Mount A Trailfest 2016
Sep
17
9:30 am09:30

Mount A Trailfest 2016

  • Mount Agamenticus

Come join us for a day of fun at the Mount A TrailFest on Sunday, September 18th to help celebrate the completion of their new accessible trail!

Salt Lake City Demo
Jun
28
2:00 pm14:00

Salt Lake City Demo

  • LIberty Park

Calling all outdoor enthusiasts in the Salt Lake City area! Join us for a Freedom Chair demo at beautiful Liberty Park. We'll have several units available for test rides and look forward to exploring this park. 

 

We'll be meeting in the upper parking lot, just off Constitution West Drive. A detailed map of the park is available here: http://www.slcgov.com/sites/default/files/documents/parks/2012/LibertyPark.pdf

No Barriers Summit
Jun
23
Jun 26

No Barriers Summit

  • Copper Mountain, CO

We'll be joining in the No Barriers Summit in Copper Mountain, CO. Stop by to test ride the GRIT Freedom Chair and to participate in the event we'll be hosting!

Enjoy the GRIT Outdoors! Accessible Hike with Northeast Passage
Jun
17
1:00 pm13:00

Enjoy the GRIT Outdoors! Accessible Hike with Northeast Passage

  • Crotched Mountain Accessible Trails

We are excited to join Northeast Passage as they partner with Crotched Mountain Accessible Recreation and Sports (CMARS) for a hike to explore the Gregg and Dutton Brook trails, the longest accessible trails in a mountainside environment in the United States!

This hike will combine unique hardpack pathways, boardwalks, moderate grades, switchbacks, and rest stops to create a natural, yet accessible, hiking experience for people of all abilities.

We'll be bringing Freedom Chairs for general use and there will be additional equipment or trekking poles available.

There is no fee for this event and no need to pre-register…just show up and enjoy the trails!

Enjoy the GRIT Outdoors! Adaptive Recreation Fair
Jun
4
10:00 am10:00

Enjoy the GRIT Outdoors! Adaptive Recreation Fair

  • Artesani Park

It's the DCR's 12th Annual Adaptive Recreation Fair! 

We are excited to be part of this awesome event which will include other wonderful vendors and adaptive recreation organizations including (but not limited to) All Out Adventures, Adaptive Sports New England, Access Recreation Boston, Challenged Athletes Foundation, Community Rowing, Inc. - CRI, Waypoint Adventure, and Windrush Farm! 

This is an amazing opportunity to learn about the wide range of accessible recreation programs.resources, products that help individuals with disabilities enjoy the great outdoors in the Boston area and beyond! 

To register, email laila.soleimani@state.ma.us or call 413-545-5759.

Enjoy the GRIT Outdoors! Summer Series Kick-Off
May
19
4:00 pm16:00

Enjoy the GRIT Outdoors! Summer Series Kick-Off

Because GRIT Freedom Chairs are more fun with a friend!

This is the first in a series of outdoor events we will be holding at parks and trails around New England.

Team GRIT will be bringing multiple Freedom Chairs for public use, so get ready to build those biceps!

Come to the Arnold Arboretum and meet Team GRIT, our New England based Trailblazer Lindsey Runkel, and other like-minded members of the community while enjoying some springtime sunshine!

Denver, CO Demos and Trailblazers Launch
Apr
11
3:00 pm15:00

Denver, CO Demos and Trailblazers Launch

  • Washington Park

We'll be in Denver, Colorado to deliver a GRIT Freedom Chair to our Trailblazer in the area.

Come by to meet our Denver area Trailblazer and test ride the GRIT Freedom Chair! 

Tricia Downing

Tricia Downing

 

Please RSVP to be notified of the details as they become available and so we know how much Gatorade, snacks, and swag to bring.

RSVP Here

Palisade, CO Demos and Trailblazers Launch
Apr
10
3:00 pm15:00

Palisade, CO Demos and Trailblazers Launch

  • Riverbend Park

We'll be in Palisade, Colorado to deliver a GRIT Freedom Chair to our Trailblazer in the area. Come by to meet Nerissa Cannon and test ride the GRIT Freedom Chair! 

Nerissa Cannon & dog Cash

Nerissa Cannon & dog Cash

 

Please RSVP to be notified of the details as they become available and so we know how much Gatorade, snacks, and swag to bring.

RSVP Here

Dallas Demos and MS Walk
Apr
9
3:00 pm15:00

Dallas Demos and MS Walk

  • Preston Hollow Park

We'll be in Dallas, Texas participating in the MS Walk and giving test rides of the GRIT Freedom Chair.

Please RSVP to be notified of the details as they become available and so we know how much Gatorade, snacks, and swag to bring.

RSVP Here

Greenville, SC Demos and Trailblazers Launch
Apr
6
Apr 7

Greenville, SC Demos and Trailblazers Launch

We'll be in Greenville, South Carolina to deliver a GRIT Freedom Chair to our Trailblazer in the area.

Come by to meet Jeremy and test ride the GRIT Freedom Chair! 

Jeremy Kerr

Jeremy Kerr

 

Exact location and time to be determined. Please RSVP to be notified of the details as they become available and so we know how much Gatorade, snacks, and swag to bring.

RSVP Here

Las Vegas Demos and Trailblazers Launch
Mar
30
3:00 pm15:00

Las Vegas Demos and Trailblazers Launch

  • W. Wayne Bunker Family Park

We'll be in Las Vegas to deliver a GRIT Freedom Chair to our Trailblazer in the area.

Come by to meet Mariza Shaffa and test ride the GRIT Freedom Chair! 

Mariza Shaffa

Mariza Shaffa


Exact location and time to be determined. Please RSVP to be notified of the details as they become available and so we know how much Gatorade, snacks, and swag to bring.

RSVP Here

Kansas City Demos and Trailblazers Launch
Mar
29
3:00 pm15:00

Kansas City Demos and Trailblazers Launch

  • Lea's McKeighan Park

We'll be in Kansas City to deliver GRIT Freedom Chairs to our Trailblazer in the area.

Come by to meet Wes Hamilton and test ride the GRIT Freedom Chair! 

Wes Hamilton

Wes Hamilton

Exact location to be determined. Please RSVP to be notified of the details as they become available and so we know how much Gatorade, snacks, and swag to bring.

RSVP Here

Eugene Demos & Trailblazers Launch
Mar
22
3:00 pm15:00

Eugene Demos & Trailblazers Launch

  • Hilyard Community Center

We'll be in Eugene to deliver GRIT Freedom Chairs to our Trailblazers in the area.

Meet Oregon's Trailblazer and test ride the Freedom Chair! 

Loren Cushing

Loren Cushing

Please RSVP to be notified of the details as they become available and so we know how much Gatorade, snacks, and swag to bring.

RSVP Here

Portland Demos and Trailblazers Launch
Mar
21
4:30 pm16:30

Portland Demos and Trailblazers Launch

  • Wilshire Park

We'll be in Portland to deliver GRIT Freedom Chairs to our Trailblazer in the area.

Come by to meet Loren Cushing and test ride the Freedom Chair! 

Loren Cushing

Loren Cushing


Please RSVP to be notified of the details as they become available and so we know how much Gatorade, snacks, and swag to bring.

RSVP Here

Seattle Demos and Trailblazers Launch
Mar
19
3:00 pm15:00

Seattle Demos and Trailblazers Launch

  • Gas Works Park

We'll be in Seattle to deliver GRIT Freedom Chairs to our Trailblazers in the area!

Meet our Seattle Trailblazers!

Jenny Schmitz

Jenny Schmitz

Dorian Taylor

Dorian Taylor

Test ride the Freedom Chair! 

Please RSVP to be notified of the details as they become available and so we know how much Gatorade, snacks, and swag to bring.

RSVP Here

In addition to our Trailblazers Celebration at Gas Works Park, we will also be attending the National Wheelchair Basketball Association's Women's National Championships!

The tournament runs all weekend, but the GRIT team will be there on Friday from 5-7 pm and on Sunday from 10 am - Noon.

Photo credit: Joe Wolf.

Abilities Expo- DC
Dec
4
Dec 6

Abilities Expo- DC

  • Dulles Expo Center

This is the first Abilities Expo in DC. Come test ride the Freedom Chair and meet the team.

Visit us in booth 310!

Learn more about this event here: http://www.abilities.com/dcmetro/

Demo in Berkeley, CA
Oct
3
9:00 am09:00

Demo in Berkeley, CA

  • BORP

We're joining BORP for their regular Saturday drop-in hours. We'll have a Freedom Chair on hand for you to demo! If you're planning to attend, let us know so we can keep an eye out for you.


Know of other events or organizations in the Bay Area that we should visit that weekend? Please let us know!


Abilities Expo- Boston
Sep
18
Sep 20

Abilities Expo- Boston

  • Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Hall C

Come test ride the Freedom Chair! The team will be on hand all weekend. Learn more about the event here: http://www.abilities.com/boston/

TREC Day at Spaulding
Sep
17
1:00 pm13:00

TREC Day at Spaulding

  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

We're joining Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital for their 10th annual TREC Day! TREC stands for Therapeutic Recreation Enhances Confidence and we're excited to celebrate the importance of recreation. 

Join us on the Harbor Walk and come for a ride!

Demo in Louisville, KY
Sep
16
5:00 pm17:00

Demo in Louisville, KY

  • Waterfront Park

Come out to Waterfront Park to try the Freedom Chair on these beautiful trails. We'll be on hand with a demo unit for the evening and look forward to meeting you!

We'll be meeting in the Orange Parking Lot. There is a map of the park available here.

Let us know if you plan to attend so we can keep an eye out for you. 

Freedom Chair in Black Rock City
Sep
1
Sep 5

Freedom Chair in Black Rock City

  • Mobility Camp

We'll have a Freedom Chair on loan to Mobility Camp (7:30 Center Camp Plaza) from Tuesday to Saturday! If you're at the Burn and are looking for better ways to get across the Playa, stop by.

Demo in Denver
Jul
8
3:00 pm15:00

Demo in Denver

  • Washington Park

Join us at Washington Park to demo the Freedom Chair! We'll be meeting at the south end of the north lake, in the parking lot near the boathouse.