NDAD Escape to the Lake returns June 18

Posted: Apr 08 2022
NDAD's long-running Escape to the Lake adaptive water recreation event for 2022 is set for Saturday, June 18, at Nelson Lake Recreation Area near Center, N.D., northwest of Bismarck and Mandan.

Escape is a day of water-skiing fun for children and adults with disabilities that's combined with a performance ski show, pontoon rides and a catered picnic lunch. It's all free to the participants, their families and caregivers.

Email lstastny@ndad.org for registration information.

More about Escape to the Lake, including some images and video from the event, can be found HERE.

A poster with an image of a smiling boy water-skiing on adaptive ski sled with the words, "26th Annual ESCAPE to the LAKE, Saturday, June 18, 2022.," featuring a silhouette of a person skiing on adaptive ski sled. "Registration: 10 a.m., Ski Show: 1 p.m. Nelson Lake Recreation Area near Center, N.D. Open to anyone with a physical disability who would like to water-ski." The bottom of the poster features the logos of the event organizer, NDAD, and other event participants /sponsors, including Aberdeen Aqua Addicts Water Ski Team, MDU Resources Foundation, Slope Electric Cooperative, Kirkwood Bank & Trust, Sporting Chance North Dakota, Southgate Casino Bar & Grill, Roughrider Electric Cooperative, Operation Round Up, First Western Bank & Trust, Capital Electric Cooperative and Pub 21.

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