The Inclusive Fitness Coalition is composed of both national and local member organizations across the country. To view a list of member organizations in alphabetical order, visit http://incfit.org/organizational_members.
Abilities Expo is dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities. Trade show and conference exhibitors showcase independent and assisted living products and services.
The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability (ALACD) promotes, supports and enables Canadians with disabilities to lead active, healthy lives. They provide nationally coordinated leadership, support, encouragement, promotion and information that facilitates healthy, active living opportunities for Canadians of all abilities across all settings and environments.
AAASP's mission is to oversee the partnership of leaders in education and community to lay the foundations for a national network of interscholastic athletic programs for youth with physical disabilities or visual impairments. AAASP envisions a society where sports for youth with physical disabilities is an integral part of America's
AAPAR is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by promoting creative and active lifestyles through meaningful, inclusive physical activity, recreation and fitness experiences across the lifespan with particular focus on community-based programs.
The Mission of AAHD is to promote health promotion and wellness initiatives for people with disabilities at the national, state and community level. We accomplish our mission through advocacy, public awareness and research.
The ACSM promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life.
The ACE is a nonprofit organization committed to enriching quality of life through safe and effective exercise and physical activity. ACE is an established resource for comprehensive, unbiased, scientific research impacting today’s fitness industry and is dedicated to keeping both fitness professionals and consumers on the forefront of the latest fitness trends and exercise science.
The mission of the American Disability Association is to to meet the informational needs of Americans with diverse disabilities; to promote awareness of disability culture by building bridges of understanding among all people; and to enhance our collective quality of life and access to freedom.
American Nystagmus Network, Inc. (ANN, Inc.)
ANN seeks to provide technical and experiential information, but not medical advice. ANN also seeks to provide help in coping with nystagmus through the exchange of information and guidance. ANN not only seeks to serve those affected by nystagmus, but also to provide useful information to those with a professional and/or personal interest as well.
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the nationally recognized professional association of more than 35,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students of occupational therapy. AOTA advances the quality, availability, use, and support of occupational therapy through standard-setting, advocacy, education, and research on behalf of its members and the public.
The mission of the APTA, the principal membership organization representing and promoting the profession of physical therapy, is to further the profession's role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of movement dysfunctions and the enhancement of the physical health and functional abilities of members of the public.
American Ramp Systems manufactures and installs America's leading ramps. They are experts in providing accessibility solutions both indoors and outdoors for people in wheelchairs and for those with limited mobility. We also have experience in installing indoor ramps to accommodate differing levels, such as in a gym or fitness facility.
The American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA) was founded in 1984 to advance the profession of therapeutic recreation. ATRA is a non-profit, professional membership organization dedicating 100% of resources and efforts to promote therapeutic recreation professionals in health care and human service settings.
AquaJogger® products were created to provide individuals with an opportunity to engage in a broad range of meaningful aquatic exercises. Useful in various settings such as health & fitness, athletic training and/or therapy & rehabilitation, AquaJogger® aquatic exercise products are designed to improve the human condition.
Aquatic Access specializes in the manufacture of lifts for access to pools, spas, boats and docks. Aquatic Access offers a full line of water-powered lifts for in-ground pools and spas, above-ground pools and spas, portable spas, swim spas, and for most whirlpool, therapy, or rehabilitation tubs and pools, including those with six-foot walls.
AXIS Dance Company's Mission is to create and perform contemporary dance that is developed through the collaboration of dancers with and without disabilities; to teach dance and educate about collaboration and disability through community education and outreach programs and to promote and support physically integrated dance locally, nationally and internationally.
The focus at Beneficial Designs is to work toward universal access through research, design, and education. The staff at Beneficial Designs seek to enhance the quality of life for people of all abilities, and work to achieve this aim by developing and marketing technology for daily living, vocational, and leisure activities.
BlazeSports America maximizes the potential of children and adults with physical disabilities through sports. It provides sports training, competitions, camps and other sports and recreation opportunities for youth and adults with physical disabilities.
Boundless Playgrounds® is the first national nonprofit dedicated to helping communities create extraordinary playgrounds where children, with and without disabilities, can develop essential skills for life as they learn together through play.
The mission of Challenged Industries is to design and manufacture a line of exercise equipment that is adapted towards individuals with disabilities and allows them to exercise with the same freedom as individuals without disabilities.
The PRC vigorously works to improve the quality of life of people living with paralysis. It is a national clearinghouse of information, referral and educational materials on paralysis. All of its services are free.
Cybex International is the proud producer of the world’s finest commercial fitness products. Their fitness equipment is innovative in design, durable in structure, and always bio-mechanically correct to produce the optimum workout for users.
The mission of Disabled Sports USA Far West is to provide affordable inclusive physical and recreational activities that build health and confidence. They are the founding chapter of Disabled Sports USA, the nations's largest non-profit, multi-sport and multi-disability organization.
Easter Seals is the leading non-profit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disablities, physical and mental disabilities and other special needs. For more than 85 years, they have been offering help and hope to children and adults living with disabilities, and to the families who love them.
Exceptional Parent seeks to provide practical advice and emotional support along with reliable research-based clinical information to families of children and adults with disabilities and special health care needs, as well as physicians, allied healthcare professionals, educators and caregivers involved in their care and development.
Exercise is Medicine™ is an initiative focused on encouraging primary care physicians and other health care providers to include exercise when designing treatment plans for patients. Exercise is Medicine is committed to the belief that exercise and physical activity are integral in the prevention and treatment of diseases and should be regularly assessed as part of all medical care.
Exerstrider has been every bit as much a mission for Tom Rutlin, President of Exerstrider, as it has been his busness for more than 18 years. A major mission has been to remind people that the word "exercise" means "put to use".
The mission at Fitness Flooring, Inc. is to serve the fitness and recreation industry with flooring that provides the ideal experience for each athlete that enters a facility. This is carried out by continually searching for new and innovative flooring solutions that will suit the needs of the industry while remaining safe for participants and economical for the facility. Now all of Fitness Flooring's products - be they for weight areas or basketball, or group exercise - have ADA compliant reducers that are manufactured specifically for each application.
Fitness Industry Suppliers Association North America is a 501c3. They track the sale of commericial and retail fitness equipment and produce small, buyer-supplier matching events for commercial suppliers of all kinds and health club, YMCA and medically integrated facilities.
Flexiciser manufactures unique movement therapy technology for individuals with mobility limitations. The patented and clinically tested technology is FDA and UL approved - and used by rehab centers and thousands of individuals with SCI, MS, TBI, CP, Muscular Dystrophy, Spina Bifida, Parkinsons and Stroke across the nation.The physical movement therapy device by Flexiciser provides full functional range of motion (ROM), moving upper and lower extremities simultanously from a seated position -- with no transfer necessary from a wheelchair. The technology has three modes: active, passive and resistive.
The Future Collegiate Athletes with Disabilities provide easy direct access to University resources for students with disabilities who are future collegiate athletes. Their area of expertise is specializing in college athletics for students with education-impacted disabilities such as LD,CD, and ADD/ADHD.
HUR fitness equipment is designed to accommodate the fact that everybody is different. It uses a pneumatic system called Natural Transmission TM that matches the body's natural muscular movement. The result is a safer more effective exercise for people of all ages and abilities including athletes, people with acute or chronic impairments, people with disabilities and seniors.
I-Can-Travel created a website for people with disabilities who love to travel! The site includes information on travel planning, accommodations and venues both near and far that are accessible to people with disabilities.
IHRSA's mission is to grow, protect and promote the health and fitness industry.
Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)
KEEN is a national, nonprofit volunteer-led organization that provides one-to-one recreational opportunities for children and young adults with mental and physical disabilities at no cost to their families and caregiver.
The mission of KrankcycleRx is to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities through distribution of Johnny G KrankcycleT by Matrix fitness equipment.
Life Fitness continues to innovate in order to provide new exercise options for those experienced and new to exercise. Life Fitness manufactures and sells strength and cardiovascular equipment under the brand names Life Fitness and Hammer strength.
The mission of Makoto USA, Inc. is to manufacture FUN equipment that provides both physical and cognitive benefits. They are the manufacturers of the Makoto Arena II.
The Medical Fitness Association (MFA) is a member-driven, nonprofit organization. Their mission is to foster opportunities for the development and operational success of medically integrated fitness centers.
The mission at Mobility Golf is to increase opportunities for those who can't walk to play golf.
Motion Fitness inspire's physical activity through the most cutting-edge fitness and game experiences. It provides fun, sustainable solutions in the fight against childhood obesity.
The mission of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association is to enhance the quality of health care provided by certified athletic trainers and to advance the athletic training profession.
The National Center on Accessibility is a global leader in promoting the full participation of people with disabilities in parks, recreation, and tourism.
The mission of NCPAD is to promote substantial health benefits that can be gained from participating in regular physical activity.
The Mission of the National Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities is to promote research, professional preparation, service delivery, and advocacy of Physical Education and Recreation for individuals with disabilities.
The National Council on Strength and Fitness serves as a leadership organization within the fitness industry, participating in national coalitions, legislation, and engaging in related public service to promote a healthier nation.
Lekotek uses interactive play experiences, and the learning that results, to promote the inclusion of children with special needs into family and community life. National Lekotek Center nurtures the replication of the Lekotek model nationwide.
The mission of this organization is to advance parks, recreation and environmental conservation efforts that enhance the quality of life for all people.
NARIC is dedicated to providing direct, personal, and high-quality information services to the disability and rehabilitation community. Their goal is to link patrons to the information they need to conduct research, provide services, or simply live independently.
The mission of the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) is to provide quality outdoor sports and therapeutic recreation programs that positively impact the lives of people with physical, cognitive, emotional, or behavioral challenges.
In the pursuit of excellence, the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) provides qualified individuals with physical disabilities the opportunity to play, learn and compete in the sport of wheelchair basketball.
The Neuroxcel Corporation is a research and development company committed to improving the lives of individuals with a spinal cord injury (SCI) or other neurological disorder.
NuStep was specifically designed for the cardiac rehabilitation setting but also had wide appeal for physical therapy clinics, senior living communities, health and wellness centers. Soon many other settings recognized the versatility of the NuStep and embraced it because of its safe, comfortable, ergonomic design and effective workout.
Palaestra publishes the world's leading periodical on adapted physical activity, sport, physical education, and recreation for those with a disability.
The mission of Pediatric Therapy Network is to serve children with special needs by enhancing capabilities and fostering independence through high quality therapeutic programs and exist as a model training and research center which serves as a resource and responds to the needs of parents, professionals and members of the community.
Physical Rehabiliation Associates aims to providing rehabilitation to adults and children with a wide range of impairments as well as educating families and friends; to increase accessibility to fitness opportunities and wellness; and to help individuals incorporate healthy lifestyles into their lives.
The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports seeks to serve as a catalyst to promote health, physical activity, fitness and enjoyment for people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities through participation in physical activity and sports.
Project VisAbility is a non-profit organization that supports and encourages all fitness facilities to offer group classes taught by capable instructors with physical impairments.
The Quadriciser® was designed for use by individuals who need assistance with movement. The Quadriciser® consists of a motor drive system that moves cables and pulleys attached to hand grips and leg cradles. The hand grips and leg cradles translate through a circular range of motion exercising the entire body. The machine control system provides for varying direction of rotation, speed, and exercise duration.
RehaMed International (RMT) was founded in 1996 with the mission to improve on quality of life for people with disabilities. Since its inception, RMT has built a reputation for manufacturing the highest quality adaptive products available in the marketplace, while maintaining a competitive pricing model.
The Run Jump n`Throw national youth physical fitness program is dedicated to promoting a healthy way of life for children and adults with a physical and/or developmental disability through active participation in sports and recreational activities.
The Säjai® Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching children why to value and how to live a healthier life by encouraging them to experience the outdoors, to be active and to make smart nutrition decisions.
Through innovative fitness technologies and programs, SCIFIT provides wellness solutions that meet the needs of the wide range of individuals served by the fitness and health care industry. SCIFIT provides excellent quality products, programs and service.
The vital mission of Shaping America's Health is to prevent excess weight and obesity and facilitate a better scientific understanding of weight management.
The mission of Special Olympics, Inc. is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Spina Bifida Association (SBA)
The Spina Bifida Association's Mission is to promote the prevention of Spina Bifida and to enhance the lives of all affected. Through SBA's network of chapters, SBA has education, advocacy, research and service programs.
Technogym's mission is to create, design and manufacture innovative solutions to foster the physical and psychological wellbeing of people and enhance the quality of life through physical activity. They are a world leader in the design of fitness equipment for fitness facilities, hotels, spas, rehabilitation centers, corporate gyms, universities, professional sports facilities, private homes and beyond.
The Arc of the United States advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Together with our network of members and affiliated chapters, the Arc improves systems of supports and services, connects families, inspires communities and influences public policy.
USA Swimming is the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming. They administer competitive swimming in accordance with the Olympic & Amateur Sports Act and provide programs and services for our members, supporters, affiliates and the interested public.
The mission of the U.S. Olympic Committee is to support United States Olympic and Paralympic athletes in achieving sustained competitive excellence while preserving the Olympic ideals, and to thereby inspire all Americans. U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, is dedicated to becoming the world leader in the Paralympic sports movement and to promoting excellence in the lives of persons with physical disabilities
Up2Us seeks to increase the impact of and access to youth sports as a tool for positive youth development. This is a national coalition leading the movement to use sports to address critical issues facing youth in this nation, including childhood obesity, academic failure and anti-social behavior.
The mission of Vortex Fitness Equipment is to develop innovative fitness equipment to better people's lives throughout the U.S. and the world.
VRD Products, Inc. works to identify needs that are being ignored and address them by developing adaptive and assistive technologies and products. They specialize in adaptive clothing design, sports wheelchair design, and equipment interface design.
The mission of the Women's Sports Foundation is to advance the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity.
WAPD is "The Beacon of Knowledge and Refuge for the World's Largest Minority". WAPD engages in and promotes advocacy, education, and financial self-sufficiency for people with disabilities, both physical and mental.
The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors. The organization strives to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of severely injured service men and women and to help severely injured service members aid and assist each other.
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The Mission of lakeshore Foundation is to enable people with physical disabilities and chronic health conditions to become more healthy,
The UAB/Lakeshore Foundation Research Collaborative is a partnership between two world-class organizations that focuses on research in applied rehabilitative science, including the development and evaluation of new programmatic and service efforts, the development and validation of new supportive technologies, and will seek to identify and develop meaningful alternatives that improve life for people who have or will face chronic disabling conditions.
The Arizona Disabled Scuba Divers Foundation was founded with the intent of enriching the lives of people with disabilities through the sport of Scuba Diving. The Arizona Disabled Scuba Divers Foundation holds Try Dive pool session that introduce people with all levels of disablities to the wonderful freedom of movement that Scuba Diving has to offer.
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department builds healthy communities through parks, programs and partnerships. They value inclusion and diversity; teamwork; commitment to employees and community through excellence and ethical actions; quality work and great customer service; healthy people; and healthy, sustainable environment; land and resources.
BORP is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization working to improve the health, independence and social integration of people with physical disabilities through sports, fitness and recreation programs.
Buddies In ACTION aims to improve the health & wellness of individuals with intellectual disabilities. They are a professional small group training focusing on all areas of fitness. The goal is not only to improve fitness levels but provide a fun, social atmosphere in an inclusive environment where self-esteem and confidence are fostered. They also strive for individuals to take responsibility and learn how to manage their own health and wellness.
Challenged America is a therapeutic, adaptive-sailing rehabilitation program of the charitable Disabled Businesspersons Association (DBA) dedicated to expand life experiences, improve health, develop new skills, build self-confidence and independence, and foster the competitive spirit of youth and adults with disabilities to increase employment and mainstream outcomes.
It is the mission of the CAF to provide opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics.
The mission of the City of Alameda Commission on Disability Issues is to make recommendations to City Council and work to integrate people with physical and/or disabilities into all aspects of community.
The goal at Club One Fitness Centers is to deliver quality fitness and wellness solutions that support meaningful change in people’s lives. The staff at each center strives to foster a friendly and comfortable experience for customers through dedication to serving the needs of members and by developing programs to help members achieve the results they want.
Community Health Partners extends the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities with emphasis on people who are poor and underserved. Activities include the promotion of health and well being for persons with physical disabilities through community sports and recreational activities.
The mission of FWWS is to promote sports competition, recreation and fitness to people with physical disabilities and to recognize those achievements within the community. The sports programs provided by Far West give individuals with disabilities various opportunities to engage in physical activity on a weekly, year-round basis.
Fitness Therapy Unlimited is a mobile fitness company that provides fitness therapy, aquatic therapy, massage therapy, and dietary consultation services to individuals with disabilities throughout the state of Michigan. They aim to be a widely recognized fitness therapy company that utilizes the newest techniques, exercises, and philosophy while always maintaining client safety. Their areas of expertise include Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI), Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), Amputations, Multiple Sclerosis, and Orthopedic injuries.
Staff at the Goodwill Fitness Center believe that every person, regardless of physical disability or health status, can benefit from a comprehensive exercise program. The Goodwill Fitness Center is designed especially for people with physical disabilities and chronic illness and is a state-of-the-art 12,000 square foot fully accessible facility. The goal is to improve the physical fitness level and strength of each member in hopes of promoting the highest degree of personal independence. Additionally with exercise staff at the center hope to help people prevent secondary health conditions related to long-term disabilities.
The mission of the Lighthouse shall be to promote independence, equality and self-reliance of people who are blind/visually impaired through provision of rehabilitation training and relevant services, such as access to employment, education, government, media, recreation, transportation and the environment.
The mission of Lomitas Schoolhouse Studio is to bring health through fitness to EVERYBODY! And to use exercise for medicine. Lomitas Schoolhouse Studio currently offers classes in bootcamps, kickboxing, pilates and yoga.
NextStep, a CA Non-Profit, was created to deliver essential fitness services to the underserved community of para- and tetraplegics, as well as others with neurological impairments.
The mission at OnSite Fitness is to increase awareness for health and wellness within the Y and JCC communities and to help promote fitness and aquatics inclusion to non-profit facilities.
The goal of the Claremont Health Club is to make a difference. They offer a spinal cord injury training program along with specialized equipment and health fitness professionals to help along the way.
The Dumbell Man is a commercial exercise equipment distributor specializing in design, sales and service. The Dumbell Man is committed to making business make a difference. The main goal at the organization is to serve the needs of fitness facilities that wish to start or enhance their service programming for people with disabilities.
Triumph Foundation’s mission is to inspire individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries to triumph over their disability and to keep moving forward with their lives by pushing themselves to get better every day.
The mission of the Adaptive Sports Association (ASA) is to provide outdoor sport and recreational experiences for people with disabilities. These activities are provided regardless of individual financial limitations and create a safe, fun atmosphere for learning and enhancing self-esteem.
The HQ Air Force Space Command oversees fitness and outdoor recreation activities for 8 Air Force installations and 6 geographically separated units. They provide oversight of fitness, outdoor recreation, libraries, food services lodging and business activities
Oak Hill enhances independence and quality of life for people with disabiilities, including visual impairments, by setting the standard in providing innovative solutions, program excellence, services and advocacy.
The purpose of soundRUNNER is to create a program for children and families of all ages and abilities. They primarily focus on the benefits of running and exercise that can be used as an alternative to conventional medications used to treat disability and illness.
The Mission of Blind Sports Organization is to promote and provide fitness, recreation, and sport for blind and visually impaired youth and adults in the Mid-Atlantic areas of PA., DE, and MD.
District of Columbia
Dreams For Kids DC empowers youth living in poverty and those with disabilities by uniting them with their peers, recognizing their abilities, and allowing their voices to be heard. The most isolated young people from every community in the metropolitan area are reminded they have something to give.
Art Realization Technologies (A.R.T.)
A.R.T. is a breakthrough program that frees those with severe physical challenges. Our organization empowers its users to replace a life of passivity with a life of creative self-determination. A.R.T. has created new tools, technologies, techniques, training and programming that delivers uncompromised control of the art-making process to those with the most severe physical challenges. Those A.RT. works with do not walk, few can talk, and none have the articulate use of their hands.
The mission of Athletic Mental Performance is to optimize exercise adherence, prevent obesity, and improve athletic performance. The program provides Training, Consulting, and helping clients reach their fitness and athletic goals, with an expertise in the area of Exercise Adherence and Prevention of Obesity.
Brooks’ mission is to advance the health and well-being of persons requiring rehabilitation through superior outcomes, service, education and research. The vision of Brooks is to be a network of highly committed employees, physicians, and partner organizations providing a continuum of world-class rehabilitation services to Florida and Georgia.
The YMCA of Florida’s First Coast has been a leader in providing faith-based programs and services to meet the health, wellness, and spiritual needs of families and individuals since 1909. Through a partnership with Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast helps meet the need for preventive and Adaptive Sports programs throughout the region. In addition to Adaptive Sports programming, the Daystar Program is a pre-vocational, recreational and rehabilitative day treatment program for adults with disabilities in Clay County. Daystar II opened in the fall of 2008.
By partnering with related interest groups such as financial advisors, healthcare professionals, legal advisors, durable medical equipment providers, assistive technology dealers, and providers of services catering to individuals who are aging and/or have disabilities, Focus Design Services equips the design professional with the supportive resources necessary to ensure success of their inclusive design project and advance the use of the concept through education of these same businesses.
Taylor Made Bodies is a certified physical fitness and training facility dedicated to healthy and fit living. Located in Convington Georgia, an experienced team of fitness professionals offer one-on-one and small group personal training, larger group intense training, and on-your-own individualized workout and eating programs.
The mission of Accessibility Consultation and Training Services is to provide accessibility and Universal Design consultation on various projects. This organization works with clients to ensure compliance with the ADA and, in Illinois, the IAC by providing services ranging from sitting in on meetings, review of blueprints, site inspection, development of transition plans, and more.
The purpose of Diveheart is to provide and support educational SCUBA diving and snorkeling experience programs that are open to any child, adult, or veteran with a disability with the hope of providing both physical and psychological therapeutic value to that person.
The mission at the Exercise Connection Corporation is to educate parents, teachers, physicians and therapists about the importance of exercise in the lives of youth and adults with autism spectrum disorders.
Girls in the Game provides and promotes sports & fitness opportunities, nutrition & health education, and leadership development to enhance the overall health and well-being of all girls. Since 1995, Girls in the Game, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, has emerged as a leading girls' health and fitness organization in Chicago. Every year, Girls in the Game empowers more than 2,500 girls to make healthier choices and develop the confidence and leadership skills they need to succeed on and off the field.
The goal at the Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association is to provide recreational and competitive sports activities for youth, teens and adults who have a primary physical or visual disability. GLASA promotes health and wellness in all of its programs with the ultimate goal of living a healthy lifestyle. Educational clinics are offered to the participant and family with subjects covering topics such as nutrition, peer mentoring, adaptive sports, etc.
The Interactive Play Foundation is an independent non-profit organization with a mission to promote good health practices for children, families and communities through the use of interactive play technology.
Mark Miller's Munchkin Programs provides sports lesson in day care centers, park districts, schools, or other indoor/outdoor facilities. equipment. The goal of this organization is to promote the self-esteem of children through the munchkin programs and also to build family relationships through the newly developed parent and me programs.
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago aims to provide health and wellness opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities and to provide educational resources to promote health and wellness to the disabled community. They also provide an accessible fitness facility for the physically disabled as well as sports, recreation and kids programs for the disabled, at no cost.
The primary mission of the RERC RecTech is to expand new knowledge and research on recreation technology for people with disabilities, and to disseminate technology development through education, training and collaboration with private sectors.
The mission at Right Fit is to create an innovative training experience which offers individual fitness and wellness programs that increase self-esteem and establish lifelong health benefits for youth with disabilities, teens and adults.
The mission of the Wellness Pros is to provide quality fitness services for individuals with disabilities. They provide group fitness classes, one-on-one personal training and nutrition counseling.
The mission of WSANA is to provide information and education on issues and information which will be of assistance to persons with disabilities to live independently and be a part of the community in which they live. The Suburban Cook County area of Illinois shall be given special attention.
World Sport Chicago specializes in sports for people with physical disabilities. This is done through a combined effort of training coaches to work with athletes of all abilities and reaching out to kids with physical disabilities in order to connect them to existing programs and resources for sport and recreation.
World Sport Chicago specializes in sports for people with physical disabilities. This is done through a combined effort of training coaches to work with athletes of all abilities and reaching out to kids with physical disabilities in order to connect them to existing programs and resources for sport and recreation.
Since 1953, Noble of Indiana has served children and adults with developmental disabilities like Down syndrome and autism in Central Indiana. Their mission is to create opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to
Turnstone Center for Children & Adults With Disabilities is committed to inclusion and diversity in its activities, programs, hiring practices, and volunteer utilization. The mission at Turnstone is to enhance the lives of people with physical disabilities and their families.
The YMCA of Black Hawk County, founded on Christian principles, is a charitable organization with an inclusive environment committed to enriching the quality of family, spiritual, social, mental and physical well-being.
The mission of the University of Northern Iowa's (UNI) Wheelchair Sports Camp is to give children and youth living in Iowa with a disability an opportunity to participate in various types of athletic events using a wheelchair.
The Owensboro Family YMCA is an inclusive organization providing services to structure spirit, mind and body. The Owensboro Family YMCA puts Christian principles into practice through programs and services that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Integerus, LLC works to create affordable and proven wellness solutions focused on outcomes by creating strategic partnerships around new technologies and methods. Their mission is to be a leading and recognized consultancy, business and technology development firm that delivers unique and valuable professional services and creates innovative solutions for participants in the evolving and emerging global fitness and wellness industries.
The chief goal of We Connect Now is to unite people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities. We Connect Now’s particular area of emphasis is on college students and issues relating to access to higher education and employment.
The mission of Mainely Kidz PT is to provide Physical Therapy services to infants, children and adults with disabilities, which includes teaching lifelong recreation-access and participation.
Hailey’s Wish strives to bring joy to the lives of children with disabilities by building and promoting accessible and inclusive play environments for all children. This goal is accomplished through fundraising initiatives and cooperative alliances with schools and community organizations. All funding from Hailey's Wish fundraising events is used to build inclusive community playgrounds.
BCYF's mission is "to enhance the quality of life for Boston residents by supporting children, youth and families through a wide range of comprehensive programs and services."
Children's Hospital, Boston has developed a project which will help children and youth with disabilities find a supportive, inclusive environment for recreation. They are collaborating with the Greater Boston YMCAs and they will be providing training for those facilities. They will also use trained community volunteers to help the children with their exercise.
Compelling Fitness works to provide group and/or individual physical fitness training for children and adults with disabilities in order to build health and fitness in as a necessary part of their lives.
Kaizen Builders' mission is to provide universal products, services and renovations which will improve people's lives. Kaizen is a newly formed organization under the direction of Richard and Marianne Byrne, committed to providing universal design and products to consumers. Donating time to Habitat of Humanity, it plans on expanding services on the physical fitness foundation of Richard, who is a nationally certified personal trainer and holds the CAP certification (Certified Aging in Place). Marianne, an MA attorney, is an advocacy for treating all people fairly whether it be offering services, installing universal products or counseling small businesses to be ADA compliant.
Founded in 1945, the Newman Y has developed into a cornerstone of the southeastern Massachusetts communities it serves. Its state licensed School’s Out child care service provides activities and enrichment programs for children in kindergarten through Grade 8.
The South Shore YMCA is a not-for-profit association of individuals dedicated to improving the quality of life for all through programs that promote healthy spirit, mind, and body. Rooted in Christian tradition and values, the YMCA seeks to serve all people regardless of age, gender, race, religion, or economic or economic circumstances.
The Springfield Jewish Community Center has fulfilled its mission through programs such as: Jewish education and cultural arts; state-of-the-art fitness and aquatics; top-rated Senior Net program; thriving programs for all ages, including an enriching summer camp; and a strong presence in the world-renowned JCC Maccabi Games.
The Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD), founded in Boston in 1978 as Adaptive Environments, is an international non-governmental educational organization (NGO) committed to advancing the role of design in expanding opportunity and enhancing experience for people of all ages and abilities through excellence in design.
The Mission of Euro-Peds is to teach new and lasting functional skills that will create a better quality of life and health for the child who has non-progressive neuromuscular disorders through specialized intensive therapy, compassionate care, and education.
The mission of the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit is to support Jewish unity, ensure Jewish continuity and enrich Jewish life while conveying the importance of well-being within the Jewish and general community and the people of Israel.
The Northland Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NACSM) is a diverse
Inclusion Sports is bringing BulletBall, an inclusive, gender and age neutral sport to the mainstream. Bulletball offers an opportunity for participants to compete in an inclusive environment where they can develop and refine locomotor skills in a fast paced game.
The YMCA of Greater Kansas City, founded on Christian principles, is a charitable organization with an inclusive environment committed to enriching the quality of family, spiritual, social, mental and physical well-being. The YMCA is values-based, mission-driven and totally focused on building strong kids, strong families and strong communities.
It is the mission of the Northwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine to provide educational and professional development opportunities in the areas of interest to the College and to be a resource for the general public regarding sports medicine and health and fitness issues.
ProActive will provide a welcoming environment and a culture of acceptance, encouragement and personal concern, and will create life changing experiences for all members.
The Playground Inspection Professionals organization was created with a mission to keep children safe on playgrounds. The main interest of the organization is to inspect and audit public playgrounds in an effort to reduce safety hazards and certify playground compliance with applicable laws and guidelines.
The Family Resource Network (FRN) is dedicated to offering individuals and their families with continuing needs the greatest opportunities, resources and services to support a full and happy life.
As part of the Metro YMCAs of the Oranges', the mission at the West Essex YMCA is to enrich the lives of the children, families and communities served through programs that build spirit, mind and body.
Be Active New York State is a state wide initiative whose misson is "to increase physical activity" in New York State. Their goals include 1) bringing together citizens, non profits, governments and businesses to address physical activity across the life span; and 2) to facilitate an interdicplinary approach to addressing this statewide lifestyle challenge.
The Disability and Health Program's goals are to promote health and prevent secondary conditions among persons with disabilities and reduce health disparities that exist between people with and without disabilities.
The NYU Amputee Support Program is comprised of physicians, therapists, social workers, amputees, families and friends who meet every month to provide education and informational resources for amputees while creating an environment for social networking, peer mentoring and volunteer opportunities.
The Pilates Playground offers classical Pilates and modified Pilates based on the Meeks Method. Staff at the Pilates Playground lead classes and individual sessions of modified Pilates that is safe for people with osteopenia and osteoporosis.
Plaza Fitness' mission is to provide participants with the highest quality health and fitness experience possible. They offer a welcoming and inclusive environment, an individualized and functional training emphasis, and a professional team committed to education, relational service, and, ultimately, member satisfaction.
The goal of the Post Rehab/Medical Exercise Division of South Shore Fitness is to provide clients with chronic or acute medical conditions or disabilities, and those who have finished, or in conjunction with, a recommended course of treatment after surgery or other medical treatment.
The goal of The Autism Council of Rochester, Inc. is for successful community integration of individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities.The Autism Council of Rochester, Inc. offers creative social and recreational opportunities for individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities. As well as family education and training opportunities for family members, caregivers, and professional support staff.
The Pieters Family Life Center is a new inclusive community center providing fitness services to individuals with and without disabilities. The Purpose of the Pieters Family Life Center is to provide an environment that will strengthen community and nurture relationships through recreational, educational, social, spiritual, health and wellness opportunities.
The YMCA of Greater New York is a community service organization which promotes positive values for all people through programs that build spirit, mind and body.
Kids Together, is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization formed in 1995 for the purpose of raising funds and building public awareness in support of Kids Together Playground, where children of all levels of physical and mental ability can enjoy fully-integrated play in a multi-sensory environment that combines active play with nature.
Race to Walk is devoted to providing a comprehensive, post-acute program for individuals with spinal cord injuries and other related neurological disorders. Specializing in exercise-based training with state-of-the-art equipment, the organization provides strategic training techniques in a safe, supportive environment. The ultimate goal is to assist each client towards their personal goal.
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The Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio works to increase awareness and introduce adaptive sports to individuals with physical disabilities throughout the state of Ohio, and to offer recreational and competitive sports opportunities. They offer multiple adaptive sport opportunities, and promote inclusion of students with disabilities in school sports.
The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department offers a multifaceted Therapeutic Recreation program which sponsors recreational activities that are modified to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities.
The mission of Central Park West Rehabilitation Center is to provide patients with expedient care of the highest quality delivered by teams of physical therapists and kinesiotherapists. Using a team approach, staff tries to alleviate pain and promote independence as well as educate and encourage patients to maintain their own level of wellness.
The purpose of the organization is to promote and advance medical and other scientific studies dealing with the effect of sports and other physical activities on the health of human beings at various stages of life and so on.
The North Canton YMCA of Central Stark County offers programs that emphasize four key values in people of all ages – honesty, respect, responsibility and caring.
Snider & Associates, Inc. make it a priority to provide top quality park, athletic and commercial playground equipment to the school, early education, parks and recreation industry. They represent a number of playground equipment manufacturers and are committed to providing only the finest, safest products at the most competitive prices.
Adventures Without Limits’ mission is to empower people of all ages and abilities through inclusive recreational experiences. We are committed to providing safe, accessible, and exciting opportunities for individuals throughout the Portland, OR Metro Area.
Adaptive Recreation provides diverse recreation programs and services that enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities
The mission at Unite 2 Fight Paralysis is to unite individuals affected by paralysis and empower them to advocate effectively for therapies that restore physical ability.
The goal of the Healthcare Quality Unit (HCQU) is to assure that individuals with developmental disabilities are positively influenced by the work of our HCQY and receive the highest quality health care in order to enable them to enjoy life to its fullest potential.
Individual Fitness Centers are personal training suites purposely designed to provide affordable exceptional fitness sessions in a private non-disruptive atmosphere. Individual Fitness Centers provide clients with broad choices in how and where each individual would like to be trained.
The IM ABLE Foundation enriches lives through raising awareness about physical fitness possibilities for individuals with disabilities and encouraging individuals of all abilities to be more active. The goal of IM ABLE is to help individuals find the physical fitness modality that meets their needs. In particular, IM ABLE focuses on hand cycles, racing chairs, and adaptive skis.
The mission of Optimal Fitness at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital is to enhance lives, maximize function, inspire hope, and promote dignity and well being with expertise and compassion.
The mission of the Pop Warner Challenger Division is to bring the Pop Warner experience to individuals with disabilities. This division provides the framework for local Pop Warner programs to offer a structured football program for participants with special needs.
The Upper Main Line YMCA is committed to building strong kids, strong families and strong communities through a variety of family-oriented programs.
RIPIN’s vision is that individuals, parents, and families will advocate for themselves, ensuring that their needs for health, educational, and socio-economic supports are met. Their objective is to influence society’s view and value of families, diversity, and disabilities, reducing stigma, advocating for full inclusion and shifting societal perceptions toward acceptance of individual differences.
The Spina Bifida Clinic is mainly a hospital based program interested in enriching the lives of patients with activities that strengthen their bodies, keep them healthy and engaged socially as well.
Inside Out Play Park's mission is to see children of all abilities engaged together in limitless, happy, healthy, educational and imaginative play. A key philosophy of the company is that all children should have the chance to enjoy the beauty of play at a park. The vision is that children with challenges can always play alongside typically-developing children in our park, benefitting from social interaction through communication, laughter and play.
Founded by two physical therapists, Kinetic Kids was established on the belief that all children, regardless of ability, should have access to recreational, group, and/or individual exercise options to maximize each child’s potential for moments.
The mission of Wheelchair Basketball/Adapted Sports (WCBB/AS) must be to enhance the mind, body, and spirit of students and other eligible individuals by providing programs, services, and facilities that are responsive to the physical, social, recreational, competitive and lifelong educational needs of the campus community as they related to health, fitness, and learning. The program organizes competitive sport and recreation opportunities for students with disabilities and serve as a resource for our community for coaching and participation information.
The RehabGYM's mission is to facilitate the synergism of physical therapy and athletic training, creating a progressive physical fitness & wellness environment, providing a full range of preventative care through to rehabilitative care for the optimal benefit of individuals with all abilities.
The purpose of the BEAMS is to better understand barriers and facilitators to PA among 50-75 year olds with mobility disabilities. This will be accomplished by recruiting 30 individuals that use a cane, walker, wheelchair, or other assistive device to ambulate.
The mission of Fitness Arch is to power independence by creating safe, accessible, and effective fitness equipment for people of ALL abilities. Fitness, Inc. builds fitness equipment that is specifically designed for people with physical limitations.
IndependenceFirst is a non-profit Independent Living Center (ILC) directed and controlled by people with disabilities, primarily serving the four county metropolitan Milwaukee area. Their mission is to effectively facilitate empowerment of individuals with disabilities through education, advocacy, independent living services and colation building. Over half of their staff, management and Board have disabilities themselves.
The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Accessible Medical Instrumentation is interested in the accessibility of exercise equipment, including physical accessibility and innovation in monitors.
Joy is Walking promotes an exercise methodology for people with disabilities using specialized, individually tailored equipment to increase muscle strength and restore some function.
The goal of Pulse Fitness Systems Inc. is to provide innovative and inclusive exercise systems that are safe, durable, and simple to use for a wide range of users. Pulse Fitness Systems manufactures a full range of strength training equipments.
The Sam Sullivan Disability Foundation (SSDF) oversees the six charitable organizations founded by former Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan over the past 25 years. Each of these societies deliver programs and services that help people with significant physical disabilities to enhance quality of life and achieve full citizenship in the community, not only in Vancouver and British Columbia but across North America and around the world.
Sit'N'Dance is an adapted dance program that uses simple, easy to follow moves demonstrated by the instructor and copied by the participants.
The mission of The Active Hands Company is to promote independence and inclusion in to sporting, fitness and leisure activities for individuals with disabilities, specifically those with weak hand grip or loss of function. Active Hands produces various types of gripping aids to assist those with decreased or loss of gripping function in order for them to independently access sport and leisure pursuits.