Camp @ Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch
Mar
23
to Mar 24

Camp @ Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

  • Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch (map)
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Description: This camping trip will be taking place at the Gilbert Riparian Preserve in East Gilbert. Participants will be in charge of their own transportation to the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch (2757 E Guadalupe Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85234).

We will be meeting at the Riparian Preserve at 11:00AM (bring packed lunch!) on Saturday March 23rd. We will be spending our time at camp playing bird bingo, hiking around the lakes, turtle hunting, making s'mores, and stargazing. 

On Sunday, Daring Adventures participants should planned to be picked by 12:00PM. 

Orientation packets will be mailed out two weeks prior to the camping trip with agenda, menu, equipment check-list, and directions. 

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River Rampage Reunion - Diamondbacks Game
Mar
24
11:30 AM11:30

River Rampage Reunion - Diamondbacks Game

This activity is for all past River Rampage participants and sidekicks!

It is time for our next River Rampage Reunion Event! On March 24th, 2019, past River Rampage participants are invited to Diamondbacks Baseball Game at Salt River Fields (7555 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258).

Parents may drop off Participants between 11:00am and 11:30am at the Center Field Parking Lot pickup/dropoff area indicated. We will enter as a group at 11:30am from Center Field Gates; game starts at 12:10pm. Parents may pick up participants after the game between 2:00pm and 3:00pm at the Center Field Parking pickup area.

Cost of Activity:

Participants:  $20 per participant RSVP covers your $26 ticket plus $15 in Salt River Bucks which you can use for food and drink during the game

Staff and Sidekicks: $26 per ticket and you may cover your own food and drink

Please bring:  Sunscreen and a blanket or beach towel to sit on (We will be in the lawn area, toward the top which I have verified has a paved / accessible area)

NOTE:  All those planning to attend must RSVP by 3/8 so that there is adequate time to get tickets.  If at least 5 participants do not RSVP by 3/8, this event will be cancelled.

RSVP : Eric Thiem - (574) 250-7066 or eric_thiem@hotmail.com


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Apr
6
7:00 AM07:00

Paddlefest

Paddlefest is just around the corner on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 8:00AM-5:00PM at Lake Pleasant Regional Park and this is their 10-year anniversary!

Paddlefest is a huge water sports event held at Lake Pleasant annually where people can try different forms of paddle craft (sit on top, touring, sea and Hobie pedal kayaks, outriggers, rafts, white water kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards)! Daring Adventures takes kayaks out and assists anyone with a disability kayaking. We are looking for volunteers to help us out on the lake that day. We need at least 10 volunteers to help man our booth, run our poker paddle contest, and assist participants on the lake.

If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact Program Coordinator Sarah Lindvay via sarah@daring-adventures.org

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Sunset Cycling
Apr
9
5:00 PM17:00

Sunset Cycling

  • Rose Mofford Sports Complex, East Sports Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enjoy the beautiful sunset while cycling along Phoenix canals! Open to all abilities. Ride as a group or 1:1 with a volunteer.

We have cycles, helmets & adaptive equipment to fit your needs. Lights are provided to guide the way. Pre-register one week ahead to avoid late registration fee.

DDD Members: 2 RSP or Equivalent

Non-DDD Members:
Activity Fee: $15.
Bring your bike: only $10

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Volunteer Orientation
Apr
9
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Orientation

 

We are so excited that you are interested in Volunteering with Daring Adventures. Volunteer Orientation will introduce new volunteers and refresh existing volunteers about the purpose, mission and enjoyment of volunteerism with Daring Adventures. If you are interested in becoming a Daring Adventures volunteer, please use the link to sign up below:

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Exporing AZ Hiking Series
Apr
14
8:00 AM08:00

Exporing AZ Hiking Series

There is no better way than to spend your day exploring Arizona, with our Exploring AZ Hiking Series! This hike will take place at the Verde River  and its amazing views. This trail is accessible for manual chair, power chairs and safari chairs. Discover rougher trails with a Safari Chair or Terrain Hopper.

Wheelchair accessible**

  • Plan for the heat, bring water and sun protection

  • Bring a packed lunch and water

  • Sunglasses

  • Hat

  • Payment $10 per participant +1 companion

  • Transportation(if needed): $15 per person

    Sign-Up Deadline: Apr 7th

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All Abilities Cycling
Apr
20
9:00 AM09:00

All Abilities Cycling

  • 9850 North 23rd Avenue Phoenix, AZ, 85029 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come try our different bikes and discover the FUN of cycling. Open to all abilities and skill levels. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, riding and adaptive cycle or using a standard road bike; whether you want to ride with friends or you come to learn alone... come on out and bike with us.

We have numerous cycles available to fit all skill levels and accommodations. We will fit you to a cycle and provide basic instruction depending on your needs. Once you've got the hang of it, hit the trails for a fun ride with friends or family, accompanied by a volunteer. Experienced DA cyclists welcome as equipment availability allows.

DA will provide:

  • trained staff and volunteers to fit cycles and accompany you on trails

  • a cycle to match your ability level

  • helmets and all safety/adaptive equipment

DDD Members: 2 RSP or Equivalent

Non-DDD Members:

Activity Fee: $15

Only $10 to join the fun if you bring your own bike!

Late registration/walk-in fee: +$5

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Sunset Cycling
May
7
5:30 PM17:30

Sunset Cycling

  • Rose Mofford Sports Complex, East Sports Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enjoy the beautiful sunset while cycling along Phoenix canals! Open to all abilities. Ride as a group or 1:1 with a volunteer.

We have cycles, helmets & adaptive equipment to fit your needs. Lights are provided to guide the way. Pre-register one week ahead to avoid late registration fee.

DDD Members: 2 RSP or Equivalent

Non-DDD Members:
Activity Fee: $15.
Bring your bike: only $10

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Volunteer Orientation
May
7
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Orientation

 

We are so excited that you are interested in Volunteering with Daring Adventures. Volunteer Orientation will introduce new volunteers and refresh existing volunteers about the purpose, mission and enjoyment of volunteerism with Daring Adventures. If you are interested in becoming a Daring Adventures volunteer, please use the link to sign up below:

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All Abilities Cycling
May
11
9:00 AM09:00

All Abilities Cycling

  • 9850 North 23rd Avenue Phoenix, AZ, 85029 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come try our different bikes and discover the FUN of cycling. Open to all abilities and skill levels. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, riding and adaptive cycle or using a standard road bike; whether you want to ride with friends or you come to learn alone... come on out and bike with us.

We have numerous cycles available to fit all skill levels and accommodations. We will fit you to a cycle and provide basic instruction depending on your needs. Once you've got the hang of it, hit the trails for a fun ride with friends or family, accompanied by a volunteer. Experienced DA cyclists welcome as equipment availability allows.

DA will provide:

  • trained staff and volunteers to fit cycles and accompany you on trails

  • a cycle to match your ability level

  • helmets and all safety/adaptive equipment

DDD-Members: 2 RSP or Equivalent

Non-DDD Members:

Activity FEE: $15

Only $10 to join the fun if you bring your own bike!

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Kayaking @ Tempe Town Lake
May
17
5:30 PM17:30

Kayaking @ Tempe Town Lake

Full Moon Kayak at Tempe Town Lake!

Yakers will meet Daring Adventures at Tempe Town Lake Marina (550 E Tempe Town Lake, Tempe, AZ 85281 ) at 5:30PM, as we will begin kayaking at 6:00PM.

The group will kayak around until 8:00PM.

Activity Fee: $25 *Participants that bring their own kayak, will receive a discount. Transportation Fee: $15

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Volunteer Orientation
Jun
4
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Orientation

 

We are so excited that you are interested in Volunteering with Daring Adventures. Volunteer Orientation will introduce new volunteers and refresh existing volunteers about the purpose, mission and enjoyment of volunteerism with Daring Adventures. If you are interested in becoming a Daring Adventures volunteer, please use the link to sign up below:

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Family Camp @ Camp Colley
Jun
7
to Jun 9

Family Camp @ Camp Colley

This camping trips will take place at the beauitful Camp Colley in Payson, AZ up by the Mogollon Rim.

We will be meeting on June 7th @ 8:00AM at Telephone Pioneer Park (1946 W Morningside Drive. Phoenix, AZ 85023) from there as a group we will drive up to Camp Colley arriving there by 12:00AM for lunch. We will be returning on Sunday, June 9th @ 4:00PM.

Orientation will be one-two weeks prior to the camping trip with agenda, menu, equipment check-list, and directions. Orientation is MANDATORY!

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Camp Colley - Camping Orientation
Jun
25
6:00 PM18:00

Camp Colley - Camping Orientation

This is a MANDATORY camping orientation for any camper that plans to go on the Camp Colley - Camping Trip on July 8th-10th.

At this orientation DA Staff will go over the following:

  • Agenda

  • What to Bring

  • Equipment Rental

  • Menu

  • Transportation/Directions

  • Payment (DUE at orientation)

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Volunteer Orientation
Jul
2
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Orientation

 

We are so excited that you are interested in Volunteering with Daring Adventures. Volunteer Orientation will introduce new volunteers and refresh existing volunteers about the purpose, mission and enjoyment of volunteerism with Daring Adventures. If you are interested in becoming a Daring Adventures volunteer, please use the link to sign up below:

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Family Camp @ Camp Colley
Jul
8
to Jul 10

Family Camp @ Camp Colley

This camping trips will take place at the beauitful Camp Colley in Payson, AZ up by the Mogollon Rim.

We will be meeting on July 8th @ 8:00AM at Telephone Pioneer Park (1946 W Morningside Drive. Phoenix, AZ 85023) from there as a group we will drive up to Camp Colley arriving there by 12:00AM for lunch. We will be returning on Sunday, June 10th @ 4:00PM.

Orientation will be one-two weeks prior to the camping trip with agenda, menu, equipment check-list, and directions. Orientation is MANDATORY!

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Camp Colley - Camping Orientation
Aug
12
6:00 PM18:00

Camp Colley - Camping Orientation

This is a MANDATORY camping orientation for any camper that plans to go on the Camp Colley - Camping Trip on August 19th- 21st.

At this orientation DA Staff will go over the following:

  • Agenda

  • What to Bring

  • Equipment Rental

  • Menu

  • Transportation/Directions

  • Payment (DUE at orientation)

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Family Camp @ Camp Colley
Aug
19
to Aug 21

Family Camp @ Camp Colley

This camping trips will take place at the beauitful Camp Colley in Payson, AZ up by the Mogollon Rim.

We will be meeting on August 19th @ 8:00AM at Telephone Pioneer Park (1946 W Morningside Drive. Phoenix, AZ 85023) from there as a group we will drive up to Camp Colley arriving there by 12:00AM for lunch. We will be returning on Sunday, August 21st @ 4:00PM.

Orientation will be one-two weeks prior to the camping trip with agenda, menu, equipment check-list, and directions. Orientation is MANDATORY!

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Grand Canyon - North Rim - Camping Trip
Sep
7
to Sep 10

Grand Canyon - North Rim - Camping Trip

This camping trips will take place at the beauitful Grand Canyon North Rim.

We will be meeting on September 7th @ 6:30AM at Telephone Pioneer Park (1946 W Morningside Drive. Phoenix, AZ 85023) from there as a group we will drive up to the Grand Canyon North Rim. We will either eat lunch on the road or stop for lunch somewhere in Flagstaff. Finally arriving to the beautiful Grand Canyon around 3:00PM.

 We will be returning on Sunday, August 21st @ 4:30PM.

Orientation will be one-two weeks prior to the camping trip with agenda, menu, equipment check-list, and directions. Orientation is MANDATORY!

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Kayaking @ Tempe Town Lake
Mar
20
4:00 PM16:00

Kayaking @ Tempe Town Lake

Sunset Kayak at Tempe Town Lake.

Yakers will meet Daring Adventures at Tempe Town Lake for a beautiful kayak under the sunset and through the bridges. Participants should arrive by 3:45 to start kayaking promptly at 4:00PM. We will end our kayaking adventure around 6:00PM. Please make sure to dress in warm layers, bring a change of clothes, filled water bottle, and snacks.

DDD Members: 2 RSP or Equivalent

Non-DDD Members:

Activity Fee: $25 *Participants that bring their own kayak, will receive a discount.

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Sunset Cycling
Mar
12
5:00 PM17:00

Sunset Cycling

  • Rose Mofford Sports Complex, East Sports Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enjoy the beautiful sunset while cycling along Phoenix canals! Open to all abilities. Ride as a group or 1:1 with a volunteer.

We have cycles, helmets & adaptive equipment to fit your needs. Lights are provided to guide the way. Pre-register one week ahead to avoid late registration fee.

DDD Members: 2 RSP or Equivalent

Non-DDD Members:
Activity Fee: $15.
Bring your bike: only $10
.

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All Abilities Cycling
Mar
9
9:00 AM09:00

All Abilities Cycling

  • 9850 North 23rd Avenue Phoenix, AZ, 85029 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come try our different bikes and discover the FUN of cycling. Open to all abilities and skill levels. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, riding and adaptive cycle or using a standard road bike; whether you want to ride with friends or you come to learn alone... come on out and bike with us.

We have numerous cycles available to fit all skill levels and accommodations. We will fit you to a cycle and provide basic instruction depending on your needs. Once you've got the hang of it, hit the trails for a fun ride with friends or family, accompanied by a volunteer. Experienced DA cyclists welcome as equipment availability allows.

DA will provide:

  • trained staff and volunteers to fit cycles and accompany you on trails

  • a cycle to match your ability level

  • helmets and all safety/adaptive equipment

DDD Members: 2 RSP or Equivalent

Non-DDD Members:

Activity Fee: $15

Only $10 to join the fun if you bring your own bike!

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Volunteer Orientation
Mar
5
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Orientation

 

We are so excited that you are interested in Volunteering with Daring Adventures. Volunteer Orientation will introduce new volunteers and refresh existing volunteers about the purpose, mission and enjoyment of volunteerism with Daring Adventures. If you are interested in becoming a Daring Adventures volunteer, please use the link to sign up below:

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Sunset Hike @ Papago Hike
Mar
2
5:00 PM17:00

Sunset Hike @ Papago Hike

Come join us for a Sunset Hike at Papago Park - West Butte Trail Loop (625 N Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008) starting at 5:00PM-7:00PM. We will enjoy the beuatiful sunset at the Pavillion overlooking the city landscape. Please dress in warm layers as this will be a evening hiking. Also, don’t forget to bring your water bottle and trekking poles if you have them!

The terrain of this hike is compacted material, so typical wheelchairs can be used!

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Sunset Cycling
Feb
12
4:00 PM16:00

Sunset Cycling

  • Rose Mofford Sports Complex, East Sports Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enjoy the beautiful sunset while cycling along Phoenix canals! Open to all abilities. Ride as a group or 1:1 with a volunteer.

We have cycles, helmets & adaptive equipment to fit your needs. Lights are provided to guide the way. Pre-register one week ahead to avoid late registration fee.

DDD Members: 2RSP or Equivalent

Non-DDD Members:
Activity Fee: $15.
Bring your bike: only $10

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All Abilities Cycling
Feb
9
9:00 AM09:00

All Abilities Cycling

  • 9850 North 23rd Avenue Phoenix, AZ, 85029 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come try our different bikes and discover the FUN of cycling. Open to all abilities and skill levels. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, riding and adaptive cycle or using a standard road bike; whether you want to ride with friends or you come to learn alone... come on out and bike with us.

We have numerous cycles available to fit all skill levels and accommodations. We will fit you to a cycle and provide basic instruction depending on your needs. Once you've got the hang of it, hit the trails for a fun ride with friends or family, accompanied by a volunteer. Experienced DA cyclists welcome as equipment availability allows.

DA will provide:

  • trained staff and volunteers to fit cycles and accompany you on trails

  • a cycle to match your ability level

  • helmets and all safety/adaptive equipment

DDD Members: 2 RSP or Equivalent

Non-DDD Members:

Activity Fee: $15

Only $10 to join the fun if you bring your own bike!

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Volunteer Orientation
Feb
5
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Orientation

 

We are so excited that you are interested in Volunteering with Daring Adventures. Volunteer Orientation will introduce new volunteers and refresh existing volunteers about the purpose, mission and enjoyment of volunteerism with Daring Adventures. If you are interested in becoming a Daring Adventures volunteer, please use the link to sign up below:

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Kayaking
Jan
26
8:30 AM08:30

Kayaking

Day Trip to Lake Pleasant!

Yakers will meet Daring Adventures at Telephone Pioneer Park (1946 W Morningside Drive Phoenix, AZ 85023) at 8:30AM to LEAVE @ 9:00AM for a trip up north to Lake Pleasant.

The group will kayak around until it's time for lunch. We will pull off and have lunch on shore before heading back to the boat ramp.

Participants can expect to be home around 4:00PM.

DDD Members: 6 RSP or Equivalent

Non-DDD Members:

Activity Fee: $25 *Participants that bring their own kayak, will receive a discount. Transportation Fee: $15

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Volunteer Orientation
Jan
15
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Orientation

 

We are so excited that you are interested in Volunteering with Daring Adventures. Volunteer Orientation will introduce new volunteers and refresh existing volunteers about the purpose, mission and enjoyment of volunteerism with Daring Adventures. If you are interested in becoming a Daring Adventures volunteer, please use the link to sign up below:

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Explore AZ Hiking Series
Jan
13
8:00 AM08:00

Explore AZ Hiking Series

Daring Adventures collaborate with Ability360, AZSCIA, and Barrows Neurological to offer the Exploring AZ Hiking Series.

There is no better way than to spend your day exploring Arizona, with our Exploring AZ Hiking Series! This hike will take place at the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area on the North Overbank Trail. This trail offers 3.9 miles of beautiful accessible views of the Low Flow Channel, South Mountain and downtown Phoenix, along with the sights and sound of wildlife inhabitants.

Trailhead: Northeast Central Ave. Trailhead - 2439 S. Central Ave.

Fee: 10 per participant + 1 Companion

Transportation Fee: $5 per person

Registration Link: https://www.cognitoforms.com/Ability3601/ExploringArizonaAdaptiveHikingSeries

For more information, Contact:

Sarah Lindvay, CTRS - Sarah@daring-adventures.org Phone: (602) 290-0214 x 1

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All Abilities Cycling
Jan
12
9:00 AM09:00

All Abilities Cycling

  • 9850 North 23rd Avenue Phoenix, AZ, 85029 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come try our different bikes and discover the FUN of cycling. Open to all abilities and skill levels. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, riding and adaptive cycle or using a standard road bike; whether you want to ride with friends or you come to learn alone... come on out and bike with us.

We have numerous cycles available to fit all skill levels and accommodations. We will fit you to a cycle and provide basic instruction depending on your needs. Once you've got the hang of it, hit the trails for a fun ride with friends or family, accompanied by a volunteer. Experienced DA cyclists welcome as equipment availability allows.

DA will provide:

  • trained staff and volunteers to fit cycles and accompany you on trails

  • a cycle to match your ability level

  • helmets and all safety/adaptive equipment

DDD Members: 2 RSP or Equivalent

Non-DDD Members:

Activity Fee: $15

Only $10 to join the fun if you bring your own bike!

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Sunset Cycling
Jan
8
4:00 PM16:00

Sunset Cycling

  • Rose Mofford Sports Complex, East Sports Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enjoy the beautiful sunset while cycling along Phoenix canals! Open to all abilities. Ride as a group or 1:1 with a volunteer.

We have cycles, helmets & adaptive equipment to fit your needs. Lights are provided to guide the way. Pre-register one week ahead to avoid late registration fee.

DDD Members: 2 RSP or Equivalent

Non-DDD Members:
Activity Fee: $15.
Bring your bike: only $10
.

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CPR & 1st Aid Class
Dec
20
2:00 PM14:00

CPR & 1st Aid Class

  • Daring Adventures/Telephone Pioneer Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This class is taught by CPR Rescuers.

To Sign Up call Ray at 602-339-3397


The Healthcare Provider course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of an AED, and relief of FBAO in responsive and nonresponsive victims. The course is designed for healthcare providers who care for patients in a wide variety of settings, both in and our of hospital. You will learn the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

This class will focus on:
Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
Critical concepts of high-quality CPRamHeart-crest
The course will also include First Aid for Airway Obstruction for the conscious and unconscious victim.
The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
CPR with an advanced airway*
* This is an introduction to the compression/ventilation rate and ratio for a patient who has an advanced airway in place. For more information on advanced airways, please refer to the Airway Management Course.
Updated Science based content
Certifications are good for 2 years through the following organizations;

  • American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers.

  • American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI)

  • National Safety Council (NSC)

In the classroom, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

To Sign Up call Ray at 602-339-3397

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HCBS Recreation (Q & A)
Dec
19
6:00 PM18:00

HCBS Recreation (Q & A)

Daring Adventures invites you to learn about our new HCBS Recreation program starting December 1st. We will be having a 1-hour “Q & A” style meeting to explain the program and entry process. Daring Adventures will provide details about the added value our program gives both your loved ones and their caregivers, by getting them involved in meaningful, active recreational activities such as hiking, cycling, kayaking, camping, etc.

Participant and Caregiver Benefits:

· Getting paid to provide fun, meaningful activities that promote an independent lifestyle and improve holistic health.

· Moving respite from passive recreation, to active recreation.  (Kayak>Movies)

· Access to a certified therapeutic recreational therapist that will assist with the ISP goals and plan for service.

· Access to utilize adaptive recreational equipment and 7.5 acres of Telephone Pioneer Park  and it’s amenities for both respite and habilitation and services.

· Competitive wages and onsite training for caregivers.

To sign up for this event please contact:

Executive Director, Jerry Ketelhut at (602) 290-0214 x 2

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