What is happening around Ohio that is wheelchair friendly?

Check out some of these events hosted by local groups throughout Ohio!

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 We try to communicate with our peers and learn from those who have succeeded.

Many events (sponsored by various adaptive support groups throughout Ohio )
are always updating their event lists - so this list is always evolving to help promote such activities and share with our community.

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 2017 Adaptive Events around Ohio

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2017 Annual Buckeye Wheelchair Games

 April 27 - 29, 2017 at the Spire Institute in Geneva Ohio

For event regristration - check out the Buckeye PVA website

http://www.buckeyepva.org/

This event is hosted  by:

 

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Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio (ASPO)
Wheelchair Basketball - Power Wheelchair Soccer - Boccia (Paralympic style)

Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio (ASPO), Akron Children’s Hospital’s
MV Parent Advisory Council and
Dr. Sheryl Handler of the Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley Orthopedics department
invite patients and their families to an Adaptive Sports Family Fun Event.


Activities:
· Wheelchair Basketball
· Power Wheelchair Soccer
· Boccia (Paralympic style)


Sunday, April 30, 2017 (5 pm to 8 pm)
YSU Stambaugh Stadium Gymnasium,
577 5th Avenue, Youngstown


Equipment:
All equipment is provided by ASPO

All ages and abilities welcome —wheelchair use not required.
Siblings and Parents can play too!
Snack bags provided for all kids

Register:
For more information and to sign-up
contact Lisa Followay, director@adaptivesportsohio.org
or
Sandy Mihalik, Dept Secretary MV Orthopedics,
Akron Children’s at 330-729-1145 or smihalik@chmca.org

Click here for event flyer!

Lisa Followay, BS, CDSS
Executive Director
Office: 330-985-0085
Cell: 330-317-5259
www.adaptivesportsohio.org

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Mercy Health & Recreation
Adaptive Sports & Recreation Program

Jennifer L. Pospisil
Mercy Adaptive Sports & Recreation Program Leader
3700 Kolbe Rd.  Lorain, OH 44053
440.960.3423 or Jennifer.pospisil@mercy.com

Click here for the Spring / Summer 2017 Calendar

Various adaptive events each day of the month - check out their schedule!

 

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3 Trackers of Ohio
2017 Adaptive Kayaking and Cycling Schedule

https://www.facebook.com/3trackersofohio/

MAY 7, 2017
Adaptive Cycling
Sun 10 PM · by 3 Trackers of Ohio
6909 Engle Road, Suite 18, Middleburg Height 44130


MAY 21, 2017
Adaptive Kayaking
Sun 10 PM · Coe Lake
Berea, OH


JULY 9, 2017
Adaptive Cycling
Sun 10 AM - Peninsula, OH


JULY 13, 2017
Adaptive Kayaking - Youth Challenge Group Students only
Thu 6:30 PM · Coe Lake
Berea, OH


JULY 30, 2017
3 Trackers of Ohio Annual Picnic
Sun 10 AM · Wallace Lake, Berea, OH 44017


AUGUST 17, 2017
Adaptive Kayaking
Aug 17 - Aug 18 · Coe Lake
Berea, OH

https://www.facebook.com/3trackersofohio/

 

 

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Best of Bowie
Featuring a Labyrinth Tribute

June 30th, 2017 (8pm)
Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
2014 Sycamore St. Cleveland Ohio 44113

For more info and tickets, go to:
www.DancingWheels.org or call 216-432-0306

 

 

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The 37th National Veterans Wheelchair Games

will be held in

Cincinnati, OH during July 17-22, 2017.

All National Veterans Wheelchair Games events are free to the public to attend!
Bring your friends and family to cheer on these veterans !!

Find out more event and volunteer info at the official website:

http://wheelchairgames.org/

https://www.facebook.com/wheelchairgames

Don't forget about Kids Day at the event where kids can enjoy some events with the athletes!!

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Team River Runner
National Veterans Kayak Football Challenge

July 30, 2017

Willowdale Lake Country Club
610 Willowdale Lake Ave NW - North Canton Ohio

Program Description: 
Our National Veteran’s Kayak Football Challenge is in it’s 3rd year!
The Willowdale Lake community has graciously hosted us each year and it’s a kayak football experience you don’t want to miss!

This event is still accepting individual Chapters who raise local funds to send veterans for a team to represent that Chapter (Kayak Football)

Event Contact: Ryan Pepper
ohstatedirector@americancanoe.net

https://www.teamriverrunner.org/events/canton-national-veterans-kayak-football-challenge/

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http://www.metrohealth.org/NEONSCIA

Meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 7pm

Metro Health
(Old Brooklyn Health Center)
4229 Pearl Road
Cleveland Ohio 44109

More info - please contact
Jeffrey J. Schiemann (440) 442-5550 or jjscpajd@aol.com

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Mahoning Valley Spinal Cord and Mobility Challenged Support Group

 8747 Squires Lane NE in Warren Ohio 44484

Mahoning Valley Spinal Cord and Mobility Challenged Support Group

MEETINGS ARE
5PM – 7PM
 IN THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ROOM
AT HILLSIDE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL

2017 Meeting Dates:

2/13 - 3/13 - 4/10 - 5/8 - 6/12
7/10 - 8/14 - 9/11 - 10/9 - 11/13

12/11: Annual Bowling Party
at ECO Lanes in Warren, OH on Elm Road

 

All are welcome to join us for any meeting - for more info - contact

 Elizabeth Shank
Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital
8747 Squires Lane NE Warren, Ohio 44484
Tel: 330-841-3709
Elizabeth_Shank@vchs.net
http://www.valleycareofohio.net

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ASPO - Adaptive Sports Programs of Ohio
http://adaptivesportsohio.org/

Visit their website for a full calendar of 2017 events across Ohio!

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Mercy Health & Recreation
Adaptive Sports & Recreation Program

Jennifer L. Pospisil
Mercy Adaptive Sports & Recreation Program Leader
3700 Kolbe Rd.  Lorain, OH 44053
440.960.3423 or Jennifer.pospisil@mercy.com

Click here for the Spring / Summer 2017 Calendar

Various adaptive events each day of the month - check out their schedule!

 

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