THIS MONTH'S CHARITY: Disabled Sports usa of rockville
All proceeds from our designated open gyms this month will go to support Disabled Sports USA of Rockville, MD. Their mission is to provide national leadership and opportunities for individuals with disabilities to develop independence, confidence, and fitness through participation in community sports, recreation and educational programs. Every day, they work hard to pursue their vision that “every person, regardless of ability, has an equal opportunity to participate in sports and recreation in their community.”.
ABOUT THE CHARITY:
Since 1967, Disabled Sports USA has focused on one goal: To improve the lives of wounded warriors, youth and adults with disabilities by providing sports and recreation opportunities. Each year through their nationwide network, they serve over 60,000 youth, wounded warriors and adults through a nationwide network of over 120 community-based chapters in more than 40 states nationwide. Over 50 different sports are offered, including alpine and Nordic skiing, snowboarding, biathlon, kayaking, water skiing, sailing, scuba, surfing, rafting, outrigger canoeing, fishing, hiking, golf, athletics, archery, cycling, running/wheeling, rock climbing, equestrian and others.
The charity open gym fee is $15 per child for 90-minutes open gyms, and $18 for 2-hour open gyms.