About The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee

Independence Place

1093 South Broadway Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40504

Club Description

The mission of Independence Place is to empower individuals with disabilities of all ages by helping them over barriers to employment and everyday living. One way we accomplish this goal is to have the individuals we serve become healthier through adaptive recreation.

Primary Contact

Willis Deitz

Secondary Contact

Erin Young


Disability Groups Served

  • Amputee/Limb Deficiency
  • Cerebral Palsy/Brain Injury (Hypertonia, Ataxia, Athetosis, RoM)
  • Spinal Cord Injury/Spina Bifida (Impaired Muscle Power)
  • Visual Impairment

Organization Type

  • Sport Program

Program Types Offered

  • Competitive
  • Recreational

Programs Open To

  • Adults
  • Veterans Active Duty Military Personnel
  • Youth

Programs Specific to Military Personnel & Veterans

  • No

Sports Offered

  • Archery
  • Boccia
  • Cycling
  • Goalball
  • Swimming
  • Track and Field
  • Wheelchair Basketball