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Riverside Introduces Adaptive Sports Day

Published: 12/03/2021




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: December 2, 2021

Contact:

Stephanie Gallegos

Recreation Supervisor

sgallegos@riversideca.gov

(951) 826-2015

Riverside Introduces Adaptive Sports Day

RIVERSIDE, CA – Let’s get out there and play! The City of Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is partnering with the Desert Recreation District and with SoCal Adaptive Sports to introduce Adaptive Sports Day. This fun-filled event offers exciting sports opportunities and an improved quality of life experience for individuals challenged by physical limitations. Participants are given the opportunity to put their skills to the test in a variety of popular sports including soccer, basketball, pickleball, boccia ball, frisbee, volleyball, tennis, golf, baseball and more! This one-day inclusive event encourages recognition and representation for underrepresented individuals regardless of their abilities and skill level. All participants are given a fair opportunity to play while enjoying the experience of teamwork, and comradery through healthy competition and fun. The City of Riverside and its partners look forward to providing an excellent experience for physically limited individuals while promoting a healthy, fun, and engaging lifestyle.

Adaptive Sports Day is FREE and open to all ages. Pre-registration is required for all participating individuals.

This event occurs Saturday, December 11 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and will be held at Reid Park – 701 N. Orange St. in Riverside. Registration is available online at RivReg.org using Activity Code: 6069.3A. For additional information, please contact the City of Riverside PRCSD – 951.826.2000 or visit RivReg.org

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About Riverside

As the City of Arts & Innovation, Riverside, California is rich in history and culture, and is setting the pace in innovative practices for government, business and education. With a population of just over 300,000, Riverside is the largest city in the Inland Southern California region, the 12th largest city in California, and the 6th largest in Southern California. Riverside is home to four internationally recognized universities and colleges that support a growing college student population of nearly 50,000. Businesses and residents in Riverside benefit from city-owned electrical and water systems, high-speed fiber optic telecommunications, an easily accessed freeway system, BNSF and UP rail access, and a large corporate jet and general aviation airport.

With standards of excellence in technology, workforce development, arts, innovation, education and social capital the City has been named America’s #2 Hot Spot for Tech (Forbes, 2013); #6 Happiest Place for Young Professionals (Forbes, 2013); #3 ‘Can Do’ Capital (Newsweek, 2011); and the 2012 Intelligent Community of the Year by the Intelligent Community Forum.

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