SOLO |  Special Outdoor Leisure Opportunities

Important Dates

Saturday, November 11, 2017

9:00 Am

Rum village nature center, 2626 S. Gertrude St., South Bend (Google Map)

All are invited to join in a hike to warm up to the season, including current students and volunteers and those interested in our program. We'll hike the beautiful, wooded dirt trails of the park.

Monday, December 4, 2017

 6:00-7:00 pm

Logan Center,   2505 E. Jefferson Blvd, South Bend  (Google MaP)

Membership and orientation meeting.  All students, families and volunteers should attend. Learn about SOLO’s plan for this year and vote to elect SOLO Board of Directors.  

 6:00-7:00 PM


Exercise and training session for students and volunteers. Student registration and medical forms must be turned in by this date.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

 7:00-9:00 PM

Swiss Valley Ski Area,   Jones, MI  (Google Map)

If Swiss Valley is open, we will conduct an on-slope training session for all new and returning volunteers, which will introduce you adaptive training tools and techniques, and allow volunteers to practice using them. If Swiss Valley is not open yet, alternate date is Monday, January 2, 2017.

Monday, December 18, 2017

 9:00-10:30 AM

Rum Village Park,   South Bend, IN  (Google Map)

First session for the cross-country skiing and snowshoeing program. There will be a training session for new nordic volunteers immediately following the ski session. The program will run for 6 consecutive weeks. If there is not enough snow, we will do an alternate activity like hiking.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

6:00-10:00 pm

Swiss Valley   Jones, MI  (Google Maps)

First session for the downhill skiing program. The program will run for 6 consecutive weeks, unless there is a cancellation due to weather conditions, in which case the program will be extended an additional week. All students and volunteers are welcome to ride the bus that leaves from and returns to Memorial's Lighthouse Place (Medpoint) in Granger (GOOGLE MAP). Call the SOLO hotline at 855-252-6922 to make sure we are skiing.


Monday, January 8, 2018