C.A.S.T. for Kids (Catch A Special Thrill)
The C.A.S.T. program provides one day fishing and boating events designed to accommodate children (ages 7-16 yrs) with a wide range of special needs.Enjoy a memorable day of fishing on a boat, pairing an expert angler with a child and their parent/guardian, plus FREE entrance to the lake, fishing pole, tackle, t-shirt, games, family lunch, and plenty of fun.
Fish for Life
Non profit organization headquartered in Southern California with a charter to enhance the lives of special needs individuals by inviting selected groups to enjoy a complimentary half day fishing trip on the sea.
This program is designed to provide love and inspiration to a multitude of special needs people while teaching fishing skills and ministering to the value of life.
Rim Special Athletes
909 867-2751 EXT. 100
Lake Arrowhead/Big Bear area
Rim Special Athletes are individuals with visual and hearing impairments, amputations, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Down Syndrome, Autism, as well as many other cognitive and physical disabilities. At Snow Valley Mountain Resort during the winter Rim Special Athletes provides Adaptive skiing and snowboard lessons, including bi-ski and mono-ski. During the Spring, Summer and Fall we have weekly golf clinics. Year-round they provide yoga. During the summer Rim Special Athletes’ water sports program includes kayaking, aqua biking, stand up paddleboarding, boating, biking, fishing, hiking and outings. Their objective is to have the adaptive athletes have fun, learn a new skill, and develop self-confidence from the experience.
U.S. Adaptive Recreation
Offers summer and winter sports programs, reservations must be made well in advance as availability is limited and demand is high. Summer sessions are either single day or overnight sessions in July and August, with activities such as water skiing, jet skiing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, sailing, and fishing. Winter sessions are from December through March, with activities such as skiing and snowboarding.
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