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Ability Sports & Education Festival FAQs

Is the event indoors or outdoors?

There will be sports both outside on the campus and inside campus buildings.

Do I need to buy a parking permit?

Parking to the event is is free in lot “N” only. All vehicles must display a parking permit. Please download and print the parking pass and place in front windshield once parked in lot N.

DSF Parking Permit.pdf

Can I see a map of where I need to park?

Where on campus is the event being held?

The event begins with registration on the walkway to the Coussoulis Arena near the College of Education building. Opening Ceremonies will be held inside the Coussoulis. During the event we will have our main gathering area for lunch and our vendor village in front of the Coussoulis and the Legacy Fountain Walkway. The sporting events are held in the Coussoulis, the adjacent sports fields, aquatic center, outdoor tennis and basketball courts and Physical Education building.

Is there an age limit for participants?

The event is available to children and adults of ALL ages that may have mental or physical disabilities

What is the physical address of event?

5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA  92407

Do I need to bring my own swim suit and towel?

If you plan on participating in any swim sport, please bring your own swim suit and towel.  Swim suits and towels are not provided.

I would like to volunteer to help at the event, who do I contact?

Please visit the volunteer section of our web site.  We require an application so that we can assign you to a volunteer leader. 

My child may require a quiet space; do you have accommodations for that?

Yes, we do!  At check-in, ask the registration desk for the location. It will also be listed in the event program.

Is there a designated smoking area on campus?

No, we no longer have any smoking areas on campus. According to a new CSUSB policy, our campus is now completely smoke free. This also includes vape, e cigarettes and the smoking of medical Marijuana.

Will there be food available at the festival?

You will be able to purchase food at the event from our event food trucks!

Can I bring in outside beverages?

Each participant will be given a bottle of water when they check-in. If you feel you will need more than that, please feel free to bring your own. Beverages will also be available for sale throughout the day with our food vendors. However, please note: we do not allow any alcoholic beverages.

If I forgot to register, can I register at the event?

Yes, but free T-shirts will be on a first come/ first serve basis.

Can I bring in outside food?

We understand many of the participants may have certain food restrictions and allergy's and are happy to allow outside food and drinks to be brought in. We have designated an eating area where you can sit and eat and enjoy the festivities and music with your family and friends. For your convenience, we will also have food trucks available if you would like to purchase your meal as well.

As a participant, do I need to register?

Yes, as this allows us to anticipate the number of volunteers needed, T-shirts sizes, other special needs and the amount of food the vendors will need to prepare for purchase throughout the day . Participants will also be given a special wrist band that let’s each coach know they registered.

Where do I park?

Download this printable map to CSUSB for your convenience. 

What time does the event start /end?

Registration or check-in starts at 8 am with opening ceremonies at 9 am sharp. Event will end at approx. 3:30 pm.

Are there any restrictions or age limits for the swimming clinic?

No age limit, but kids going in the pool need to be potty trained.

Is there an admission cost to participants?

No, the event is free!