Activities For Kids With Disabilities

Organization/ProgramInformationPerson to ContactWebsite
Special OlympicsDeveloping skills, building self-esteem and having fun, all while participating in year-round sports training and competition is the life of a Special Olympics Utah athlete. Whatever their age or skill level, with 17 sports to choose from.Chad Nichols
The Dance ClubSaturday afternoon dance class for students with disabilitiesHeidi Stoddard
C.A.S.T for kidsC.A.S.T. for kids was formed in 1991 to join volunteers who love to fish with disabled and disadvantaged children for a day of fishing in the outdoors.Valerie Heath-Harrison
Courage ReinsThrough therapeutic horseback riding and other equine based activities, we provide a safe, fun, and challenging setting for physical, cognitive, social,and emotional
Hoofbeat to HealingTherapeutic Horseback Riding for people with
Lowe’s Extreme Air SportsTrampolines, foam pits, climbing wall. Free for students with disabilitiesWendy
National Ability CenterThe National Ability Center is committed to the development of lifetime skills for people of all ages and abilities by providing affordable outdoor sports and recreational experiences in a nurturing environment. The Center offers more than twenty different programs throughout the year with lessons, trips, camps and
Wasatch Adaptive SportsSummer and Winter sports for people with
SploreSPLORE is a Utah-based non-profit organization that is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with disabilities and special needs through outdoor recreation. Some of the programs SPLORE provides include: river rafting, rock climbing, canoeing, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, dog sledding, and other specialized
Special Needs Hockey/Peaks Ice ArenaHockey for people with disabilities. They will teach you to skate so long as you can walk. First year is free, low cost after that.Deann Torsak
Wheelchair Basketball/Provo Recreation CenterCome learn skills, play in an organized league. Ages 14 and up. November-MarchCharlotte Romberg
Adapted Aquatics/Provo Recreation CenterAdaptive lessons are geared for children with physical or developmental disabilities. Students will learn stroke techniques, water safety, self confidence, and teamwork.Cathy Smits
University of Utah U-FITThe U-FIT Program provides fun, noncompetitive physical activities that will help children and youth with disabilities to reach individual goals. Skilled volunteers help the participants build friendships, increase self-esteem, improve motor skills and levels of physical fitness, and have fun in a nurturing environment.Hester Henderson
BYU Adaptive AquaticsThursday and Friday 11-11:40 during the school year. Swimming for those potty trained, gym for those that are not.Chad Nichols
Orem Recreation CenterOrem Rec offers a few activities for children with disabilitesMark Lindsay
Mapleton Recreation CenterMapleton Recreation offers a few sports for children with a wide range of disabilities. Community volunteers act as buddies during the gamess.Keri Beardall
GoalballGoalball is a game for people that are blind or visually