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Our Mission

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

Summer 2011 Program Updates and Location Changes

Categories: Fishing,Jet Skiing,Kayaking,News,Programs,Sailing,Swimming,Water Skiing

A friendly reminder that most RISE programs require 48HR reservation notice.  This ensures we have enough volunteers and equipment available.  Thank you for your continued support of this new approach to scheduling.  Below are a few changes we’ve made to both TIMES and LOCATIONS.  Please read carefully and always remember to check out the RISE Calendar before making reservations.

When: Saturdays, 8AM-10AM
Where: 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, TX 76092

When: Weekday by Reservations
Contact: Dirk Dodson at

When: Fridays, 6PM-9PM
Where: Gergia Farrow Recreation Center, 530 Davis St., Irving, TX 75061

When: Tuesdays through Thursdays, 5PM-8PM / Weekends by Special Request
Where: 2500 Oak Grove Loop South, Grapevine, TX

Grapevine Parks and Recreation Adaptive Water Sports (Water Skiing, Tubing, Boating, Fishing, Jet Skiing, Kayaking, Swimming)
When: Tuesday through Thursday, 9AM-1PM / Saturday and Sunday 9AM-1PM (excluding dates with Water Sports Picnics)
Where: 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, TX 76092
Note: When you arrive at the toll box, tell the attendant you are with RISE Adventures.  RISE will pay the fee for each car that enters to participate in this program.

Water Sports Picnics are exclusive to collaborative partners and are presented by RISE Adventures at our Water Sports Camp Located on Lake Grapevine at 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, TX 76092.  These picnics include:

  • NEW – Hispanic Children Water Sports Picnics every other Sunday (started June 26th), 9AM-1PM, Contact Fatima Rangel at
  • NEW – Veterans Administration Medical Foster Home Program Water Sports Picnic – Tuesday, July 19th 10AM-1PM, Contact Danielle Michael
  • NEW – Open to All Water Sports Picnic – Saturday, July 9th, 9AM-1PM, Contact Mike Peters
  • Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and Spina Bifida Association of North Texas Water Sports Picnic – Saturday, July 23rd, 9AM-1PM, Reservations online at
  • Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation Water Sports Picnic– Saturday, August 6th, 9AM-1PM, Contact Kristen Hill
  • Dallas Junior Wheelchair Mavericks Water Sports Picnic – Saturday, August 13th, 9AM-1PM, Contact Michelle Torina at
  • RISE Sponsor Party at the Lake – Saturday, August 20th, All Day, Invitation Only!

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