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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.

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

Junior Softball

The Jr. Wheelchair Softball class is offered throughout the summer. Athletes will have the chance to learn the basics of the sport in a team-based setting. The class is offered to those with a physical disability and who are able to propel themselves in a manual wheelchair.

Age: 7-17