Adaptive Sports Calendar
Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation – (Albuquerque)
Adaptive sports and recreational programs are available for Carrie Tingley Hospital patients ages birth to 21. No child or family is turned away because they cannot pay. Programs are free of charge or scholarships are available for those who qualify. Activities including: Summer Sports Camp (June), Dance Program (Year Round), Dance Camp (July), Horseback Riding (Year Round), Sled Hockey (Fall & Spring), Yoga (Year Round), Swimming (Summer), Cycling (Fall and Spring) and Wheelchair Basketball (Year Round).
Keshet Dance Company – (Albuquerque)
Integrated dance lessons and performances are available to individuals of all ages and disabilities.
Kayak New Mexico Inc.
Challenge New Mexico – (Santa Fe)
Horseback Riding is geared towards individuals with physical and/or mental challenges.
New Mexico Senior Olympics
Sponsors of the annual summer games with sports in: air gun, archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, cycling, dance, field events, roadrace, shuffleboard, softball, swimming, tennis, track, golf, horseshoes, huachas, 8 ball pool, pickleball, recreation events such as frisbee, soccer or softball throws, dance, table tennis, talent shows in dance, vocal solo, reading, vocal group, band contest, instrumental and comedy.
Special Olympics NM
Sponsors sports competitions and trainings for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, ages 8 and up in the following: indoor track meet, poly hockey, team bowling, and summer games with bocce, volleyball, soccer, and athletics.
Four Corners Invitational with aquatics, golf, softball, flag football, equestrian, holiday classic with basketball and bowling, over the edge (16 Story rappelling adventure, posole ole fun walk, posole ole 5k run, torch run event with law enforcement, north bowling tournament.
All these activities will have their next statewide events in 2015.
Adaptive Sports Program New Mexico
Organization offers year-round adaptive sports opportunities at various locations throughout New Mexico. Activities include adaptive ski and snowboard lessons at Ski Santa Fe and Sandia Peak, rock climbing, yoga, river rafting, and watersports including waterskiing, wakesurfing, paddleboarding, fishing, sailing, yoga and more.
Not Forgotten Outreach – (Taos)
Lessons and events for veterans and their families in hand cycling, sled hockey, adaptive skiing and swimming. Disabled veterans that qualify can receive free adaptive equipment from the NM Veterans Affairs Recreational Department.
Cody Unser First Step Foundation – (main office in Albuquerque)
Scuba Diving lessons are made available in all seasons and throughout New Mexico by request for individuals with any disability.
Taos Adaptive sports Program – (Taos Ski Valley)
Lessons for skiers, snowboarders, bi-skiers and mono-skiers (guides available).
Phone: 575-776-2291 x2355
NM Wounded Warrior Water Sports – (Statewide)
Lessons and regional events provide recreational activities for veterans and their families. Activities include, waterskiing, sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, wind surfing, fishing and camping on the shores of the reservoir with evening campfires.
Ski Apache Adaptive Sports – (Ruidoso)
Lessons in Alpine downhill skiing and snowboarding.
Global Opportunities Unlimited, Inc. – (Albuquerque)
Individuals with mobility limitations, the elderly and people with maladies such as heart disease and cancer are encourage to participate in wheelchair basketball, hunting, horseback riding, fishing, boating, trail expeditions, and archery.