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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Baseball
  • Fishing
  • Snow Skiing
Building Access
  • Meets ADA standards

Adaptive Equipment
  • Adaptive equipment available

Membership Fees
  • Fee to participate in the Program :

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


These activities are intended to promote many aspects of independent living including community integration, disability awareness, peer support, and community outreach. It also provides people with disabilities a chance to participate in recreational activities that are adapted to accommodate a wide variety of disabilities. The events assist in building self-esteem, teamwork and social skills in a relaxing and fun environment.


  • Smiles Baseball Program
  • Adaptive Skiing - The Mankato Area ADAPTIVE SKI PROGRAM activities recognize Minnesotans love of a variety of winter sports! SMILES is one partner in a program offering downhill skiing opportunities for people with physical disabilities.
  • Fishing - Each summer, SMILES holds annual fishing events in Madison Lake and in Fairmont. These events give people of all abilities the opportunity to participate in fishing and pontoon rides.