Summer 2021 Schedule

  • Summer Adaptive Sports Collage

The staff of Northeast Passage is pleased to offer a variety of Adaptive Sports & Recreation events for the summer of 2021. We can't wait to see you!


While COVID restrictions are being lifted in New Hampshire and surrounding states, we continue to follow industry guidelines and those set by the University of New Hampshire. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility as we work to keep our staff and participants safe and healthy. Please remember that face coverings are required during Northeast Passage programming (when distance cannot be maintained) and you must complete a health screening form before arriving at events.

Read more about our COVID safety protocols>>

TO REGISTER 

Click on the sport below to expand the full schedule. Pre-registration is required for all events. You can register online via the links here (click on the date link) or please contact Northeast Passage at 603-862-0070 or northeast.passage@unh.edu. We are limited to smaller groups, so please pre-register for each event and cancel if you cannot make it.

If you need your NEP username and password resent, please contact us. Please do not make another online account.

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Adaptive Sports Opportunities

Join Northeast Passage for a group ride this summer! We are offering both paved trail and off-road options. You're welcome to bring your own cycle or use one of ours and all locations are appropriate for beginners to advanced riders - whether you're looking to rack up the miles or just looking for a leisurely ride, we hope to see you on the trail.

Cycling - Windham, NH

Come join Northeast Passage for a weekday afternoon ride on a picturesque 7 mile (round-trip) paved trail in Windham, NH. 
 
Event Information
Day: Wednesday
Dates: June 2, June 16, June 30, July 14, July 28, August 11, August 25
Time: 1:00-3:00PM
Fee: $25/event ($5 with your own cycle)

Off-Road Cycling - Rockingham & Stratham, NH

Northeast Passage has several cycles that are suitable for off-road (or mountain bike) terrain. Take to the trails and get into the woods with these specialty rides. These rides are appropriate for all levels.

Event Information

Day: Tuesdays
Dates: June 8 and August 10, Auburn, NH on the Rockingham Rail Trail and FOMBA trails. Option to ride around fire roads as well. Terrain is relatively flat (rail trail) to moderate, if you choose.

July 13, Stratham, NH: Ride along beautiful fields or wooded trails. Whether you're looking to explore or just looking for a leisurely ride, this is the event for you! Ride as much as you want in the time given.

Time: 4:00-6:00PM
Location: Auburn & Stratham, NH
Fee: $25/event

Join Northeast Passage at the beautiful Windham Country Club in Windham, NH and hit the links with the use of adaptive clubs and carts. Interested golfers can sign up for 3 dates and join the waitlist for additional dates.

We encourage the use of your own clubs, but it is not required.

Not sure what group to sign up for? Give us a call at (603) 862-0070 or email us at northeast.passage@unh.edu.

Course

This program is appropriate for participants with golf experience on the range who are looking to take their game to the course. Course nights are a great opportunity to put what you have learned on the range to use on the course and a great way to work on improving your overall game.

Event Information

Day: Wednesday
Dates: June 2, June 16, July 7, July 21, August 4, August 18, August 25
Time: 5:00-7:30PM
Location: Windham, NH
Fee: $25/event

Range

This program is appropriate for participants of all abilities and levels of experience. Range nights are a perfect opportunity to come learn the basics and improve your shot on the driving range.

Event Information

Day: Wednesday
Dates: June 9, June 23, June 30, July 14, July 28, August 11
Time: 5:00-7:30PM
Location: Windham, NH
Fee: $25/event

Join us at the Northeast Passage office in Durham, NH for outdoor archery. All skill levels are welcome!  Instruction and equipment will be provided by NEP and range coaches who are all USA Archery Certified Instructors.

We strongly recommend bringing your own equipment as NEP equipment will be limited to single person use.  If you anticipate using one of our DrawLock bows, please state that in your registration as we are limiting two DrawLock archers per event.

Event information

Dates: Thursday, June 24, Tuesday, July 27, Thursday, August 19
Time: 10:00AM-12:00PM
Location: Durham, NH
Fee: $15

Instruction and equipment (kayak, PFD, and paddle) provided. All paddling events are guided by ACA Certified Paddling Instructors. Please review and acknowledge you meet these Essential Eligibility Criteria prior to registration.   

Personal Flotation Device (PFD) required to be worn at all times while on the water.

If you have your own equipment, we encourage you to bring it. 

Flatwater Kayak Safety & Rescue Course

The Flatwater Kayak Safety and Rescue workshop introduces essential flatwater safety practices and rescue techniques that can be performed with a minimum of equipment, in the first few minutes of an emergency.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand that prevention is the key to a safe trip.
  • Understand how to avoid potential dangers.
  • Develop and practice key self-rescue skills.
  • Learn to focus on fast, simple, low-risk rescue techniques.
  • Develop the skills to manage minor in-water incidents.
Event Information

Day: Tuesday
Date: June 15
Time: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Location: Fundy Cove, Nottingham, NH
Fee: $50

Kayak Tours

Interested paddlers can sign up for two tour dates to start and waitlist the others.

Join us for a summer paddle, exploring the shoreline of Pawtuckaway Lake.

Event Information

Day: Monday
Dates: June 21 and June 28
Times: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: Fundy Cove, Nottingham, NH
Fee: $30, $40 for tandem, $5 if you have your own boat

Come utilize the public dock in Dover, NH and explore the scenic Cocheco River at high tide. 

Event Information

Day: Friday
Dates: July 9 and July 23
Times: 1:00 - 3:00PM
Location: Dover, NH
Fee: $30, $40 for tandem, $5 if you have your own boat

Intro to Paddleboarding

Join us at Clough State Park for an introductory skills session in Paddleboarding! You are likely to swim and get wet during this program.

Participants are responsible for paying the park entrance fee: $4/adult, $2/child ages 6-11

Event Information

Day: Monday
Dates: July 19 and July 26
Times: 1:00-3:00PM
Location: Clough State Park, Weare, NH
Fee: $30 + park entrance fee: $4/adult, $2/child ages 6-11

Northeast Passage is offering Wheelchair Lacrosse Practices this summer. We are developing our Wheelchair Lacrosse skills and we would love for you to join us and see what the sport is all about. We will learn basic fundamental skills and play some games.

Wheelchair Lacrosse is played on a roller hockey rink or box lacrosse pad with eight players per side. It is played using a no-bounce ball and sports chairs or rugby chairs. Lacrosse is a new and challenging game for players interested in demanding, fast paced action.  This sport packs a punch and involves speed, finesse and team work. 

Equipment, including sports chairs and lacrosse equipment, will be provided. This clinic is open to all ages and abilities.

Event Information

Day: Thursday
Dates: June 17, July 22, August 19
Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: Rochester, NH
Fee: These events are free

Unfortunately, due to COVID protocols, we are not able to offer Adaptive Waterskiing this summer. We plan to be back at it next season!