The Inclusive Fitness Coalition invites all members to attend annual meetings to help identify and strategize the next steps for the IFC in its continued efforts to increase access to and participation in physical activity for people with disabilities.
Use the links below to review an agenda, summary of participants and meeting minutes from previous sessions!
Inclusive Fitness Coalition Stakeholder Strategy Session: Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 in Chicago, IL.
Inclusive Fitness Coalition Stakeholder Strategy Session: Thursday, November 8th, 2007 in Washington, D.C.
Members of the executive committee of IFC include the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD), the RERC on Recreational Technologies and Exercise Physiology Benefiting Individuals with Disabilities, the Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI) of Great Britain, the Arc of the United States, and professionals with disabilities.
Members of the Inclusive Fitness Coalition include organizations whose background and prominence in the field of disability and/or physical activity are an excellent fit with what we are hoping to accomplish in the United States and in other countries throughout the world.
Current Organizational Members
We invite organizations to join IFC and support our efforts to promote inclusive opportunities in physical activity, sport and recreation for people with disabilities. As a member, you can play a formative role in calls for action and provide advice and support on issues related to inclusive physical activity.
As a member of IFC, you will receive the following benefits:
Resources from the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) including
Monthly electronic newsletter
Expert individualized consultation (toll-free hotline) on topics such as incorporating the U.S. Access Board Guidelines for Fitness and Recreation Facilities
Listing on the IFC Web site (www.incfit.org) with a description of your organization and a link to your Web site
Legislative/policy updates pertaining to the goals of the coalition
Enhanced communication with other organizations creating a collective voice toward a common cause
Submit an online application for membership by clicking here.
*At this time, only organizations may apply for membership. Individuals who have an interest in being involved with the IFC may subscribe to the listserv for official announcements and postings at http://incfit.org/node/122.