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New sports, recreation opportunities planned for students with disabilities

News Release — 25 June 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media contact: Teresa Newton, (817) 272-2761, teresa.newton@uta.edu

ARLINGTON - The Movin' Mavs Adapted Sports program will offer new sport and recreation programs for students with disabilities starting with the fall semester.

Group exercise programs will have instructors trained in modifying classes for students with disabilities. Swim classes can be modified based on disability in both beginning and fitness swim classes.

Programs planned for the fall semester include swimming, indoor wheelchair soccer for both manual and power wheelchairs and introduction to wheelchair basketball.

Students with disabilities who are interested in these and other recreational sports programs can contact Doug Garner at dgarner@uta.edu for more information.

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