BORP News & Updates

David Lance Goines, Color Lithographic Poster, 2001.

Exploration of Summertime (Descriptive Tour)

On July 12th, in partnership with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, BORP’s Adventures & Outings Program will host an exploration of summertime artwork with docents Amy Finkel, Tom Traylor and Lelia Lanctot. Each of us may have a favorite season but also enjoy every

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Lots of Opportunities for Adaptive Cycling!

Cycling News The weather is lovely and it’s a great time to take a bike ride. Try out a bike at the BORP Adaptive Cycling Center in Berkeley, Thursday – Saturday, 9am to 5pm. You can join us on Sundays at Vasona Park in Los Gatos where we

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45 Years of BORP

45 Years of Innovation and Leadership

A Brief History of BORP by Bonnie Lewkowicz I first learned about BORP in 1978 while studying for my Recreation Therapy degree. I knew immediately that I wanted to do my internship there because it was one of the very few community sports & recreation programs for people

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New Kayaking Program!

Starting in May, BORP will offer kayaking on the lake at the Cycling Center at 80 Bolivar Street in Berkeley. Available late afternoons on the first and last Saturday of the month. Times vary. Sign up by emailing or call 510-848-2930.

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Celebrate 1 Year of Rumba with Tina

Register and Join Rumba with Tina and Celebrate! Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 11am PDT Registration is required. If you include your mailing address and T-shirt size during registration you will receive it in time to wear for the class Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 11am PDT.

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News from Adventures & Outings: Explore the Life of Frida Kahlo

Join BORP’s Adventures & Outings Program for a virtual audio-described tour of the De Young’s exhibition, Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving. At the time of Kahlo’s death in 1954, a treasure trove of the artist’s personal items—including jewelry, clothing, and prosthetics—were locked away. Fifty

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BORP’s Birding Program Takes Flight

Birding is the ideal Covid-friendly activity. You can do it from home; you can be indoors or outdoors; it’s free, and, best of all, it’s FUN! BORP is excited to announce the launch of our accessible birding program. It will include: birding seminars; guided hikes;

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New Fitness Classes

On Zoom: Sit Fit – Mondays getting you down? Join our new online instructor and former paralympic athlete, Nathan Perkins, EdD, ACSM-CIFT, for a 30-minute workout that will help you ease into the week.Sit Fit is a combination of stretches, strength and cardio exercises all done

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