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Recreation and Therapeutic Activities 

Recreation and Therapeutic Activities 

Adaptive Aquatics Programs

LifeScape
www.lifescapesd.org
Sioux Falls
605-444-9500

Sanford Wellness Center
www.sanfordwellness.com
Sioux Falls
605-328-1600

Black Hills Ski for Light
http://bhsfl.org/
Rapid City
605-341-3626
Cross-country and down-hill Ski for Light (SFL) event is held in January. Individuals with visual or mobility impairments invited to participate. All levels of experience from the individual who has never skied to the advanced skier are welcome.

Brookings Area Camp Adventure
www.brookingscampadven.wix.com/brookingssd
Brookings
605-770-4035
A barrier-free day camp experience located in Brookings, South Dakota for individuals with special needs.

Camp Friendship
www.campfriendship.org
Black Hills
605-716-1885
Black Hills camps for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. Registration opens in April.

Dakota Spirit Sparklers
http://dakotaspirit.com
Sioux Falls
605-373-0414
Offering a positive experience through cheerleading for child to young adult athletes with special abilities. Spring, fall and winter sessions.

Great Bear Recreational Park
www.greatbearpark.com/
Sioux Falls
605-367-4309
Great Bear Adaptive Ski Program (GBASP) provides people with special needs the opportunity to enjoy downhill snow skiing in a safe and fun learning environment.

Joy Ranch
http://www.losd.org
Watertown
605-886-4622
A barrier free camp retreat. Project of Lutheran Outdoors of South Dakota.

Just Jymnastics
www.justjymnastics.com
Rapid City
605-341-5914
Offers traditional gymnastics classes and classes for students with different physical or cognitive abilities or emotional needs.

Miracle League, Sioux Empire Baseball Association
www.siouxempirebaseball.org
Sioux Falls
605-336-3462
Youth Division for players ages 5-18 with special needs. Adult Division is for players ages 18 and older with special needs.  Click "Miracle League" on left menu.

PDR Youth Hunt
https://www.facebook.com/PDR-Youth-Deer-Hunt-205060719664756/
Clark
605-233-0331
PDR Youth Hunt is for physically challenged, including wheelchair enabled youths, ages 12-18, and provides a carefree weekend where friends and memories are made. There is no cost for eligible participants; meals, lodging and a variety of activities are included.

South Dakota Dept of Games, Fish and Park
http://gfp.sd.gov/
Pierre
605-773-3391
SDGF&P strives to accommodate the needs of people of all abilities by providing greater accessibility to facilities and programs for persons with disabilities.

South Dakota Parent Connection
www.sdparent.org
800-640-4553

Aberdeen
605-681-0709

Rapid City
605-348-0305

Sioux Falls
605-361-3171
SD Parent Connection provides information year round on camps and activities for children and youth with special needs, as well as information on how to locate and pay for activities. Click the Helpful Links tab or contact SD Parent Connection for assistance.

Special Olympics South Dakota
www.sosd.org
800-585-2114

Sioux Falls
605-331-4117
SD Special Olympics provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

THERAPEUTIC RIDING PROGRAMS 

Helping With Horsepower SpiritHorse Therapeutic Riding
helpingwithhorsepower.com
Mitchell
605-770-2867

Joy Ranch, Lutherans Outdoors
www.losd.org
Watertown
605-886-4622 

Hope Reins
westridgeequine.vpweb.com
Baltic
605-450-9783

HorsePower
www.handiriders.wordpress.com
Sioux Falls
605-251-1685

SPURS Therapeutic Riding Center
www.facebook.com/spursTRC
Aberdeen
605-226-1099

STARS Special Training & Riding Skills
www.facebook.com/BROOKINGSAREASTARS
Brookings
605-696-5221

Suncatcher Therapeutic Riding Academy
www.suncatchertra.org
Rapid City
605-673-2935

United States National Parks & Federal Recreation Lands Access Pass
http://store.usgs.gov/pass/access.html
The Access Pass is a free, lifetime pass available to U.S. citizens medically determined to have a permanent disability. Provides access to more than 2,000 recreation sites managed by five Federal agencies. At many sites the Access Pass provides the pass owner a discount on fees such as camping, swimming, boat launching, and guided tours.

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