Summer is the time to get outside and take advantage of these warm, sunshiny days and have some fun!
There are many summer opportunities available for everyone, including children, youth, and adults with disabilities. You just have to know where to look.
Below are just a few of the activities that are designed to accommodate people of all abilities, with specific adaptations for those with disabilities.
Cache Valley County:
-Adaptive Aquatics at the Logan Aquatics Center, 451 South 500 West. Offered every Saturday from 9:00-11:30 a.m. Ends August 25. Families are invited to come and swim with their family member with disabilities. Free of charge.
-Common Ground: Canoeing, hiking, fishing, cycling; all available for $3.00 per activity. Call 435-713-0288 for more information. Go to their website for scheduled activities.
Salt Lake County:
-2012 Summer Adaptive Sports Camp, Centennial Park in West Valley,Utah. August 13-17, 9:00a.m.- 5:00 p.m. For ages 5-21 years old with lower mobility impairments. Cost: $60 for the week. Includes basketball, rugby, tennis, swimming, hockey, rock climbing, softball. Contact the Salt Lake County Adaptive Recreation program to register.
-Pee Wee Basketball, Sorenson Multicultural Center, 855 West California Ave, SLC (385-468-1300). Thursday nights from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the large gym. Cost $3.50 per night. This is for manual wheelchair users.
-Courage Reins Therapeutic Riding Center 5870 West 10400 North, Highland, UT (801-756-8900).
The Utah Parent Center has compiled a resource list of adaptive recreation opportunities in Utah. There are activites available throughout the state. Take advantage of this wonderful summer fun!
So little time…so much fun to have!!
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