Jul 5, 2017

Summer exploration

It’s officially summer! If you’re looking for a fun activity or want to explore something new, check out some of these options:

  • Great Miami Rowing Center in Hamilton offers an adaptive rowing class on Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. Cost is $10 per class or $100 for ten classes and the 11th is free. For information call (513)500-1930 or visit their website.
  • The Cincinnati Art Museum has wide, open galleries and a variety of ways for everyone to enjoy the collections. Special programs include autism family exploration with sensory stops, tours with American Sign Language interpreters, touch tours for the visually impaired and more. Visit the museum website for details.
  • LADD and the Cincinnati Reds have teamed up again for Baseball For All, a celebration of varying abilities, at the Friday, July 14 game against the Washington Nationals. Tickets are still available for outer mezzanine seating, which include a Ted Kremer bobblehead. View the flier here or visit reds.com/baseballforall to buy tickets.
  • Kids Day is set for Wednesday, July 19 as part of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Kids Day brings together children with physical disabilities and many wheelchair athletes competing In the Games. Under the guidance of these experienced athlete mentors and staff, kids can learn about and participate in various adaptive sports. Kids Day is free and open to the public. To register, contact Sara Mohn at Sara.mohn@va.gov or 513-861-3100 ext. 5214. Visit the NVWG website for more details.

In addition to all these options, many communities and park districts have fun, family-friendly activities for residents such as summer concerts or festivals. Check your local community’s website or Facebook page to learn more.

Photo by National Veterans Wheelchair Games
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