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Survey Email 2022 (Mar 2022)
Our annual survey is open and we want your feedback! March 25, 2022 The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation.   Sports Association Annual Survey We want to hear from you! The Sports Association annual survey is now open! Your feedback is important and we want to hear from you!  How we are doing?  What are we doing well, what can be improv

April 2022 Newsletter (Apr 2022)
Paratriathlon, Climbing, Kayak, Gaylord Gauntlet & More! April 22, 2022 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,   Spring has sprung and we are looking forward to upcoming special events and outdoor clinics. Our A

Sports Association Paratriathlon Discovery Night (Apr 2022)
Learn about the sport of Paratriathlon and how to get involved! Paratriathlon Discovery Night  Thursday, April 21 6:30 - 8:00 PM Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, Wallingford Or Virtual via Zoom Are you intersted in learning more about the sport of Paratriathlon?  Here is your chance!  Join us on Thursday, April 21 at 6:30 PM for our Paratriathlon Discovery Night.  The program will include a presentation about the sport, demonstration of equipment, an o

March 2022 Newsletter (Mar 2022)
Veterans Fishing, Paratriathlon, Kayak, Gaylord Gauntlet & More! March 18, 2022 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,   Spring is around the corner and the Sports Association is gearing up for spring and summer

2022 Sports Association Winter Virtual Fitness Series (Jan 2022)
Yoga, Strength & Conditioning, Mobility, Full Body Fit and More! Winter Virtual Fitness Series Thursday Evenings February 3 - March 31 Virtual Fitness is back for a Winter Series!  Join the Sports Association for this 9-week series all from the comfort of your home. Classes will be held on Thursdays from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, February 3 - March 31 via Zoom.  Classes will include: Full Body Fit, Strength and Conditioning, Mindful Resilience Yoga, Mo

Sports Association Adaptive Boxing (Feb 2022)
Jab away your winter blues with Adaptive Boxing! Adaptive Boxing Classes Wednesday, March 2 - April 27, 2022  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Virtually via ZOOM Join us for our second round of Adaptive Boxing! This 9-class series begins on Wednesday, March 2 at 2:00 PM and continues each Wednesday until April 27.  Adaptive Boxing is a fun and fast paced cardio workout for all abilities. Everyone can participate at their own pace, seated or standing and no equipment is nece

December 2021 Newsletter BME Copy (Dec 2021)
Adaptive Boxing, Ski Discovery Night & More! December 13, 2021 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  Winter is right around the corner, and we are looking forward to this year's ski and snowboard outings at Ski Su

January 2022 Newsletter (Jan 2022)
Winter Virtual Fitness, Ski & Snowboarding, Veterans Programs & More! January 20, 2022 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,   HAPPY NEW YEAR!  Winter has finally arrived and our skiers and snowboarder

2022 Sports Association Ski Club (Dec 2021)
Join us for some fun on the slopes! Gaylord Sports Association Ski & Snowboard Program Come join the Sports Association for our 2022 ski & snowboard season! The Sports Association will again be working with Stride Adaptive Sports at Ski Sundown in New Hartford, CT.    We have six dates starting in January and lessons will be offered on Monday nights, as well as Saturdays.  REGISTRATION OPENS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17.   Please contact the Sports Assoc

December 2021 Newsletter (Dec 2021)
Adaptive Boxing, Ski Discovery Night & More! December 13, 2021 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  Winter is right around the corner, and we are looking forward to this year's ski and snowboard outings at Ski Su

November 2021 Newsletter (Nov 2021)
TV Special, Virtual fitness, Golf, Boccia, Archery, and More! November 22, 2021 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  As fall continues, join us for Virtual Fitness, archery, boccia, and golf!     O

October 2021 Newsletter (Oct 2021)
Return of Virtual Fitness, Boccia and More! October 22, 2021 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  Welcome to Fall!  This is an exciting time as we begin our fall and winter programs! Virtual Fitness is back

Sports Association Virtual Wheelchair Rugby Discovery Night (Mar 2021)
Learn about Wheelchair Rugby & Meet Gaylord Jammers! Wheelchair Rugby Discovery Night  Join the Sports Association and the Gaylord Jammers players for an introduction to Wheelchair Rugby.  There will be a presentation about the sport, video, demonstration of wheelchair rugby equipment and information on joining the team.  A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Date:  Wednesday, March 18, 2021 Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Seated Yoga Classes Return! (Oct 2020)
Stretch and unwind with our Seated Yoga Classes! Join us for Seated Yoga Classes! First Class:  Nov. 4, 2020 3:00-4:00PM Roncari Recreation Hall Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford, CT OR Virtual via Zoom Call to register: 203-284-2772 As the Sports Association begins to transition back to sports programming, we would like to invite you to join us for a seated yoga class! Seated yoga classes offer the opportunity for individuals of all ability levels to enjoy

Archery returns to the Gaylord Sports Association! (Oct 2020)
Join us as we restart sports programming! Join us for an Archery Clinic! October 21, 2020 1:00 PM -1:45 PM or 2:15 PM- 3:00 PM South Lawn, Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford, CT Call to register: 203-284-2772 As the Sports Association begins to transition back to sports programming, we would like to invite you to join us for an archery clinic.  Pre-registration is required and COVID-19 protocols will be used for all attendees and staff. Masks will be required. T

2021 Sports Association Fall Virtual Fitness Series (Oct 2021)
Virtual Fitness Returns with Yoga, Strength & Conditioning and More! Fall Virtual Fitness Series Thursday Evenings October 21 - December 9 Virtual Fitness is back for a Fall Series!  Join the Sports Association for this 7-week series all from the comfort of your home. Classes will be held on Thursdays from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, October 21 - December 9th via Zoom.  Classes will include: Full Body Fit, Strength and Conditioning, Mindful Resilience Yog

July 2021 Newsletter (Jul 2021)
Pickleball, Cycling, Tennis, Golf & Archery! July 20, 2021 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  Summer continues and we are excited to be outside for our programs!  We have three exciting clinic opportu

2021 Kayak Outings (Jul 2021)
Join us for an outing this summer! July 7, 2021 Adaptive Kayak Outings Join the Gaylord Sports Association and New Haven Parks & Recreation for our kayak outings this summer!  Kayak Outings are open to individuals who have participated in and passed the Sports Association’s Kayak Classes and would like to take their skills to the next level or just enjoy an outdoor kayak experience. Outings include all the necessary equipment and guidan

Sports Association Wheelchair Tennis Clinics (Jul 2021)
Join us for our Wheelchair Tennis Clinics! Wheelchair Tennis Clinics Saturday, July 10 and Saturday, August 21 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Tennis Courts, Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, Wallingford Are you interested in trying Wheelchair Tennis?  Would you like information about the Gaylord Hornets Wheelchair Tennis Team?  Here is your chance!  Join us for one or both of the tennis clinics!   All skill and ability levels are welcome. The clinics will incl

June 2021 Newsletter (Jun 2021)
Pickleball, Cycling, Golf & More! June 24, 2021 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  Summer has arrived and we are excited to be outside for our programs!  Our Gaylord Golf Classic Fundraiser on June 14th wa

Sports Association Adaptive Pickleball Clinic (Jun 2021)
Join us for our first Adaptive Pickleball Clinic! Adaptive Pickleball Clinic  Tuesday, June 29 6:00 - 8:00 PM Tennis Courts, Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, Wallingford Are you intersted in trying the sport of Pickleball?  Here is your chance!  Join us for our first Adaptive Pickleball Clinic!  Pickleball is easy to learn and can be enjoyed by all skill and ability levels. The clinic will include instruction from pickleball experts, equipment and game

2021 Cycle Rides (Jun 2021)
Join us for a ride this summer! June 2021 Adaptive Cycle Rides We are excited to be resuming our adaptive cycle rides this summer and welcome both returning and new riders!     Cycle rides are group outings on the linear trail and are for adult cyclists of all abilities who have a physical disability or visual impairment.  Rides are designed to be enjoyable for riders of all abilities, so each ride may break into several groups based on abi

May 2021 Newsletter (May 2021)
Gaylord Gauntlet, Virtual Fitness, Kayak, Archery & Golf! May 13, 2021 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  Spring has arrived and we are excited to begin our outdoor programs!  We are planning for our annua

April 2021 Newsletter (Apr 2021)
Gaylord Gauntlet, Virtual Fitness, Kayak, Archery & Golf! April 10, 2021 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  Spring has arrived and we are excited to begin our outdoor programs in May!  We are planning for

2021 Sports Association Veterans Class Series (Apr 2021)
Archery, Golf, Kayak and Yoga! Veterans Events Series Join the Sports Association and other veterans for our Spring Sports Association Veterans Event Series (SAVES). These programs offer adaptive sports opportunities specifically for veterans who have experienced a permanent physical disability, visual impairment or PTSD.  Programs are designed for individuals of all ability levels and modifications will be offered to fit each individual’s capabilities and maximize

2021 Sports Association Virtual Fitness Spring Series (Mar 2021)
New Full Body Fit Class, plus Strength and Conditioning, Mobility, Yoga & More! Virtual Fitness Spring Series Thursday evenings beginning April 1st Virtual Fitness is back for a Spring Series!  Join the Sports Association for this 9-week series and get ready for summer... all from the comfort of your home.  We are offering a new class this series - Full Body Fit!  Classes are desigend to develop endurance, strength, mobility, fitness, and will just be fun

Sports Association Virtual Paratriathlon Discovery Night (Mar 2021)
Learn about Paratriathlon and Meet our Coach and Athletes Paratriathlon Discovery Night  Monday, March 29 6:00 - 7:30 PM Virtual via Zoom Are you intersted in learning more about the sport of Paratriathlon?  Here is your chance!  Join the Gaylord Sports Association on Zoom Monday night for a presentation about the sport, video, demonstration of equipment and information on applying for the Paratriathlon Training Program.  There will also be an oppor

Sports Association Virtual Adaptive Archery 101 (Mar 2021)
Learn about Adaptive Archery and meet our instructors! Adaptive Archery 101 Monday, March 22, 2021 6:00-7:00 pm Virtual via Zoom Join the Sports Association to learn all about Adaptive Archery!  We'll be talking about the different types of archery equipment, how to modify the sport for all ability levels and how to get involved.  Plus, we will have a live demonstration of shooting!  There will also be time for questions with our certified archery instru

Virtual Wheelchair Rugby Discovery Night Reminder (Mar 2021)
Learn about Wheelchair Rugby & Meet Gaylord Jammers! Wheelchair Rugby Discovery Night Thursday, March 18 6:00-7:30 pm Virtual via Zoom Are you interested in learning about Wheelchair Rugby?  Here is your opportunity!  Join us tomorrow night on Zoom for our Wheelchair Rugby Discovery Night.  The event will include a presentation about the sport, video, demonstration of wheelchair rugby equipment and information on joining the team.  There will be time

March 2021 Newsletter (Mar 2021)
Wheelchair Rugby, Archery, Paratriathlon Discovery Nights, & More! March 6, 2021 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  We hope everyone is doing well.  This month our virtual Discovery Night Series continues

Sports Association Virtual Sled Hockey Discovery Night (Feb 2021)
Learn about Sled Hockey & Meet Gaylord Wolfpack Players and Coaches! Sled Hockey Discovery Night  Join the Sports Association and the Gaylord Wolfpack coaches and players for an introduction to Sled Hockey.  There will be a presentation about the sport, video, demonstration of sled hockey equipment and information on joining the team.  A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Date:  Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Time: 6

February 2021 Newsletter (Feb 2021)
Sled Hockey Discovery Night, Golf Clinics, Virtual Fitness & More! February 5, 2021 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  We hope everyone is doing well.  We have a number of interesting programs occuring soo

2021 Sports Association Virtual Discovery Night Series (Jan 2021)
Sled Hockey, Wheelchair Rugby, Adaptive Archery, and Paratriathlon! Virtual Discovery Night Series Join the Sports Association for our New 2021 Virtual Discovery Night Series!   Learn about the sports of Sled Hockey, Wheelchair Rugby, Adaptive Archery, and Paratriathlon! Discover what the Sports Association has to offer and how to get involved!   Cost is FREE thanks to a grant from the Anthem Foundation and Move United.  Discovery Nights will be

2021 Sports Association Virtual Fitness Series (Dec 2020)
Strength and Conditioning, Mobility, Yoga & More! Virtual Fitness Series Join the Sports Association for our New 2021 Virtual Fitness Series!  Participate in 8 different classes all from the comfort of your home!  This 8 week series will help develop endurance, strength, mobility, fitness, and will just be fun!  All classes are offered in a seated position and you can choose to register for all 8 or choose what you are interested in attending.  Par

2021 Sports Association Ski Club (Dec 2020)
Join us for some fun on the slopes! Gaylord Sports Association Ski & Snowboard Program Come join the Sports Association for our 2021 ski & snowboard season! The Sports Association will again be working with Stride Adaptive Sports at Ski Sundown in New Hartford, CT.    Based on the current situation with COVID restrictions, new protocols will be in place.  Even if you have attended ski trips in the past,  we encourage you to attend the Virtual Sk

January 2021 Newsletter (Jan 2021)
Golf Clinics are Back! Plus Skiing, Virtual Fitness, Yoga, Archery & More! January 6,  2021 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  HAPPY NEW YEAR!  We would like to thank everyone who has recently partici

Sports Association Programming for December (Nov 2020)
Join us for yoga, archery or boccia! Join us for December Programs! Yoga, Archery, and Boccia Yoga Seated Yoga: Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Location: Gaylord Hospital Roncari Hall 2nd Floor Jackson Pavilion Or virtually via ZOOM Times: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM   Limit 6 in person participants Unlimited Virtual Participants Cost is Free! Advanced Registration is required.   Please call 203-284-2772 for more information and to regis

December 2020 Newsletter (Dec 2020)
Skiing Discovery Night, Virtual Yoga, & More! December 4, 2020 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  Recently, the governor announced a pause on team sports in CT due to the increasing COVID numbers.  In resp

November, 2020 Newsletter (Nov 2020)
Yoga, Archery, Sled Hockey & Hiking! November 10, 2020 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  We are excited to announce the continuation of  sports programming provided by the Gaylord Sports Association! 

September 21, 2020 Newsletter (Sep 2020)
Gaylord Sports Association update! September 21, 2020 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  We are excited to announce the beginning of the reopening of sports programming provided by the Gaylord Sports Associatio

May 2020 Newsletter COVID Update (May 2020)
New Gauntlet Date and Virtual Program Resources May 22, 2020 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. Hello Friends of the Sports Association, Sports Association programs continue to be on hold in accordance with the governor's mandates regarding social distancing and safety measures due to COVID-19.  However, as Connecti

March 2020 Newsletter (Mar 2020)
Program updates, news and upcoming programs March 30, 2020 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  We are all facing new challenges in response to COVID-19/coronavirus and we want to keep you updated on the changes

November 2019 Newsletter (Nov 2019)
Fall Programs at the Sports Association November 18, 2019 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  We have lots of fun events coming up this fall!  Come try the sport of Boccia!  Check out our archery clini

October 2019 Newsletter (Oct 2019)
Fall Programs at the Sports Association October 23, 2019 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  We have lots of fun events coming up this fall!  Come try the sport of Boccia!  Check out our golf and arche

September 2019 Newsletter (Sep 2019)
Introducing Fall Programs at the Sports Association September 27, 2019 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  We have lots of fun events coming up this falll!  Join us for some boccia, golf, and archery. Joi

June 2019 Newsletter (Jun 2019)
Summer Programs Announced! June 13, 2019 Sports Association Newsletter The Sports Association is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with physical disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation. News & Updates Special Events Upcoming Programs About Us Dear Friends of the Sports Association,  We have lots of fun events coming up this summer!  Join us for some cycling, kayaking, waterskiing, golf or archery!  Cycle




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