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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Fishing
  • Physical Education
  • Various Sports
  • Weightlifting
Building Access
  • Meets ADA standards
  • Accessible areas of building: Locker Rooms, Shower Facilities, Parking Area, Front Desk/Reception Area, Swimming Pool

Staff Training and Certification
  • Staff Training: Specialized Degree in Kinesiology, Physical Education with some coursework in disability, Adapted P.E., Therapeutic Recreation

Participants Served
  • Age range of participants: 4 to 99

Adaptive Equipment
  • Adaptive equipment available
    arm cycle ergometer, weight machines, lifts, bell balls, beeper ball, power soccer ball

Membership Fees
  • Fee to participate in the Program : They offer a discounted fee for people with disabilities who are on a fixed income

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Adapted Physical Education Program currently sponsors four programs. During Fall semester, in conjunction with the YMCA they have an adapted aquatics program for individuals with disabilities and a sports for individuals with disabilities program in conjunction with the Oshkosh Recreation Department. During spring semester they host a Special Movin' School program, which is a recreation program for people with disabilities, and their families. In May, they host an event called "Fishing Has No Boundaries" for people with disabilities to have an opportunity to learn how to fish.