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In the News!

Did you know Kentwood Adaptive Recreation has been featured in the news several times? Check out these great articles and videos below to learn more.

The Lakeshore WM | Oct. 31, 2022
“It’s for individuals of all abilities, using leisure and recreation as a way to improve social, emotional, physical and mental well-being... It’s adapting different programs to suit the needs of individuals we serve so anyone can be successful to participate.”

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Kentwood Parks and Rec holds adaptive waterskiing clinic at YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin
WKTV Journal | August 22, 2022
"Kentwood Parks and Recreation intern Aubrey Buckingham has experienced the benefits of the adaptive recreation program firsthand."

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Teeing off with the Kentwood Adaptive Golf League
WKTV Journal | August 16, 2022
"For many in West Michigan, a round of golf on a nice summer evening is the perfect recreational activity.  And for those with varying disabilities, taking part in the Kentwood Adaptive Golf League is an opportunity to continue playing the sport they love."

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Kentwood Leisure Club offers weekly recreation for members with disabilities
WKTV Jounal | August 9, 2022
"Having no experience working with disabled individuals, Leisure Club instructor Stacy Zbikowski was hesitant stepping into the role of instructor. However, she said getting to know the participants and building relationships over the past 15 years has been a great experience for her."
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Adaptive bowling league offers active, fun outlet for individuals with special needs
MLive | May 12, 2022
"Bowlers with developmental disabilities or traumatic brain injuries were among those showing off their skills Wednesday at an adapted bowling summer league event hosted by the Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department."

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