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Adaptive Sports and Recreation

Disability should not preclude involvement in sports and recreation. Adaptive sports and recreation programs offer people with disabilities a wealth of benefits including exercise and improved health, increased self esteem and worth, camaraderie, and opportunities to experience new and exciting activities.

Adaptive Golfers – The Game Of Golf For All Different Abilities

2018-08-29T10:49:32+00:00Categories: 1 Nationwide, Disability Products & Services|Tags: |

Adaptive Golfers brings the game of golf to people with disabilities by helping you find the answers that allow you to create the game you want.

TrailLink – Information On Wheelchair Accessible Rail Trails

2018-07-30T15:14:59+00:00Categories: 1 Nationwide, Disability Products & Services|Tags: , |

TrailLink by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, allows system users to explore wheelchair accessible trail maps and itineraries online.

Creative Ability – Adaptive Equipment For Kayaking

2018-07-23T20:06:12+00:00Categories: 1 Nationwide, Disability Products & Services, Minnesota|Tags: |

The Creating Ability adaptive paddling line of products makes participating in the sport of adaptive kayaking accessible to all.

Achieve Tahoe – Adaptive Sports For Adults & Children

2018-07-15T00:24:17+00:00Categories: California, Disability Products & Services|Tags: , , |

Achieve Tahoe builds health, confidence and independence through winter and summer sports instruction for adults and children with disabilities.

Wheelchair Dancers Organization – For Adults & Youth

2018-07-13T23:38:27+00:00Categories: California, Disability Products & Services|Tags: , , |

Wheelchair Dancers Organization provides free, adaptive dance classes and programs that allow youth & adults with disabilities to experience the joy of dance.

Camelback Mountain Adaptive Skiing & Snowboarding Program In Pennsylvania

2018-07-11T23:06:20+00:00Categories: Disability Products & Services, Pennsylvania|Tags: |

Partnering with the Pennsylvania Center for Adapted Sports, Camelback offers a full-service adaptive skiing and snowboarding program.

Helen Hayes Hospital Adaptive Sports & Recreation In Haverstraw, NY

2018-07-11T23:06:17+00:00Categories: Disability Products & Services, New York|Tags: |

From sailing to cycling and golf to gardening, the Helen Hayes Hospital Adapted Sports & Recreation Program is a four-season initiative serving individuals with a range of abilities, interests and skills.

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