Community Events

Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation is fortunate to have forged relationships with many community partners whose work benefits our participants and their families.  Please visit this page often as we will be showcasing a limited selection of upcoming Community Events that may be of interest to you!

15TH ANNUAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CONFERENCE
PRESENTED BY THE CIL

You are invited to the 15th annual Emergency Preparedness Conference for People with Disabilities. This year’s conference will be a hybrid format both in-person (60 seats) and online via Zoom (no limit). Click on this link to register: https://www.ciljacksonville.org/epc/

Thursday, July 8th, 2021
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
In-Person and via Zoom

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE 

CIL Jacksonville prepares the disability community for emergencies by annually hosting the Emergency Preparedness Conference for Persons with Disabilities. The conference provides critical information and emergency action planning to mitigate future emergencies and minimize their effects. This education and action empowers the disability community to better prepare, respond, and recover from emergencies.

This year’s conference will be provided in a hybrid format: in-person (60 seats) and online via Zoom (no limit). Those who attend in-person will be required to complete a screening before entry, wear face masks, and practice all current CDC COVID-19 safety guidelines.

USA CURLING EVENT

Join the Jacksonville Granite Curling Club for a Paralympic Curling Clinic.  See flyer below for details.

USA Curling Event

BROOKS REHABILITATION SUPPORT GROUP

During this current time of the pandemic, we are currently hosting our Brooks Rehabilitation Support Group on the last Thursday of each month from 5:30PM – 6:30PM via Zoom.  We welcome all individuals living with a disability, as well as family and friends.  Join us for an evening of food, fun and friendship.

Stay tuned for information regarding upcoming Support Group offerings.

JOIN SUPPORT GROUP MAILING LIST

JOIN SUPPORT GROUP FACEBOOK HERE

NORTHEAST FLORIDA AMPUTEE NETWORK

Join the Northeast Florida Amputee Network at their support group meetings.  Meetings dates and locations change depending on events scheduled.  For more information, please call/text Emily at 504.912.4031 or use the links below.

JOIN AMPUTEE SUPPORT GROUP MAILING LIST

JOIN AMPUTEE SUPPORT GROUP FACEBOOK HERE

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE STUDY – PARTICIPANTS NEEDED

Brooks Rehabilitation, in collaboration with the University of Florida, are conducting a study for those living with a spinal cord injury.  Please click the link below for a flyer with all the details.  

Recruitment Flyer_SCI and AV

LIFE RENEWED. PD SUPPORT GROUP

Life Renewed. PD is a virtual support group offered for those living with Parkinson’s Disease.  These meetings are hosted the first Thursday of each month, with other special events throughout the month.