Day on the Lake

The Day on the Lake program is the only adapted water sports program for those with physical and neurological disabilities offered in Arizona. Summer 2016 marked our 20th year of helping people who suffer from a neurological disability ride the waves at one of the most accessible waterside facilities in Arizona—Bartlett Lake Marina.

Day on the lake 2018 will occur on the following dates:

  • Thursday, May 31
  • Friday, June 1
  • Saturday, June 2
  • Thursday, September 6
  • Friday, September 7
  • Saturday, September 8

Sign Up

The cost is $50.00 per day for all activities and includes a t-shirt.

Register Here

Getting There

Day on the Lake takes place at:

Bartlett Lake Marina
20808 E Bartlett Dam Rd
Rio Verde, Arizona 85263

Note: Please click or tap the ‘Directions’ link on the map below to get the correct route to the lake. Some GPS devices have been known to give incorrect directions that can add a significant amount of time to the trip.

Transportation is available on a first-come, first-served basis on Friday, June 2nd and Friday, September 8 from the following partners:

The Ability360 Center
Office: (602) 296-0540
Cell: (602) 410-3945

Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association
Office: (602) 507-4209, extension 7


New volunteers for 2018 will need to attend a mandatory training session for Day on the Lake.

Next training session:

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
General Training – 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Boater Safety Training – 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM (Required for anyone who wants to operate watercraft)
Barrow Neurological Institute
Outpatient Therapy Conference Room
222 West Thomas Road, Suite 100
Phoenix, Arizona 85013

Please call (602) 228-3660 to register for volunteer training.

Register to Volunteer


Discounted accommodations are available at the nearby Carefree Resort & Conference Center.