Get Up and Go!

Water Sports

July 18, 2019 at 2:30PM Central Time

Summer is here- time to hit the beach (or lake, river, pond or pool)! Adaptive boating, paddle sports, swimming and water safety will be our conversation starters. Grab your sunscreen and hat, come join us to discuss all things H2O.
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Past Discussions

Get Up and Get Started!

June 20, 2019

In this discussion we looked at returning to favorite recreational activities, fitness for beginners, baby steps, and next steps.

This month we talked about fitness baby steps.

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Get Up and Cycle!

May 16, 2019

For our first discussion, we were joined by Michael Robertson, founder of Shared Vision Quest and an avid cyclist who is visually impaired. He shared his story about biking cross country. Then the group asked questions and shared their biking tips and experiences.

May is National Bike Month and includes Bike to Work Day. Our guest speaker was Michael Robertson who founded the non-profit Shared Vision Quest. In addition to Michael?s trip across the country from Cape Flattery, Washington to Lubec, Maine, he mentioned the Trek Across Maine cycling event. Massachusetts Eye and Ear (Mass. Eye and Ear) assisted with some of the fundraising for the trip on a custom Carver road bike from Bath Cycle and Ski.

Rochester Area Blind Athletes, Inc. connects volunteers with sight to participate with athletes who are blind. Mentioned the Erie Canal Path for off-road cycling.

Other resources mentioned during the discussion:

Poem written and read by Elyse Heinrich

Email addresses for more information or suggestions: Steve Kelley- StevenK@hadley.edu; Elyse Heinrich- ElyseH@hadley.edu; Michael Robertson- jmichaelrobertson1@gmail.com.

Michael's Facebook Page Shared Vision Quest Maine