Chapter 12: Sports, Recreation and Travel


Section 1: Sports, Camps, Recreation And Leisure


Subsection C: Sports for People with Disabilities


BlazeSports America, Inc.

Email:

info@blazesports.org

BlazeSports is driven by a desire to provide all children and adults with physical disabilities the chance to play sports and live healthy, active lives.

1670 Oakbrook Drive, Suite 331
Norcross , GA 30093

Voice: 

404-270-2000

Fax: 

470-719-8768

Endeavor Games for Athletes with Physical Disabilities

The University of Central Oklahoma's Endeavor Games exists to create competitive, fun, safe and high quality sport competitions for athletes with physical disabilities throughout the United States. They aspire to serve the needs of athletes whether they participate for health, recreation or dream of being a Paralympian.

University of Central Oklahoma
100 N. University Drive
Edmond , OK 73034

Voice: 

405-974-2000

National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD)

Email:

email@nchpad.org

The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) is a public health practice and resource center on health promotion for people with disability. NCHPAD seeks to help people with disability and other chronic health conditions achieve health benefits through increased participation in all types of physical and social activities, including fitness and aquatic activities, recreational and sports programs, adaptive equipment usage, and more.

4000 Ridgeway Drive
Birmingham , AL 35209

Toll Free: 

800-900-8086

Fax: 

205-313-7475

Okie Spokesmen

Sponsors wheelchair basketball, softball tournaments, water skiing, snow skiing, scuba diving, fishing tournaments and other summer and winter sports. May host a 2007 state 9-ball pool tournament. People with various disabilities can participate in Spokesmen sports events, although some events must be played from wheelchairs.

6108 NW 63rd Street
Oklahoma City , OK 73132

Voice: 

405-721-7168

Special Olympics

Email:

info@sook.org

Year-round sports activities for individuals with disabilities. Call for information on events and for referral to local Special Olympics programs.

6835 S. Canton Ave.
Tulsa , OK 74136

Voice: 

918-481-1234

Toll Free: 

800-722-9004

Fax: 

918-496-1515

Tulsa Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges

Email:

info@tulsacenter.org

The Center provides a wide variety of services for persons with physical challenges in three major program areas, rehabilitative services, adaptive recreation and community reintegration.

Services:
Youth programming
Fitness
Recreation
Community reintegration
Adaptive sports
Transition services
Support groups

815 S. Utica Ave.
Tulsa , OK 74104

Voice: 

918-584-8607