that allows users to tackle single-track terrain. With its power-assist capabilities, this cycle can handle anything that comes its way. Off-road handcycling is offered to those with physical disabilities who have the ability to independently operate a handcycle.

Age: 16 and older
Height requirement: 5’2″ to 6’3″
Weight requirement: 200 pounds

Swim Lessons

Adaptive swim lessons: Adaptive swim lessons are offered for school-aged children with physical and cognitive disabilities and include one-on-one instruction from a certified water safety instructor. Participants learn swimming and safety in a positive and fun environment.

Age: 5-18 (or still receiving school services)

 

Private swim lessons: We also provide private swim lessons for people of all ages with physical and cognitive disabilities. This includes one-on-one instruction from a certified water safety instructor. Participants learn swimming and safety in a positive and fun environment.

Age: All

Rock-climbing

Experience unknown heights through the excitement of rock climbing. If there is a will there is a way. All are welcome in this exhilarating sport. Variations of rope and rock climbing instruction will be offered by seasoned enthusiasts.

Age: 5 and older

Preschool Sports Sampler

This is an opportunity for those not yet old enough to join a team. Skill building, team work and game play are incorporated into this six-week class. Instruction will cover tennis, basketball and softball.

Age: 3-7 by date of class

Yoga

Experience inner peace through the guidance of certified instructors with extensive adaptive yoga practice. This six-week class is offered to those with cognitive and physical deficits.

Age: 12 and older