april, 2021

08apr(apr 8)12:00 am30(apr 30)8:00 pmSportsAbility 2021Around the State and Around the Globe12:00 am - 8:00 pm (30) Event Type :Best Bets,Kids,Sports

Event Details

This year we are excited to offer 3 ways to experience SportsAbility!
In-Person  |  Virtual Resource Expo  |  Virtual Reality

All activities and events are FREE to participants!

Around the State and Around the Globe

SportsAbility

In-Person Activities

Throughout April in various Florida cities, there will be a variety of different in-person activities for people of all abilities. The aim is to make SportsAbility more accessible for everyone.

SportsAbility partners will be exceeding CDC guidelines to keep people safe. You will have the opportunity to register for a time slot to try things like an accessible pontoon boat ride, SCUBA, fishing and more.

To maintain new COVID safety protocolsyou must register for a time slot for each in-person activity in advance so that our activity providers can plan accordingly. Each person attending with you must also register. Anyone planning to go on site must register.

Select an activity below to see more and register your time slot!

BOAT EXCURSION

Activity Provider: Bird Dog Boats
Location: Tarpon Springs Area
Learn More/Register

THERAPEUTIC HORSEBACK RIDING

Activity Provider: Stirrups ‘n Strides
Location: Ocala Area
Learn More/Register

SCUBA

Activity Provider: Life Worth Leading
Location: Tallahassee Area
Learn More/Register

 

Virtual/Online Resource Expo & Virtual Activities

You can find educational presentations, resources available to you and your community, and connect with other attendees by participating in our online Resource Expo.

  • Recreate with your new and existing friends virtually!
  • Learn about a variety of recreation, sport and leisure options and travel destinations.
  • Learn about resources available for people of all abilities.
  • Find information on the latest in products, active leisure programs and services for people with disabilities.

Access the Resource Expo using a mobile app or your internet browser (Chrome recommended).

You must register for the SportsAbility 2021 event to access the Resource Expo.

Register.

 

Virtual Reality: SportsAbility Park

We are so excited to launch our virtual reality recreation park this year, called SportsAbility Park!

SportsAbility Park will be available year round and 24 hours, 7 days a week, but we will be hosting some special events in the virtual park during our SportsAbility event.

To access the SportsAbility VR Park, you will need to install the Altspace VR software on your virtual reality headset or on a compatible computer.

SportsAbility Park is completely FREE (including the Altspace software) and open to the public but you will need access to compatible equipment, such as a VR headset and/or computer.

Learn More.

 

Other Participant Information

SportsAbility 2021 Poster

Transportation

 

Opening Ceremonies & Miracle Sports – FREE

April 8, 2021

A virtual Seminole Showdown will showcase field sports so people everywhere can enjoy the excitement!

Attendees join in the excitement of Miracle Sports. More details coming soon!

Sportsability

ABOUT SportsAbility

SportsAbility enhances the lives of people with disabilities by promoting active living and providing first-hand access to resources and activities designed to encourage participation regardless of age or ability level. People are able to try everything from sit water-skiing to rock wall climbing, martial arts and much more!

Participants of all abilities learn about the value of recreation and active leisure for everyone – especially people with disabilities. People discover the latest in equipment, trends, and resources. SportsAbility provides an opportunity for people to network with people with disabilities, resource providers, and community organizations. There is NO CHARGE to participants thanks to our generous sponsors.

Time

8 (Thursday) 12:00 am - 30 (Friday) 8:00 pm

Organizer

Florida Disabled Outdoors Associationintern@fdoa.org http://fdoa.org