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Fifth Third River Bank Run 25K Wheelchair/Handcycle

Racers start on Monroe Avenue at Lyon Street and finish on Ottawa Avenue at Lyon Street These events are for competitive handcyclist and wheelchair athletes only; divisions are not designed for leisure racing. 8:15 am start for Handcycle Division 8:16 am start for Wheelchair Division  


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Adult Doubles Charity Tennis Tournament

11th Annual Adult Doubles Charity Tennis Tournament All are welcome to attend our annual charity tennis tournament supporting our wheelchair tennis team. Entry deadline: Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Cost: For players, $40 for one event, $60 for two events (maximum) (Checks payable to Mary Free Bed) Email alicia.hass@maryfreebed.com for a registration form.


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Grand Rapids Drive jersey night to benefit MFB

The Grand Rapids Drive, the NBA Affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, will partner with Dickinson Wright PLLC to host a Charitable Jersey Takeover Night on Fri. Jan. 22 as the Drive take on the Sioux Falls Skyforce at 7pm at the DeltaPlex Arena. Players will wear customized GR Drive/Dickinson Wright jerseys to be auctioned off post-game with…


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Adaptive Rock Climbing Clinic

Push your limits and achieve new heights while safely and securely scaling the indoor rock wall. This clinic includes an individual assessment to determine if adaptive equipment is necessary to help you participate. This program is offered in partnership with Kentwood Parks and Recreation. A $20 participation fee covers instruction, insurance, climb time, T-shirt and…


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Wheelchair Basketball Club

We’re pleased to offer a basketball team for adults who are looking to stay active and have fun while working on their wheelchair basketball skills. We begin as a club team with the hope of eventually moving into the D3 division under the National Wheelchair Basketball Association. For more information on this team, please contact the…


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Sled Hockey Practice

The Grand Rapids Sled Wings are co-sponsored by Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital and the Grand Rapids Griffins Youth Foundation. Sled Hockey is a sport ideal for individuals with lower limb affected disabilities. This program is for both the recreational and competitive athlete.


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Quad Rugby Practice

The Grand Rapids Thunder is a wheelchair rugby team for those living with physical disabilities to upper and lower body extremities. Heavy-duty sports chairs, fit to each individual, are used in this high-intensity, chair-to-chair contact sport. The game is as physical and extreme as conventionally-played rugby.


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Goalball Practice

Goalball is a Paralympic sport for the blind and visually impaired. Persons with any form of visual impairments may participate, as participants wear “black out” goggles to ensure a level playing field. There are two teams of three when playing. The goal of the game is to roll a ball with a bell inside into…


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Adaptive Swim Lessons Session 2

Lessons are for school-aged children with developmental disabilities who require one-on-one instruction from a certified water safety instructor. Participants will learn swimming skills and safety around the water. Classes meet once a week for 5 weeks. Instructor: Christy VanHaver


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