Programs / Facilities that Offer Adapted Rock Climbing for Children
You can find rock climbing programs or other accessible physical activity and recreation programs in your area by using our NCHPAD Programs Database:
- Go to http://www.ncpad.org
- Click on the 'Programs' link which is on the red-column at the left-hand-side of the screen
- Click on the State name
- Click on the City name.
- Programs in this city are listed in an alphabetical order.
- Note: You may also search by zip code and/or the activities in which you are interested.
Disclaimer: The National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability's Accessible Programs and Organizations Databases are provided as a service. Though we try to collect the most comprehensive and updated information for all the database records, NCHPAD consumers are encouraged to check references for resources provided.
Caring for Kids provides adaptive sport and recreation opportunities for youth with physical disabilities ages 7-17. Youth have to be independent in their activities of daily living skills to participate. If not, an aide or parent must attend with the youth. From September to June, programs are offered on weekends and school holidays. Programs include but are not limited to yoga, karate, horseback riding, Teen Night and special events.
Caring for Kids offers a summer camp in July and August which focuses on sports and fitness. Camp is 9 weeks, held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9am-3pm. Activities include but are not limited to baseball, tennis, golf, swimming, rock climbing, cycling, kayaking, yoga, karate, horseback riding and bowling.
Adventures Without Limits
Serving the greater Portland area, Adventures Without Limits (AWL) is mission-directed to empower people of all abilities through quality outdoor experiences. Join Adventures Without Limits for excellence in outdoor adventure on a variety of trips and experiences. We specialize in rafting, sea kayaking, canoeing, snowshoeing, skiing, sledding, backpacking, hiking, biking, rock climbing, and fun.
Mary Free Bed's Adapted Sports Program
Mary Free Bed's Adapted Sports Program is focused on getting patients of all ages back into active lifestyles. For those interested in adapted sports, Mary Free Bed offers a variety of athletic programs for pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients. Individuals with mobility impairments can reap the same benefits of athletic activity and competition as the able-bodied enjoy. And, research proves that participating in sports and other recreation programs goes beyond the repair of the physical – athletic and leisure activities also have marked psychological and social advantages for people with disabilities.
Outdoor Explorations (OE) is an inclusive disability organization that inspires personal growth through outdoor adventures by serving individuals with all types of disabilities, including physical, cognitive, sensory, emotional and multiple disabilities, as well as those without disabilities. OE enables people to test their limits in a safe and supportive environment, learn new skills, engage in physical activity, build leadership skills, increase self-esteem and forge new friendships.
Peak Potential, Inc.
Peak Potential, Inc. is a volunteer run, non-profit organization dedicated to helping children with disabilities reach new heights. Utilizing indoor rock climbing we strive to help children with neurological, muscular, skeletal, orthopedic, or developmental conditions develop their self-confidence, trust, and responsibility.
SPLORE (Special Populations Learning Outdoor Recreation and Education)
SPLORE's primary programs include canoeing, rock climbing, and river rafting during the summer season, and cross-country skiing/snowshoeing, over night yurt trips, and dog-sledding trips during the winter season, plus our newest program, the Monday Night Connection, gives individuals and groups the opportunity to get together most Monday evenings all year long on a more informal basis for a variety of local activities, such as movies and popcorn at the SPLORE office, trips to Antelope Island, cookouts in the park, arts & crafts, pot luck dinners, and various local cultural events.