Adaptive Sports Foundation

Warriors in Motion Summer Programs

 

Event Information

If you have specific questions about any of our events, please feel free to contact us at 518-734-5070 or email Caroline Lynch (caroline@adaptivesportsfoundation.org) or Pam Greene (pam@adaptivesportsfoundation.org).

Event Registration

TO REGISTER for any of these events, please contact Caroline Lynch at Caroline@adaptivesportsfoundation.org or (518) 734-5070.

Program Information
 
Golf Programs
Cycling Programs
Paddling Programs
Hiking
Women’s Programs
Mud Running Program
Multi Sport Program
 
Golf 1
 
Golf 1 (May 15-17, 2018)

The ASF joins together with the teaching pros at the Windham Country Club to offer a comprehensive golf instruction program.  In addition to time on the course, participants will spend a lot of time at the driving range working on their swing, and the practice green to improve their putting stroke.

Saratoga Golf (May 15-17, 2018)
This event is for experienced golfers only. The Adaptive Sports Foundation is lucky to partner with Saratoga National Golf Course and three Titlist Performance Institute Certified Professionals. Over the course of the three days, each participant will be evaluated by an exercise physiologist, a physical therapist, and a PGA pro. There will be time on the practice areas (for putting, driving, chipping, sand traps)  as well as time on the golf course with coaching. Your game will definitely improve by the time you head home.
 
Golf 2 (June 19-21, 2018)
This course is a follow-up for Golf I participants to work on the body, swing, and equipment system. Our PGA professional will continue with swing assessment, work on mechanics, and develop game tactics. Players will be treated to 18 to 27 holes of golf on local golf courses.
 
Golf 3 (September 20-21, 2018)

Put your golf skills to the test as part of the Adaptive Sports Foundation Warrior-Volunteer Golf Outing. You will have the opportunity to play a round of golf with some of our volunteers one day and then play in a fundraiser tournament at Windham Country Club.

Cycling

Cycling 1:  Skill Development (June 12-14, 2018)

This course helps develop safe cycling skills and gives cyclists the confidence they need to ride safely and legally in traffic or on the trail. Included in the course will be the opportunity to learn how to select bicycles for a variety of disabilities as well as how to maintain bikes.  This course covers bicycle safety checks, fixing a flat, on-bike skills, and crash avoidance techniques.  Participants will also explore the role of nutrition in personal fitness and develop cycling training programs that include a nutrition component.  Course include practical experience on road bikes, recumbents and hand cycles.

Cycling 2 (July 24-26, 2018)
Continue to improve your riding skills on the road. Participants will have the opportunity to go for longer rides and put their skills to work in a variety of situations. This is great training if you are preparing for a big cycling event.
 
Cycling 3 (August 14-16, 2018)
Continue to improve your riding skills on the road. Participants will have the opportunity to go for longer rides and put their skills to work in a variety of situations. This is great training if you are preparing for a big cycling event.  The event will culminate with a fun competition that will allow everyone of all skills to participate and challenge themselves.
 
Mountain Bike 1 (June 12-14, 2018)

This course helps develop mountain biking skills to venture on the trail. This course covers bicycle safety checks, fixing a flat, on-bike skills, and crash avoidance techniques.  Windham has a variety of trails so that newer mountain bikers can progress from flatter trails, to introduction to hillier trails and single track to full on downhill mountain biking. Participants in the Mountain Bike 1 will combine with Cycling I participants for post-ride lectures on bike maintenance skills, nutrition, and fitness.

Mountain Bike 2 (July 24-26, 2018)
Participants must have attended Mountain Bike 1 or have mountain biking experience.  Continue to improve your mountain biking skills on a variety of terrain in the Windham area. There will be opportunities to explore single track, uphill and downhill lift served ski area terrain as well as some old carriage roads. There will be indoor sessions on bike maintenance and repair as well as discussions of nutrition and fitness.
 
Mountain Bike 3 (August 14-16, 2018)
Participants must have attended Mountain Bike 1 or have mountain biking experience.  Continue to improve your mountain biking skills on a variety of terrain in the Windham area. There will be opportunities to explore single track, uphill and downhill lift served ski area terrain as well as some old carriage roads. There will be indoor sessions on bike maintenance and repair as well as discussions of nutrition and fitness.  The event will culminate with a fun competition that will allow everyone of all skills to participate and challenge themselves.
 
Best Cyclist in the Universe (September 27-29, 2018)
Participants from any of our cycling events are eligible to join one of our teams for this competition.  Each team will have three people.  The three legs are:  1.  Downhill enduro run starting at the top of Windham Mountain; 2. 16.5 miles of road riding; 3. 12 miles of cross country MTB riding. Come the day before to check out the course and meet your teammates and plan your strategy.  After a good night’s rest, we will all head to the course to see how we fare against the other competitors.  

 

Paddling

Introduction to Kayaking 1 (June 5-7, 2018)
Prerequisite- must be able to swim a minimum of 25 yards independently, to remain afloat in the water without the aid of a PFD, and be comfortable in the water with or without a PFD.  This introductory course is designed to explore the fundamental skill and safety concepts necessary to paddle a kayak or canoe effectively in flat water.  Safety procedures will be emphasized such as entering and exiting a boat, stability while paddling, and self rescue and group rescue methods.  Various paddling techniques, including power strokes, turning strokes, and bracing with the paddle, will be addressed.  In addition, equipment selection and customization of the boat to a paddler will be addressed.
 
Intermediate Kayaking 2 (July 17-19, 2018)

Prerequisite- must be able to swim a minimum of 25 yards independently, to remain afloat in the water without the aid of a PFD, and be comfortable in the water with or without a PFD. Additionally; participants must have taken Introduction to Kayaking and Canoeing or a similar course.  This course teaches students more advanced skills and techniques of kayaking and canoeing.  Safety instruction is emphasized.  Participants will practice a variety of different strokes to refine their ability to maneuver the boats.  The course will include continued practice of self rescue and group rescue methods.  The group will explore different bodies of water in the Catskills including the Hudson River (as conditions allow).  Students will spend time in more advanced boats and learn how to adapt their skills to different crafts in a variety of conditions.

Hiking

Hiking 1 (July 31-August 2, 2018) & Hiking 2 (September 12-14, 2018)
The Catskill Mountains offer a wide range of hiking experiences.  Depending on the group’s abilities, hiking routes will be selected that will provide challenges, camaraderie, and scenic views.  Down time will include activities to help everyone recover and prepare for next day.

 

Mud Running
Patriot Highlander (September 14-15, 2018)

Join the ASF challenge course team to conquer the Patriot Highlander Challenge. We use team work to get everyone over, around, and through all the obstacles presented to us. You will be wet, dirty, tired and happy when you finish the course. We spend the day before the event planning our strategy and teamwork.

Multi Sport Event

Men’s Multi Sport (August 21-23, 2018)

Spend some times hanging out with a group of men with similar interests. Over the course of the three days, you will participate in a variety of activities. These activities may include hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, and mini golf. There will definitely be time to hang out around a campfire to just relax and bond after a day full of adventures.