Adaptive sports and recreation
Are you ready for adventure? Start your journey with a Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute's Sports and Recreation program. We offer an abundance of activities that challenge and encourage kids and adults with disabilities to lead active and healthy lifestyles.
A wide variety of classes and programs are offered in both the Twin Cities metro area and Duluth Northland area. Explore your options!
Learn more about all your options by visiting our list of seasonal offerings on CK Active or viewing the list full list of classes in our classes section using the topic "Adaptive Sports and Recreation."
What it is
Adaptive sports offer barrier-free opportunities for you to explore new skills or hone your competitive edge in a new sport or one you already enjoy. We offer both individual and team sports for people of all skill levels and age groups.
If you have questions, contact us:
- Twin Cities: 612-775-2277
- Duluth: 218-726-4834
Note to veterans
If you are an injured veteran with a disability and are looking to stay active and rediscover sports and recreational activities, the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Sports & Recreation Department is looking for YOU! We have lots of adaptive sports and recreation programs that need your participation. Please call our program hotline number for more information: 612-775-2277.
Good to know
Please share your love of sports and your skills with our programs. Contact our volunteer coordinators:
- Twin Cities: Mari at Mari.Salveson@allina.com or 612-775-2729 or Khara.Hesse@allina.com or 612-775-2724.
- Duluth Northland: Beth at Elizabeth.Albrecht2@allina.com or 218-726-4834
- St. Croix: Lisa at Lisa.Gacek@allina.com or 651-241-3370
Looking for an internship? Courage Kenny Sports & Rec offers academic internships for Sports Management, Recreation Management, and Therapeutic Recreation majors.
Many thanks to our Sports and Recreation sponsors who help make our programs possible. Please contact call 218-726-4762, or donate online.
No participant will be turned away due to financial hardships. Cost sharing and scholarships are available upon request.
We provide adaptive equipment needed for the majority of our activities. Most athletes start by using our equipment and will eventually purchase their own once they are done growing or are playing at a high level where it’s important to have customized equipment. If you have questions, please contact us at 612-775-2277 or CKRISportsRecreation@allina.com, or our individual program coordinators who are listed on the program pages. The advantages of sports and recreational activity are well-documented. See our outcomes for more information.
Source: Courage Kenny Sports & Recreation Department
Reviewed by: Courage Kenny Sports & Recreation Department
First published: 2/19/2019
Last reviewed: 4/29/2019