Handicapped Skiing to offer summer events


NEWRY – Maine Handicapped Skiing, the state’s largest year-round adaptive recreation program for adults and children with physical disabilities, is offering a full season of summer adaptive activities, including lessons in kayaking, canoeing, golf and cycling at various locations, all free.

Those who have a physical disability or know someone who does should check out Maine Handicapped Skiing’s summer roster of activities: cycling at Back Bay on Marginal Way, Portland; canoeing and kayaking at Range Ponds State Park, Poland; river trips on the Androscoggin; and golf at Toddy Brook Golf Course, Yarmouth.

Maine Handicapped Skiing is a volunteer-based organization, 370-plus strong, that provides adaptive sports activities to children and adults with physical disabilities so they can have a fun experience while learning new skills that will carry over into their everyday lives.

For more information, call 800-639-7770; write MHS at 8 Sundance Lane, Newry, ME 04261; or e-mail [email protected]