COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — With the Tokyo Paralympic Games coming to a close this weekend, the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum will host Paralympic Day from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4.
The day will be filled with athlete meet and greets, sport demonstrations and even service puppies in training at the free, outdoor event. There will also be a grill on the terrace for hamburgers and hotdogs along with beer, wine and canned cocktails for purchase. Outdoor concession operations will be from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Regular museum admission prices apply to access to the museum.
The USOPM’s Paralympic Day is part of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum’s Colorado Grand Opening. To learn more about Paralympic Day and CGO, visit usopm.org/cgo.
CGO supporters include El Paso County and Ent Credit Union, as well as Classic Homes, CSI Construction, Weidner Apartment Homes and Griffis/Blessing.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Saturday, Sept. 4
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. // table tennis demo (Museum atrium)
11a.m. – 4 p.m. // pin trading w Jim Goddard (Museum atrium)
11 – 11:30 a.m. // sitting volleyball demonstration
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. // John Register meet & greet, Paralympic silver medalist
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. // puppy service animal training // Canine Companion
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. // wheelchair fencing demonstration
1 – 1:45 p.m. // wheelchair basketball demonstration
2 – 3 p.m. // Dartanyon Crockett meet & greet, 2x Paralympic bronze medalist
3 – 3:30 p.m. // judo demonstration
For more information about the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum, click here.