The surf therapy organization A Walk On Water (AWOW) offering clinics for special needs and disabled children is expanding to New Jersey. On June 9 in Spring Lake, AWOW will host its first-ever Garden State clinic in conjunction with Hammer Surf School.

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AWOW only expanded to the East Coast less than two years ago with their inaugural Montauk, New York event.

Aimed at utilizing the ocean’s transformative properties to empower their participants, AWOW also has clinics up and down California.

Partnering with New Jersey’s own Sam Hammer (who runs Hammer Surf School in the summer months), AWOW’s NJ event will be offering local knowledge in Spring Lake to truly create a community vibe on June 9.

Running 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., there are still plenty of spots to sign up as a volunteer, or for those looking to partake.

A Walk On Water is all about passing on that feeling of riding something the ocean generates. Photo: Courtesy of AWOW

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