Heroes on the Water SoCal Chapter: Tidelands Park Registration, Sat, Jan 26, 2019 at 6:00 AM-1PM | Eventbrite
Heroes On the Water (HOW) serves all military and emergency service personnel who have been wounded, injured or disabled. Mission Heroes On the Water’s mission is to help wounded warriors relax, rehabilitate and reintegrate into society through kayak fishing and the outdoors. Over the past seven years of taking a few thousand men and women of all branches of the armed services out kayak fishing, we have learned firsthand the ‘triple therapy’ of kayak fishing – physical with paddling and fishing,...
To help warriors relax, rehabilitate and reintegrate through kayak fishing and the outdoors.
HOW WE HELP
Since being founded in 2007, Heroes on the Water has been organizing no-expense kayak fishing trips for active-duty military and veterans of the U.S. armed forces and their families. In 2018, we began serving first-responders and their families through the same proven ecotherapy. Heroes can reflect in solitude or connect in groups as they learn kayaking and kayak fishing basics.
Recurring activities give heroes and their families camaraderie and a lifelong social network with like-minded people. Plus, no experience or equipment is needed, and kayak fishing is adaptive to those with disabilities.
Heroes on the Water was a participant in a study conducted by Troy University. It was an 18-month study focused on alternative forms of therapy for individuals who were faced with traumatic experiences. The impact is significant.
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