Jackson MS ASD

STRIVE4YOU, through our ARISE program and our Healthy Veteran Healthy Tomorrow Initiative, is proud to partner once again with the Visual Impaired Services Team at the G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery VA Medical Center and the VA National Sports & Special Events Program to facilitate another ARISE Adaptive Sports Day!! Adaptive Sports Days are engaging hands-on mini clinics that give participants a unique opportunity to experience one or more adaptive activity(s), first-hand, through the perspective of someone with low vision/blindness. These events provide participants with an excellent educational opportunity by introducing them to the exciting world of recreation and sports.


Date & TIME

May 11th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm



Old Trace Park  (Ross Barnett Reservoir)

422 Post Rd.

Ridgeland, MS  39157


Featured sessions during this ASD include:

  • Tandem Cycling
  • Beep Kickball
  • Disc Golf

All activities are FREE of charge to Disabled Veterans/VA Support Team Members. and we welcome non-veteran participants to join us for this day of fun as well! We will be taking a walk for lunch to the Cock of the Walk restaurant by the park and back. Lunch is included for veterans and VA staff; however non-veterans must cover their own lunch. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes to play in. We hope you will join us for this community wide event as we introduce the exciting world of adaptive sports and recreation for the low vision/Blind to your community!




VA ASG Event Registration


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STRIVE4YOU Standard Waiver

In consideration of participating in a STRIVE4You event , I, the undersigned, freely understand and acknowledge that my participation may involve physical contact which might result in serious injury or death.    I agree:

  1. To comply with the terms and conditions for participation. If I encounter any hazard, whether from myself or from others, during my participation in the STRIVE4You event, I agree to withdraw from participation, alert a STRIVE4You representative of my withdrawal and remove myself from participation. 
  2. To indemnify and hold STRIVE4You its Director, its Coaches and its partners , harmless from any and all injuries I may incur while participating.
  3. To grant all right, title and interest in and to my name, image, voice or statement, including any and all photographic images, audio or video recordings captured during the STRIVE4You event.

I certify that I am in good physical health and have no disclosed or undisclosed conditions or injuries that would impact upon, impair or prevent my participation in the STRIVE4You event beyond reasonable accommodations.  

In the event I am injured during the course of the STRIVE4You event , I consent to being medically attended or treated by a physician, a nurse, athletic trainer, or other medical emergency personnel. 

Participant Code of Conduct

STRIVE4You is a community-based organization dedicated to providing education, resources, and opportunities to people with disabilities and those that interact with them within the community. Participation in STRIVE4You’s programs is subject to the observance of the organization’s rules and procedures. The activities outlined below are strictly prohibited. Any participant or staff member who violates this Code is subject to discipline, up to and including immediate removal from the event or program.

  • Abusive language towards a staff member, volunteer, or another participant.
  • Possession or use of alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs while attending a STRIVE4You event. Or reporting to an event while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • Bringing onto the property of STRIVE4You or it’s partner’s property dangerous or unauthorized materials such as explosives, firearms, weapons, or other similar items.
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  • Verbal, physical, or visual harassment of another participant, staff member, or volunteer.
  • Actual or threatened violence toward any individual or group.
  • Conduct endangering the life, safety, health, or well-being of others.
  • Failure to follow any agency policy or procedure.
  • Bullying or taking unfair advantage of any participant.


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May 11 2023


9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Old Trace Park (Ross Barnett Reservoir)
422 Post Rd. Ridgeland, MS 39157


Ricky Jones
1-866-407-8748 Ext. 792

Other Organizers

Melanie Shurden
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