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Cycle Ride

 
June 20, 2024
Cheshire Linear Trail
450 Jarvis St
Cheshire, CT 

Cycle Ride

RIDE INFORMATION
Whether it’s your first time riding, or you have been riding for years, we welcome you to join our cycle rides! The program offers group rides on the linear trail and are designed for
adult cyclists of all abilities who have a physical disability or visual impairment. All riding is on a closed trail, free from traffic! Cycle rides are meant to be enjoyable for riders of all abilities, so each ride may break into several groups based on ability, speed & distance desired. All cyclists must preregister and reserve a bike for each ride by calling the Sports
Association at 203-284-2772.

Golf Clinic

July 16. 2024
Session 1: 2:00-3:00 PM
Session 2: 3:00-4:00 PM
Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, Wallingford, CT

Golf Clinic

The adaptive golf clinic provides an opportunity to try the sport or to return to playing golf. Instruction is provided by a trained PGA professional, Certified Recreation Therapists and volunteers who will help you to maximize your independence and improve your skills. The clinic is set-up in several stations including a driving station and putting station. Beginners and returning golfers are welcome and all equipment is provided, including adaptive golf cart if needed. Pre-registration is required. To register, contact the Gaylord Sports Association at 203-284-2772 or sports@gaylord.org.

Kayak Outing
July 18, 2024
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Old Lyme, CT
$15.00 
*Watersport programs have additional
essential eligibility criteria to attend;
please contact us for details.

Kayak Outing

Experience the freedom of outdoor kayaking during a Sports Association’s Adaptive Kayak Outing. Kayak Outings are for individuals who have participated and passed the Sports Association’s Kayak Class and would like to take their skills to the next level, or just enjoy an outdoor kayak experience. Outings include all the necessary equipment and guidance from both American Canoe Association certified instructors and Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists. Outings are offered during the summer.  Kayaking is not only a great fitness activity, it’s an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, socialize, watch for wildlife, relax and just have fun!  There is a $15.00 fee for each outing. Contact the Sports Association at sports@gaylord.org or 203-284-2772 for more information

Pickleball Session

July 24, 2024
10:00AM-11:30AM
Tennis Courts 
Gaylord Specialty Healthcare

Pickleball Session

Adaptive Pickleball Open Play Sessions are a great opportunity to learn and practice the sport of pickleball in a fun and supportive environment! This paddle sport is easy to learn and can be enjoyed by all ability and skill levels, which includes playing from a standing or seated position. The open play sessions will provide a chance to learn game rules, basic skills, and game play. Instruction will be provided by Denise Heinig and local pickleball experts. All equipment will be provided. Wheelchair players may use their own chair or reserve a tennis chair.  To register, call 203-284-2772 or sports@gaylord.org. 

Waterski Clinic
July 27, 2024
Pachaug Pond
Griswold, CT 

Waterski Clinic

Adaptive water ski clinics offer participants the opportunity to try, learn, and progress in this fast and exciting water sport. Our goal is for
participants to experience water skiing in a fun, safe and supportive environment. The clinic includes adaptive equipment, instruction and
lunch. Instruction is provided by USA Water Ski Certified instructors, recreation therapists and expert water skiers. We welcome both new
and experienced skiers to enjoy a day of skiing on Pachaug Pond.  Watersport programs have additional essential eligibility criteria to attend, please contact the Sports Association for additional information: sports@gaylord.org or 203-284-2772. 

Archery Clinic
August 6, 2024
Session 1: 2:00-3:00 PM
Session 2: 3:00-4:00 PM
Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, Wallingford, CT

Archery Clinic

Archery clinics are designed for individuals to learn about and participate in the sport of archery. Participants will receive instruction from a Level IV Certified USA Archery Coach as well as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist to give the best possible instruction and support independence. We welcome first-timers, beginners and advanced archers. Instruction will be tailored based on your ability. Standard and adaptive equipment are provided. Pre-registration is required. Contact us at 203-284-2772 or sports@gaylord.org to register.

Waterski Clinic
August 17, 2024
Pachaug Pond
Griswold, CT 

Waterski Clinic

Adaptive water ski clinics offer participants the opportunity to try, learn, and progress in this fast and exciting water sport. Our goal is for
participants to experience water skiing in a fun, safe and supportive environment. The clinic includes adaptive equipment, instruction and
lunch. Instruction is provided by USA Water Ski Certified instructors, recreation therapists and expert water skiers. We welcome both new
and experienced skiers to enjoy a day of skiing on Pachaug Pond.  Watersport programs have additional essential eligibility criteria to attend, please contact the Sports Association for additional information: sports@gaylord.org or 203-284-2772. 

Cycle Ride
August 29, 2024
5:00PM-7:00PM
Cheshire Linear Trail
450 Jarvis St
Cheshire, CT

Cycle Ride

RIDE INFORMATION  Whether it’s your first time riding, or you have been riding for years, we welcome you to join our cycle rides! The program offers group rides on the linear trail and are designed for adult cyclists of all abilities who have a physical disability or visual impairment. All riding is on a closed trail, free from traffic! Cycle rides are meant to be enjoyable for riders of all abilities, so each ride may break into several groups based on ability, speed & distance desired. All cyclists must preregister and reserve a bike for each ride by calling the Sports Association at 203-284-2772.

Archery Clinic
September 3, 2024
Session 1: 2:00-3:00 PM
Session 2: 3:00-4:00 PM
Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, Wallingford, CT

Archery Clinic

Archery clinics are designed for individuals to learn about and participate in the sport of archery. Participants will receive instruction from a Level IV Certified USA Archery Coach as well as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist to give the best possible instruction and support independence. We welcome first-timers, beginners and advanced archers. Instruction will be tailored based on your ability. Standard and adaptive equipment are provided. Pre-registration is required. Contact us at 203-284-2772 or sports@gaylord.org to register.

Pickleball Session

August 7, 2024
10:00AM-11:30AM
Tennis Courts
Gaylord Specialty Healthcare
Wallingford, CT

Pickleball Session

Adaptive Pickleball Open Play Sessions are a great opportunity to learn and practice the sport of pickleball in a fun and supportive environment! This paddle sport is easy to learn and can be enjoyed by all ability and skill levels, which includes playing from a standing or seated position. The open play sessions will provide a chance to learn game rules, basic skills, and game play. Instruction will be provided by Denise Heinig and local pickleball experts. All equipment will be provided. Wheelchair players may use their own chair or reserve a tennis chair.  To register, call 203-284-2772 or sports@gaylord.org. 

Pickleball Session

August 28, 2024
10:00AM-11:30AM
Tennis Courts
Gaylord Specialty Healthcare
Wallingford, CT

Pickleball Session

Adaptive Pickleball Open Play Sessions are a great opportunity to learn and practice the sport of pickleball in a fun and supportive environment! This paddle sport is easy to learn and can be enjoyed by all ability and skill levels, which includes playing from a standing or seated position. The open play sessions will provide a chance to learn game rules, basic skills, and game play. Instruction will be provided by Denise Heinig and local pickleball experts. All equipment will be provided. Wheelchair players may use their own chair or reserve a tennis chair.  To register, call 203-284-2772 or sports@gaylord.org. 

Cycle Ride
Sept. 12, 2024
Cheshire Linear Trail
450 Jarvis St 
Cheshire, CT

Cycle Ride

RIDE INFORMATION  Whether it’s your first time riding, or you have been riding for years, we welcome you to join our cycle rides! The program offers group rides on the linear trail and are designed for adult cyclists of all abilities who have a physical disability or visual impairment. All riding is on a closed trail, free from traffic! Cycle rides are meant to be enjoyable for riders of all abilities, so each ride may break into several groups based on ability, speed & distance desired. All cyclists must preregister and reserve a bike for each ride by calling the Sports Association at 203-284-2772

Veterans Fishing Tournament

September 17, 2024
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Lake Congomond, Southwick, MA

Veterans Fishing Tournament

The Veterans Fishing Tournaments are open water bass tournaments for veterans or service members with a permanent physical disability, visual impairment or PTSD. Each veteran will be paired with an experienced angler and boat captain for a day on the water. The tournament includes all fishing equipment, a weigh-in and an awards luncheon. Prizes are awarded for the top 3 weights.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Major Steven “Roy” Andrews Fishing Outreach Program and CT Bass Nation.

This program is funded in part by a grant from the United States Department of Veteran Affairs in partnership with Move United Warfighter Sports Program and is offered at NO COST for veterans.

For more information, please contact us at 203-284-2772 or sports@gaylord.org 

 

Golf Clinic

September 24, 2024
Session 1: 2:00-3:00 PM
Session 2: 3:00-4:00 PM
Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, Wallingford, CT

Golf Clinic

The adaptive golf clinic provides an opportunity to try the sport or to return to playing golf. Instruction is provided by a trained PGA professional, Certified Recreation Therapists and volunteers who will help you to maximize your independence and improve your skills. The clinic is set-up in several stations including a driving station and putting station. Beginners and returning golfers are welcome and all equipment is provided, including adaptive golf cart if needed. Pre-registration is required. To register, contact the Gaylord Sports Association at 203-284-2772 or sports@gaylord.org.

Kayak Outing

Sept. 26, 2024
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Old Lyme, CT
$15 fee
*Watersport programs have additional
essential eligibility criteria to attend;
please contact us for details.

Kayak Outing

Experience the freedom of outdoor kayaking during a Sports Association’s Adaptive Kayak Outing. Kayak Outings are for individuals who have participated and passed the Sports Association’s Kayak Class and would like to take their skills to the next level, or just enjoy an outdoor kayak experience. Outings include all the necessary equipment and guidance from both American Canoe Association certified instructors and Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists. Outings are offered during the summer.  Kayaking is not only a great fitness activity, it’s an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, socialize, watch for wildlife, relax and just have fun!  There is a $15.00 fee for each outing. Contact the Sports Association at sports@gaylord.org or 203-284-2772 for more information

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