October 25, 2018, 10am, Adaptive Kayaking Clinic (indoor) at SUNY Delhi pool, Delhi, NY.
**POSTPONED** Adaptive Basketball Clinic at St. Michael's College, Colchester, VT. Originally schedule for November 3, 2018, We will reschedule this program for January 2019. Check back soon for exact date and time.
November 29, 2018, 11am - 1pm, Recreation activities (like parachute games!) at SUNY Delhi Mini-Dome, Delhi, NY. This program is designed for kids/adults with low mobility or complex needs, but open to everyone.
The EDD Memorial Fund offers adaptive sports programs throughout the year to children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities. Our free basketball, baseball, soccer, swimming and tennis clinics are currently available in Central New York, Eastern Pennsylvania and Vermont. We partner with local colleges to lead our skill clinics, with the Adaptive Sports Foundation in Windham, NY to offer alpine race training and downhill skiing instruction and with Athelas Therapeutic Riding in Otego, NY to provide horseback riding lessons. Our current locations are Castleton, VT, Colchester, VT, Oneonta, NY and Allentown, PA. Our current partners include Castleton University, Hartwick College, Muhlenberg College, St. Michael’s College and the Oneonta Outlaws, a summer collegiate baseball team.
“Everyone involved centered their attention on helping the children achieve success and confidence.” - parent
Our goal is to teach sports in a fun environment and to inspire kids to want to play sports. We believe that each child can learn to play by adapting activities to their ability level. Exceptional volunteers are the key to a great program and we try to keep a high volunteer-to-participant ratio, often 1:1. Our volunteers provide encouragement and work closely with the participants on basic skills like dribbling, shooting baskets or volleying a tennis ball over the net.
"Everyone was super as usual. We always look forward to these clinics."- parent