Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas
National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic
The 2016 National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic will be April 2-9, 2016 in Snowmass, Colorado. This clinic promotes rehabilitation by instructing physically challenged Veterans in adaptive Alpine and Nordic skiing. It also provides an introduction to other adaptive activities and sports such as Scuba Diving, Sled Hockey, Curling, Rock Wall Climbing, Snowmobiling, Bowling, social activities, and educational sessions.
Applications are available HERE and are due on or before November 30, 2015. Upon completion of this process, all applicants will be notified of additional requirements needed for preparation of this event.
Make an appointment with you primary care physician to have a sports physical completed in order to attend the Winter Sports Clinic. Be sure to include an EKG; H&P summary and any discharge summaries within the past 3 years; medication and problem list.
Complete application and submit to Jessica Dawson, Recreational Therapist, Room 2B-301.
Please make copies of your application before submission.
Monetary expenses and fundraising opportunities are involved.
For more information, please contact Jessica Smith-Dawson, Recreation Therapists, at 713-578-5516 or visit http://wintersportsclinic.org/.