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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Various Recreational Activities
  • Various Sports
Building Access
  • Meets ADA standards
  • Accessible areas of building: Parking Area, Ramps

Staff Training and Certification
  • Staff Training: Specialized Degree in Kinesiology/Physical Education/Exercise Science with some coursework in disability, Therapeutic Recreation, ASL Certified, CPR, First Aid

Participants Served
  • Age range of participants: 4 to 18

Adaptive Equipment
  • Adaptive equipment available
    Adaptive Sports equipment, bowling ramps, balls, bats, basketball hoops.

Membership Fees
  • Fee to participate in the Program : Adjusted rate for people with disabilities

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: Yes


Youth Challenge provides adaptive sports and recreational opportunities for children with physical disabilities in the Greater Cleveland Area. Seasonal program services are offered in six counties; Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, and Summit. The mission of Youth Challenge is to facilitate interaction between children with physical disabilities and youth volunteers who enrich each other's lives through 1-on-1 participation in a variety of adapted sports and recreational opportunities.

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