SportsNet to Hold Two Adaptive Sports ExposFebruary 10, 2012
SportsNet will hold two adaptive sports expos this spring. The first is scheduled for Wednesday, March 14 from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. The second is scheduled for April 25, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Both will be held in the Al Sigl gym at 1000 Elmwood Avenue (enter at door # 1). Guests of all abilities are invited to explore and enjoy the variety of adaptive sports programs offered by SportsNet during the year.
This short montage highlights several popular adaptive sports offerings by SportsNet. Held two to three times per year in Rochester, NY, SportsNet's Adaptive Sports EXPO is an event where people of all abilities can sample a menu of popular adaptive sports activities. Participants in this video try out golf, basketball, cycling, outrigger, and sled hockey. Skilled recreation therapists and volunteers are on hand to help coach and pair guests with adaptive equipment. This event is especially useful for physical and occupational therapists, rehabilitation specialists, service coordinators, teachers and caregivers to explore the variety of programs, services, and competitive team offerings.
This year's adaptive sports expos will showcase such sports as wheelchair basketball, sled hockey, adaptive cycling, outrigger canoeing, adaptive golf, power soccer, track and field, sailing, and wheelchair fencing. Skilled therapeutic recreation therapists and volunteers will assist guests in basic sports maneuvers, assess their abilities, and guide the use of adaptive sports equipment. Program details will be available on site.
Expos are a great resource for:
- Occupational therapists
- Physical therapists
- Rehabilitation specialists
- Service coordinators
- Therapeutic recreation specialists
- Physical and special education teachers
- Volunteers and family members
For more information, please contact: Anita O’Brien, SportsNet Manager at 585.271.1894 x1742 or firstname.lastname@example.org.