More adaptive sports on their way in Bowling Green
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Some good news in Bowling Green, more adaptive sports opportunities are making their way into the community.
The Bowling Green Parks and Recreations division received a $21,000 grant for adaptive sports from the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute’s Wellness Edge Program.
The money will go towards the adaptive sports program to provide youth sport wheelchairs for wheelchair basketball teams, kayaks and their adaptive enhancements, adaptive sleds for the Soky ice rink, and will start an adaptive archery program.
The goal of the grant is to provide all around inclusive programs and enhancements to allow children and adults with physical disabilities to participate in activities, according to Madison Duncan of the Bowling Green Parks and Recreations division.
The projects are expected to be completed within the next year.