Recreational Activities

NDAD understands the importance of physical activity for individuals with disabilities. That's why we sponsor the annual Escape to the Lake extravaganza, which provides adults and children with physical disabilities the opportunity to water ski and enjoy a recreational summer day on the lake.
 
A scene from NDAD's 25th annual Escape to the Lake adaptive water recreation extravaganza. 
NDAD also sponsors qualifying individuals with access to other adaptive recreation activities such as swimming lessons, sled hockey, bowling and more. Restrictions apply. Contact your local NDAD office for more information.












 

Brooke Carlson
The doctor gave Brooke Carlson a restriction she simply had to follow: no running, walking or putting weight on her hips for one year’s time. Hardly the type of restriction welcomed by an 8-year-old active in gymnastics since she was 2. Still, Brooke recalls the pain she felt in the summer. Her mom, Lisa Nelson, recalls when she realized ...
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