photo credit Anthony Manliguez
2017 GET ON BOARD TOUR
They Will Surf Again
Rockaway New York
Hundreds of volunteers, people of all ages with disabilities, and entire families come together for an epic day in the ocean. If you haven't surfed or volunteered with Life Rolls On, please check out the video below!
Saturday July 8th
6:00 am Event Setup
7:30 am Check In
8:30 am Welcome Speech
3:30 pm That's A Wrap!
Beach and 67th St
Rockaway Beach NY 11693
Beach 67th on the "A" Train
All the surfing time slots are taken! If you are interested in surfing, show up at the beach at 7:30 am, and our volunteers will get you registered on a waiting list. (Please note: there is NO waiting list prior to the event.) We encourage you to join us for an inspirational day.
Volunteers...we need you, so please register today!
Bring your own wetsuit!
We supply the big stuff – adaptive surfboards and beach transfer wheelchairs. You supply your own gear – wetsuit, lifejacket (for athletes), fins (for deep water volunteers) and towels. If you don't own a wetsuit, please plan on renting one from a local surf shop.
Lunch is on us
We serve light breakfast snacks, an awesome lunch, and water throughout the day for registered athletes and volunteers.
Laugh 'til you cry. Leave with new best friends. And see that dreams really do come true.
Hey, I'm Jesse Billauer, the Founder of LRO, and I'm here to tell you ... you can do this! If you've never been to a Life Rolls On event, and you just want to see what it's all about, then join us on the beach. You'll meet amazing people and I promise you'll leave inspired.
photo credit: Lori Moilov
Life Rolls On Quality of Life Events are ALWAYS FREE – regardless of age or family income. Will you help make this event possible?
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Based in Long Beach New York, Surf For All exposes individuals to the ocean and joy of surfing. We believe the ocean is a source of healing and spiritual strength that should be accessible to all.
Wheeling Forward helps people with disabilities experience life to the fullest and enable them to see possibility where others see insurmountable obstacles. Wheeling Forward is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with disabilities by helping them achieve their goals, big or small, today rather than tomorrow. Through our various programs and services, we assist individuals gain the necessary knowledge and confidence to live independently in the community. Since Wheeling Forward was established, we have empowered hundreds of individuals with disabilities in New York City, by assisting young adults to transition out of nursing homes to living in the community, providing wheelchairs to those in need, helping with enrolling into college, providing transformative adaptive sporting experiences, and creating a first-of-its-kind fully accessible health and wellness center.
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