VA Hospital Cycling Intensive Clinic, Houston - Texas

09/13/2019 09:00 AM - 09/16/2019 02:00 PM CST

Location

Houston VA Medical Center
Houston, TX
United States of America
Room Number: will provide details post registration
Building Number: Clinic

Summary

Customized program for Houston VA Hospital and Recreation Therapy. Includes level 1 and 2 training to VA staff and all participants/community partners.
at Houston VA Hospital. This is a Level 1 and 2 Clinic.

Description

Buddy riders, volunteers, and civilian riders sought to build the Houston adaptive cycling community!

 

You must register to particpate in any way with this customized series with the Veterans Administration system and Adaptive Adventures collaborative recreation therapy clinic event. 

All veteran participants must have a referral to PT/OT, and recreation therapy to qualify for the earn a cycle progression as part of the adaptive sports equipment grant.

all volunteers will be assigned a buddy rider and progress through the theraputic process for all new veteran riders. 

This clinic also provides level 2 mechanical and adaptive coaching theory for community partners and mentors.

Goals

-increase veteran’s involvement in cycling

-increase awareness of safe cycling locations

-increase knowledge of parts

demonstrate ability to perform minor repairs

- explain process of obtaining sports equipment from VA 

Itinerary

9/13 MEDVAMC

9:00-9:30am Sign in

9:30-9:50 Adaptive Adventures

9:50-10:00 VAMC

10:00-10:45 Equipment

10:45-11:00 VAMC process

11:00-11:15 Fitting-Invacare

11:15-11:45 Equipment fitting

11:45-12:30 Lunch

12:45-1:15 Staging/Fitting

1:15-2:00 Test rides

2:00-2:30 Wrap up

9/14 Memorial Park

9:00am Sign in

9:15-9:45 Staging/Fitting

10:00a-11:30a Ride

11:45-12:30 Lunch

12:45-2:00 Ride

2:30 Wrap up

9/16 Planetary Cycles 8715 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77096

9:00a-11:00a Ride Brays Bayou Bike Trail

11:30a-12:30 Lunch

1:00p-2:00 Repair Highlights- Adam Potter

Please contact cycling@adaptiveadventures.org for more info of how to become a community partner or support mentor. 

 

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