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U.S. Paralympics and SMC Rec and Parks Partner to Create Paralympic Sport
Paralympic Sport – Southern Marylandis a community-based sports club developed to involve youth and adults with physical and visual disabilities in ongoing sports and physical activity, regardless of skill level.All programs and activities will be based in
“U.S. Paralympics is dedicated to creating opportunities for individuals with physical and visual disabilities to be physically active in their own communities.Participation in physical activity enhances not only self-esteem and peer relationships, but also results in greater achievement, better overall health and higher quality of life,” said Mike Mushett, U.S. Paralympics Director of Community Programs.
With 21 million Americans living with a physical or visual disability, including thousands of military personnel who've been severely injured while on active duty, this is an important community need. U.S. Paralympics is committed to working with community organizations across the
For more information on how to get involved with Paralympic Sport-Southern Maryland contact Christina Bishop, 301-475-4200 x 1802 or email@example.com
For more information about U.S. Paralympics, please contact Susan Katz, (719) 866-2068 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, is dedicated to becoming the world leader in the Paralympic sports movement and to promoting excellence in the lives of persons with physical disabilities. Visit the U.S. Paralympics website at www.usparalympics.org.
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