LOSE THE TRAINING WHEELS: A camp that teaches children with special needs to ride a bike!
Aviator Sports & Event Center
Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn
(Registration is limited)
Must be at least 8 years old by start of camp and have a disability
Must be able to walk without an assistive device and sidestep to both sides
Must be able to attend a 75-minute session each day of the 5-day camp
Must be under 220 lbs. and have a minimum inseam measurement of 20” (measure from floor not pant hem with sneakers on)
The camp runs Aug 6-10th. There are 4 ninety minute sessions to choose from. The first 15 minutes of the camp is check in and getting ready; the remaining 75 minutes are spent biking. Each camper will attend the same 90 minute session for each of the 5 days. For example if you select session 2, your child will be at Aviator Sports every day, Monday- Friday from 1:50-3:20.
Session 1 12:30pm – 1:45pm
Session 2 1:50pm – 3:20pm
Session 3 3:25pm – 4:55pm
Session 4 5:00pm – 6:30pm
For more info contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or visit www.losethetrainingwheels.org
Also seeking volunteers!
Lose The Training WheelsTM is a nonprofit organization that teaches individuals with special needs to ride a conventional two-wheeled bicycle and become lifelong independent riders. This achievement helps individuals with special needs gain assurance and self-reliance in many other aspects of their lives.
The National Down Syndrome Society & The Lyle Foundation