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Recreation / Adaptive Sports

 

68 Inside Sports Inclusive Program

Program designed specifically to include people with disabilities.

 

Adventures Without Limits

Facilitates inclusive, outdoor adventure for people of all ages and ability levels.

 

Blue Valley Special Olympics

The Blue Valley Special Olympics team participates in local, regional, and state events throughout the year. Programs for athletes eight years old and up.

 

Camp Barnabas

Changing the lives of those with special needs and chronic illnesses in a camp setting.

 

Chaos Course Gym

Featuring the Little Special Bodies class that offers a supportive environment for children with developmental disaiblities. The program consists of part socialization, part play and part fitness.

 

CLO’s Midnight Farm

Accessible horse trails, horse drawn wagon rides, pumpkin and blueberry patches, picnic areas, accessible camp site, and a rustic cedar meeting lodge. Equestrian arena designed by PATH International Therapeutic Riding program.

 

Creative Mobility

Creative Mobility is about putting a positive spin on adaptive bikes. Specializing in helping you find the right equipment solution for your specific needs.

 

Disabled Sports USA

The nation’s largest organization providing year-round sports and recreation activities to children and adults with physical disabilities. Disabled Sports USA offers such activities as snow skiing, water skiing, bicycling, white water rafting, horseback riding, mountain climbing, sailing, camping, and track and field. Use the link above to identify chapters in your area.

 

Groovability

Providing the art of dance to individuals with physical disabilities, and their non-disabled partners, thereby improving the quality of life with exercise to increase range of motion, flexibility and physical strength.

 

Jackson County Parks + Rec Special Population Services

Dedicated to the provision of multi-recreation services for the developmentally disable of Jackson County.

 

Johnson County Parks & Recreation District

Special Population Program

Provides fun, educational and socializing activities for members of the Johnson County, Kansas community with special needs.

 

Kansas Accessible Sports

Accessible sports teams, events, and organizations in Kansas.

 

Kansas CIty Missouri Parks and Recreation Department Inclusive Recreation

KC Parks provides inclusive recreation opportunities to welcome, accommodate and successfully include individuals with disabilities within the existing Parks and Recreation Department programs.

 

KCK Huggers/Special Olympics

Helping those with special needs to develop socially in relationships with all peoples, physically through a variety of sports designed for all age groups.

 

Kansas City Metro Special Olympics

To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with Mental retardation to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship.

 

Mid-America Games for the Disabled, Inc.

Competitive, modified athletic opportunities for athletes with physical disabilities and promoting a positive image of all individuals with diverse needs and abilities.

 

Midwest Adaptive Sports

Organization helping people with disabilities get back into sports.

 

Midwest Aquatics

Adaptive Scuba classes.

 

Midwest Athletic Association of the Deaf

Develop participation in local, regional, and national deaf athletic competitions and recreational events under the MAAD, USADB, and NSAD.

 

Mobility International USA (MIUSA)

MIUSA is a nonprofit membership organization for persons with disabilities and other interested people. It works to expand opportunities for persons with disabilities to be involved in international educational exchange programs and travel. MIUSA members receive information and referral services in the areas of travel and placement in international work camps and educational exchange programs. MISUA also conducts international leadership training for persons with disabilities. Many publications are also available.

 

National Center on Accessibility

Focuses on making parks, recreation, and tourism accessible to individuals with disabilities, provides information on: access for individuals with disabilities to park and recreation areas and programs; training programs and opportunities; technical assistance for park and recreation professionals; and research and demonstration projects.

 

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD)

Information and resources that can enable people with disabilities to become as physically active as they choose to be. They maintain searchable directories of organizations, programs, and facilities that provide opportunities for accessible physical activity; adaptive equipment vendors; conferences and meetings; and references to journal articles, books, videos and more. Fact sheets on a variety of physical activities for people with disabilities are also available.

 

Project Mobility

Providing adaptive bikes and cycling opportunities to improve the quality of life for children, adults, and wounded service members with emotional and physical challenges.

 

Project Walk Kansas City

Helping improve the lives of individuals with spinal cord injuries by using activity-based recovery.

 

Recreation Council of Greater Kansas City

Organization created to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities through increased participation in recreation and leisure opportunities.

 

RevolveKC

Revolve acts on the belief that the bicycle is the simple solution for healthy lifestyles and affordable, earth-friendly transportation though the Earn-a-Bike program.

 

Special Olympics Missouri

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.

 

Sugar Creek Equinapy

Specializing in therapeutic riding lessons.

 

Treehouse For Everyone

Accessible treehouse for those with special needs.

 

United States Adaptive Recreation Center

The USARC works with schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and park and recreation departments to serve children and adults with all types of cognitive or physical disabilities. A variety of summer and winger recreational opportunities are offered. Reservations, by individuals and groups, are required for all USARC programs.

 

Wheelchair Sports, Inc.

The promotion of adaptive sports and recreation in south-central Kansas.

 

Wheel It Forward

Wheelchair Tennis in Kansas City at the Northland Racquet Club for paraplegics, quadraplegics and the ambulatory disabled.

815-842-8811 nrctennis@linkcity.org

 

Wilderness Inquiry

Programs introducing urban youth, families and people with disabilities to the outdoors.

 

Wonderland Camp

Wonderland Camp is an accessible summer camp for people with disabilities.

 

YMCA of Greater Kansas City Y Challenger Program

The Y Challenger program for children and young adults with special needs shines as an example of how participating in healthy activities can result in not only improved physical fitness but also personal growth, fun and friendships.