WATER SPORTS PROGRAM

Join us for fun in the sun and on the water.

Enjoy some relaxing time in the shade of the Thompson’s property and then head down to the docks for some paddling or motorized fun.  It’s a “choose your own adventure” program!

Daily Activities include:  
  • Water skiing 
  • Wakeboarding
  • Kneeboarding
  • Tubing
  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Paddling boarding
  • Swimming  

Adaptive and standard equipment and life jackets provided.

Dates:
July 14-16, 2020  

July 17th – Military Veterans and family members only; Vets register here

Where:  Thompson’s Private Property, Echo Lake in Bigfork (directions will be sent prior to event)

Time:  10am to 3pm

What to bring:  
Please bring all your personal belongings such as swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, change of clothes, folding camp chair, blanket, etc.
Lunch will be provided.  This year we will source individual pre-packed meals such as subs and sandwiches to limit contact.  If you have a special dietary need, please pack your own lunch.  We appreciate your understanding.

Cost: $15 / day for individuals with disabilities.  One (1) Parent/Guardian is welcome to attend at no cost to provide additional support.  

Apply by June 21st to reserve a spot.  Applications will be accepted after the deadline, but not guaranteed.  *scroll down for registration info.


Water Sports COVID-19 Updates
We are continuously evaluating the COVID-19 situation and health department recommendations to evolve our programs and safety requirements to ensure you can return to outdoor recreation with DREAM while mitigating the risks.  Please read our detailed response here.

  • We will limit each Water Sports Day to 15 participants.  Please sign up for as many program days as you’d like, and indicate your first and second date choice.  We will work hard to ensure everyone has a fair chance to attend this summer.
  • All program registrations and payments must be completed online in advance of the Water Sports week.  There will be no walk-up registration or paper handling.  This gives us time to review records and follow up on missing information.  We will not collect any paperwork or payment in person.
  • Each participant is welcome to be accompanied by one family member, caregiver, or companion, free of charge.  We are limited to gathering in groups of 50 or less at this time.
  • Volunteers, staff, and participants will be asked health screening questions upon arrival.
  • Volunteers and staff who must break the 6′ social distance recommendation with participants for extended periods of time will wear a face mask.
  • We have a cleaning and sanitation plan for shared equipment, as well as hand sanitizer and handwashing stations available for all attendees.

Registration Steps:

All steps must be completed by the deadlines listed in the program tabs.
Please read our water sports essential eligibility criteria here.

 

If you participated with DREAM this past winter…
You already have created an account in our new system.
Please log-in through this link and complete steps 2-5 below!


If you participated with DREAM last summer (but not this past winter), some of your info has been uploaded to our new system.  Follow ALL steps below to create a username and password, update your account info, and register for the summer programs.

  1. CREATE Your User Name & Password:  Each individual participant must have a unique login and account.
    • Click on this Login Link and go to “I forgot my Login or Password” at the bottom of the page in red.
    • Enter your email address.  You can contact us if you don’t remember which email we have on file.
  2. *DONT MISS THIS STEP!* Update Your Profile:  Once logged-in (log in HERE), go to the navigation drop-down on the right side, and select “Update My Profile“.
    • Complete ALL information in sections labeled “All Users” or “Participants“.   Missing information may delay your participation.  This information will be securely stored in our system and you’ll only need to review it once a year or update on an as-needed basis.  
  3. SIGN UP for Water Sports Opportunities by going back to the navigation on the right and selecting “Participant Registration: Water Sports
  4. PAY for your lessons by going back to the navigation and selecting “Current Events or Programs
    • Choose “Water Sports Program” and follow steps to pay.
  5. Liability Waiver and Media Release.  Click HERE to complete the TWO separate online forms.
    • There is new language relating to COVID-19; please sign a new waiver even if you participated this winter.
    • Family members/caregivers who will participate must complete separate forms.

Here is a How-To video to help with registration.

Once you complete all steps we’ll contact you to confirm your registration.


Questions?  Email: programs@dreamadaptive.org or call 406-862-1817 and we’ll be glad to help!

Financial aid scholarships are available.  Click here to learn more.

New Participants  If you are new to DREAM or haven’t participated in a few years, follow these steps to create a new account in our system and register for the Paddle Program.

  1. CREATE an Account:  Each individual participant must have a unique login and account.
    • Click on the following link to Create an Account
    • Once you’ve created an account, follow the prompts and Log-In.
  2. *DONT MISS THIS STEP!* Update Your Profile:  Once logged-in (log in HERE), go to the navigation drop-down on the right side, and select “Update My Profile”?
    • Complete ALL information that is labeled for “All Users” or “Participants”.   Missing information may delay your participation.  This information will be securely stored in our system and you’ll only need to review it once a year or update on an as-needed basis.  
  3. SIGN UP for Water Sports Opportunities by going back to the navigation on the right and selecting “Participant Registration: Water Sports
  4. PAY for your lessons by going back to the navigation and selecting “Current Events or Programs
    • Choose “Water Sports Program” and follow steps to pay.
  5. Liability Waiver and Media Release.  Click HERE to complete the TWO separate online forms.
    • These forms must be completed once per year.
    • Family members/caregivers who are participating must complete their own separate forms.

Here is a How-To video to help with the registration process.

Once you complete all steps we’ll contact you to confirm your reservation!


Financial aid scholarships are available.  Click here to learn more.

Questions?  Email: programs@dreamadaptive.org and we’ll be glad to help!


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