Sports For All, May 4

Sports For All, May 4

The New York Public Library in partnership with the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities and NYC Adaptive Climbing is hosting a free program to introduce adaptive sports on Saturday May 4th.  Exhibitors and presenters will introduce attendees to sports for children, teens, and adults with widely-varying abilities. 
The event is free and open to everyone. Encouraged to attend are individuals and families/friends/caregivers of those with vision, mobility, and cognitive disabilities. 
There will be a wide variety of organizations represented at the event including Achilles International, NYC Parks and Recreation Adapted Aquatics, Challenged Athletes Foundation, Gallop NYC, Henry Viscardi School, Kicking the Spectrum, Leaps of Faith, Long Island Bombers, New York Association for Blind Athletes, NYC Adaptive Climbing, Peak Potential, Round Star Foundation, Row New York, Seido Karate for the Blind, Tennis Serves, VISIONS Services for the Blind, Wounded Warrior Project. 
Accommodations such as Assistive Listening Devices, ASL interpretation and Real-time (CART) captioning can be arranged with a minimum of two weeks notice. Contact Brigid Cahalan at 212-340-0951 or  brigidcahalan@nypl.org
When
Saturday, May 4th 2013, 10:30-4:00 pm. 
Where: 
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 5th Avenue & W. 42nd Street. Berger Forum and South Court Auditorium. Accessible Entrance is located at 42nd Street between 5th and 6th
Avenue. 

Youth Baseball Clinic

Youth Baseball Clinic

This is nice…just in time to get your little athlete ready for fall ball, Central Park is hosting a FREE baseball clinic for kids 6-9 years of age. They can improve their baseball skills and experience fun drills
and exercises in pitching, catching, hitting and running bases as well
as scrimmage play.

North Meadow at East 101st Street.
Pre-registration is required.

Date: Every Thursday in August, 4pm-6pm

Location: North Meadow Ballfields #10

Price: FREE
Registration: For more information, please call 212-348-4867.

SummerStage Kids: Abada Capoeira

As the world’s first female Capoeira Master and a fifth-degree (Godan) black belt in the JKA World Federation, Edna Lima is an internationally distinguished martial artist and sports scientist. She has worked with youth groups extensively and currently presents programs and workshops in many different schools. This year, she is celebrating her 38th anniversary in pursuing excellence in education, fitness and martial arts.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012
10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.