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Adaptive Jumping Events

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
5:30 pm6:30 pm
Xtreme Athletics, Located at 4209 Merriam Drive, Kansas City, KS, 66106
neon green and black logo for Xtreme Athletics - man jumping over bar with pole

Dr. Melissa Burns, through The Whole Person and Xtreme Athletics, offers adaptive jumps for individuals 12 and up to try Long, Triple, High Jump, and Pole Vault. If you are interested in more information, or to set up a time to come see the gym and discuss how that might look for you or your athlete, contact Coach Burns. (NOTE: A track team including wheelchair athletes is in development, along with throwing field events.)

• Private and semi-private (small group) lessons are available.
• Scheduling for private sessions with Coach Burns is open each day of the week. Times depending on daytime or evening availability.
• Before participating athletes will fill out an Xtreme Athletics wavier and TWP waiver.

FEES: All First sessions are free. Cost after: $10 a session.

Teammates - Jump together!
Teammates is a way for you and someone you know to come to jump together. At a discounted price, bring a para-athlete who would like to try jumps and the first session is free for the both of you. If you would also like to try blind jumping events, (all athletes wear a blindfold) this is also your chance!
Teammates - $5 each

A - Adaptive (the aid of equipment or techniques adapted for disability)
AA - All ages
B - Blind/Low Vision
D - Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Y - Youth 5-17 years
18+ - Adults

Accessible Venue Checklist available for PDF download below.

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