Archive for the ‘Veterans with Disabilities’ Category

Jul 09

Paddleboard Clinic on super hot Boise day cools Veterans off.

AquAbility enjoyed a second paddle board clinic of the summer on a 103 degree day thanks to a grant from Warfighter Sports and DSUSA and a special thanks to Idaho River Sports.

A great time was had by all!

 

Feb 27

Cheer on Sochi Biathlon and Nordic Paralympians who have swum with AquAbility!

Dan Knossen, Omar Bermejo, and Kevin Burton are all going to Sochi, and have all swum with AquAbility for cross-training. Please cheer them on and watch the Paralympic events on television.  Here is a video about Biathlon…

Link to Sochi Paralympic Sport Schedule on television:  CLICK TO VISIT

May 28

Swim 4 AquAbility – June 30, 2013 Summer Fundraiser

Come and swim to help raise funds so AquAbility can continue to provide quality swim instruction for adults, youth and veterans with disabilities!

Collect donations and swim in the June 30 Swim 4 AquAbility at Zenergy Health Club.

Click below for Flyer, Registration / Donation form.

 

Swim 4 AquAbility – A Fundraiser

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Swimmers in 2012 Swim 4 AquAbility

Mar 20

Swimming program for veterans: ‘I can do this!’

AquAbility’s Boise State University Program is growing and changing lives. Check out this link for a story/video about AquAbility on CBS affiliates in Idaho from Channel 2 Boise.

http://www.kboi2.com/news/local/aquability-198705671.html

Mar 07

Boise Spring Clinic Schedule

AquAbility Swim Clinics at Boise State University

for Veterans & Adults with Disabilities

 

March 16-17                  April 6-7                          May 4-5

Location:         Boise State University Recreation Center Pool

Times:               Saturdays  5:00-6:00p.m.        Sundays  12:15-1:15p.m.

AquAbility is an Idaho non-profit corporation committed to providing recreation and sport through swimming for people with a variety of physical challenges.  AquAbility is also a Paralympic Sports Club; a division of the U S Olympic Committee, offering community-based sports for adults, youth and veterans with physical and visual challenges.

AquAbility is available to people of all ages who are challenged by a variety of permanent physical restrictions, including but not limited to: paralysis, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, visual or auditory impairment, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, amputations, spinal cord injuries, brain injury, and PTSD.

For many people with disabilities, swimming is the only activity they can do without any kind of assistance.  This is a priceless freedom!

No prior swimming experience necessary.

_   _Please call  208-928-6558  or 208-720-6362  to Sign up and for more information ___  

 

Jan 31

Zenergy Health Club Sponsors AquAbility

Here’s a link to a great blog about Zenergy Health Club Sponsoring AquAbility :

http://zenergynews.blogspot.com/2013/01/zenergy-sponsors-aquability.html