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Burke Rehab Wheelchair Games
September 22, 2018
For more than three decades wheelchair athletes of all ages from the tri-state area and beyond have headed to Burke Rehabilitation Hospital to participate in the annual Wheelchair Games.
The 39th annual Wheelchair Games will be held on September 22, 2018.
That day, Burke’s campus is transformed into a unique forum for sportsmanship, camaraderie, and determination. The sporting event allows disabled persons to show their ability in a variety of track, field and table tennis events. Sports are known for their therapeutic benefits and the Wheelchair Games help athletes build strength, coordination, endurance and self-confidence, allowing those with physical impairments the ability to stay active and to enjoy the competition.
For more information: call (914) 597-2850 or visit https://www.burke.org/community/special-events-programs/wheelchair-games