Adaptive Sports Resources
Access to Recreation Catalog
8 Sandra Court
Newberry Park, CA 91320
This catalog features a variety of adaptive equipment for adaptive sports and hobbies.
DNR (Department of Natural Resources)
Grand Rapids District Headquarters
State Office Building 6th Floor
350 Ottawa NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Applications for permits to Hunt from a Standing Vehicle, Hunting with a Crossbow, Hunting with a Modified Bow, and Hunting using an ORV are available at the DNR. You must meet specific criteria to be eligible for each individual permit. Applications can also be obtained by calling 616.242.0443.
Equestrian Center for Therapeutic Horseback Riding
3777 Rector NE
Rockford, MI 49341
Contact: Laurie Lally
The center provides horseback riding for individuals with disabilities.
Kent District Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
3350 Michael SW
Wyoming, MI 49509
This program offers books on tape that is funded through the Federal Government for individuals who are blind, deaf/blind, visually impaired, or who have a physical handicap or reading disability. There is no cost to participate in the program but will require a therapist to fill out paperwork or sign off on the document.
Kentwood Parks and Recreation
355 48th Street SE
Kentwood, MI 49548
Contact: Val Romeo
Kentwood Parks and Recreation offers a variety of sports opportunities including golf, bowling, tennis lessons, line dancing, swimming lessons, computer classes, water ski programs, and special events.
Eagles Disabled Sports Team
Contact: Emily Vanderzwaag
The Eagles Disabled Sports Team offers team and individual competition opportunities and is sanctioned by the Michigan and National Disability Sports Alliances. Most participants have cerebral palsy or spina bifida. Participants practice weekly; local and away competitive meets involve travel around the state and culminate in Victory Games State Tournament held annually at MSU in East Lansing. Grand Rapids Eagles provides athletic training and sports opportunities for people with physical disabilities in track and field, slalom, bowling, cycling, cross country, power soccer, bocce ball, power lifting, and more. All skill levels are encouraged to join the team. This program is for participants between the ages of 7 and 18.