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Sports and Recreation

Local Resources

Accessible San Diego
Listing of Local Sports and Recreation Activities

Descriptive Theatre – La Jolla Playhouse
Provides audio-described Access Performances adapted for patrons with low vision.  The service includes a pre-performance lecture and a comprehensive reading of the program notes. 
Call box office for more information. 
(858) 550-1010 

Disabled Sailing with Challenged America – San Diego

Disabled Services Programs – The City of San Diego

KPBS Radio Reading Service
Broadcasts readings of newspapers, books and magazines.

Recreation Programs
Disabled Services, City of San Diego
3325 Zoo Dr.
San Diego, CA  92101
Recreations programs for the disabled; includes tandem bike riding for the visually impaired.
(619) 525-8247

San Diego Public Library – I Can! Center
The center provides access to materials and devices, such as audio books, handheld and video magnifiers, voice output, Braille books, etc.

Additional Resources:

ACB Radio for the Blind Community

Blind Sailing International

Discovery Blind Sports
Snow Skiing Opportunities

Foundation for the Junior Blind
Visions: Adventures in Learning and Year-Round Recreation Program

Recreation and Leisure Skills Curricula & Resources
Creative Recreation for Blind and Visually Impaired Adults; Games for Individuals with Sensory Impairments: Strategies for Including People of All Ages

Recreation For The Blind
A list of recreation programs for blind and visually impaired people.

Recreational Resources for Parents and Teachers of Blind Students

Sports and Recreation
The United States Association of Blind Athletes provides adaptive sports, recreation, and social activities.

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