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National Wheelchair Recreation & Sports Programs
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Able Flight
Able Flight provides flight training scholarships for people with disabilities, offering them the opportunity to realize their full potential through the challenge and freedom of flying.
cstites@ableflight.org
919-942-4699
USA
 
Achilles Track Club
Achilles includes people with all kinds of disabilities, such as visual impairment, stroke, cerebral palsy, paraplegia, arthritis, amputation, multiple sclerosis, cystic fibrosis, cancer, traumatic head injury, and many others. Runners participate with crutches, in wheelchairs, on prostheses, and without aids.
info@achillestrackclub.org
212-354-0300
New York, USA
 
Adaptive Golf Foundation of America
The Adaptive Golf Foundation of America, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing specialized adaptive golf instruction, life skills, custom equipment and personal enhancement for all physically challenged individuals ages 5-99. Instructional and educational golf programs follow Adaptive Golf Foundation of America guidelines.
888-364-FLAG
Florida, USA
 
America's Athletes with Disabilities
Promotes the overall growth and development of sports, recreation, leisure, health and fitness activities for persons with physical disabilities targeting programs and services for children and newly disabled adults in a manner similar to the sports and recreational opportunities afforded non disabled children and adults throughout America.
info@americasathletes.org
800-238-7632
Maryland, USA
 
American DanceWheels
American DanceWheels is the home of the first American Style Wheelchair Dance Program in the world. Their mission is to provide people of all abilities the opportunity to partner dance.
info@americandancewheels.org
215-588-6671
Pennsylvania, USA
 
American Hippotherapy Association Inc.
AHA, Inc., promotes the use of the movement of the horse as a treatment strategy in physical, occupational and speech therapy sessions for people living with disabilities. Their site offers a listing of certified therapists by state.
info@americanhippotherapyassociation.org
Pennsylvania, USA
 
American Horticultural Therapy Associaton
Advances the practice of horticulture as therapy to improve human well being.
Kentucky, USA
 
Blazesports
BlazeSports is a program that offers high quality sports instruction, training, and competition opportunities to children and adults with physical disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs, have a neuro-muscular disability such as cerebral palsy or spina bifida, have an amputation, or have a visusal impairment. Sports include wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis, wheelchair rugby, swimming, and track & field. Other sports may be offered by the individual BlazeSports Clubs.
blazesports@blazesports.org
770-850-8199
Georgia, USA
 
Challenge Air
Challenge Air for Kids and Friends, a not-for-profit organization, offers motivational, inspirational and life-changing experiences to physically challenged children and youth through aviation.
214-351-3353
Texas, USA
 
Disabled Shooting Services
The programs offered by NRA's Disabled Shooting Services Department have enabled thousands of American with physical disabilities to enjoy a variety of shooting activities, including competitive events and hunting.
USA
 
Disabled Sports USA
A national nonprofit, 501(c)(3), organization established in 1967 by disabled Vietnam veterans to serve the war injured. DS/USA now offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent disability. Activities include winter skiing, water sports, summer and winter competitions, fitness and special sports events. Participants include those with visual impairments, amputations, spinal cord injury, dwarfism, multiple sclerosis, head injury, cerebral palsy, and other neuromuscular and orthopedic conditions.
301-217-0960
USA
 
Extreme Chairing
The club promotes participation and viewing of extreme wheelchair sports such as chairing, sitski, 4 cross, body surfing, and power wheelchair racing. The organization conducts a number of sporting events each year.
sports@extremechairing.co
USA
 
Fishing Has No Boundaries
Fishing Has No Boundaries, Inc. is the national organization that helps to open up the great outdoors to all people with disabilities through individual chapters throughout the country. Each chapter holds a volunteer supported event allowing people with disabilities to fish for weekend outings.
800-243-3462
USA
 
For Hope
Fore Hope is a nationally recognized, non-profit organization that uses golf as an instrument to help in the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities or an inactive lifestyle. The Fore Hope team consists of certified recreational therapists and golf professionals.
forehope@forehope.org
614-870-7299
Ohio, USA
 
GORP
Maintains a listing of wheelchair accessible paths and trails.
 
International Tennis Federation
Wheelchair tennis tournement listings, standings, and events.
wheelchairtennis@itftennis.com
+44 (0)20 8878 6464
United Kingdom
 
International Wheelchair Aviators
A worldwide organization of disabled and able bodied pilots.
IWAviators@aol.com
909-585-9663
California, USA
 
National Alliance for Accessible Golf
The National Alliance for Accessible Golf ("Alliance") is an organization working to ensure the opportunity for all individuals with disabilities to play the game of golf. The Alliance is represented by major golf organizations in the United States, organizations that provide services for people with disabilities, and others who advocate for the inclusion of people with disabilities into society. Through GAIN (Golf: Accessible and Inclusive Networks) and other programs, the Alliance promotes inclusion and awareness to the golf industry, golf instructors, and the public.
info@accessgolf.org
703-234-4136
Virginia, USA
 
National Theater Workshop of the Handicapped
The National Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped, Inc. (NTWH) aspires to be the finest theatre arts-training institution in the world for persons with physical disabilities. They are a non-profit educational, production, and advocacy organization founded in 1977.
212-206-7789
New York, USA
 
National Wheelchair Basketball Association
The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) is comprised of over 200 basketball teams within twenty-two conferences. The NWBA was founded in 1948, and today consists of men's, women's, intercollegiate, and youth teams throughout the United States of America and Canada.
toddhatfield@nwba.org
719-266-4082
Colorado, USA
 
National Wheelchair Softball Association
NWSA serves as the governing body for wheelchair softball in the United States. Their site offers information on the sport of wheelchair softball as well as a listing of sanctioned teams and information on The NWSA hosted national wheelchair softball tournament.
nwsainfo@yahoo.com
303-842-1229
Colorado, USA
 
North American Riding for the Handicapped Association
Since 1969, the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, Inc. (NARHA), has provided Equine Assisted Activity and Therapy (EAAT) programs in the United States and Canada through its network of nearly 800 member centers.
800-369-7433
Colorado, USA
 
Physically Challenged Bowhunters of America
Promotes the sport of archery and bowhunting for people with disabilities.
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Power Wheelchair Racing Association
Promoting the new sport of power wheelchair racing. The organization holds a number of racing events throughout the year.
847-373-8695
 
Special Olympics
Special Olympics offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities year-round training and competition in 26 Olympic-type summer and winter sports.
 
Sports for Kids Foundation
Assists physically and emotionally challenged children throughout the United States and Canada through sports-related fundraisers.
 
U.S. Electric Wheelchair Hockey Association
The U.S. EWHA is a non-profit 501 (C) 3 corporation, and member of Disabled Sports USA, dedicated to allowing many participants the opportunity to play electric (power) wheelchair hockey. Our sport is called PowerHockey™.
 
United Sportsmen of America
A Handicap state by state guide to hunting and fishing laws and permits.
 
United States Golf Association
Resource Center for Individuals with Disabilities- Gathers and makes available, vital information to potential or current golfers with disabilities and other interested members of the golf and medical communities.
 
United States Handcycling Federation
Promotes the sport of handcycling. Contains a listing of events, competitions, and results.
 
United States Quad Rugby Association
Promotes the sport of quad rugby and maintains a listing of regional teams, standings, and events.
 
US Handicapable Square Dance Association
Promotes handicaple square dancing and sponsors a square dance convention.
 
USA Volleyball
National governing body for volleyball. Including disabled volleyball.
 
Water Skiers with Disabilities Association
WSDA organizes, promotes, and directs water skiing for disabled individuals in the United States.
863-324-4341
Polk City, Florida
 
Wheelchair Curling
Wheelchair curling, events, information and insights.
 
Wheelchair Dancesport USA Association
WDUSA, headquartered in NYC, organizes regular social, performance and competitive programs throughout the Tri-States and promotes wheelchair dance across the USA; encourages members involvement in the Sport of Dance; supports and fosters integration of committed able and disabled artists to experiment through wheelchair dance and music; and trains elite “Team USA” athletes to participate in National and International Paralympic Committee Dancesport competitions.
212 245 0004
 
Wheelchair Fencing
Contains information on wheelchair fencing, schedules,and events.
 
Wheelchair Lacrosse
Wheelchair Lacrosse was founded to promote the game of wheelchair Lacrosse. The group as a resource for wheelchair users interesting in developing the sport in their areas.
info@wheelchairlacrosse.com
California, USA
 
Wheelchair Sports USA
Directory of regional affiliated wheelchair sports programs including archery, athletics, shooting, swimming, table tennis, and weightlifting.
515-833-2450
 
Wheelin Sportmen
Organizes and sponsors hunts for disabled women, kids and men of all ages.
 
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