Seattle Adaptive Sports has track equipment to loan for high school students looking to join their school track teams, as well equipment for those looking to get out on the trails and/or participate in road races locally or regional. Consulting with school teachers and coaches on wheelchair racing and adaptive field is available.
Seattle Adaptive Sports youth enjoying 'hangouts' with friends. A monthly youth social for teenagers and young adult mentors is offered through Seattle Parks and Recreation: Specialized Programs. The CREW come together to play, give back through service projects, partake in the annual Red Dance and go on outings into the city.
Soccer season runs during Spring through Fall, with opportunities to play games with local teams in the Northwest, as well exhibitions and attending clinics.
Hockey season runs Septemeber- April with opportunities to play games with teams in Canada and cross the USA at hosted tournaments, partake in exhibitions at the Seattle Thunderbirds game and attend the annual USA Hockey Festival. An annual hockey clinic and camp offers skills for the beginner to the advanced.
Seattle Adaptive Sports is recognized by US Olympic/Paralympic Committee as a
Paralympic Sports Club. Our organization follows the Paralympic values, which include
courage, determination, inspiration and equality.
For more information about the US Paralympics http://www.teamusa.org/US-Paralympics
Seattle Adaptive Sports programs are for individuals with a permanent physical disability that prevents them from participating in sports and athletics. Physical disabilities could include amputation, spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, joint damage, severe scoliosis, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, trauma brain injury, and other congenital or acquired conditions affecting their mobility.
Program can include competitive league sports, recreational team sports, instructional camps, sports clinics, and other adaptive sports based on need and interest. All participants must have the ability to follow a sequence of instruction and have adequate upper body control. Some equipment is available for loaning.
Basketball season runs year round, with opportunities to play games with local high schools and colleges in jamborees, tournaments, exhibitions at the State High School Basketball Championships and Hoopfest, as well as road trips for regional and national play with teams across the USA. An annual basketball camp offers skills for the beginner to the advanced.
Tennis season runs June through August with a weekly practice. During the Fall through Spring months a monthly practice/clinic is offered. Advanced players are encourage to join a league at their local tennis clubs or at Tennis Center at Sand Point. Players have opportunities to join wheelchair competition and sit-stand games.