Help DeskSports, Recreation & FitnessUS Adaptive Sports by StatePennsylvania

1.39. Pennsylvania

1. Adaptive SCUBA Diving Association 

  • Adaptive Diving
  • Overview: The mission of the Adaptive Diving Association is to improve the quality of life for military veterans and all others within the community facing mobility challenges by providing the freedom of movement provided by the zero-gravity environment of water.
  • Contact Information:
  • Location: P.O. Box 144 Schwenksville, PA 19473

2. American Dance Wheels 

  • Dance
  • Overview: The mission of American Dance Wheels Foundation (ADF) is to make a significant contribution to the lives of individuals with ambulatory disabilities by providing the social, rehabilitative, and competitive activity of Wheelchair Ballroom and Latin Dance to partnerships comprised of one seated and one standing dancer.
  • Contact Information:
  • Location: PO Box 88, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 

3. American Wheelchair Archers

  • Archery
  • Overview: They offer wheelchair archery for people with disabilities. 
  • Contact Information:
    • Phone: 612-520-0476
  • Location: West Sunbury, PA 16061 

4. Blue Ridge Adaptive Snow Sports (BRASS)

  • Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding
  • Overview: Blue Ridge Adaptive Snow Sports (BRASS) is a nonprofit organization and a chapter of Disabled Sports USA. Their mission is to enhance the lives of people with disabilities through adaptive snow sports and recreational activities.
  • Contact Information:
  • Location: P.O Box 125, Pennsylvania Fairfield, PA 17320

5. The Mighty Pens

6. On the Edge Children's Foundation

  • Canoeing, Fishing, Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, Surfing, Tai Chi, Wakeboarding, Water Skiing, Windsurfing
  • Overview: On the Edge Children’s Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides fun and safe adaptive water sports services to educate, challenge and to inspire people of all ages and abilities to live a healthier lifestyle.
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7. The Pennsylvania Center for Adapted Sports 

  • Alpine Skiing, Climbing, Cycling, Kayaking, Rowing, indoor Rowing, Snowboarding, Swimming, Track and Field, Triathlon, Yoga
  • Overview: The mission at Pennsylvania Center for Adapted Sports is to improve the health and well-being of people with disabilities through inclusive sport, wellness, and recreation programs. 
  • Contact Information:
  • Location: 4 Boathouse Row Kelly Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19130 

8. The Pittsburgh Steelwheelers

  • Quad rugby, basketball, handcycling

  • Overview: The Steelwheelers, Inc. is a non-profit organization [501(C)(3)], founded in 1977 as one of the first of its kind, which provides programs for physically challenged athletes from Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and Northern West Virginia who desire to participate in competitive sports such as Quad Rugby, Wheelchair Basketball and Hand Cycling. It provides an opportunity for persons with disabilities to achieve the sense of well being and fulfillment that the players once enjoyed prior to their injuries.

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9. Three Rivers Rowing Association 

  • Alpine/ Downhill Skiing, Bowling, Canoeing, Cycling, Kayaking, Snowboarding, Swimming, Water Skiing
  • Overview: Since Three rivers Adaptive Sports (TRAS) evolved in 1989, they have supported the belief that sports, recreation and physical fitness are an integral and important part of everyone’s life.
  • Contact Information:
  • Location: PO Box 38235, Pittsburgh, PA 15238



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