Chicagoland Adaptive Climbing Expo - Illinois

05/12/2018 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM CST

Location

Maggie Daley Park
337 E. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601
United States of America

Summary

An adaptive rock climbing experience for individuals with physical disabilities.

The Chicagoland Adaptive Climbing Club is a partnership between Adaptive Adventures, Synergy Adaptive Athletics and the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab.  We provide opportunities for persons with physical disabilities and their loved ones to enjoy the sport and lifestyle of climbing. We provide instruction, adaptive gear, plenty of encouragement and a cool community of people to help reach to new heights.    

Description

    

                         

 

The Chicagoland Adaptive Climbing Expo is a collaborative event brought to by Adaptive Adventures, Synergy Adaptive Athletics, the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab and the Chicago Park District.  Designed for individuals with any type of physical disability, this event will showcase adaptive climbing methods and equipment. Whether you are a wheelchair user or you are ambulatroy, come learn how to climb successfuly. All skill levels are welcome! Adaptive eqyupment and support will be provided.  

 

**We will be hosting regular climbing opportunities at Maggie Daley Park every 2nd and 4th Monday starting on June 11, 2018. For an up-to-date list please view our calendar.

 

Adaptive Climbing:

Climbing fosters an amazing sense of community, trust, courage and accomplishment. It can be easily adapted to almost any ability level. Through climbing you can break through barriers and summit to new heights. Whether you have an amputation, spinal cord injury, visual impairment or limited mobility due to CP, SB, MS, MD or other physical conditions, we have climbing opportunities for you! Adaptive Adventures is currently offering programs for children (ages 8+), youth, adults, and veterans.

 

Costs:

Participant: $9.00 Price includes essential climbing equipment, event t-shirt, instruction, and lots of fun!

Volunteers: Registered volunteers assisting with the program are free of charge thanks to the generous support of the Chicago Park District and Maggie Daley Park.

Thanks to the generous support from our sponsors and donors, the partnership with SRALAB, Synergy, Maggie Daley Park and the Chicago Park District, we are able to keep these costs extremely low and provide scholarships for those in need. 

 

Registration:

Registration is required to ensure that we have enough volunteer support and the appropriate equipment for you to have a successful evening!

 

Check out our Chicagoland Facebook Page

For additional pictures from our other midwest climbing programs: Midwest Adaptive Climbing Club

 

PARTNERS

                                 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

                   

 

 

QUESTIONS?

Email: Greg Zbrzezny 

Phone: (847) 533-2060

 

 

 

 

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