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New York Association of Blind Athletes

135 W 23rd Street Suite 614
New York, New York 10011


Club Description

The New York Association for Blind Athletes (NYABA) was formed as a result of the International Games for the Disabled (now called the Paralympics). These Games were played in 1984 on Long Island N.Y. NYABA became an affiliated chapter of the United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) in 1985. Our organization provides to both the blind and visually impaired, athletic support at the local, state, national and international level of competition in sports (track & field, goalball, wrestling, judo & swimming.)

Primary Contact

Lamar Brown
President
Mr.brown@juno.com

Disability Groups Served

  • Visual Impairment

Organization Type

  • Sport Program

Program Types Offered

  • Competitive

Programs Open To

  • Adults
  • Veterans Active Duty Military Personnel
  • Youth

Programs Specific to Military Personnel & Veterans

  • No

Sports Offered

  • Goalball
  • Judo
  • Swimming
  • Track and Field