A publication of the City of Sacramento,
Access Leisure Department, (916) 808-6017
Camps & Outdoor Recreation
Page 2 - Winter 2013
River Parkway Cycling Paralympic Sport Club’s NorCal Series Ride #1
Join us Saturday, April 13 at Discovery Park from 10am-3pm for a Handcycling and Tandem Cycling Clinic with Ride and Rock Climbing with Mark Wellman. Participants will be given the opportunity to check out the various styles of handcycles and tandems available for both beginning and advanced riders. Experienced handcyclists will be in attendance to share tips about cycling and training techniques. Rides of varying lengths along the River Parkway followed by a picnic lunch. Riders will also have the opportunity to experience climbing on an adaptive rock wall, led by world-renowned climber Mark Wellman. Cost is $10—No cost to ill, injured, or wounded veterans or active duty military.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Yosemite - May 13-16, 2013
The plans are rolling for the 8th 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.
Kids Catch A Smile
The 22nd annual Kids Catch A Smile Day will be held May 18 at Aerojet (Rancho Cordova) from 9am- 1:30pm. The event is for children with physical challenges, ages 5-19, and offers the participants a chance to catch planted trout. All rods, reels, bait and tackle will be provided. Each participant will receive a bag stuffed full of goodies, and all trout caught will be cleaned and put on ice until the participant leaves. In addition, there are activities for the entire family (only the physically challenged will be allowed to fish), and parents and siblings are encouraged to participate and join in on the fun. There will be face painting, craft projects, clowns, finger and sponge painting, karaoke, bean bag toss with prizes, appearance by the River Cats’ Dinger, and much, much more. Lunch will also be served. The event is FREE but participants must pre-register. The event is limited to the first 60 children who sign up by May. First-time participants will have priority in registering. To receive a registration form, email@example.com, or download at kidscatchasmileday.com/register.htm. You can also request a form by calling 771-0259. Leave your name, your physically challenged child’s name, your address and phone number.
Access Leisure Summer Camp
June 11-June 14 (Tuesday-Friday) $450
This camp is open to people with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities. Fees include camp costs, activities, meals transportation and staffing.
Course # 122288
Stephen J. Wampler Foundation and
The Contra Costa Youth Council’s Camp Nejedly
Get ready for Camp at Hawley Lake! A week of fun and excitement in the wilderness. Get ready for the world of the Sierra’s…blue skies, high mountains, clear lakes, snowfields and meadows full of wildflowers. Learn wilderness camping skills, sleep under the stars, and be personally challenged.
Session I (July 27– August 3, 2013)
Session II (August 4 – August 10, 2013
UCP Saddle Pals
For ages 4 and up. $400 for a 10-week session.
Orangevale: contact Jodi Wong at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 726-7257 (voicemail)
Grass Valley: contact Jane deZell email@example.com or 530-268 8785.
Ride & Shine at Grace
Located at Grace Ranch in El Dorado Hills.
Visit www.thegracefoundationofnorcal.org. Call Julie McBride at 941-0800 or email
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
Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC)
Visit www.etctrips.orgor call 415-474-7662.
Offers cross-country skiing, white-water rafting and sea kayaking adventures. Visit website for details.
Shared Adventures—Santa Cruz
For info on all trips, visit www.sharedadventures.org or call 831-459-7210. email@example.com
9th Annual Day in the Sky—5/4
Horseback Riding—2/26, 3/26, 4/30
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 1-7pm and Sat 9am-3pm. No appointment necessary.
Fast Group Rides—Sat 10am
Youth Group Rides—Sat 10am
Paralympic Sport Club Menlo Park
Archery for Veterans through the Palo Alto VA Tues/Thur 3:30-4pm
Coming again this spring- Camp
Metabolic! It will be held May 24-June 2. Live for a week in the Redwoods near Santa Cruz and enjoy the best in adaptive activity and great tasty food that is good for you. Bring your
fitness goals! Enjoy adapted kayaking, handcycling, sailing, scuba diving, inner tube water polo, a weightroom with equipment created for the seated user. Spend off hours enjoying live guitarists by the fireside! Late Visit campmetabolic.org or www.facebook.com/pages/Camp-Metabolic/110036422351554
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
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.
Phone: 909-558-6384. www.teampossabilities.org
Handcycle Group Ride - Last Sunday of every month at 8am. 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.
Redlands Bicycle Classic Handcycle
10th Anniversary PossAbilities Triathlon—April 29
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