A publication of the City of Sacramento,
Access Leisure Department, (916) 808-6017
Camps & Outdoor Recreation
Page 2 - Winter 2014
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
Camp Challenge Ourselves through Outdoor Leisure (C.O.O.L.) is a two-day one night residential camp for young adults age 10-25 with physical disabilities. February 8-9. Camp C.O.O.L. this year will consists of an exciting two-days of downhill snow ski lessons from the skilled staff of the Tahoe Disabled Sports USA Program at Alpine Meadows. Cost is $275 and includes all activities, food, lodging, transportation and equipment
Access Leisure Summer Camp
June 10-June 13, 2014
Open to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
**Fees included camp costs, activities, meals, transportation, and staffing.
Contact Phil Sinclair at 808-6045 or email: email@example.com.
Scuba Adventure Day
Saturday, July 19, 8am-4:30pm at the Sac State dorm pool. Introduction to scuba for youth ages 10-25 with physical or visual disabilities. Pre-registration required. Enrollment limited to 50. Lunch will be provided to each participant.
Hand Cycling and Tandem Cycling Rides
Contact Rick Mason at 804-1934 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This fun and exciting sport that can be shared with family and friends while providing excellent health benefits. Season starts in April.
Rock n Roll Yosemite - May 12-15, 2014
The plans are rolling for the 9th Annual “Rock ‘n Roll Yosemite” spring excursion to experience the sights, sounds and natural wonders of Yosemite National Park. This four (4) day, three (3) night tour will utilize handcycles or tandem cycles to tour the valley floor, including educational programs and is specifically designed with physically challenged individuals in mind. There will be Adaptive Rock Climbing sessions on the granite rock wall led by Mark Wellman. Must be 21 years of age or older.
Southside Park Play Dates
The Accessible Playground located at Southside Park (6th and U Streets) is a place where children of all abilities can play together. Our goal is to allow opportunities for children of all abilities to interact and socialize with new and old friends. Parents/guardians will also be able to get together to share some of their own experiences, network and local resources will be available. Healthy Snacks and Drinks will be provided. Music, Face Painting, Games and More…FREE to Everyone.
Tentative dates: 4/12, 5/3, 6/21, 7/12, 8/ 23.
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 530-268 8090.
Ride & Shine at Grace
Located at Grace Ranch in El Dorado Hills.
Visit www.thegracefoundationofnorcal.org. Call Julie McBride at 941-0800 or email
Cosumnes Therapeutic Recreation
www.yourcsd.comFees vary. Contact Timory at
405-5667 or TimoryDesalernos@csdparks.com
- Adapted Riding - Tues. 3:15pm. Herald,CA. $120.
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.
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 Thurs. and Sat.
· Fast Group Cycling Rides—Sat 9am
· Youth Group Cycling Rides—Sat 10am
Shared Adventures—PSC Santa Cruz
For info on all trips, visit www.sharedadventures.org or call 831-459-7210. email@example.com
· Hiking—2/1, 2/8, 2/22, 3/2
· Horseback Riding Lessons—Last Wed. of every month. 11am. $50.
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
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.
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