Programs and Classes

How Abilities Movement can help:

Abilities Movement’s goal is to help people of all abilities find their path through movement, engagement, and goal achievement.  Our programs in adapted fitness, sports, and outdoor programs help people build confidence and utilize that confidence to engage within their community. We partner with community organizations, local businesses, and disability-oriented services in Monroe and surrounding counties to help provide essential programs and opportunities.  We work closely with self-directed programs to help build classes around the needs of individuals.  Our organization is open to all and has no limitation to who we serve.

Fitness Programs

Sign up for one of the fitness programs below.

Adapted Fitness Training and Healthy Living Program

Abilities Movement offers a health and fitness-based program for people of all abilities, including those with severe medical needs. We help those who are looking to develop healthy habits and assist in building the confidence and skills needed to explore ways to be healthy within their community. Abilities Movement will work with each participant to develop attainable goals that facilitate success.  We help people engage in their homes, local fitness centers, recreational centers, community parks, or in whatever venue works best for the individual.  We will provide individualized fitness plans, develop community resources, provide healthy cooking support, and develop integration and transition opportunities within an individual’s community.

To create comprehensive programming for indiduals who have severe medical needs, our adapted fitness team will engage in stretching activities, strength development, and functional-based movement to improve each individual’s quality of life. Together, we will develop a health assessment, establish goals, and employ a plan for home and community-based fitness training. We provide training within the community or as home-based programming for people of all abilities. The program will be built around each individual’s needs allowing for maximum success.

Abilities Movment also offers Personal TeleFtiness Sessions for times when distance is required. We help participants meet their fitness goals while adapting to community challenges.

Location

Home and Community-based

Dates and Times

To be established with the individual client

Cost

$80/per session

Adapted Group Fitness Training and Healthy Living program

Group Fitness and Healthy Living classes provide activities of healthy living, fitness, stretching, mobility, and range of motion for groups of individuals. This program, open to Assisted Living Centers, Group Homes, Day Programs, and Agencies around the Monroe County area, help those who are looking to develop healthy habits and assist in building the confidence and skills needed to explore ways to be healthy within their community, in a group setting. Abilities Movement will work with each group and  each participant to develop attainable goals that facilitate success. 

We help people engage in their homes, local fitness centers, recreational centers, community parks, or in whatever venue works best.  Abilities Movement also offers Group TeleFtiness Sessions for programs that prefer remote participation and for times when distance is required. We help participants meet their fitness goals while adapting to community challenges. Our providers are invested in the health of all individuals in our community.

Location

Home and Community-Based for Groups

Dates and Times

To be established with the group

Cost

Please contact Abilities Movement to learn how our group fitness instruction may meet the needs of your group

New Adapted Fitness Opportunities at PUSH Fitness with Abilities Movement!

Abilities Movement is excited to announce Adapted Fitness Opportunities at PUSH Fitness in Fairport! Join us and discover a fantastic resource designed to help individuals of all abilities enhance their fitness levels.

  • Integration into the Fitness Center: Abilities Movement is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment at PUSH Fitness Center. To support this goal, we have designated specific hours for individuals with diverse abilities to access and enjoy Push Fitness with Abilities Movement Instructors.
  • Specialized Abilities Movement Trainers: At PUSH Fitness, we will have qualified Abilities Movement trainers who specialize in integration and providing adapted fitness for individuals of all abilities at specific days and times each week. They are here to guide and support you on your fitness journey, ensuring a comfortable and empowering experience.
  • Community Outreach: Our initiative aims to provide an opportunity for those who may have previously faced challenges in accessing a fitness center. By participating in our designated hours, individuals can become familiar with the facility and its amenities.

Integration to the Fitness Center for All Populations!

  • Abilities Movement is inviting people of all ages and abilities to come workout at PUSH Fitness!
  • Fitness Circuit Development: Abilities Movement will create personalized exercise charts tailored to each individuals abilities and goals utilizing the fitness equipment at PUSH Fitness
  • We will help with accessibility throughout the fitness center to each individual equipment offered
  • Transitional Support Program: We will work on helping people access the fitness center for all abilities levels, using one-on-one assistance to bring familiarity to the center and equipment in it.
  • Ongoing Personalized Fitness Sessions available: Abilities Movement offers a health and fitness-based program for people of all abilities, including those with severe medical needs. We help those who are looking to develop healthy habits and assist in building the confidence and skills needed to explore ways to be healthy within their community.

Integration of Day Programs in the Community!

  • Abilities Movement invites Day Programs to come to the gym and take a tour and learn more about Abilities Movement and PUSH Fitness
  • Abilities Movement will develop an 8-week program that will focus on: development of fitness charts, training support staff and program staff on the facility. Abilities Movement will be providing on-going support
  • Guided Tours: Abilities Movement dedicated trainers will be available to lead tours of our facility, showcasing the incredible equipment and amenities we offer. During the tour, you will have the opportunity to explore various areas, including:- Cardio Equipment: Experience state-of-the-art cardio machines designed to improve cardiovascular fitness.- Weight Machines: Discover a range of weight machines that cater to different muscle groups, helping you strengthen and tone your body.- Free Weights: Explore a selection of free weights, allowing for a versatile and customizable workout experience.

    – Interval Training Basement: The PUSH Fitness full basement is dedicated to interval training, providing a dynamic space for high-intensity workouts.

    – Stretch Room: Relax and rejuvenate in the designated stretch room, perfect for improving flexibility and promoting recovery.

  • Inclusive Space: PUSH Fitness is committed to creating an inclusive environment where individuals of all abilities can feel welcome and comfortable.
  • Customized Programs: Abilities Movement can work with day program participants to develop tailored fitness programs that suit their individual needs and goals.
  • Expert Trainers: Abilities Movement experienced trainers are available to provide guidance and support during your fitness journey, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience.

At Abilities Movement, we believe in fostering inclusivity and providing opportunities for individuals from Day Programs to experience the PUSH Fitness Center firsthand. We are excited to invite Day Programs to join us for a tour and learn more about the fantastic fitness offerings available.

Group Fitness Class for People of All Abilities and Ages!

Abilities Movement and PUSH Fitness are introducing a brand-new Group Fitness Class designed to accommodate individuals of all abilities and ages. Join us for a wide range of classes with varying intensity levels, ensuring that everyone can find a class that suits their fitness goals and preferences.

  • Inclusive Fitness Classes: Abilities Movement Group Fitness Class is open to individuals of all abilities and ages. We welcome participants from programs such as Silver Sneakers, and offer classes tailored to low, medium, and high intensity levels. Regardless of your fitness level, there’s a class for you at PUSH Fitness!
  • Timed Interval Classes: Abilities Movement fitness classes incorporate timed intervals to maximize your workout efficiency and help you achieve your goals. These intervals ensure a balanced mix of cardio, strength, and flexibility exercises, providing a comprehensive and effective workout experience.
  • Motivating Music: We understand the importance of an energetic and inspiring atmosphere during fitness classes. That’s why Abilities Movement group fitness classes are accompanied by fun, high-paced music to keep you motivated and engaged throughout your workout.

Here’s How it Works:

To Sign Up for Individual Fitness Sessions with Abilities Movement Trainers at PUSH Fitness:

1. Send the following information via email to info@abilitiesmovement.org or via phone/text: (585) 690-4408 (All texts and messages are confidential):

A. Your Name

B. Participant Name

C. Program Name: Individual Fitness Sessions at PUSH Fitness

D. Email and Phone Contact Information

2. One of our Trainers will contact you to set up a time to meet and discuss options.

3. Options include:

A. An Introduction session to the PUSH Fitness Gym and machines with an Abilities Movement Trainer (with an option to join the gym and/or participate in Abilities Movement Adapted Fitness Training*)

B. For existing PUSH Fitness members: A free circuit training session at PUSH with one of Abilities Movement Trainers

*Ongoing Personal Fitness Sessions are billed at Abilities Movement’s Personalized Fitness rate and may require a PUSH Fitness gym membership if ongoing sessions will be held at PUSH Fitness. Visit the Abilities Movement website to learn more.)

 

To Learn More about Day Program Integration at PUSH Fitness:

To schedule a tour or learn more about our integration program for Day Programs, please contact us via email to info@abilitiesmovement.org or via phone/text: (585) 690-4408 (All texts and messages are confidential).

Group Fitness Classes at PUSH Fitness!

Exciting news! Abilities Movement and PUSH Fitness are introducing a brand-new group fitness class designed to accommodate individuals of all abilities and ages. Join us for a wide range of classes with varying intensity levels, ensuring that everyone can find a class that suits their fitness goals and preferences.

  • Inclusive Fitness Classes: Our group fitness class is open to individuals of all abilities and ages. We welcome participants from programs such as Silver Sneakers and offer classes tailored to low, medium, and high intensity levels. Regardless of your fitness level, there’s a class for you at PUSH Fitness!
  • Timed Interval Classes: Our fitness classes incorporate timed intervals to maximize your workout efficiency and help you achieve your goals. These intervals ensure a balanced mix of cardio, strength, and flexibility exercises, providing a comprehensive and effective workout experience.
  • Motivating Music: We understand the importance of an energetic and inspiring atmosphere during fitness classes. That’s why our group fitness classes are accompanied by fun, high-paced music to keep you motivated and engaged throughout your workout.

Benefits of Abilities Movement Group Fitness at PUSH Fitness

  • Inclusive Environment: Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive space where individuals of all abilities and ages can thrive and enjoy the benefits of group fitness.
  • Expert Instructors: Our certified instructors are experienced in catering to diverse fitness levels and abilities. They will provide guidance and modifications as needed, ensuring a safe and effective workout for everyone.

**** Please note that the group exercise classes will be held in the basement which is currently only accessible by stairs, we are working on accessibility for wheelchair users****

Signing Up: To sign up for these programs, please either send an email info@abilitiesmovement.org or call or text (585) 690-4408. All texts and messages are confidential.

Location

Push Fitness Center, 1135 Fairport Road, Fairport, NY

Date:

Dates: Mondays: December 4, December 11, December 18, 2023, January 8, January 15, and January 22, 2024

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Cost

$65 for the 6-week session

Please contact us to inquire about signing up for Fitness Programs

You can sign up for a fitness program by downloading and mailing the form below.

Please fill out these forms after registering with Abilities Movement Fitness Classes.

Sports/Outdoor Programs

Sign up for the sports/outdoor programs below.

Abilities Movement Run Club Winter/Spring 2024

Winter is here and Run Club is on the Move! It’s time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air, the sights and the sounds of our area. The Abilities Movement Run Club is back in action for another season, with weekly meetups at the Perinton Community Center. Join the Abilities Movement Run Club outside (and in difficult weather, inside) at the Perinton Community Center, as we enjoy the weather, sights, and sounds of winter and spring.

We welcome everyone of all abilities, no matter your running level, experience, or adapted needs. Run, walk, or use your mobility device at your own pace, while we meet for fun and exercise. We’ll work on our running skills together, at our own pace, and have fun while doing it. We will meet each Sunday to work on our running skills together! Dress for the weather when we are outside – layers are best. On days with bad weather, we will use the track or a workout room inside the Perinton Community Center.

So come join us for some exercise , friends, fun, and fresh air!

All local and federal CDC safety guidelines and recommendations will be followed. Masks may be required by participants and spectators. Please bring your own water bottle and wear sunscreen if needed.

Location

Perinton Community Center – 1350 Turk Hill Rd, Fairport, NY 14450

If the weather is inclement, we will meet indoors at the Perinton Community Center.

Dates and Times

Winter and Spring 2024: Sundays – January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 3, 10, 17, 24, April 7, 14, 21, 28

Time: 9:00am – 10:00am

Cost

 $150 for the Run Club Session **Please note that Punch Passes for the PCC indoor facilities are provided free of cost to Run Club participants through a generous community grant from the Golisano Foundation.

Mighty Dunks Adapted Basketball Winter/Spring 2024 Sign Ups!

Mighty Dunks is ready for action!

Join us, have fun, and learn about the game of basketball! This program, for people of all abilities, will teach basketball skills, the game of basketball, and provide competition-level skill development and opportunities while providing the social opportunity of being part of a team! Participants ages from 13 and up, come join the fun!

Our two Perinton teams will alternate weekly. The teams will be divided into a Mighty Dunks Skills Team and a Mighty Dunks Competition Team. The Mighty Dunks Skills Team will be offering differentiation and skill development for individuals of all abilities and skill levels. The Mighty Dunks Competition Team will allow team members to work on basketball skills at a competition level, with increased action, physicality, and sustained activity throughout the session. Both programs feature opportunities for practice and gameplay, and will focus on creating inclusive opportunities and differentiation for all individuals.

1. Mighty Dunks Competitive Team Schedule at Perinton Community Center:

Dates: Tuesdays – Jan 9, 23, Feb 6, 27, March 12, 26, April 16, 30, May 14, 28 **Basketball Tournament/Pizza: June 11

Location: Perinton Community Center, 1350 Turk Hill Road, Fairport, NY 14450

Time: 5:45 pm-7:15pm

Cost: $130

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2. Mighty Dunks Skill Development Team Schedule at Perinton Community Center

Dates: Tuesdays – Jan 16, 30, Feb 13, March 5, 19, April 9, 23, May 7, 21, June 4 **Basketball tournament/Pizza: June 11

Location: Perinton Community Center, 1350 Turk Hill Road, Fairport, NY 14450

Time: 5:45 pm-7:15pm

Cost: $130

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To sign up for these programs:

Signing Up : This popular program has a limited enrollment and slots are filling up fast. If you are already a member of the Skills Team at Perinton, you will be rejoining the Mighty Dunks Skills Team at Perinton. If you are new to the Mighty Dunks program and would like to participate in Perinton, one of our coaches will reach out to speak with you about which team (Skills or Competition) will be the best fit for you. If you would like to switch from the Skills Team to the Competition Team, please reach out to us to let our coaches speak with you regarding an assessment for the best fit. 

Registrations will be processed by first to sign up and by space available. Once the maximum number of participants is reached, no additional sign-ups will be accepted. Walk-ins to the program will not be accepted, once the maximum number of participants is reached.

1. Please send an email to info@abilitiesmovement.org OR please call or text Abilities Movement at 585-690-4408.

2. Please include your name, participant name, and specific session and location the participant would like to attend – Mighty Dunks Skills Team or Mighty Dunks Competition Team.

3. After signing up, Abilities Movement will email you a confirmation, your registration documents, and payment information.

Please note that there are a very limited number of slots available and registration will be processed by first to sign up and by space available. Only registered individuals may attend the session. NO WALK-INS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Dates and Times

Dates and Times: See above information for details on the dates and times for each of the Mighty Dunks Programs

 

Cost

  1. Perinton Community Center – Competition Team $130 for the session
  2. Perinton Community Center – Skills Team $130 for the session
  3. Pieters Family Life Center – Skills Team $95 for the session

Introducing the Abilities Movement Hiking Club!

Abilities Movement is excited to announce the launch of Abilities Movement Hiking Club! Prepare yourself for an incredible year of outdoor exploration, breathtaking scenery, and unforgettable memories for people of all abilities. As a member of this club, you’ll enjoy monthly hiking opportunities right in your local area, along with access to a variety of other exciting events throughout the year, including kayaking, tennis, biking, snowshoeing, and more!

🌲 Monthly Hiking Adventures: Embark on thrilling hikes each month, discovering the hidden gems of nature in our region. Immerse yourself in the beauty of lush forests, stunning waterfalls, and awe-inspiring vistas. Whether you’re an experienced hiker or new to the trails, our club welcomes everyone!

🎉 Exclusive Club Benefits: By joining the Abilities Movement Hiking Club, you gain easy access to local hiking trails. In addition to the hiking adventures, you’ll have the chance to participate in a range of other exhilarating activities that will keep your spirit soaring throughout the year.

🚫 Max Capacity: Please note there will be listed a maximum capacity for each hike depending on the hike itself and volunteer/staff needed. If any hike has reached maximum capacity but others would like to join, we will offer a counter activity for that month.

 Accessibility: All trails may not be suitable for wheelchair users. Please use the guide below to know if the scheduled hike is accessible. This will be located in the description for each hike listed below.

Level A – Accessible for all 

Level B – Accessible for all but more strenuous

Level C – Not accessible for wheelchair users

Note: When Level B or Level C hikes offered in a month, there will be a separate Level A activity offered in that month.

ALL HIKES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IF THERE IS SEVEREWEATHER/DIFFICULT OUTDOOR CONDITIONS☀️

Yearly Pricing Options:

– Individual Participants: $40.00

– Family Package (up to four participants): $80.00

Join the Abilities Movement Hiking Club and embark on exciting hiking adventures!

Here’s How it Works:

1. Become a member of the Hiking Club by signing up. Send the following information via Email to info@abilitiesmovement.org or via Phone/Text: (585) 690-4408 (All texts and messages are confidential):

A. Your Name

B. Participant Name

C. Program Name: Hiking Club

D. Email and Phone Contact Information

2. After signing up for the Hiking Club, Abilities Movement will email you a confirmation and any required registration documents. The registration documents will include information on where we should send your invoice for the $40 Registration Fee.

3. Abilities Movement will send an invoice for the one-time yearly registration fee of $40. There are no other fees associated with the hikes once you are a member of the Abilities Movement Hiking Club for the year.

4. You will be added to the Hiking Club Email Distribution List.

5. At the beginning of each month, we will send an email out to the Hiking Club Email Distribution List with the planned hike(s) for the month. This will include alternate Level A hikes when applicable.

6. Sign up for the hike(s) for that month by emailing info@abilitiesmovement.org or calling/texting 585-690-4408. Please indicate your name and the hike that you will be attending. Please note that space is limited for this program, and sign-ups are processed in the order they are received. Signing up does not guarantee registration for the hike. All registration confirmations will be sent in the order they are received.

7. Participants can join the Abilities Movement Hiking Club at any time throughout the year.

Monthly Hiking Adventures will include:  Lace up your boots and embark on an epic journey with the Abilities Movement Hiking Club! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to explore the great outdoors, make new friends, and connect with nature!

Monthly Hiking Adventures Include:

Turning Point Park, Corbett’s Glen, Indian Hill Trail, Mt. Hope Park, Cobbs Hill, Perinton Community Center, Black Creek Park, Mendon Ponds Park, Genesee Valley Park, Channing H. Philbrick Park (Linear Park), Highland Park, and the Tinker Nature Trail.

Turning Point Park -- Hike One

Date: Tuesday, August 8th, 2023 (Make-up for hike on July 25th, 2023 that was canceled due to thunderstorms)

Location: Turning Point Park, 260 Boxart Street, Rochester, NY

Time: 4:15pm-5:15pm

Level A – Accessible for all

Capacity: 20 participants

Description: Enjoy this beautiful trail with a large bridge going over Lake Ontario!

Distance: 3.0 – 5.2 miles

Corbett's Glen -- Hike Two

Date: Tuesday, August 22nd, 2023

Location: Corbett’s Glen, 415 Penfield Road, Rochester, NY

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Level A – Accessible for all

Capacity: 30 participants

Description: Come hike this amazing trail leading to a beautiful stream!

Distance: 1.5 – 2.1 miles

Indian Hill Trail -- Hike Three

Date: Tuesday, September 12th, 2023

Location: Indian Hill Trailhead, Fairport, NY

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Level C – Not accessible for wheelchair users

Capacity: 20 participants

Description: Join us on the amazing hike through the trees and hills of Perinton!

Distance: 1.5 – 2.1 miles

Mt. Hope Park -- Hike Four

Date: Tuesday, October 10th, 2023

Location: Mount Hope Park, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue, Rochester, NY

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Level A – Accessible for all

Capacity: 30 participants

Description: Come enjoy the beautiful fall foliage throughout this accessible trail!

Distance: 1.5 – 2.5 miles

 

Cobbs Hill -- Hike Five

Date: Saturday, November 4th, 2023

Location: Cobbs Hill, 80 Culver Road, Rochester, NY

Time: 9:45am-10:45am

Level A – Accessible for all

Capacity: 30 participants

Description: Come join us hiking around the beautiful reservoir!

Distance: 1.5 – 2.0 miles

Thomas Creek Wetlands and the Erie Canal in Fairport -- Hike Six

Date: Saturday, December 2nd, 2023

Location: The Box Factory, 6 North Main Street, Fairport, NY

Time: 9:45am-10:45am

Level A – Accessible for all

Capacity: 20 participants

Description: Come join us for a hike throught the Thomas Creek Wetlands along the Erie Canal in Fairport

Distance: 1.5 – 2.5 miles

Black Creek Park -- Hike Seven

Date: Saturday, January 6th, 2024

Location: Black Creek Park, 3835 Union Street, North Chili, NY

Time: 9:45am-10:45am

Level B – Accessible for all, but more strenuous of a hike

Capacity: 20 participants

Description: Enjoy this beautiful trail through the snow! If weather permits, we can snowshoe!

Distance: 1.2 – 2.0 miles

Mendon Ponds Park -- Hike Eight

Date: Saturday, February 3rd, 2024

Location: Mendon Ponds Park, 95 Douglas Road, Honeoye Falls, NY 

Time: 9:45am-10:45am

Level B – Accessible for all, but more strenuous of a hike

Capacity: 20 participants

Description: Come join the beautiful nature in the snow! If weather permits, we can snowshoe!

Distance: 2.5 – 3.0 miles

Genesee Valley Park-- Hike Nine

Date: Saturday, March 9th, 2024

Location: Genesee Valley Park, 1000 East River Road, Rochester, NY

Time: 9:45am-10:45am

Level A – Accessible for all

Capacity: 30 participants

Description: Come join this hike with beautiful sights around this park designed by famed landscape architect, Frederic Law Olmstead!

Distance: 2.5 – 3.5 miles

Channing H. Philbrick Park (Linear Park) -- Hike Ten

Date: Saturday, April 6th, 2024

Location: Channing H. Philbrick Park (Linear Park), 1 Linear Park Drive, Penfield, NY

Time: 9:45am-10:45am

Level C – No accessible for wheelchair users

Capacity: 20 participants

Description: Come enjoy this beautiful trail next to a lovely stream!

Distance: 1.5 – 2.5 miles

Highland Park-- Hike Eleven

Date: Saturday, May 4th, 2024

Location: Highland Park, Rochester, NY

Time: 9:45am-10:45am

Level A – Accessible for all

Capacity: 30 participants

Description: Come view the beautiful lilacs (over 500 varieties) and enjoy the sunshine throughout the park!

Distance: 1.5 – 2.0 miles

Tinker Nature Trail-- Hike Twelve

Date: Saturday, June 22nd, 2024

Location: Tinker Nature Trail, 1525 Calkins Road, Pittsford, NY

Time: 9:45am-10:45am

Level A – Accessible for all

Capacity: 30 participants

Description: Join us on a fun and accessible hike filled with beautiful wildlife!

Distance: 1.2 – 2.0 miles

Pickleball for ALL!

In a Pickle this Winter?🥒❄️ Great News! Abilities Movement Now has Adapted Pickleball😀🏓

🎾 Join us for the thrill of Adapted Pickleball! 🌟 Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a first-timer, our inclusive community welcomes everyone. Get ready for fun, fitness, and friendly competition—where diversity is celebrated on the court. Grab your paddle and join the excitement!  Contact us to sign up today!🏓 

** We welcome this collaboration with Pieters Family Life Center. This location offers participants drop off and pick up right at PFLC via RTS!

Location

Pieters Family Life Center

1025 Common Way, Rochester, NY 14623

Dates and Time

Dates: Saturdays – January 6, 13, 27 – February 3, 10 – March 2, 9, 16

Competition Team Time: 11:00 am – 12:00pm

Skills Team Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00pm

Cost

$40 for the session

Rochester Setting Aces (Sitting Volleyball)

Join the Rochester Setting Aces Today!

Ready to Bump up your Winter Experience and Set yourself up for a great time? 🤜🙌 Join our Sitting Volleyball Program! 🏐✨☃️Are you looking for a new way to be active? Want to try a new sport to learn and play? DIG THIS!!! Abilities Movement and the Rochester Setting Aces want to invite YOU to come and learn some movement and skills in our Sitting Volleyball Program! All abilities and skill levels are welcome and encouraged to try it out. Our Sitting Volleyball program is geared around the fun interactive game of volleyball that has been adapted to be inclusive for everyone! All players will be in a seated position and playing over a lower net. We just need you and your friends to meet us on the court. Help us set the tone and bring positive energy! Together we are all Aces. Don’t miss out on the fun! Sign up today!

Location

Pieters Family Life Center

1025 Common Way, Rochester, NY 14623

Dates and Time

Dates: Saturdays – January 6, 13, 27 – February 3, 10 – March 2, 9

Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Cost

Free – This class is paid for through a generous grant from members of our community.

Power Wheelchair Soccer Team! Spring Dates To Be Announced Soon!

Join the Rochester Speed Demons

Join Rochester’s only Power Wheelchair Soccer Team, the Rochester Speed Demons! 

Abilities Movement and the Rochester Speed Demons are thrilled to invite power wheelchair athletes to be a part of our dynamic power wheelchair soccer team! If you’re eager to dive into the exciting realm of Power Soccer, become a part of a tight-knit team, master you power wheelchair soccer skills, and just have a blast, this is the perfect chance for you. Meet like-minded individuals, form lasting friendships, and embracing the competitive spirit that fuels our team! Join us for an exhilarating experience at our upcoming practice sessions. Don’t miss out on the fun! Sign up today or come to one of our practices to try power soccer. 

This team sport program is for power wheelchair athletes who would like to compete at a high level. Players must be able to maneuver and control their chair at a fast speed. New players are welcome to come and watch a practice to see if what it is about. First time players will have a board fitted to their wheelchair at the first practice. Potential players that would like to try out power soccer can have a board placed on their chair and participate. Come join us to see what all the fun is about!

Location

Pieters Family Life Center

1025 Common Way, Rochester, NY 14623

Dates and Time

Dates: TBA

Time: TBA

Cost

Free – This class is paid for through a generous grant from members of our community.

Red Cross Certification in CPR, AED, and First Aid

Abilities Movement is excited to be able to offer Red Cross CPR, First Aid and AED classes!

Through our partnership with the Red Cross, class participants will earn a Red Cross Certification in CPR, AED, and First Aid. This course will be a blended learning class. The participants will read the material online and come to class for the skills tests. Online portion must be complete before coming to class.

Private classes for your group are also possible outside of the printed class schedule. AM is offering Adult and Adult/Pediatric CPR, First Aid and AED certification classes. Contact us to learn more or to sign up for this class.

Signing Up : This popular program has a limited enrollment and slots are filling up fast. Registrations will be processed by first to sign up and by space available. Once the maximum number of participants is reached, no additional sign-ups will be accepted. Walk-ins to the program will not be accepted.

Class: Adult and Pediatric CPR, First Aid, and AED

Location

LNB Bank Community Room – 1314 Fairport Road, Fairport, NY 14450- (Come to the door facing the road, not the parking lot.)

Date:

Dates: TBA

Time: TBA

Cost

TBA

Kayaking Dates Coming Soon!

Abilities Movement & Homesteads for Hope with support from the New York State “On the Canals” program, through the NYS Canal Corp., offers a variety of kayaking experiences for people of all abilities! Abilities Movement invites you to kayak and canoe. Our program aims to empower individuals with diverse abilities by building confidence in kayaking skills. Whether you want to just experience sitting in a kayak (free to do) or venture out onto beautiful Erie Canal with an instructor, Abilities Movement will help you to experience the joys of kayaking.

Come join us to see what all the fun is about!

Program Highlights:

Individual Instruction: Receive personalized guidance from our skilled instructors, with a one-to-one ratio for an optimal learning experience.

Group Classes: Join our small group sessions, with one instructor for every three participants, perfect for more advanced paddlers seeking to enhance their skills.

Family Fun Kayak Nights: Bring your loved ones and join us for an unforgettable evening of kayaking on Thursdays at Homesteads for Hope, complemented by live music entertainment (Dates listed below).

Unlock Your Kayaking Potential: Our goal of the program is for participants to come away confident in the skills of kayaking. The program is designed to boost your confidence in kayaking skills, allowing you to explore incredible destinations such as the Erie Canal boat company in Fairport. As part of our offerings, we will organize a special night of paddling at the Erie Canal Boat Company to see all that they offer.

Discover the Thrills of Kayaking with Us! Join us and experience the exhilaration of kayaking this summer. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced paddler, we have something for everyone. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Important Information:

Arrival Time:We kindly request that participants arrive early to the scheduled sessions to allow ample time for preparation before the session start time.

Late Arrivals: Please note that late arrivals will have the time reserved for their session only. We are unable to extend sessions or reschedule.

Dress for the Weather: Please dress appropriately for the weather forecast on the day of your session. Please wear sunscreen and bring a water bottle.

 

Signing Up: Registration is essential to secure your spot. Please send an email to info@abilitiesmovement.org or call 585-690-4408 to sign up for this program. Please include:

1. Your Name

2. Participant Name

3. Dates participant wants to attend

4. 1st and 2nd choice of times for each date

5. Experiences level: (please choose A, B, or C)

A- Never been in a kayak

B- Been in a kayak but still inexperienced

C- Paddles independently

After signing up, Abilities Movement will formulate the schedule according to order of sign-ups, date/time preferences, and availability. Abilities Movement will email you a confirmation, your schedule, and any required registration documents. Please note that there are a limited number of sessions available and registration will be processed by first to sign up and by space available.

Location

Homestead for Hope, 2185 Manitou Rd, Rochester, NY 14606

Google map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/Ag2swoNDo6Dd9Nbs5

Individual Kayaking Dates and Times

Dates: TBA

Times: TBA

Cost

TBA

Location

Homestead for Hope, 2185 Manitou Rd, Rochester, NY 14606

Google map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/Ag2swoNDo6Dd9Nbs5

Group Kayaking Dates and Times

Dates: TBA

Times: TBA

Cost

TBA

Yearly Registration forms for Sports Programs can be dowloaded and mailed using the form below.

Address

144 Fairport Village Landing #332
Fairport, New York 14450

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