Sports & Recreation
We offer adaptive sports for children and adults living with physical disabilities. Our athletes participate in all levels of engagement, from recreation to high levels of competition. Sport-specific skill training and development is coached by experienced adaptive athletes and trained professionals following the Paralympic model. Specialized and adaptive sports equipment allows individuals to participate in many sports and recreation activities, that develop camaraderie and improve mental and physical health. Our adaptive sports and recreational activities are offered year-round, with seasonal competitions within and outside Connecticut.
Individual and Team Sports:
- Power soccer
- Table tennis
- Track & Field
- Wheelchair basketball
- Inclusive recreation
- Special events
- Ivan Lendl Adaptive Sports Camp
- Connecticut Spokebenders Wheelchair Basketball Team
- Miracle League of Connecticut
- The Ryan Martin Foundation
Specialty sport wheelchairs and other adaptive equipment affords the opportunity for increased independence and success. This equipment is available for loan at no charge and is shared among all programs.
Adaptive Sports Home
Many of our adaptive sports programs take place at our Research & Education Center. We have an indoor basketball court and fitness room that features adaptive exercise equipment including cardio, weight training, and fitness equipment.
Aquatic & Fitness Center
Our Aquatic & Fitness Center features two indoor pools, a fitness center, and a strength training room. The pools, locker room, and fitness rooms are all accessible.