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Disability Adaptive Sports, Health and Wellness Day

Friday, October 21, 2022, 01:00pm - 08:00pm

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Rutgers University
Disability Adaptive Sports, Health and Wellness Day

Join us for a fun and educational event where you can participate in and
observe adaptive sports for people with disabilities. Take part in our
workshops on sports, health, wellness, and advocacy as they relate to
individuals with disabilities. Play Wheelchair Basketball, Beep Baseball,
Track and Field Events, Goalball, Soccer, and more. This event is free and
open to all Rutgers University members and our surrounding communities.
This is a great opportunity for students and professionals that will be
working with individuals with disabilities.

To find other Disability Awareness Month events, visit:

Date: October 21, 2022
Time: 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cook/Douglass Recreation Center
50 Biel Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Extra Credit and Volunteer Information

Students receiving extra credit for attending this event must check in when
they arrive for forms and signatures. They must also check out before they
leave for signature proving they completed hours.
Volunteers must pre-register at the email below. They must volunteer for a
minimum of two hours. In your email, please state your availability between
12 PM and 8 PM on October 21, 2022. Proof of volunteering forms will be
available at the event.

Partners and Sponsors

Rutgers Disability Awareness Month Committee
Department of Kinesiology and Health
Rutgers Office of Disability Services
Rutgers Recreation
Center for Disability, Sports, Health and Wellness
Blind Athletes Inc.
New Jersey Lightning Beep Baseball Team
Wheelchair Federation

 Rutgers University
Disability Adaptive Sports, Health and Wellness Day
Event Schedule

Event Set-Up

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Volunteers and staff set up sports activities in the field and gym area.
Workshop rooms are prepared for presentations.

Workshop 1
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Workshop: Universities and Adaptive Sports

Examines the importance of adaptive sports in a university setting and
includes real-life stories and experiences about people with disabilities
playing adaptive sports.

Guest Speaker: Teri Jordan, Former Adaptive Sports T&F Coach from
Penn State University

Outside Sports and Track and Field
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Blind Soccer (Outside Field) - Learn the basics of this sport watch or
participate with some of the best blind soccer players in the state.

Beep Baseball (Outside Field) - Learn and participate in beep baseball
for blind individuals.

Para Athletics (Outside Field) - Take part in numerous track and field
activities designed for individuals with varying disabilities.

Inside Gym Sports

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Goalball - Inside Gym (full side court) Learn all about goalball while
participating and competing with other teams.

Wheelchair Basketball -Wheelchair Sports Federation
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Wheelchair Basketball (Inside Gym) Is one of our most popular events.
All are offered an opportunity to participate and allow you to see what it
is like to play against a professional wheelchair basketball team.

Workshop 2

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Adaptive Sports: Blind Athletes Panel Discussion

This workshop will cover the personal and professional experiences of
blind athletes. Learn of the struggles and successes of these elite
athletes and their coaches.

8:00 PM to 9:00 PM:

Clean Up

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Adaptive Sport Day Flyer

Location   Cook Douglas Recreation Center 50 Biel Road, New Brunswick, New Jersey