Our Adaptive and Inclusion division offers programs to people with disabilities as well as inclusion support. Our programs are designed to develop skills, foster friendships, and increase self-confidence among those that participate. We work to provide quality experiences for participants of all genders and ages!

There are many ways to become involved in our programs, through Challenger sports, adaptive clinics, or other community events. Contact Emily Crisco at ecrisco@toknc.com or 336-564-2241 if you are interested in becoming involved as a Challenger coach or to offer support in other ways.

CHALLENGER SPORTS

Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, & Soccer

 

Challenger Basketball

This league can help players gain self-esteem, independence, and develop friendships all while learning the game of basketball. This program is designed for children and adults of all genders to participate in a sports environment structured for their individual success. Players will work on skill building which provides an essential opportunity for players to develop stronger emotional and social skills while working as a team. In addition, battles against High Point Parks and Recreation and Greensboro Parks and Recreation Challenger teams will bring the spirit of competition!

Ages: 8 and older
Instructor: KPRD Staff & Volunteer
Dates: January 19th-March 3rd
Time: 5:00 – 6:00pm
Location: Kernersville Community Recreation Center
Fee: $15
Registration will open on December 5th!\

 

Challenger Cheer

What is a sports team without a cheer squad?! Join us to learn three cheer routines and one dance  to perform at the games throughout the season. This program is designed for children and adults of all genders who love to dance and CHEER! Participants will focus on skill development and creating friendships among their teammates.

Ages: 8 and older

Instructor: KPRD Staff & Volunteer

Dates: August 30th – October 18th

Day/Time: Tuesdays, 5-6pm

Location: Kernersville Community Recreation Center

Fee: $15

Stay tuned for Winter 2023 season information!

 

Challenger Soccer

This league will give participants the opportunity to get moving on a weekly basis! The goal of the league is to develop skills, enhance self-esteem, and foster the development of new friendships. This is a program designed for children and adults of all genders and will be structured for their individual success. We will also have the opportunity to join with High Point Parks and Recreation to do a few combined practices!

Ages: 8 and older

Instructor: KPRD Staff & Volunteer

Dates: May 18 – June 22

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 4:30 – 5:30

Location: Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex

Fee: $15

Registration: Monday, April 11th – Wednesday, May 11th

 

Challenger Flag Football

This league, sponsored by the Carolina Panthers, will help players increase physical activity, develop skills, and increase socialization among teammates. This is a program designed for children and adults of all genders and will be structured for their individual success.

Ages: 8 and older

Instructor: KPRD Staff & Volunteer

Dates: September 1st – October 20th

Day/Time: Thursdays, 4:30-6:00

Location: Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex

Fee: Free

Registration: Monday, August 1 – Monday, August 2

Veteran Archery Clinic

If you are a veteran and like archery or are interested in learning about the sport, join us for a one day archery clinic! Veterans with and without disabilities welcome. All equipment and lunch will be provided.

Date: Thursday, November 10th

Time: 11:30-1

Location: Kernersville Recreation Center

Cost: FREE

Registration will open on October 10th

Register here!

Adaptive Archery Clinics

Join us for a one hour adaptive archery clinic! This program is intended for people with disabilities and will focus on learning a new skill while having fun shooting.

All adaptive equipment will be provided.

October Clinic

Date: Wednesday, October 26

Time: 4:30 -5:30pm

Location: Kernersville Recreation Center, 125 East Bodenhamer

Ages: 7+

Fee: Free but registration is required

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 26 12:00

Register here!

December Clinic

Dates: Saturday, December 3

Time: 11:30 -12:30am

Location: Kernersville Recreation Center, 125 East Bodenhamer

Ages: 7+

Fee: Free but registration is required

Registration Deadline: Friday, December 2 4:00

Register here!

Adaptive Cycling Clinic

Join us for a fun day in the park to try out adaptive cycling! People of all abilities welcome. This will be a collaborative event with Winston-Salem Recreation and Parks, Solutions for Independence, Guilford County Special Olympics.

New Date: April 29th, 2023

**This event is being postponed to Spring 2023!** If you have already registered, you will not need to register again.

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Fourth of July Park

702 West Mountain St.

Kernersville, NC 27284

Register here!

Wheel Serve Piedmont

Wheelchair Tennis is making it’s way to the Piedmont and we are excited to be a part of it! This program is intended for individuals with physical disabilities. This program will give players the chance to learn the basic fundamentals of tennis while increasing social interaction, enhancing physical wellness, and reducing stress. If you would like to be involved, please contact Susan Broduer at 336-777-6540 or susan@gretanc.com.

Register Here!

Ages: 18+

Dates: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays each month

Time: 11am-1pm

Location: Deep River Recreation Center

 

 

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Contact for information
Emily Crisco
Adaptive and Inclusion Coordinator
ecrisco@toknc.com
336-996-3062