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Paralympic Sport Sacramento Club

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Looking for a Paralympic sport program in your town?
Check out findaclub.usparalympics.org, a searchable and interactive listing of Paralympic sports programs across the country, as well as a national resources list.

Interactive Calendar of events for Paralympic Sport Sacramento!
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 After online registration, please fill-out registration form for the program of your choice (found listed with program announcement).

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Camp

Ink Quarterly Calendar
- Spring 2014

Access Leisure Monthly Activity Calendar - April 2014

USA Paralympics-Northern California Regional Sport - Event Calendar - outside website.

E Newsletter! - or -
AccessLeisure@cityofsacramento.org
with "Add me to the e newsletter"
in the subject line.

Access Leisure Summer Camp
June 10-13 / Tues-Fri
(PDF) 88 KB

Access Leisure Summer Camp
June 10-13 / Tues-Fri
(doc) 44 KB

Stephen J. Wampler and
CCYC Hawley Lake

Sat., 7/26, 8/2 ages 10-14
Sun. 8/3-8/9 ages 15-18

Special

Aaron Roux's Journey

Art Savage Tribute

   

Play Dates - 2014

Resource Links

Wounded Warrior program

Sports & Special Facilities

Challenge Sports

Cycling:
New Info/Spring 2014

Handcycling & Tandem

Goalball - Spring 2014

Quad Rugby -Spring 2014

   

River Cats Independence Field:
Baseball & Wheelchair Softball
- Spring 2014

Power Soccer - New Info

Swimming: Pannell Meadowview Pool

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CCYC Camp Nejedly/Hawley Lake
Stephen J. Wampler Foundation

Adobe Acrobat Reader IconCCYC Camp Nejedly Camper Application (PDF) 231 KB

Word Document IconCCYC Camp Nejedly Camper Application (Doc) 938 KB

Adobe Acrobat Reader IconCCYC Camp Nejedly Camper Manual (PDF) 68 KB

Word Document IconCCYC Camp Nejedly Camper Manual (Doc) 2 MB

Adobe Acrobat Reader IconCCYC Camp WAMP Introduction (PDF) 68 KB

Word Document IconCCYC Camp WAMP Introduction (Doc) 66 KB

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Youth Baseball League & Competitive & Recreational Wheelchair Softball
River Cats Independence Field, Samuel C. Pannell, Meadowview Community Center, 2450 Meadowview Road, (Sacramento, 95832)

Youth Baseball League

Adobe Acrobat Reader Icon2014 Youth Baseball League Schedule (PDF) 177 KB

Word Document Icon2014 Youth Baseball League Schedule (Doc) 493 KB

Adobe Acrobat Reader Icon2014 Youth Baseball League Registration (PDF) 100 KB

Word Document Icon2014 Youth Baseball League Registration (Doc) 469 KB

Baseball for All

Adobe Acrobat Reader Icon2014 Baseball for All (PDF) 105 KB

Word Document Icon2014 Baseball for All (Doc) 465 KB

 

Softball and Baseball Volunteer Registration Forms

Adobe Acrobat Reader Icon2014 Youth Baseball/Wheelchair Sofball Volunteer Registration (PDF) 156 KB

Word Document Icon2014 Youth Baseball/Wheelchair Sofball Volunteer Registration (Doc) 384 KB


Adobe Acrobat Reader IconDriving Directions to River Cats Independence Field (PDF) 23 KB

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United States Quad Rugby AssociationWheelchair or Quad Rugby is a fast paced and competitive sport for individuals with physical disabilities that affect all four extremities.  
Players use special "Rugby Wheelchairs" to play the sport.  These chairs are very maneuverable and can take a hit or two.  Rugby players must be able to push their own wheelchairs.  

Quad Rugby practices are on Tuesday nights, January thru May, 6 to 9 PM at Rosa Parks Middle School, 2250 - 68th Avenue Sacramento, CA 95822.

The Sierra Storm quad rugby team practice is one Saturday a month at Rosa Parks Middle School, 2250 - 68th Avenue Sacramento, CA 95822.
 
Contact Coach Rick at rmason@cityofsacramento.org or 916-804-1934 or Jenny at  jyarrow@cityofsacramento.org  or 916-808-6017 for more information.

Adobe Acrobat Reader Icon2014 Quad Rugby Athlete Registration (PDF) 100 KB

Word Document Icon2014 Quad Rugby Athlete Registration (Doc) 438 KB

Adobe Acrobat Reader Icon2014 Volunteer Form (PDF) 116 KB

Word Document Icon2014 Volunteer Form (Doc) 254

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Sacramento Handcycling
and Tandem Cycling Club

Join us on one of our cycling rides as we explore local and regional trails. Paralympic Sport Sacramento has bikes for loan, both handcycles for those with physical disabilities and tandem cycles for riders that are blind or have low vision. Please contact us prior to a ride to request to borrow one of our cycles or to ask for a sighted captain volunteer to ride one of our tandem cycles. Please contact our cycling Coordinator Rick Mason at sacycle@sbcglobal.net  to learn more or to reserve a bike.

Handcycling at River Parkway River Parkway Cycling Flyer
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AL/NCRS River Pkwy Cycling
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acrobat IconAL/NCRS Handcycling & Tandem Series Ride
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acrobat IconAL/PSC Handcycling/Tandem Program Registration
(PDF) new window Link Opens in new window or tab 129 KB

Sports 'n Spokes Magazine Articles

Handcycling Groupacrobat IconSports 'n Spokes 1/2008
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acrobat IconSports 'n Spokes 3/2010
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THE EARTHQUAKE AND AFTERSHOCK GOALBALL TEAMS

Adobe Acrobat Reader Icon2014 Goal Ball Program Athlete Registration (PDF) 132 KB

Word Document Icon2014 Goal Ball Program Athlete Registration (Doc) 292 KB

Adobe Acrobat Reader Icon2014 Volunteer Form (PDF) 116 KB

Word Document Icon2014 Volunteer Form (Doc) 254 KB

What is Goalball?
Goalball is a sport designed for the blind and visually impaired.  The sport was originally created to assist in the rehabilitating of War veterans who lost their sight in WWII.  It is played with two teams of up to 6 athletes.  Three players per team take the court on opposing sides, they then take turns throwing a “Goalball” at each other.  The object of the game is to throw a ball that gets past the 3 other players on the other end of the court and into the goal.  Now this doesn’t sound to hard right? Well we have yet to discuss the most defining aspect of the game.  All players on the court are required to wear a blindfold, totally blinding athletes with partial sight allowing an even playing field for all the players.  This adds a twist to the game that forces the athletes to completely rely on their hearing.

Why play Goalball?
Goalball not only keeps the players who are involved physically active, but it also helps develop skills that can be used in everyday life. It helps with awareness to your surroundings, mobility and orientation, as well as communication skills. It also brings a team comradory that you won’t find in individual sports, not to mention there are many opportunities to compete on every level all the way up to the Paralympics.
For more information, you can e-mail Coach Matthew at  Earthquakegoalball@gmail.com  or
Jenny Yarrow at jyarrow@cityofsacramento.org

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Challenge Sports


Basketball, Bowling, Soccer, and Power Soccer!

Calling all beginning or experienced, new or returning School-Age Athletes with Special Needs! If you want to get active, improve your coordination, meet great new friends and be part of a team, chances are Challenge has a fun sport that will interest you. Check our calendar – you can join in any time! Challenge Sports Website: http://www.challengesports.org.


Challenge Soccer Players PhotoChallenge Soccer LogoChallenge Sports Soccer - All Skill Levels

Challenge Sports Forms
Challenge Soccer Hotline:

916-554-0889

Come and have fun, meet new friends, and have a great time playing soccer! Players learn basic skills in an athletic environment structured to their abilities whilealso learning valuable social skills working as a team.

$45.00 Registration/Insurance Fee also includes End of League Party as well as a Trophy and Pictures. Uniforms, if needed, are $55.00 (shirt, shorts and socks) and are available on game days. Don't forget to bring your own shin guards (required for play). Soccer Cleats are fine, but not required (many kids wear tennis shoes).

Athletes that use manual wheelchairs, walkers, crutches or other assistive devices are welcome and encouraged to join.

Challenge Sports Power Soccer

Power Soccer Player Jessica Manu Power Soccer Player Michael Brahim

NEW: We have an exciting opportunity to play Power Soccer here in the Davis area,  we are looking for players for the Sacramento team.  Contact Lara for times.

Where: Harper Junior High School, 4000 E Covell Rd. Davis
Tentative schedule: Jan 19th, and every two weeks following through June. A possible scrimmage with another team in late March/early April.

Official tournament games to begin this fall, which will involve some travel to Berkeley, San Jose, Hollister, and Fresno. Playing in tournaments is not required to play.

Cost: To play - $15 reg fee + $5 at each practice.  To compete: $50-150/year depending on fundraising success and donated materials. Fees cover: team registry, insurance, misc supplies (tape!), and gym time rental.
Contact Lara Hawthorne at (916) 847 7745 or xoplanetmom@gmail.com for additional information.

Power Soccer is the first competitive team sport designed and developed specifically for power wheelchair users. These participants include persons with quadriplegia, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, head trauma, stroke, spinal cord injury and other disabilities. Power Soccer combines the skill of the wheelchair user with the speed and power of the chair itself, to participate in an extremely challenging game similar to soccer. The game is played in a gymnasium on a regulation basketball court. Two teams of four power chair users attack, defend, and spin-kick a 13-inch soccer ball in an attempt to score goals. Power Soccer is a very active and growing sport, both nationally and internationally.

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Pannell Meadowview Recreational Pool

2450 Meadowview Road - Samuel C. Pannell Meadowview Community Center

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The Samuel C. Pannell Meadowview Community Center Pool is open June through August. The pool is fully accessible and includes on-site changing rooms. "Aqua Chairs" are available for people that use wheelchairs to transfer into to make entering and exiting the pool a breeze. The pool has a beach (zero) entry. The pool is heated to 80 degrees, but not heated during the summer. There is ample free accessible parking.

For those that would like to enjoy our other pools independently, lifts are also available at Clunie, Doyle, Johnston, McClatchy Park, Natomas High School, and George Sim pools.

Access Aquatics swim lessons are available at Clunie, Doyle and Pannell Meadowview pools during the summer. Classes are open to children, teens and adults of all abilities. Access Aquatics welcomes and encourages injured, ill or wounded veterans that would like join in the fun and get in “the swim of things” at one of our fine classes.

To enroll in one our Access Aquatics swim classes, call the Aquatics Section office at (916) 808-2306 or e-mail to aquatics@cityofsacramento.org

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Our goal is to allow opportunities for children of all abilities to interact and socialize with new and old friends.

This Accessible Playground is a place where children with disabilities can play alongside children with typical abilities.

  • 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.
  • Full inclusion play program for ages 1-10
  • Parks – Southside Park and McKinley Park

2014 Tentative Play Date Schedule

Saturdays: April 12 / May 3/ June 21/ July 12/ Aug. 23/ Sept. 20
Sundays: April 27/ May 18/ June 8/ July 20/ Aug. 17/ Sept. 7
Time: 10:30- 1:30
Please contact Jenny Yarrow at jyarrow@cityofsacramento.org  For more information and sites.

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