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Adaptive Adventures - Paralympic Sport Chicago

Adaptive Adventures's mission is to identify, promote and provide progressive sports & recreation opportunities for people with physical disabilities

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Chicago Park District - Paralympic Sport Chicago

The mission of the Chicago Park District special recreation program is to provide a diverse range of recreational opportunities for children and adults with disabilities. These include the following programs and services: Adaptive Sports; Paralympic Sports; Special Olympics; recreation and leisure programs for deaf/hard of hearing and/or blind/visually impaired individuals, ranging from introductory levels to competitive sports.

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Chicago Skyhawks Wheelchair Basketball

The Chicago Skyhawks wheelchair basketball program consists of three teams who are members of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA). They compete within their age appropriate NWBA division --Prep 8.5’ (youth 6 – 12 years old), Junior 10’ (youth 13 – 18), and the adult division. Each Skyhawks team competes regional and national tournaments throughout the season (November – April).

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Dare2tri Paratriathlon Club - Paralympic Sport Chicago

Launched in 2011, Dare2tri Paratriathlon Club serves youth, adults and injured service members at all athletic ability levels who have a physical disability such as amputation, spinal cord injury, stroke, Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy, as well as those with visual impairments or blindness. The club is committed to providing adaptive equipment, training opportunities, qualified coaching and support for athletes through access to trained handlers and guides, ensuring that athletes are fully prepared to Dare2tri and inspire others to do the same.

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Fox Valley Special Recreation Association

Fox Valley Special Recreation Association (FVSRA) exists to enrich the lives of people with disabilities. Working collaboratively with member agencies and community partners, FVSRA pledges to put people first. FVSRA provides a diverse range of year round recreational opportunities to enable residents with disabilities to experience active, healthy and playful lifestyles.

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Freedom Golf Association (FGA)

Freedom Golf Association is a 501 (C)(3) charitable organization dedicated to bringing joy and a sense of freedom to the special needs community through their inclusion in the game of golf.

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Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) - Paralympic Sport Great Lakes

GLASA provides recreational and competitive sports activities for youth, adults and injured military who have a primary physical or visual disability.

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Great Lakes Regional Games

Each year GLASA hosts Adult National Open and Great Lakes Regional Games, a multi-day sports competition for athletes with Paralympic eligible physical or visual disabilities. The event attracts competitors from around the country and is one of the nation’s largest sports competitions for athletes with physical or visual disabilities.

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Heart of Illinois Special Recreation Association

The Heart of Illinois Special Recreation Association is a cooperative extension of the Morton, Peoria, Chillicothe, and Washington Park Districts. Its mission is to provide quality recreation programs and services to individuals with disabilities and special needs.

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Hornets Sled Hockey

The Chicagoland Hornets are a Sled Hockey Organization consisting of players 5 and older whom have physical disabilities yet are determined to play ice hockey. As almost all individuals do, they want the opportunity to participate in sports and feel the camaraderie of being part of a team. In some cases it's not even to play hockey; for some, it is their only freedom outside a wheelchair or walker.

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Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Program

The Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Program, a public/private partnership with the Chicago Park District founded in 1990 in Chicago, is a learn-to-sail program that provides classroom and on-the-water instruction for the disabled community. The nationally recognized program provides people with physical disabilities a way to gain new skills, overcome obstacles and achieve independence. Our fleet of three classes (20 boats) of specially designed sailboats includes eight triple-handed boats (Paralympic Sonar Class), eight double-handed boats (Freedom 20 Class) and four single-handed boats (Paralympic 2.4mR Class). The JGASP boats are designed with many special comfort and safety features.

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Lincolnway Special Recreation Association (LWSRA)

The primary purpose of LWSRA is to provide programs for people with a variety of special needs. These programs are developed with the intention of eliminating any leisure barriers.

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Menomonee Judo Club - Chicago

The Menomonee Judo Club is one of the top Jr Judo programs in the country and America's first Paralympic National Training Center. Located in the heart of Chicago, the club consists of over 140 members ranging in age from 3-65. Our Paralympic classes are pioneering the future of Judo at Park District and Public Schools around the city.

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Midwest Wheelchair Sport & Social Club

The Midwest Wheelchair Sport and Social Club (MDWSSC) is an organization of compassionate individuals who unite their efforts and talents. Our mission is to provide quality recreational and social programs to individiuals with physical disabilities. MDWSSC works to complement resources already in place while respecting the culture of those whos lives it touches. Our club is exclusively for those with spinal cord injuries and lower extremity impairments, who still want to enjoy physical activities.

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North Side Archery Club

North Side Archery Club is a recognized not-for-profit USA Archery club whose goal is to advance the growth and the enjoyment of archery in the Chicago area. We are dedicated to the competitive nature of archery by fostering national and international amateur competition, while at the same time promoting the sport to new archers, both young and old.

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