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Save the date for our Adaptive Recreation Fair!
Artesani Park in Brighton (Boston)
Saturday, June 4
Our 12th Annual Adaptive Recreation Fair will be held at Artesani Park -Soldiers Field Rd. in Brighton on Saturday, June 4th from 10AM-3PM. This free fair brings together a vast array of adaptive recreation organizations from all over Massachusetts and beyond for a celebratory gathering to show individuals with disabilities the opportunities and accessible programs and resources that are available to them statewide. Recreation organizations will also showcase the wide range of adaptive equipment and products that help people with disabilities access the great outdoors. Enjoy activities such as hiking, cycling, face painting, kite decorating, letterboxing, equipment demonstrations, refreshments, music, and more! Enjoy scenic views of the Charles River, make connections, and sign up for accessible summer recreation programs!
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For details or to register, call Laila at 413-545-5759 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost for most kayaking programs is $5 per person. Inquire when pre-registering. Lifeguard present.
Kayaking on The Charles River, Waltham, MA
Join Waypoint Adventure for kayaking explorations in Boston. Strengthen your kayaking skills during a two-hour exploration. Adaptive equipment and motivating instructors will
make your paddling experience a memorable one.
Thursday, July 14 1PM–3PM, Thursday, July 28 1PM–3PM
Saturday, August 13 10AM-3PM, Tuesday, August 16 6PM–8:30PM, Thursday, August 18 1PM–3PM, Thursday, August 25 1PM–3PM
Thursday, August 25 10AM-12PM
Program Cost: $10 per person
To register for a program or specific location/directions, call Waypoint Adventure: 617-244-5472
Kayaking at Quinsigamond State Park, Worcester, MA
Join All Out Adventures to paddle in a beautiful urban environment. Sign up for an hour-long paddle! Call All Out Adventures to register: 413-584-2052
July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 1
Kayaking at Cochituate State Park, Natick, MA
Experience a peaceful escape from the busy city with a relaxing paddle on Lake Cochituate. Sign up for an hour-long paddle! Call All Out Adventures to register: 413-584-2052
July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15, 22
Kayaking at D.A.R. State Forest, Goshen, MA
Join Outdoor Access for weekly flat-water kayaking. Explore Highland Lake in search of blueberries! Sign up for an hour-long paddle! Call Outdoor Access to register:
July 11, 18, 25, August 8
Kayaking at D.A.R.State Forest, Goshen, MA
Come paddle with All Out Adventures on scenic Highland Lake. Adaptations and support available as needed. Sign up for an hour-long paddle!
Call All Out Adventures to register: 413-584-2052
Program Cost: $5 per person. Call All Out Adventures to register for programs: 413-584-2052.
Canoeing at Erving State Forest, Erving, MA
Join All Out Adventures for a paddle on Laurel Lake.
Tuesday, July 12, 10:00AM–3:30PM
Canoeing at Wendell State Forest, Wendell, MA
Come explore this beautiful state forest that gets you deeper into nature, away from human development.
July 19, 26
Canoeing at Hampton Ponds State Park, Westfield, MA
Come to this popular spot and paddle around the lilies in Pequot Pond, exploring the coves or circling the island. Keep your eyes open for herons, ducks, geese, and even bald
August 9, 16, 23
Program Cost: $3 per person. Pre-registration required. Call All Out Adventures: 413-584-2052.
Join All Out Adventures this summer and explore a wide variety of adaptive bikes for adults and kids, including hand cycles, trikes, tandems, and recumbent bikes.
Enjoy the bike path on your own or join a caravan!Ride occasionally or weekly!
Artesani Park, Brighton
September 7, 10, 21, 24
Norwottuck Rail Trail, Hadley
June 17, 24
July 8, 15, 29
August 5, 12, 19, 26
Reserve your one-hour time slot now!
Program Cost: $3 per person, $5 for families, and $25 for groups.
Accessible Recreational Outing Program that travels around the state!
Take a gentle hike with Outdoor Access. Teamwork and assistive equipment, such as the Terra Trek mountain wheelchair, unite people of all abilities! Bring a lunch and
enjoy activities like scavenger hunts, nature talks, and letterboxing.
Sighted guides available.
Call Outdoor Access to register: 413-259-0009.
Chicopee Memorial State Park
Halibut Point State Park
Rutland State Park
Pittsfield State Forest
Nature scavenger hunt
Dunn State Park
Great Brook Farm State Park
Dairy tour & ice cream
Ferry trip and island tour
Robinson State Park
Walden Pond State Reservation
Blue Hills Reservation
D.A.R. State Forest
|October 22||Saturday||Maudslay State Park||Newburyport||Haunted Hike|
Program Cost: $50 for the season. Need-based, reduced fee of $1 available. Call to find out more.
Accessible Sailing on the Charles River, Esplanade, Boston
Learn to sail and enjoy the Boston scenery. Modified sailboats and adaptive support provided as needed. Call or email Community Boating, Inc.
to register: 617-651-1209 or email email@example.com
June 13–October 31, Days vary; call for schedule
Program Cost: Free, but pre-registration is required. Call Holyoke Rows to register: 413-320-3134.
Jones Ferry Holyoke, MA
Learn to row or scull with Stephanie Moore of Holyoke Rows. Specialized rowing shells and adaptive support, as needed. Enjoy exercising on the Connecticut River and/or train for competition. Sign up for an hour-long experience!
Thursdays, time varies
May - October
Program Cost: Free, but pre-registration is required. Call Gigi Ranno to register: 781-254-4720.
Join Windrush Farm for horseback riding at DCR’s Bradley Palmer State Park in Topsfield, MA.
Monday, August 22, and Tuesday, August 23
To receive program-specific waivers, register, and reserve a spot, call Gigi Ranno at 781-254-4720. Don’t miss this great opportunity to give horseback riding a try.
Sign up early, as this popular program fills up fast!