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TRAILS participant smiling while fishing over the side of a boat.
TRAILS participant getting their photo taken with large fish.
TRAILS participants taking photo together on train.
TRAILS participants taking group photo at picnic table at Disability Pride 2022.
TRAILS participants bundled together on ferry.
TRAILS participants smiling big together for photo.
TRAILS participants on Rainbow Connection boat.
TRAILS participants taking group photo at picnic table in the woods.
TRAILS participant smiling big while gold panning.
TRAILS participant smiling with glasses while gold panning.
TRAILS participants working a communal garden with a seeing-eye dog laying down.
TRAILS participant holding their trophy fish with mountain range back drop.
TRAILS participants masked up taking a photo together.
TRAILS participants doing a group photo in the woods.
TRAILS participants cooking hotdogs around a fire place out camping.
TRAILS participants masked up and doing arts & crafts.
TRAILS participants and horses gathered for a group photo.
TRAILS participants admiring art pieces at the disability art show.
TRAILS participant brushing a horse.
TRAILS participant smiling big with a handful of fresh halibut.
TRAILS participant fishing on a boat from their wheelchair.
TRAILS participants doing ice curling with a stability aid.
TRAILS participants pushing a beach accessible wheelchair on a sunny day.
TRAILS participants riding in a canoe and paddle boarding on a sunny day.
TRAILS participants getting ready in a boat.
TRAILS participants happily holding hands up at TRAILS booth.
TRAILS participants masked up on the ferry.
TRAILS participant skiing with an accessibility ski chair on Alyeska.
TRAILS participant riding an accessibility pedal bike while walking their dog on Homer Spit.
TRAILS participants sitting together in the sunshine.
A photo with a horse being pet by a TRAILS participant currently sitting in a wheelchair.
TRAILS Disability Art Show 2022 being admired by a pair of participants.
Close up of TRAILS riders in cart being pulled by dog mushing team.
8 TRAILS participants riding in a cart being pulled by dog mushing team.
TRAILS participant standing at TRAILS booth giving a hand peace sign and thumbs up.
7 TRAILS participants standing at gold panning table before beginning.
TRAILS participant on a sunny day holding a potted flower.
TRAILS participant with big smile and skyline back drop.
TRAILS participant kayaking on a river.
TRAILS participant dancing with a hula hoop.
TRAILS participants and Joyanna with a sunny Glacier back drop.
7 TRAILS Horsemen on the beach with a sunny mountain range backdrop.

Homer TRAILS Spring - Summer
2023 One Hit Wonders (OHW)

The Summer One Hit Wonders calendar is out and were looking forward to all the adventures planned. If your interested in any activities please call or email soon as some activities have limited participation. As a reminder for some, the only way to reserve your spot is with some form of payment. Make note of registration deadlines and that we have a 48 hour reimbursement policy in case you are not able to attend. Call to ask about scholarship eligibility if you need help to attend.

Come in to the office for a printed copy or for help explaining any of our activities planned.

Homer TRAILS OHW printable flyer with stencil flower in black & white.

Homer TRAILS MAY 2023
Calendar & Newsletter

Blue solid and striped ribbon in center and text reads, “ALS Awareness Month Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.”

May 2023 printable Calendar with bird & fish stencils in background.


TRAILS Blazers Steps Up Group Walk @ ILC Office on Every wednesday from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Join Homer's Independent Living Center inclusive team, The ILC TRAILS Blazers! Count steps walking on your own or with TRAILS. Walk with new and old friends, learn more about IL and improving accessibility in Homer. Sign up and join ILC's team at the link below.

For more information call or text Devony at: 907-299-3244

ILC TRAILS Blazers Team printable flyer with drawings of a person in a wheelchair, a person in crutches and a person holding a seeing eye dog on a leash.

Free Artability Group @ Homer Art & Frame co. on Fridays from 11:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Join us at the Homer Art and Frame, where we will create art together (4001 Lake St #3)  

This is a group lead activity, which means you have a say in what we do. Do you have a special skill you'd like to share with others? Would you like some guidance with watercolors and perspective? Have zero experience with a paintbrush but would like to try something new? This is the place for you. We can offer all levels of support.

Projects and mediums will change monthly.

Friday's Artability Group printable flyer with paint splatter.

Homer Art & Frame Co. entrance.

TRAILS Community Ride the Spit @ The Homer Spit ON Tuesday the 23rd From 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

To celebrate Bike Month, why don't you join TRAILS on the spit trail for a group bike ride. Bring your bike!! Don't have one? Did you know that Cyclogical has bike for rent right on the spit? We can assist getting you some wheels. Options to start at Mariner', the Fishing Hole or Land's End.

Call 907-2353-7911 for more details & please RSVP. 

White cruiser bikes parked at a bike rack on the Homer Spit.

Fun & Healthy Community Events

Governor Mike Dunleavy has proclaimed May as Mental Health Awareness Month.

1 in 25 adults today live with a variety of mental health disorders, illnesses and a growing number of other debilitating behavioral health conditions that affect an individuals' functions with their environment and how they handle societal relationships.

"We encourage all Alaskans to recognize those affected by mental health issues and the important role that support, acceptance and mental health services play in enriching our lives." 
- Governor Mike Dunleavy

May is Mental Health Awareness Month banner with Green ribbon and hashtag break the stigma.

The Sandhill Cranes are winging their way North. Watch for the first arrivals in the next few weeks and let Kachemak Crane Watch know when, where, and how many you see! 
This is the most reliable way of making sure your important sighting makes it into our citizen science information for the year. Happy crane watching!

Report your sightings to Kachemak Crane Watch by calling 907-235-6262 or emailing below.

Crane family with bay and mountains in background.

Bike Month @ Muliple Homer Locations ON Saturday the 6th through Saturday the 20th From 7:30 aM to 6:30 PM

Homer Cycling Club and Homer Drawdown have teamed up to bring you some fun events for Bike Month!

Download your Bike Bingo card at the link below and check out the flyer further below for details.

Bike Bingo Card

Homer 2023 Bike Month printable flyer with date and locations of events with small cartoons of people biking and being active.

Annual  Safe & Healthy Kids Fair @ Homer High Parking lot ON Saturday the 6th From 11:00 aM to 2:30 PM

Rain or shine, this event will be held in the parking lot of Homer High School. It’s a free, Family friendly one day event that is sure to bring loads of entertainment!! Participants can expect:

  • A bike rodeo (with chances to win a bike!!)
  • Food (the grill will be fired up!)
  • Over 25 vendors
  • Free car seat checks!
  • Helmets for purchase at a steep discount!
  • Freebies, giveaways, and prizes!
  • The infamous “Teddy Bear Clinic”
  • Entertainment courtesy of Sea Legs, Homer’s original stilt troupe!
  • Bubbles, chalk drawing, fun activities, and MORE!!!

Homer's Safe & Healthy Kids Fair banner with radiating traffic cone reading, "Be safe, have fun, do good, pass it on," on blue background.

Go Explore the Bay on Memorial Day 

This Memorial Day ColdwaterAK offers FREE rides for Veterans, Servicemen, Healthcare Workers, and their kids to go across the bay. Spots are filling up fast so please call soon! Hikes, beach walks, or camping we can take you there and pick you up!

Stop in to our shop on the boardwalk, call 907-299-2346, or visit the link below.

Coldwater AK's logo with simplistic depictions of mountain range and bay in blue.

Free Zumba Gold @ Homer Senior Center on Mondays from 10:00 am

The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion, and coordination. Come ready to sweat and prepare to leave empowered and feeling strong.

To Register: Participants must complete the participant consent and physician authorization forms. Forms are online at, in our office, or can be emailed to you from

Call 907-235-4555 to register or email below.

Printout of Homer Zumba Gold Class Flyer including photo of instructor, Maria Santa Lucia.

Card Games @ Homer Senior Center Activities Room on Mondays from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Come play cards at the Senior Center!
For more information contact Bonny McDermott at 907-235-4555 or email below!

Printout of Homer Senior Center Monday's Card Game Flyer.

Partner Dance Class @ Homer High Green Room on Mondays from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm FOR $10

Join us for a friendly social dance class where we'll explore partnering fundamentals together. Whether you come alone or with a partner, you're welcome to be part of the group. Each month, we'll focus on one dance style for four weeks, starting with American Style Tango, and introducing new figures and steps every week.

Participants +7th grade and $10 per class.

For information/registration: Kaec 299-6623 or Rhoslyn 299-2435

Printout of Homer Partner Dance Class Flyer including photos of multiple dancing partners.

Strong Seniors Fitness Class @ Homer Senior Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 11:00 Am to 12:00 pm

Join instructor Evelyn Harden for Strong Seniors, "a slow-motion weight lifting and stretching class that promotes strength and mobility training."

*Need physician authorization to participate*

Call Bonny at 907-235-4555 or email below to register.

Strong Seniors Fitness Class at Homer Senior Center Flyer.

Free Community Yoga @ SPARC on Wednesdays
from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

South Peninsula Hospital offers free community yoga. Join a different instructor from Dharmic Spruce for a free hour of yoga at SPARC on Sterling Highway near the middle school. Each instructor will bring a unique experience and class tailored to their teaching style. You’re guaranteed to leave feeling refreshed, relaxed and rejuvenated. All ages and abilities are welcome!

Please bring your own yoga mat if you have one (we will have extras), a water bottle, and some extra layers.

Contact 907-235-0285 with questions or email below.

Yoga instructor stretching on mat.

Homer Steps up 2023 Registation

Registration for Homer Steps Up. 7th Annual Free Community Walking Challenge. Who wants to join our team this year? We discussed this idea at our last planning meeting as a way to advocate for great accessibility in our community!!!! Let's get active together!!!

Walk to Win: Weekly Drawings for Homer Bucks. End of Challenge Prizes: Cash prizes 3 winners each of 100, 200, 300, USD.

Also, 500, 300, 200 to donate to your team's charity of choice! Custom "2023 Homer Steps Up! Winners" T-Shirts for your team.

Homer steps up! 2023 7th Annual Free Community Challenge

If you are concerned about the safety of a vulnerable person you can report your concern to the Alaska Senior and Disabilities Services Centralized Reporting Unit.  These reports go to the appropriate state agency or agencies to investigate.  These include Adult Protective Services, The Long Term Care Ombudsman, Occupational Licensing and the Office of Children's Services.  Click on the link below for:

Centralized Reporting

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