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Sports and Recreation

Indoor

Aquatic Therapy
Community Integration Services provides aquatic experiences for people of all ages who have special developmental or physical needs including all spectrums of Autism. We help our clients access community pool facilities for recreation, rehabilitation,swimming and general fitness. Through adaptive equipment, personalized instructions, and the healing powers of the water, our clients experience greater independence and enjoyment of life. Seattle based.

Bellevue Aquatic Center
Warm Springs, the warm water pool, has a wheelchair ramp and an average temperature of 91 degrees.  It was designed for therapy and rehabilitation and is open to the public.

Wheelchair Basketball
Basketball opportunities are being offered for those of you who would like more practice time.

Rock Steady Boxing Seattle
Fighting back against Parkinson’s Disease through boxing training.

Seattle Slam
Seattle’s own national Rugby team

Shadow Seals Swimming
Our mission is to provide swimmers with a disability the competitive team environment, culture, coaching, training and competitive opportunities to achieve both athletic and personal success. Locations in Renton and Shoreline.

Outdoor

Camp Prime Time
The Camp Prime Time mission is to seek to enrich the lives of families with children who are seriously ill or disabled by providing an outdoor wilderness experience where families can enjoy themselves in a supportive atmosphere without financial burden.

Dream Catcher Balloon Program
Enables special needs and disabled individuals a chance to experience a hot air balloon ride.

Eagle Mount
Located in Bozeman, MT Eagle Mount opens up a world of adventures-skiing, horseback riding, swimming, camping, rock climbing, kayaking, cycling, fishing, and more-that foster freedom, joy, strength, focus, and confidence for people with disabilities.

Handicapped Accessible Seattle Attractions

Kiwanis Camp Casey
Kiwanis Camp Casey is a week-long summer camp for physically disabled children ages 6-17 provided by the North Central Kiwanis Club for over 75 years.

Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center
Little Bit’s mission is to improve the lives, bodies, and spirits of children and adults with disabilities through equine-assisted therapies, and to be an inspiration and educational resource to the therapeutic riding profession both regionally and nationally.

Outdoors For All
Providing year round instruction in outdoor recreation for people with  physical, developmental, and sensory disabilities since 1979. Skiing and biking programs available.

Ravens Dance Paragliding—Snoqualmie, WA
Tandem flights and lessons for those who wish to experience paragliding

Seattle Children’s PlayGarden
A welcoming place where children with special needs can play along side their typically developing siblings and friends.

Stand Up and Play Foundation
A golfing program for people with disabilities

Trail Link
A comprehensive list of wheelchair accessible trails in Washington state.

Wilderness Inquiry
Provides wilderness camping and canoeing trips for persons of all ages and abilities.

Outdoor Water Sports

Cast a Special Thrill (C.A.S.T.)
The C.A.S.T. program provides one day fishing and boating events designed to accommodate children with a wide range of special needs.

Kenmore Waterfront Activities Center- Paracanoe & Kayak
The new Paralympic sport, Paracanoe – canoe and kayak racing, combines skill, strength, and endurance. With this life-long sport, we strive to help you develop your physical capacities, as well as learn important life skills such as love of sport and exercise, goal setting, discipline, and passion for life.

Footloose Sailing
Launched in 1991, Footloose Sailing Association is the Northwest’s premiere sailing program for people of all disabilities. We are dedicated to bringing independence on the water and competence in the sport of sailing to our disabled members.  Lake Washington.

Seize The Oar
At CmonSeattle you’ll learn to row on land (a great workout!), plus on-the-water sessions with a training partner and adaptive equipment.  Video analysis, training recommendations, and learn about Paralympic Rowing as well as the large and active Seattle rowing community.  Locations vary.

Team River Runner
Chapters in Spokane, WA and Tukwila, WA
Health and healing through whitewater boating

Multi-Discipline

Disabled Sports USA
Disabled Sports USA’s mission is to provide national leadership and opportunities for individuals with disabilities to develop independence, confidence, and fitness through participation in community sports, recreation and educational programs.

Metro Parks Tacoma Adaptive Recreation—Paralympic Sport Tacoma
STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th St.   Tacoma, WA 98409   Contact Parker Ayers, 253-404-3955

Paralyzed Veterans of America – Northwest Chapter
A variety of sports related activities for veterans in the Northwest.  Fishing, shooting, hunting, bowling, billards, etc.

Seattle Adaptive Sports
SAS is dedicated to the promotion of the well being of physically challenged individuals, by giving them the opportunity to participate and compete in athletic and recreational activities, including basketball and track.  SAS participants benefit from the physical activity and socialization opportunities offered by the organization, improving self-esteem and physical well being, as well as independence.

Team St. Luke’s—Paralympic Sport Spokane
711 S. Cowley   Spokane, WA 99202   Contact Candice Belcourt, 509-473-6021

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife ADA Access
This ADA Committee is proactive and dedicated to providing persons with disabilities access to hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing opportunities.  Information available regarding reduced fees, permits, and access points.

National

Adventures Without Limits
Adventures Without Limits facilitates inclusive, outdoor adventure for people of all ages, incomes and ability levels.

Arizona Disabled Sports—Mesa, AZ
Sports programs for individuals with physical disabilities

 If you have information on additional sports/activities organizations or opportunities in the Northwest, contact us so we can share the information.  Thanks!