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Move Along, Inc.

The mission of Move Along Inc. is to provide adapted recreational opportunities for people who live with disabilities in Central New York. By offering an array of athletic and artistic programming and opportunities for peer-to-peer support, Move Along Inc. will help build and develop participants self-confidence and enhance their sense of self-worth, thereby enabling them to better integrate themselves fully into society and act as their own advocates.

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Nassau Kings Wheelchair Basketball

The Kings wheelchair basketball team was organized in 1987 by National Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Famer Jack Graff. The Nassau Kings play a majority of their home games (along with their practices) at Nassau Community College in Garden City, NY.

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National Recreation Education Foundation / Peconic Community Rowing Association

The National Recreation Education Foundation is a national non-profit (501c3) organization created in 2009 to educate and mobilize communities around active recreation and experiential learning. Our vision is to create a healthier and safer world through the power of active recreation and learning by doing. Peconic Community Rowing Association is run through the National Recreation Education Foundation.

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New York Association of Blind Athletes

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.)

New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

NYC Parks aims to make sure that all New Yorkers get the most out of the great outdoors. While many of our events are accessible, these parks events are geared specifically towards people with physical disabilities.

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Rochester Accessible Adventures

Rochester Accessible Adventures partners with the community to ensure individuals with disabilities are able to access inclusive active recreation and sports opportunities.

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Row New York - Paralympic Sport New York

Row New York offers comprehensive adaptive and para-rowing programs during the winter, spring, summer, and fall for both youth and adults. Adaptive and para-rowing became part of our programming after a 2008 collaboration with NYU’s Initiative for Girls and Women With Physical Disabilities. Since then, we've been excited to offer competitive and recreational rowing for athletes with physical and cognitive disabilities!

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STRIDE Adaptive Sports - Paralympic Sport Albany

STRIDE Adaptive Sports is a volunteer non-profit organization providing over 8,000 free adaptive sport and recreation lessons annually to children and individuals with special needs. STRIDE has over 350 skilled volunteer sport instructors, serving over 1,300 families and offering free programs in 17 different sports in 26 locations across the Northeastern United States. With focus on education in individual life-time sports, STRIDE is an affiliate member of Disabled Sports USA, Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors; an official Red Cross provider and U.S. Paralympics Sport Club. STRIDE is recognized as one of the leading adaptive sports programs in the Northeastern United States.

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Team River Runner Northport

Team River Runner (TRR), established in August 2004 by kayakers in the Washington, DC area, is a primarily volunteer non-profit organization run by a council of kayakers and overseen by a board of directors. TRR was initially established to help active duty military personnel wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan who were recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. With the success there obvious and the opportunity elsewhere apparent, TRR expanded to other Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) chapter sites in 2007. TRR envisions a national network which creates innovative paddling programs designed to assist with the recovery of those injured while serving our country. Through paddle sports, TRR volunteers and partners provide local communities unique opportunities for the active, safe and positive support of healing service members and their families.

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TriEveryDay

TriEveryDay offers all facets incorporated in the sport of Paratriathlon - including swimming, biking, and running. All disabilities are welcome, with adaptive swim techniques for those with partial paralysis or upper limb amputees; hand cycling and push rim for those with lower limb extemity injuries; and gait analysis for those with the ability to run.

United Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County, Inc.

At UCPN we offer a boccia program for athletes with cerebral palsy. We also run powerlfiting and some field events. Feel free to contact Mary C. Hodge, Head Coach if you think you are interested and live on Long Island.

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United States Tennis Association

In 1998 the United States Tennis Association assumed responsibility for wheelchair tennis in America from the National Foundation for Wheelchair Tennis. Since then the USTA has become the first National Governing Body of both Olympic and Paralympic tennis governing Paralympics, Para Pan Am Games, and World Team Cup.

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Utica Curling Club

Utica Curling Club offers curling outing packages that bring together employees, customers, and/or vendors, provide a unique activity and super environment to open or close your conference or other event, help your employees learn management and team skills in a fun atmosphere, introduce your group to a fun, healthy activity.

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Western New York Adaptive Water Sports

Western New York Adaptive Water Sports is part of a 501 C-3 not for Profit Corporation and a chapter of Disabled Sports USA. It has been organized to facilitate and provide disabled veterans and individuals with physical disabilities the means, facilities and access to participate in water sports and other recreational activities to improve their quality of life. We are currently organizing programs that will provide the training and other means necessary to create these adaptive recreational opportunities.

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Wheelchair Sports Federation

Wheelchair Sports Federation is a national non-profit that provides opportunities for the disabled and wheelchair-bound adults and youth to play sports recreationally and competitively.

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