Seattle Adaptive Sports ©
Goalball is a Paralympic sport played by people who are blind or who have low vision. The Seattle Cobras practice from September through April. More info coming soon!
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.
Seattle Adaptive Sports loans track equipment to high school students looking to join their school track teams and shares equipment with aspiring track athletes looking to explore trails or participate in road races.
Soccer season runs in the Summer and through Fall, with opportunities to play games with local teams in the Northwest and put on exhibitions & clinics.
Hockey season runs September-April with opportunities to play games with teams in Canada and across 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 the 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, visit http://www.teamusa.org/US-Paralympics
Seattle Adaptive Sports' programs are designed for individuals with a permanent physical disability that precludes them from participating in traditional sports and athletics without modifications. Physical disabilities could include amputation, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, joint damage, severe scoliosis, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, traumatic brain injury, and other congenital or acquired conditions that affect mobility.
Programs offered include competitive league sports, recreational team sports, instructional camps, sports clinics, and other adaptive awareness events 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.