Wheel to Surf Adaptive Surfing

This unique event provides individuals with disabilities an opportunity to experience surfing! Adaptive surfing staff from partner organizations Ocean Cure, Adaptive Surf Project, Adaptive Expeditions, and Coastal Adaptive Sports will provide instruction and assistance in a controlled environment.

Registration & Details

  • Date: May 4, 2019
  • Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
  • Location: Folly Beach County Park
  • Fee: Free!
  • Preregistration is required and will close at 2 p.m. on May 3.
  • A chaperone is required for youth ages 15 and under.
  • Register online, or call 843-795-4386.

Participation Guidelines

To provide a safe and fun experience for all, participants must meet specific guidelines prior to registration. These guidelines have been adapted from the American Canoe Association. Participants must be able to
  • Breathe independently (i.e., not require medical devices to sustain breathing)
  • Independently maintain sealed airway passages while under water
  • Independently hold head upright without neck / head support
  • Manage personal care independently or with assistance of a companion
  • Manage personal mobility independently or with a reasonable amount of assistance
  • Follow instructions and effectively communicate independently or with assistance of a companion
  • Independently turn from face-down to face-up and remain floating face up while wearing a properly fitted life jacket
  • Maintain a safe body position while attempting skills, and have the ability to recognize and identify to others when such efforts would be unsafe given your personal situation

Please note: Participants must not have any unprotected wounds. Open wounds must be appropriately covered and protected. We reserve the right to deny participation to anyone who does not meet these requirements on the day of the event. 

If you have questions or concerns about meeting these guidelines, please contact Recreation Accessibility Aide Laura Moorer at 843-518-4922 or by email

We reserve the right to use photos or videos taken of visitors while they are at Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission facilities or events for publicity purposes. Please lock your vehicle, and remove valuables from view. CCPRC is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen property. Park fees, operating schedules, and hours are subject to change without notice.