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SportsAbility 2021

This year we are excited to offer 3 ways to experience SportsAbility!
In-Person  |  Virtual Resource Expo  |  Virtual Reality

All activities and events are FREE to participants!
Select one below (or scroll down) to see more.

See In-Person

See Virtual Conference Info

SportsAbility 2021 Program

See Virtual Reality Info

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

 

The various aspects of SportsAbility 2021

 

Register for all virtual events

 


Interested in being a sponsor or exhibitor?
Exhibitor / Sponsor Info


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image - map showing location of in-person activities in Florida for SportsAbility 2021In-Person Activities (FREE)

Throughout April in various Florida cities, there will be a variety of different in-person activities for people of all abilities. The aim is to make SportsAbility more accessible for everyone.

SportsAbility partners will be exceeding CDC guidelines to keep people safe. You will have the opportunity to register for a time slot to try things like an accessible pontoon boat ride, SCUBA, fishing and more.

To maintain new COVID safety protocolsyou must register for a time slot for each in-person activity in advance so that our activity providers can plan accordingly. Each person attending with you must also register. Anyone planning to go on site must register.

Select an activity below to see more and register your time slot!

 

SCUBA

Activity Provider: Life Worth Leading
Location: Tallahassee Area

learn More / Register

 

Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Activity Provider: Stirrups ‘n Strides
Location: Gainesville/Ocala Area

Learn More / Register

 


Archery (Fishing Full)

Activity Provider: Florida Wildlife Commission 
Location: Midway/Tallahassee Area

Learn More / Register

 

Archery & Shooting

Activity Provider: Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
Location: Ocala Area

Learn More / Register

 

Digital Playground

Activity Provider: Magical Park / City of Coral Gables
Location: Coral Gables Area

Learn More / Register

 

Shark Tooth Hunting Adventure

Activity Provider: Tracked Mobility
Location: Venice Beach Area

Learn More / Register

 

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Completed Activities

Adaptive Biking

Activity Provider: FAAST (Florida's Assistive Technology Program) 
Location: Tallahassee Area

(Registration Closed)
Learn More

 

Sailing, Kayaking, Boating, Fishing

Activity Provider: Shake-A-Leg Miami 
Location: Miami Area

(Registration Closed)
Learn More

 

Boat Excursion

Activity Provider: Bird Dog Boats
Location: Tarpon Springs/Tampa Bay Area

(Registration Closed)
Learn More

 

SCUBA

Activity Provider: Life Worth Leading
Location: Tallahassee Area

learn More & Register

 

 

 More activities coming soon!!


 

Virtual/Online Resource Expo & Virtual Activities (FREE)

You can find educational presentations, resources available to you and your community, and connect with other attendees by participating in our online Resource Expo.

  • Recreate with your new and existing friends virtually!
  • Learn about a variety of recreation, sport and leisure options and travel destinations.
  • Learn about resources available for people of all abilities. 
  • Find information on the latest in products, active leisure programs and services for people with disabilities.

Access the Resource Expo using a mobile app or your internet browser (Chrome recommended). 

It is FREE, but you must register for the SportsAbility 2021 event to access the Resource Expo, Presentations, and Activities.

Register

Expo Sessions (more will be added throughout the month)

All sessions will be available on-demand starting April 8 and throughout April, so you can access them when it is convenient for your schedule!

The list below may not include every session currently available but gives you an idea of what to expect. We are still adding sessions, and will continue to add sessions throughout the month... so go ahead and register to get full access (it is FREE)!

  • Experiencing the Brain & Spinal Cord Injury Program | FL Department of Health
  • Diving with Tiger Sharks (virtual experience) | Guy Harvey
  • LIVE: Seated Yoga Webinar | Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
  • Funding Recreational Assistive Technology | FAAST
  • Assistive Technology in Florida | FAAST
  • What is The Able Trust? | The Able Trust
  • Overview of SportsAbility VR Park | SportsAbility Alliance (FDOA)
  • Eligibility for Participation in APD ServicesAgency for Persons with Disabilities
  • Adaptive Balance & Coordination Exercise | FSU Sports Management Volunteers
  • Adaptive Abdominal Exercise | FSU Sports Management Volunteers
  • Tennis Activities at Home | USTA Florida
  • Adaptive Cycling | Buddybike
  • How to Stay Active During Pandemic & Beyond | SPIRIT Club
  • Adaptive Zumba Class | SPIRIT Club
  • Total Body Fitness Demo Class | SPIRIT Club
  • Intro to Adaptive Surfing | Access Trax

More to come!

 


 

Virtual Reality: SportsAbility Park (FREE)

We are so excited to launch our virtual reality recreation park this year, called SportsAbility Park! 

SportsAbility Park will be available year round and 24 hours, 7 days a week, but we will be hosting some special events in the virtual park during our SportsAbility event.

To access the SportsAbility VR Park, you will need to install the Altspace VR software on your virtual reality headset or on a compatible computer. 

SportsAbility Park is completely FREE (including the Altspace software) and open to the public but you will need access to compatible equipment, such as a VR headset and/or computer.

Learn More

 


 Other Participant Information

SportsAbility 2021 Poster

Información en español

 

Event Program

SportsAbility 2021 Program by SportsAbility Alliance (FDOA)

 


 

Partner and Sponsor Information

Sponsorship / Booth Info
Register as a Sponsor/Exhibitor

Please thank your SportsAbility 2021 sponsors!


 

Volunteer Information

Information for Volunteers

 


 

ABOUT SportsAbility

SportsAbility enhances the lives of people with disabilities by promoting active living and providing first-hand access to resources and activities designed to encourage participation regardless of age or ability level. People are able to try everything from sit water-skiing to rock wall climbing, martial arts and much more!

Participants of all abilities learn about the value of recreation and active leisure for everyone – especially people with disabilities. People discover the latest in equipment, trends, and resources. SportsAbility provides an opportunity for people to network with people with disabilities, resource providers, and community organizations. There is NO CHARGE to participants thanks to our generous sponsors.

 

 

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