September 29, 2012 (Time TBD)
The Rec Fest is for persons with and without physical limitations. Come learn and participate in many fun including scuba diving, rock climbing, wheelchair rugby, and handcycling. The Rec Fest is a fundraiser event to raise money for organizations providing services for the disabled in the community. This is a free event must you must register on the website beforehand. For more information and to register visit GlobalAbilities.org or call (215)205-3076.
A variety of special events, road trips and no cost sport clinics are arranged periodically. Used as an introduction to adapted sports and healthy lifestyles, these monthly sport clinics are the perfect opportunity to try something new. Past clinics have included kayaking, swimming, golf, tennis and cycling. Check back often to see what's coming up and bring a friend. YMCA of the Brandywine Valley
The West Chester Area YMCA has hosted the Magee Spokesmen, a wheelchair basketball team sponsored by Magee Rehab and the 76ers. Organized by Jimmy Falls, the guys led a series of drills. A good time was had by all.
PAR Boathouse- 1233 Martin Luther King Drive, Philadelphia, PA
Date: Every Saturday from April 14th-October
Come out to the PAR Boathouse on Saturdays starting April 14th and going until October for some tandem and hand-cycling.
Kayak Pool Training
West Chester Area YMCA
Date: April 22
Time: 1:00 PM
Join the PA Adapted Sports program to learn the important skill of exiting and returning to your kayak in a controlled pool setting. This is an important skill that will allow you to paddle with more confidence and safety.
Adapted Sports Expo
West Chester Area YMCA
Date: May 20
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Adapted Sports Expo showcases the talents of many area athletes with disabilities. The free event includes sports such as basketball, golf, martial arts, yoga, swimming, tennis, Zumba and more. Join us for an afternoon to watch some of the region's finest athletes dribble, dance, swim and swing. Click here to download the flyer.
Contact Loretta Cohen at email@example.com or call (610)738-3849 for more information. Or visit YMCA Adapted Sports to register.
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