Accessible Disc Golf: “ creating a game for all” Ryan Porter ENG 333 July 16, 2008
Introduction <ul><li>Goals of Boulder Parks and Recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Why Disc Golf? </li></ul><ul><li>Ashe Lake : ...
Goals:  of Boulder Parks and Recreation 1 2 3 4 5 6
<ul><li>Engage a broader range of the community, </li></ul><ul><li>“ ESPECIALLY ”   </li></ul><ul><li>Under Represented Po...
<ul><li>“ Under Represented Populations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Older adults </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low income youth an...
Goals of BPR <ul><li>4.A </li></ul>Provide   More Opportunities…
Goals of BPR <ul><li>4.B </li></ul>Ensure Equity in  Access  to: Programs and Services
Goals of BPR
Why Disc Golf ??? Glad you asked!
Here’s why…
Here’s why…
Whether you are young… or just young at heart…
Whether you walk… or wheel…
Whether you use this… or this!!!
Whether it’s winter… or spring…
 
<ul><li>Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Concentration Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Socialization Skills </li></ul><ul><li>and most ...
Ashe Lake: A model course
<ul><li>Federally funded </li></ul><ul><li>ADA compliant </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation! </li></ul>
<ul><li>Bells and Buzzers </li></ul><ul><li>Pads and Ponds </li></ul>
Valmont City Park: And other facilities
Planning phase.
Temporary…  or Permanent?
<ul><li>Harlow Platts Park </li></ul><ul><li>Any Open Field </li></ul><ul><li>Any Covered Gym </li></ul>
Funding Issues:
<ul><li>Harlow Platts Park </li></ul>
<ul><li>Harlow Platts Park </li></ul>
Conclusions:
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  1. 1. Accessible Disc Golf: “ creating a game for all” Ryan Porter ENG 333 July 16, 2008
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Goals of Boulder Parks and Recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Why Disc Golf? </li></ul><ul><li>Ashe Lake : a model course </li></ul><ul><li>Valmont City Park : ideal location </li></ul><ul><li>Other Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Funding Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul>
  3. 3. Goals: of Boulder Parks and Recreation 1 2 3 4 5 6
  4. 4. <ul><li>Engage a broader range of the community, </li></ul><ul><li>“ ESPECIALLY ” </li></ul><ul><li>Under Represented Populations. </li></ul>4 Goals of BPR 1 2 3 5 6
  5. 5. <ul><li>“ Under Represented Populations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Older adults </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low income youth and families </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People with disabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited-English-speaking </li></ul></ul>Goals of BPR
  6. 6. Goals of BPR <ul><li>4.A </li></ul>Provide More Opportunities…
  7. 7. Goals of BPR <ul><li>4.B </li></ul>Ensure Equity in Access to: Programs and Services
  8. 8. Goals of BPR
  9. 9. Why Disc Golf ??? Glad you asked!
  10. 10. Here’s why…
  11. 11. Here’s why…
  12. 12. Whether you are young… or just young at heart…
  13. 13. Whether you walk… or wheel…
  14. 14. Whether you use this… or this!!!
  15. 15. Whether it’s winter… or spring…
  16. 17. <ul><li>Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Concentration Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Socialization Skills </li></ul><ul><li>and most of all it’s </li></ul><ul><li>FUN </li></ul>
  17. 18. Ashe Lake: A model course
  18. 19. <ul><li>Federally funded </li></ul><ul><li>ADA compliant </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation! </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Bells and Buzzers </li></ul><ul><li>Pads and Ponds </li></ul>
  20. 21. Valmont City Park: And other facilities
  21. 22. Planning phase.
  22. 23. Temporary… or Permanent?
  23. 24. <ul><li>Harlow Platts Park </li></ul><ul><li>Any Open Field </li></ul><ul><li>Any Covered Gym </li></ul>
  24. 25. Funding Issues:
  25. 26. <ul><li>Harlow Platts Park </li></ul>
  26. 27. <ul><li>Harlow Platts Park </li></ul>
  27. 28. Conclusions:

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