A publication of the City of Sacramento,
Access Leisure Department, (916) 808-6017
Camps & Outdoor Recreation
Page 1 - Fall 2013
Injured, Ill, and Wounded Veterans Sought
Paralympic Sport Sacramento is seeking Veterans and Wounded Warriors with physical disabilities or those that are blind or have low vision to participate in both Paralympic sports and recreational sport programs. Activities occur locally and regionally. Join us for our cycling program, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair softball, sled hockey, wheelchair rugby, swimming, goalball, or one of many other exciting opportunities. Contact Annie Desalernos at
email@example.com or 808-3809.
Access Leisure Camps and Outdoor Education
Call Jenny Yarrow at 808-6017, email firstname.lastname@example.org visit www.accessleisuresac.org
Athletes Helping Athletes
“Motivation, Inspiration, Passion…No Excuses!”
A non-profit foundation, Athletes Helping Athletes raises money to purchase handcycles for children with disabilities. If you or your child is under 18, has a permanent physical disability and would like more info about obtaining a free handcycle, email email@example.com or visit www.roadrunnersports.com
Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors (BAADS)
- Dinghy Sailing - Every Saturday in McCovey Cove
- Keelboat Sailing - Every Sunday in the SF Bay
- Liberty Racing - Every third Saturday
- Beer Can Races - Every Friday at South Beach Yacht Club
- Veterans Go Sailing—Every Sunday at Pier 40
Bay Area Outreach Program (BORP) offers wheelchair basketball, power
soccer, goalball, youth sports, outings, adaptive cycling, and fitness.
Visit borp.org or call 510-849-4663.
- Cycling Center open Tues, Thurs, Sat.
- Fast Group Rides—Sat 10am
- Youth Group Rides—Sat 10am
Disabled Sports—Eastern Sierra
Contact Maggie Palchak at 760-934-0791 or firstname.lastname@example.org
We have the equipment and instuctors to provide a range of activities for students of all ages. Skiing (using regular skis, bi-skis or mono-skis) and snowboarding. Reservations required. All lessons are private. 9:30 am–12pm and 1–3:30 pm daily. The program is operated from our facilities in the Panorama Gondola/Woollywood building at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area Main Lodge.
Disabled Sports USA – Far West
Information & Reservations
Adaptive Ski/Snowboard Lessons
Alpine Meadows/Squaw Valley
$85 (members) for 2½hr private lesson w/ lift ticket (equipment rental not included)
Daily: 10:00am-12:30 and 1:30-4:00pm
$185 (members) for 5 hr private lesson w/ lift ticket
(equipment rental not included)
By arrangement 9am-3pm
Mono-ski, Bi-ski rentals from Disabled Sports:
$10 half day, $20 all day.
Standard ski or snowboard rentals are ½ price at participating ski area rental shops or Tahoe Dave’s
(Tahoe Dave’s 530-583-6415)
Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC)
Visit www.etctrips.org or call 415-474-7662.
Offers cross-country skiing, white-water rafting and sea kayaking adventures. Visit website for details.
- Angel Island overnight kayak - 10/19-20
- 32nd Annual Regatta-thon - Oct. 26, 7am-4pm on the SF Bay. Open to sea kayakers, stand-up paddlers, outriggers, and other paddling boats. Every dollar raised will be matched up to $20,000.
Free Admission to National Parks
America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Access Pass is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults at per person fee areas. The Access Pass provides a 50% discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services. For more info go to www.nps.gov/fees_passes.htm
Phone: 909-558-6384. www.teampossabilities.org
- Handcycle Group Ride - Last Sunday of every month at 9am. All ages and abilities. Group A ride will be approx. 20 miles. Group B ride will be 10 miles or less. Light energy boosting snacks and water will be provided.
- Kayaking (Team River Runners) - Sundays, 5pm
Ride & Shine at Grace
Located at Grace Ranch in El Dorado Hills.
Visit www.thegracefoundationofnorcal.org. Call Julie McBride at 941-0800 or email
Shared Adventures - Santa Cruz
For info on all trips, visit www.sharedadventures.org or call 831-459-7210. email@example.com
- Horseback Riding - Oct. 29, Nov. 19, 3:30-5:30pm.
Treasure Island Sailing Center
The TISC Adaptive Sailing Program ranges from introductory sailing for children and adults to
competitive training for the US Paralympic Sailing Team. TISC’s trained instructors support the needs of each participant and promote safety both on and off the water. Call 415-421-2225 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. www.tisailing.org
UCP Saddle Pals and Heroes Astride
For ages 4 and up. Heroes Astride is a program for disabled service members.
Grass Valley: contact Jane de’Zell email@example.com or
WI is a non-profit organization that focuses on getting people from all walks of life to personally experience the natural world. Integrated trips are led by experienced wilderness guides. For more info visit www.wildernessinquiry.com.
Back to Top