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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Basketball
Building Access
  • Meets ADA standards
  • Accessible areas of building: Locker Rooms, Shower Facilities, Parking Area, Ramps, Front Desk/Reception, Swimming Pool

Staff Training and Certification
  • Staff Training: Specialized Degree in Kinesiology/P.E./Exercise Science with some coursework in disability, Adapted Physical Education/Therapeutic Recreation, Occupational Therapy/OT Assistant
  • Staff Certification:ACE Certification, Behavior Therapy

Participants Served
  • Age range of participants: 8 to 100

Adaptive Equipment
  • Adaptive equipment available
    Arm Cycle, Weight Equipment (wheelchair accessible), Recumbent Cross-trainers

Membership Fees
  • Fee to participate in the Program : Program does not offer sliding fee scales for people with disabilities

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes

    Program is accessible by public transportation
  • Transportation Provided by the Program: Yes

    This program provides transportation to and from different activities, but participants must get rides to and from the recreation center


Get in the game! Join the unified basketball team that integrates individuals with developmental disabilities (athletes) and individuals without disabilities (partners). Use your positive attitude to improve and gain skills through teamwork and meaningful inclusion. They practice and scrimmage for 8 weeks and then compete in the Special Olympics Area Competition and the Chatfield tournament. Athletes must be able to understand and follow instructions for catching, throwing, dribbling and shooting a basketball. Fee includes T-shirt. Partners & Volunteers Needed!