The New England Handicapped Sports Association Announces 2009 Adaptive Kayak Program

Wednesday, 13 May 2009
The New England Handicapped Sports Association (NEHSA) is pleased to announce that the 2009 Adaptive Kayak Program will begin on Saturday May 16th. The program is open to adults and children that have physical and developmental disabilities. NEHSA provides all equipment, including kayaks, paddles, PFDs, and any required adaptive equipment. The kayak instruction will be provided at Pawtuckaway Pond (locations will vary each week). Need to register in advance.

NEHSA has been a leader in adaptive sports instruction since its inception in 1972. NEHSA offers year-round adaptive sports instruction including alpine skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, rowing, and rockclimbing. NEHSA is located in the Mount Sunapee State Park, and is a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization.

For detailed information on the kayak program and schedule, go to, or call the NEHSA office at (603) 763-9158.

NEHSA bears witness to the triumph of the human spirit by helping people with disabilities and their families enrich their lives through adaptive sports, recreation, and social activities.

Contact info:
Tom Kersey (NEHSA Executive Director)
(603) 763-9158

David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

Strategic partner

Paddle Canada Logo