Nonprofit Charitable Organization

Our Mission

To assist persons with physical challenges to Recover, Inspire, Succeed, and Empower themselves and others by providing inclusive adaptive recreational sports programs.

RISE End of Summer Bash IX

Event is Saturday, September 21 at 9AM. This FREE event provides a variety of adaptive recreational activities for those in the community with physical disabilities of all ages and their families.

Logo RISE KOSB IV

Huge! Free! Adaptive Recreational Sports Event

RISE Adaptive Sports presents Kickin’ Off Summer Bash IV sponsored by Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation Multiple Adaptive Recreational Sports Participate | Spectate | Donate | Volunteer   This FREE event provides a variety of adaptive recreational activities for those in the community with physical disabilities of all ages and their families. Activities include: water skiing,…

RISE Summer Schedule

RISE Adventures, Summer Program Schedule, June-August 2011 All programs are FREE for persons with physical disabilities and family members! Programs Require Mandatory 48 Hour Advanced Online or Phone Reservations! Some dates are blacked out for group events. Check the RISE Calendar for availability. Group reservations are available at optional dates and times. Outdoor Programs, Weather…

End of Summer Bash VI Promo

The End of the Summer Bash is Saturday, September 25, 2010 9am – 3pm at Meadowmere Park in Grapevine, Texas.  This Free Event provides a variety of outdoor leisure activities for those in the community of all ages with physical disabilities and their families. Activities: Water Skiing, Scuba Demonstration, Jet Skis, Sailing, Kayaking, Swimming, Fishing, Disability…

Spina Bifida Water Sports Picnic was held Saturday, July 17th.

There are always way too many people to thank for their unconditional support. Without the financial support of C & R Medical Supplies & Lift-Aids and their personal involvement none of our free programs would be possible! It was over 100 degrees but the temperature did not dampen the spirits. The huge turnout of children…

REACH Water Sports Picnic, Saturday, June 26, 2010- Recap

TEAM RISE Staff, Sponsors, and Volunteers, From the bottom of my heart, I truly appreciate each and every one of you for your effort, presenting the REACH Water Sports Picnic. Your heartfelt compassion and unconditional support were truly inspiring. This was one of the best days of RISE Adventures short existence. I have written this…

RISE Golf is every Saturday 9am to 12pm

Reservations required by contacting Gary Pickle at gary@garypickle.com or 817-684-1128. This program is held at the North Texas Golf Center, located at 2101 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, Texas 75229. Take I-35 (Stemmons Expressway) to Walnut Hill Lane, exit and go west, at the end of Walnut Hill Lane. The RISE goal for this program is…

November 2009 issue of the National Golf Course Owners Association Business Magazine features an in-depth article on the need for golf course owners to accommodate golfers with disabilities.

Article covers modified instruction, adaptive equipment, single rider golf carts, ADA compliance and access issues.  This is a national publication.  Awareness is increasing at the golf course ownership and management level.  So, keep up your RISE golf participation!  Our visibility at golf courses and driving ranges serves as a reminder that the disabled are golfers…

RISE End of Summer Bash V Smashes Attendance Record!

This year’s attendance more than doubled last years with 918 total persons in attendance; Disabilities 237, Family Members 344, Volunteers  220, and Vendors/Sponsors 117.  Thanks to everyone that attended and supported this year’s event. We would like to ask everyone to send us your stories, pictures, and comments about the event. We are also open to any constructive…

Viewers Respond to Golf Story on TV

I saw the piece on Channel  5 news regarding your organization and am thrilled to know that it exists.  My younger brother became paraplegic at age 19 and died in 2001 at 47.  He was an inspiration to all who knew him and the East Tennessee hospitals often asked him to visit young patients who…