A publication of the City of Sacramento,
Access Leisure Department, (916) 808-6017
Page 5 - 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.
River Cats Independence Field Spring Youth Baseball League
This fun and exciting league is for youth with disabilities and will be played on the fully accessible rubberized surface of River Cats Independence Field (2450 Meadowview Road). Dates and times TBA. Play Ball! Contact Jenny Yarrow 808-6017 or firstname.lastname@example.org
13th Annual “Baseball For All” Skills Clinic Coming in May
This FREE skills clinic will be held this spring (date TBA) at the fully-accessible River Cats Independence Field with Sacramento River Cats players giving back by coaching the junior athletes participating in this event. This awesome opportunity is open to children ages 4 through school-age with disabilities. Each ballplayer will need to bring one parent/guardian over the age of 18 with them to the clinic. Both the participant and his or her adult companion will be served lunch. Sorry, no additional family members will be admitted to this clinic. Each player may bring one adult only. All ballplayers will receive 2 free tickets to a special River Cats home game at Raley Field. Additional tickets will be available through River Cats Ticket office. Contact Jenny Yarrow 808-6017 or email@example.com
Sierra Regional Ski for Light
- Day Ski Event—Saturday, January 25
- Guide Training—Sunday, January 26
- Day Ski Event Saturday, February 8
- 3-Day Ski Event March 8-10
- Spring Day Skiing Event Saturday, March 22
For info on the three-day trip contact Cindy at 510-483-2498 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For info on the Day trips email Betsy at email@example.com.
For info on becoming a ski guide contact Edie at 530-582-5362 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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)
Military Winter Sports Camp
The Military Winter Sports Camp provides 4 days of adaptive ski and snowboard instruction to 20 disabled Service men and women.
Because of generous donations from individuals and businesses, this camp is provided FREE OF CHARGE to these wounded warriors.
Disabled Sports—Eastern Sierra
Contact Maggie Palchak at 760-934-0791 or email@example.com
Alpine Ski & Race Camp
(Feb. 5-9) features on snow training, equipment assessing and fitting, special coaching from guest coaches, and includes all gear, lift tickets, lunches and social. Fee: $250, scholarships available.
Mono Ski Madness
(Feb. 28-March 2) includes on snow training, race prep and racing, equipment assessment and fitting, coaching with Coach and Paralympic Medalist BILL BOWNESS, all gear and race entry. Fee: $225, scholarships available. Program is open to mono skiers of all levels.
Biathlon & Mammoth Lakes Biathlon Camp
(March 19-23) includes on snow training with former Team USA Athletes and Coaches, shooting and tactics, trail passes, equipment, lunches and a social, and race entry. Fee: $300, scholarships available. Open to biathletes of all skill levels, and physical or visual disabilities.
We also offer ongoing lessons in Alpine Skiing, Nordic Skiing, Biathlon & Snowboarding through Memorial Day and beyond. Reservations required. All lessons are private, and include lift ticket and rental gear. 9:30 am–Noon and 1–3:30 pm daily. The program is operated from our facilities on the ground floor of the Gondola & Kids Ski School building at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area’s Main Lodge.
Golfing For All
Sacramento is proud to boast four golf courses with trained staff available to teach golfers of all ages and abilities. Adaptive Golf Carts are available at the Cherry Island Golf Course, “The First Tee” in William Land Park, and Haggin Oaks. Trained staff can improve the swing of any golfer.
The First Tee in William Land Park. Brian Rugne at 455-7888 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Haggin Oaks, 3645 Fulton Ave. Kelli Corlett at
808-0971 or email@example.com.
Cherry Island Golf Course, 2360 Elverta Rd.
Tim Berg at 991-7293 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bing Maloney, 6801 Freeport Blvd. Morgan Malone at 808-6616 or email@example.com.
TTY’S available to the public at the following Capital City Golf Locations:
Bartley Cavanaugh Golf Course TTY 665-3637
Bing Maloney Golf Course TTY 391-8006
Haggin Oaks Golf Course TTY 481-2253
William Land Golf Course TTY 277-1207
Capital City Golf Administration Office 433-6294
The Growth Oriented Adapted Learning Skills (GOALS) program is a non-profit organization
offering a variety of activities to individuals with
developmental disabilities ages 8 and older.
Call 595-2165 or visit www.goals-us.com.
- Golf firstname.lastname@example.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.
Challenger Baseball Sacramento
Contact Larry Wager at 896-6031 or email@example.com
Tri-City Challenger Baseball
Tri-City Little League in Rocklin is Registering for Spring Baseball in the Challenger Division.
Challenger is open to children with disabilities. Visit www.tricitylittleleague.comor call 773-4454.
Folsom/El Dorado Hills (Dist. 54) Challenger Baseball
Contact Matt Mauk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 530-558-5374.
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.
Break the Barriers (Fresno)
Phone: 559-432-6292 www.breakthebarriers.org
· Veterans program—various sports
City of Reno Parks & Recreation
Contact April Wolfe at 775-333-7765 or email@example.com.
· Project Hero|Ride2Recovery - Program to improve health and wellness of healing heroes through multi- and single-day cycling event. Specially adapted bikes make it possible for almost everyone to participate in the program.
· Team River Runner Through whitewater kayaking, TRR promotes health, healing, and new challenges for healing Veterans and their families. Visit www.teamriverrunner.orgor contact Tina Lemus at 775-303-2328.
· 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.
All*Star Swim Program
6th annual All*Star Swim Program on Saturdays in May and early June. This program is designed to turn swimmers or non-swimmers with special needs into All*Star Swimmers! Our goal is to improve each athletes' swim skills from beginners to elite. Space is limited. First-come-first-served. Cost is $50. 5 swim sessions with a party on the last day. Contact the DisAbility Sports Festival Office at 909-537-5352 or firstname.lastname@example.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 visitwww.roadrunnersports.com.
WarmLine Family Resource Center Annual Golf Tournament
April 25 at Whitney Oaks Golf Club in Rocklin. $160/golfer. Call 922-9276 or email Cid@warmlinefrc.org
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