Adaptive Sports and Recreation

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Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages with functional or cognitive disabilities to learn, become competitive in and enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities and sports, many of which are played in wheelchairs or have otherwise been modified to accommodate the athletes' disabilities. (AIRS PL-7000.3150)

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Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
700 Lomas Blvd NE #2-200
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-243-6626
Organization Name: University of New Mexico (UNM)
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Address:
700 Lomas Blvd NE #2-200
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-243-6626
Fax: 505-243-7323
Services Provided:

The Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation provides adaptive programs, resources, and assistance that allow children with special needs to discover their independence and creativity despite their physical limitations, as well as financial support to the UNM Carrie Tingley Hospital for equipment and research. The UNM Carrie Tingley Hospital is the state’s only pediatric rehabilitative hospital and today serves thousands of children each year with many types of illnesses and disabling conditions. The Foundation has several programs outside the purview of the hospital, including the Patient and Family Assistance program that provides wheelchair ramps, bathroom remodeling, and rent and utility assistance; the Quality of Life program that offers recreational activities for children with physical disabilities, such as kayaking, sports, and Keshet dance; and the children's Camp Adventure program where campers enjoy sports, art, music, and games.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
5520 Wyoming Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-332-0565
Address:
5520 Wyoming Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-332-0565
Services Provided:

Guided by Jewish values and tradition, the Ronald Gardenswartz Jewish Community Center strives to enrich and inspire the entire community by offering quality, multi-generational fitness, wellness, cultural, recreational, social, and educational programs in a safe, nurturing, and welcoming environment that is respectful to all. The JCC offers adaptive swim lessons for individuals of all ages who have disabilities. There is also an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) program for children with ASD.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/29/2022
3707 Eubank Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: 505-299-7946
Address:
3707 Eubank Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: 505-299-7946
Services Provided:

The Fish Factory offers swim lessons for all children, including children who have disabilities.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/29/2022
725 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
Phone: 505-292-7810
Address:
725 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
Phone: 505-292-7810
Email: nfo.officer@milehighll.com
Services Provided:

Mile High Little League has a Challenger League for children and young adults who have disabilities.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/30/2022
AYSO Region #1447, 3807 Atrisco Dr. NW, Suite B
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Phone: 505-926-1438
Address:
AYSO Region #1447, 3807 Atrisco Dr. NW, Suite B
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Phone: 505-926-1438
Email: Vip.coordinator@ayso1447.org
Services Provided:

The AYSO VIP Program provides a quality soccer experience for children and adults whose physical or mental disabilities make it difficult to successfully participate on mainstream teams. VIP teams may include blind or visually impaired, amputees or conditions that impair mobility, mentally or emotionally challenged, autistic, down syndrome, and cerebral Palsy.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/23/2022
319 Mountain Rd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 701-720-8634
Address:
319 Mountain Rd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 701-720-8634
Services Provided:

The Mountain Dojo is a donation-based Art and Movement school that provides an inclusive creative space for individuals with and without disabilities. They offer Martial Arts, Music, and Art classes for all ages including a 3-hour respite arts program called Arts Adventures. Run by Logan Gillespie, formerly of Just for Kicks, and Stef Graner, formerly of Full Spectrum Drumming, these classes are adapted to fit their students' abilities and needs. All classes by donation. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, interested parties will need to contact Stef Graner at 701-720-8634 or stefgraner@gmail.com for information on class schedules and to book classes.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
3400 Candelaria Rd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-884-6949
Address:
3400 Candelaria Rd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-884-6949
Services Provided:

Saga is dedicated to improving the quality of all children's lives by helping them realize and achieve their fullest potential with the development of their minds, body, and confidence through gymnastics. Saga offers classes for children with special needs. Children who have diagnosed disabilities such as, but not limited to, Autism, Down’s Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Cystic Fibrosis, Developmental Delays or physical disabilities are eligible to participate in these classes.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/28/2022
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2441 Westside Court
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Phone: 505-975-0928
Address:
2441 Westside Court
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Phone: 505-975-0928
Services Provided:

A Park Above has inclusive play equipment that is accessible to children of all ages and abilities. A Park Above has state of the art amenities that encourage interaction, inclusion, and growth. There is a water splash area, a labyrinth, a basketball court, special equipment, musical instruments, hills, tunnels, slides, and shade structures and other amenities. Wheelchair swings are available, but require the assistance of trained staff. Restrooms are also accessible.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/23/2022
1700 Yale SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-764-1525
Organization Name: City of Albuquerque
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Address:
1700 Yale SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-764-1525
Services Provided:

The Department of Family and Community Services provides quality health and social services, housing, recreation, and education to improve the quality of life for every community in Albuquerque. This program is fully inclusive and offers a variety of services that include art, leisure education, performing arts, gross motor activities, and games. Programs are offered throughout the city for persons with and without disabilities, ages 6 through high school, and there are some programs for adults.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
Statewide Provider
Address:
NM
Phone: 505-243-6626
Services Provided:

Camp Adventure is a New Mexico camp for teens and kids with physical disabilities. Camp Adventure provides opportunities for campers to access their abilities in areas of sports, music, art, and more. Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation is a philanthropic organization providing individualized services that bridge the gap for families and children with special needs that enable them to reach their full potential by giving them the same opportunities as children who are typically developing.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
Statewide Provider
6600 Palomas Ave NE # 207
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-856-0342
Statewide Provider
Address:
6600 Palomas Ave NE # 207
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-856-0342
Email: sonm@sonm.org
Services Provided:

Special Olympics is a global organization that serves athletes with intellectual disabilities working with hundreds of thousands of volunteers and coaches each year. Since the establishment of Special Olympics in 1968, the number of people with and without intellectual disabilities who are involved with the organization has been growing, but the unmet need to reach more people with intellectual disabilities is staggering.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
Statewide Provider
1595 Camino La Canada
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505-570-5710
Statewide Provider
Address:
1595 Camino La Canada
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505-570-5710
Email: nfo@adaptivesportsprogram.org
Services Provided:

Since 1985, the Adaptive Sports Program New Mexico has offered therapeutic recreational activities to children and adults with disabilities. Today, ASPNM offers a wide variety of adaptive sports year-round, including skiing, snowboarding, watersports, river rafting, yoga, rock climbing, and more. Programs are open to children and adults with disabilities at locations throughout New Mexico. Some programs are open to family members and caregivers. Veteran-specific programs are offered periodically throughout the year. If anyone is interested in getting involved as an athlete, volunteer, or supporter, please contact ASPNM for more information.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/25/2022
P.O. Box 10717
Albuquerque, NM 87184
Phone: 505-480-2374
Address:
P.O. Box 10717
Albuquerque, NM 87184
Phone: 505-480-2374
Email: globalberg@aol.com
Services Provided:

Founded by paraplegic outdoorsman and athlete Dustin Berg, GO Unlimited is dedicated to improving the lives of people living with disabilities by creating access to adaptive sporting and outdoor adventure opportunities. New Mexico is a truly enchanting place. Explore 10,000 foot tall mountain pine forest peaks or venture into red sandstone mesas in vast historically rich desert country. Wildlife such as elk, deer, black bear, cougar and antelope roam the wilds of New Mexico. GO Unlimited adventures take place primarily during the summer months and include activities such as; camping, fishing, trekking, trail riding, hand-cycling and wildlife viewing. We provide quality expeditions for individuals and groups. One of our most popular services is our adaptive fishing trips. We use a wheelchair accessible pontoon boat to access many of the lakes located across New Mexico. The species of fish we target include; walleye, trout, bass, salmon, tiger muskie and catfish. To attend a GO Unlimited adventure please use the contact us page and complete the registration form. A waiver/media release can also be located on the contact us page and needs to be submitted with your registration form.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/29/2022
Nationwide Provider
540 South College Avenue
Newark, DE 19713
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: University of Delaware
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Address:
540 South College Avenue
Newark, DE 19713
Services Provided:

Provides toy ride-on cars for kids with disabilities, providing mobility and sociability to kids who have trouble moving on their own. Local program locater available on website.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 5/7/2022
Move United View on Map
Nationwide Provider
451 Hungerford Drive Ste 608
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-217-0960
Nationwide Provider
Address:
451 Hungerford Drive Ste 608
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-217-0960
Fax: 301-217-0968
Email: info@moveunitedsports.org
Eligibility:

Individuals with disabilities

Services Provided:

MoveUnited offers nationwide sports and rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent physical disability.

Locate: Search the Membership Network

Adaptive Equipment: Information about available adaptive equipment

  • Recreational Activities/Sports
  • Disability Related Sports
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 4/7/2022
Access TR View on Map
Nationwide Provider
8 Sandra Court
Newbury Park, CA 91320
Nationwide Provider
Address:
8 Sandra Court
Newbury Park, CA 91320
Toll Free Phone: 800-634-4351
Email: CustomerService@AccessTR.com
Services Provided:

Inclusive and Adaptive Recreation Equipment for the Physically Challenged. Free shipping over $99.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/31/2022
Gopher Sport View on Map
Nationwide Provider
2525 Lemond St SW
PO Box 998
Owatonna, MN 55060
Phone: 507-451-7470
Nationwide Provider
Address:
2525 Lemond St SW
PO Box 998
Owatonna, MN 55060
Phone: 507-451-7470
Text: 833-887-4734
Toll Free Phone: 855-899-9560
Fax: 800-451-4855
Services Provided:

Sells inclusive and adaptive sports and physical education equipment.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/1/2022
FlagHouse View on Map
Nationwide Provider
601 FlagHouse Dr
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
Nationwide Provider
Address:
601 FlagHouse Dr
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
Toll Free Phone: 800-793-7900
Email: sales@flaghouse.com
Services Provided:

Inclusive and adaptive resources for sport, recreation, special needs. Adapted PE, daily living, clinical furniture, learning and development, motor skills, positioning and mobility, recreation, and sensory space design.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 12/11/2020
Nationwide Provider
West Palm Beach, FL
Nationwide Provider
Address:
West Palm Beach, FL
Toll Free Phone: 888-304-7655
Email: Support@HowiRollSports.com
Services Provided:

Sells inclusive and adaptive sports, exercise, and therapy equipment for adaptive athletes.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/1/2022
Nationwide Provider
1850 Borman Court
St. Louis, MO 63146-7108
Phone: 314-692-2424
Nationwide Provider
Address:
1850 Borman Court
St. Louis, MO 63146-7108
Phone: 314-692-2424
Toll Free Phone: 877-664-4565
Fax: 800-664-4534
Eligibility:

Children and adults with special needs

Services Provided:

Provides special needs products for purchase and therapy solutions that facilitate movement and exercise.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/24/2022
Nationwide Provider
4000 Ridgeway Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
Nationwide Provider
Address:
4000 Ridgeway Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
TDD: 800-900-8086
Toll Free Phone: 800-900-8086
Fax: 205-313-7474
Email: email@nchpad.org
Services Provided:

NCHPAD is the premier resource for information on physical activity, health promotion, and disability, serving persons with physical, sensory and cognitive disability across the lifespan. website features a variety of resources and services which can benefit all ages and populations.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/13/2022
Spirit Club View on Map
Nationwide Provider
10417 Kensington Parkway
Kensington, MD 20895
Phone: 301-933-3722
Nationwide Provider
Address:
10417 Kensington Parkway
Kensington, MD 20895
Phone: 301-933-3722
Email: join@spirit-club.com
Services Provided:

Offers a range of exercise services: virtual online training classes, community group classes, private fitness classes for your organization, and personal & partner training. Spirit Club Trainers are both certified personal trainers, as well as certified by DDA to work with individuals of all abilities.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/22/2022