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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Fitness
  • Various Recreational Activities
  • Various Sports
Building Access
  • Meets ADA standards
  • Accessible areas of building: Locker Rooms; Shower Facilities; Parking Area; Ramps; Front Desk/Reception Area; Fitness Center; Swimming Pool

Staff Training and Certification
  • Staff Training: Yes
  • Staff Certification:Kinesiology/Physical Education/Exercise Science; Adapted Phys Ed/Therapeutic Rec; other, Adapted Aquatics Instructor

Adaptive Equipment
  • Adaptive equipment available

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: Yes



Far West Wheelchair Sports conducts, sponsors and actively supports a number of sports-related programs:

  • Sponsors the annual Far West Regional Qualifying Meet held at different sites throughout the region, supports the Desert Challenge Games which have become the largest multi DSO competition in the western U.S. for people with physical disabilities. The games are sanctioned by WSUSA; National Disability Sport Alliance; and Disabled Sports, USA.
  • Co-sponsors the Northern California Junior Sports Camp for the Physically Disabled, a camp designed to introduce and instruct youth in both recreational and competitive wheelchair sports.
  • Sponsors major national events (the 2000 Junior National Wheelchair Championships).
  • Conducts and co-sponsors monthly sports training clinics and sanctioned single and multi-sports events.
  • Provides information and referral on wheelchair sports and recreation and other topics of interest to the community.