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Congrats to Another Martial Arts Class!

Another Martial Arts group finished up on Tuesday, earning their orange belts from

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Swolly-ness is Holiness: Ryan’s Pull Up Station

Everyone does a project in Wood Shop, and since Ryan is a fitness professional he built a pull-up station in our gym:

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A Bustling Day in the Gym

Okay, Tuesdays can get a little wild anyway, what with Seniors coming and filling up our large conference room all morning. You gotta believe us – we love having them! But meanwhile, down in the gym … We had both Martial arts and Archery happening all at once. The wildest imaginations might hve the martial… Continue Reading A Bustling Day in the Gym

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Bullseye with Blind Archery: #LivetheLifeYouWant @NSCD

Zen and the Art of Archery was a popular book in the 1970s among a certain crowd in which martial arts practitioners became adept at hitting the bullseye while blindfolded. What does that mean? Who really knows, other than it was the era of the “Kung Fu” TV series. Nonetheless, our partners at NSCD arranged… Continue Reading Bullseye with Blind Archery: #LivetheLifeYouWant @NSCD

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Body Pads and Karate Punches: Tuesday’s Orange Belts

Another round of testing for the Martial Arts class on Tuesday was followed by an awards ceremony. The entire Center turned out in the gym as five students and Travel Instructor Steve Patten all received orange belts from Karate Denver instructors Rachel and Travis. Steve is a bit of a ringer, of course, since he… Continue Reading Body Pads and Karate Punches: Tuesday’s Orange Belts

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What’s Goal Ball? Martin, Warren & Jimmy Preview Demos for @WesternWelcomeWeek!

Littleton’s Western Welcome Week starts … Well, tomorrow! Next week we will give tours and promised that we’ll do Goal Ball demonstrations in the gym, and even let guests take their turn if they like. So, Martin, Warren and Jimmy went down to the gym this week to demonstrate some basics for those who’ve never… Continue Reading What’s Goal Ball? Martin, Warren & Jimmy Preview Demos for @WesternWelcomeWeek!

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Seniors & @WEFitWellness – You Gotta Move!

This week Jessica Beecham led a workouq for our Tuesday morning Seniors group.  It’s part of our partnership with WE Fit Wellness. To stay healthy, we gotta keep moving!

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An April Fools Outing at Progresh with NSCD

This was just one of the groups of ITP students who made a trip to Progresh with our NSCD partners, but it definitely gives a flavor of the challenge and the fun.

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Bring Your Snowshoes, Just in Case!

Twenty-four blind and visually-impaired Front Range youth spent the weekend of April 22-24 in Estes Park. It had been planned as a snow-shoe trip, but instead the kids and 9 adults took a 6-and-ahalf mile hike in Rocky Mountain Park. For the past couple of years the Center has cosponsored a snowshoeing trip for blind… Continue Reading Bring Your Snowshoes, Just in Case!

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Marcus’s Speed Bag Project

Marcus has made plenty of things in wood shop, before and after coming to the Center. So when it came time to do a final project, he chose something for the Center. By the way, it’s used almost every day.

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