Adaptive Sports and Recreation

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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Albuquerque, NM

Organization Name: JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
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Address:
5520 Wyoming Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-348-4497
Services Provided: Adaptive Swim Lessons 5 Classes$50 per sessionThe JCC offers adaptive lessons modified for individuals with special needs. This class provides swimmers the opportunity to facilitate gross and fine motor skills in a gravity eliminated environment. This class will include skills such as safe entry and exit of the water, submersion, floating, and swimming technique. Must fill out Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation scholarship form

Children and Youth with Disabilities/Health Conditions
Recreational Activities/Sports
Swimming/Swimming Lessons
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/27/2019
Organization Name: CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE
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Address:
400 Marquette Ave. Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 311
TDD: 800-659-8331
Fax: 505-768-3204
Wheelchair Access: Ramps
Services Provided: The City of Albuquerque's Department of Family and Community Services works to improve the quality, delivery, and effectiveness of health, social, recreational, nutritional, educational, housing, and other human service programs for the residents of the Albuquerque metropolitan area, to increase the available services through resource sharing and coordination, and to improve the quality of life for low to moderate-income residents.

Clothing
Emergency Food
Home Rehabilitation Loans
Home Rehabilitation Programs
Housing Authorities
Housing Expense Assistance
Literacy Programs
Recreation Centers
Recreational Activities Volunteer Opportunities
Recreational Activities/Sports
Recreational Equipment/Supplies
Recreational Facilities
Rent Payment Assistance
School Based Teen Parent/Pregnant Teen Programs
School Readiness Programs
Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers
Summer Youth Employment Programs
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 1/29/2020
Organization Name: THE MOUNTAIN DOJO
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Address:
319 Mountain Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 701-720-8634
Services Provided: Arts Adventures is a 3-hour recreational respite program formerly held at VSA North 4th Art Center. We explore both Art and Movement while making connections with others. It is first come first serve and will have 10 to 15 spots available depending on funding and staffing. There are usually 3 sessions a year.

Art Therapy
Autism Therapy
Children's Arts and Crafts
Disability Related Sports
Music Therapy
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 2/3/2020
3901 Georgia St NE, Ste C
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: 505-342-2976
Address:
3901 Georgia St NE, Ste C
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: 505-342-2976
Services Provided: 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 those who are: Blind or visually impaired, Amputees or conditions that impair mobility, Mentally or emotionally challenged, Autistic, with Downs Syndrome and those with Cerebral Palsy. Cost is $50 for 16 Game Season Fall and Spring.

Adapted Sports/Games
Disability Related Sports
Soccer
Team Sports/Leagues
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 12/12/2019
Address:
700 Lomas Blvd Ne
Suite 204
Albuquerque, NM 871022568
Phone: 505-243-6626
Wheelchair Access: Ramps
Services Provided: The Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization responsible for philanthropic giving to enhance the lives of special needs children and their families at Carrie Tingley Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico.Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation offers Arts & Athletics Beyond Limits program AABL including creative exploration in the Keshet Dance Company, Cloud Dancers therapeutic Horsemanship program, power wheelchair soccer and Zia Hot Shots wheelchair basketball team. The AABL Sports Programs are designed for young athletes or potential athletes who have an orthopedic, neurological or neuromuscular impairment such as, but not limited to, SCI, muscular dystrophy, osteogenesis imperfecta, amputation, TBI, rheumatoid arthritis, spina bifida or cerebral palsy. The AABL Program has been in existence since 1998. Scholarships are available. The program consists of:-Muthu Barry Junior Wheelchair Summer Sports Day Camp: Campers ages 8-18 receive structured instruction in archery, tennis, track and field, martial arts, indoor soccer, table-tennis, softball, hand-cycling and weight-lifting. Children with disabilities who do not use wheelchairs may also attend. Contact Mary Beth Schubauer at 238-2247 or visit their website: www.aablprograms.com- Youth Power Wheelchair Soccer: Two practice seasons a year Spring and Fall. For youth in power wheelchairs ages 6-20. Teams compete in regional and national competitions. Call Melissa Flores at 831-5010. -Keshet Dance Company: Weekly mixed-ability dance classes with two public performances. For youth in manual or power wheelchairs ages 6-18. Inclusion with able-bodied youth. Contact Marla Wood 224-9808.-Cloud Dancers is a therapeutic horsemanship program. Riders range in age from four through adulthood. Non-disabled riders may also participate on a space availability.

Adapted Sports/Games
Charities/Grantmaking Organizations
Day Camps
Disability Related Sports
Equestrian Therapy
Sports Wheelchairs
Team Sports/Leagues
Wheelchair Sports
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 12/12/2019
Organization Name: UNM/HSC CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENT & DISABILITY CDD
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Address:
2300 Menaul NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-272-5142
Toll Free Phone: 800-270-1861
Fax: 505-272-3140
Wheelchair Access: Ramps
Services Provided: Camp Rising Sun is a residential summer camp for individuals with autism spectrum and their typically developing peers. Currently serving children ages 8-12 and adolescents ages 12-17, for a 5 day, 4 night session. Each summer two camps are held. Interested participants are encouraged to request and send in the application as soon as possible as space is limited.Call to apply for summer camp-505-272-5142, check our website

Autism Therapy
Camps
Caregiver Training
Case/Care Management
Disability Related Sports
Disease/Disability Information
Information and Referral
Leisure Activities/Recreation
Pediatric Feeding Disorders Programs
Physical Therapy
Recreational Activities/Sports
Special Interest Camps
Speech Therapy
Therapeutic Camps
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 3/27/2019
Organization Name: UNM/HSC CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENT & DISABILITY CDD
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Address:
2300 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-925-4260
Wheelchair Access: No Stairs in Service Delivery Areas
Services Provided: Partners for Employment is a collaborative approach to increasing employment outcomes for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The initial partners are the University of New Mexico, the Department of Health Developmental Disabilities Support Division and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. The primary goal for Partners for Employment is to build capacity within the state of New Mexico among state agencies personnel, service providers, family members, self-advocates, employers and other supports.Partners for Employment provides training, technical assistance, resource/ information and research on employment supports including provider agencies, state agency personnel, family members, individuals with disabilities, educators and other support systems. Partners for employment offers a variety of training opportunity across the state with national and local leaders in Best practices in employment services. Partners for Employment provides technical assistance to teams providing services utilizing a Project Search model and license. Partners for Employment provides targeted technical assistance to selected teams and individuals referred through DDSD for customized employment. Partners for Employment provide information and resources through tip sheets and video shorts on the information resource network page at CDD. Additionally Partners for Employment is facilitating every other month SELL Supported Employment Local Leaders meeting in each region of the state. Partners for employment hosts a school to work transitional alliance meeting on a quarterly basis to discuss and make recommendations for improvement in school to work transition. One of the Partners in Partners for Employment is NM Anderson School of Business which is conducting a research project by surveying businesses across the state.

Career Development
Caregiver Training
Case/Care Management
Comprehensive Information and Referral
Comprehensive Job Assistance Centers
Disease/Disability Information
Distance Education
Employment Preparation
Information and Referral
Internet Courses
Job Interview Training
Job Readiness
Personal Financial Counseling
Resume Preparation Assistance
School System Advocacy
Special Education Advocacy
State Medicaid Waiver Programs
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 12/13/2019
Address:
5520 Wyoming Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-332-0565
Wheelchair Access: Ramps
Services Provided: Children and Youth with Disabilities/Health Conditions
Recreational Activities/Sports
Swimming/Swimming Lessons
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/27/2019
Organization Name: CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE
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Address:
1700 Yale Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-764-1525
Fax: 505-764-1579
Services Provided: The Loma Linda Community Center houses the administrative offices for the Therapeutic Recreation Program. The Program provides fully inclusive programs for youth and adults with and without disabilities at many sites throughout the city of Albuquerque. Youth & Adult Programs. After School Program: Monday to Friday 3 to 6 p.m. Teen Program: Monday to Friday, 2 to 6 p.m. Drop in Recreation Adults & Teens: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adult Social Club: Saturday 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Merry Makers at Cesar Chavez Community Center: Fridays 7 to 9 p.m. Access Recreation: Call the Therapeutic Recreation Administration Office for information on inclusive recreation opportunities at all Community Centers.

Adapted Sports/Games
Developmental Disabilities Social/Recreational Programs
Disability Related Transportation
Information and Referral
Local Bus Services
Recreation Centers
Recreational Facilities
Therapeutic Camps
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 1/29/2020
6600 Palomas NE, Suite 207
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-856-0342
Address:
6600 Palomas NE, Suite 207
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-856-0342
Toll Free Phone: 800-371-5525
Fax: 505-856-0346
Wheelchair Access: Ramps
Services Provided: The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Recreational Activities/Sports
Therapeutic Camps
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/26/2019
Address:
319 Mountain Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-220-0524
Services Provided: The Mountain Dojo is an inclusive, donation based Art and Movement school. They offer Martial Arts, Music and Art classes for all ages including a 3 hour respite arts program called Arts Adventures. Run by Logan Gillespieformerly Just for Kicks and Stef Graner formerly Full Spectrum Drumming these classes are adapted to fit their students abilities and needs. Ultimately, they want all individuals to have fun, learn new skills and connect to others. All classes are by donation. They believe that everyone should have a chance to take classes no matter their economic situation. Check out their schedule at www.themountaindojo.com. Contact Stef Graner at 701-720-8634 or stefgraner@gmail.com for more info.

Art Therapy
Autism Therapy
Children's Arts and Crafts
Disability Related Sports
Music Therapy
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 12/19/2019
Address:
210 Truman St. NE Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 871081333
Phone: 505-254-9922
Fax: 505-254-9953
Wheelchair Access: Designated Parking
Services Provided: Program provides a variety of opportunities for young people.

Leisure Activities/Recreation
Recreational Activities/Sports
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/3/2019

Farmington, NM

Address:
1925 Positive Way
Farmington, NM 87401
Phone: 505-327-6396
Services Provided: Boys & Girls Club of Farmington offers tested, proven, and nationally recognized programs in five core program areas. The programs are designed to be fun and engaging and to provide lessons and learning that will help members throughout their lives. Improving grades, reducing high school drop-out rates, and providing members with opportunities to discover and engage in a wide variety of positive experiences. Teaching healthy habits, reducing childhood obesity and drug use, and encouraging lifetime fitness, good character and citizenship. Encouraging community service, reducing juvenile crime rates, encouraging the principles of good character and values. Open to boys and girls 6 years - 18 years.

Camps
Day Camps
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/3/2019

Rio Rancho, NM

Various Classes In Bernalillo County,
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Phone: 865-384-6156
Address:
Various Classes In Bernalillo County,
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Phone: 865-384-6156
Fax: 505-702-8420
Wheelchair Access: Ramps
Services Provided: 1. Dance instruction via class practices. Please see website for details on class locations: https://sunshineambassadors-dance.org/new-mexico-page

2. Public performances to enable students to grow and progress and to help advocate for those with disabilities. Common performance opportunities include community and church events, conventions, and other gatherings that host people who appreciate the progress our dancers make by dancing. Please contact us to schedule a performance for your event.

3. Peer dancers, youth who are generally "typically developed" and wish to help, are utilized in assisting our dancers where needed. This advances greater acceptance in the community as these youth become tomorrow's advocates for those with disabilities.

Dance Instruction
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/27/2019

Santa Fe, NM

Address:
PO Box 5676
Santa Fe, NM 87502
Phone: 505-570-5710
Wheelchair Access: Full Wheelchair Access
Services Provided: The Adaptive Ski Program provides snow sports lessons at Ski Santa Fe, Sandia Peak and Ski Santa Fe. In Summer 2013 the program began offering adaptive water sports including kayaking, sailing paddle boarding and water skiing.

Adapted Sports/Games
Assistive Technology Equipment
Sports/Leisure Aids
Therapeutic Camps
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 1/29/2020

Other

Address:
NM
Phone: 505-980-7207
Services Provided: Adapted Sports/Games
Developmental Disabilities Social/Recreational Programs
Disability Related Sports
Recreational Therapy
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/26/2019

Nationwide

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: 6/3/2019
Organization Name: National Autism Association
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Address:
Email: naa@nationalautism.org
Eligibility: Open to all.
Services Provided: An online resource of six national nonprofit autism organizations whose mission is to reduce autism-related wandering incidents and deaths. Provides an online Family Wandering Emergency Plan, Big Red Safety Box program, and Toolkits for caregivers, first-responders and teachers.
Includes "Where to find swimming lessons."
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 3/21/2019
451 Hungerford Drive Ste 608
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-217-0960
Address:
451 Hungerford Drive Ste 608
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-217-0960
Fax: 301-217-0968
Email: info@dsusa.org
Eligibility: Individuals with disabilities
Services Provided: Disabled Sports USA offers nationwide sports and rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent physical disability.
Site has a web locator for finding local services.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 7/2/2019
601 FlagHouse Dr
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
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: 6/6/2019
540 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: 302-831-3214
Organization Name: University of Delaware
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Address:
540 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: 302-831-3214
Services Provided: Toy ride-on cars for kids with disabilities, providing mobility and sociability to kids who have trouble moving on their own.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 11/19/2019
2525 Lemond St SW
PO Box 998
Owatonna, MN 55060
Phone: 855-899-9560
Address:
2525 Lemond St SW
PO Box 998
Owatonna, MN 55060
Phone: 855-899-9560
Services Provided: Inclusive and adaptive equipment; physical education, athletics, and fitness equipment.
Adaptive recreation.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
Address:
West Palm Beach, FL
Toll Free Phone: 888-304-7655
Email: Support@HowiRollSports.com
Services Provided: Inclusive and adaptive sports equipment for adaptive athletes, adaptive recreation equipment.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
1850 Borman Court
St. Louis, MO 63146-7108
Phone: 314-692-2424
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: Specializes in special needs products and therapy solutions that facilitate movement and exercise.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/6/2019