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March to June 2022

3 ways to experience SportsAbility!
In-Person | Online Education & Resource Expo | Virtual Reality

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

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Sportsability samplers

North Florida  |  Central Florida  |  South Florida


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Florida Map for sportsAbility EventsIn-Person Activities (FREE)

From March through June 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.

You will have the opportunity to register for a time slot to try things like archery, boating, horseback riding, SCUBA, fishing and more.

To plan and maintain COVID safety protocols, you 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.



North Florida

Tennis Activation

USTA Florida (Tallahassee, FL)
April 30


Adaptive Nature Adventure

Tallahassee Museum (Tallahassee, FL)
May 10



Life Worth Leading (FAMU, Tallahassee, FL)
April 9 & June 25

Details & Registration
Central Florida

Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Stirrups ‘n Strides (Citra, FL)
April 28

Details & Registration

Beach Rover Adventures

SportsAbility Alliance (Siesta Key, FL)
April 29

Details & Registration

Beach Rover Adventures

SportsAbility Alliance (Lido Beach, FL)
April 30

Details & Registration

Archery, Fishing, & Wildlife Discovery

Suncoast Youth Conservation Center (Apollo Beach, FL)
May 5-6

Details & Registration


Life Worth Leading (Orlando, FL)
May 28
Part of The Annual Family Café

Details & Registration
South Florida

Beach Rover Adventures

Memorial Adaptive Sports & Recreation Program (Hollywood, FL)
May 20

More Coming Soon


Location and dates to be determined



Past Activities

North Florida

Fishing & Archery

Joe Budd Youth Conservation Center
(Midway, FL - just East of Tallahassee)
March 5

Adaptive Biking

FAAST (Maclay Gardens, Tallahassee, FL)
April 9

Adaptive Trail Adventure

EcoRover (Maclay Gardens, Tallahassee, FL)
April 9

Virtual Reality Experience

SportsAbility VR Park (Maclay Gardens, Tallahassee, FL)
April 9

Adaptive Boating

Bird Dog Boats (Maclay Gardens, Tallahassee, FL)
April 9

Pontoon Boat Ride

SportsAbility Alliance (Maclay Gardens, Tallahassee, FL)
April 9

Adaptive Scenic Trail Adventure

Florida Trail Association (Crawfordville, FL - South of Tallahassee)
April 10

Central Florida

Sit Waterskiing

Ann's Angels (Winter Haven, FL)
April 2

Archery & Air Rifle Shooting

Ocala Youth Conservation Center (Ocala, FL)
April 16

Archery & Fishing

SONFISHERS (Merritt Island, FL)
April 23

South Florida

Adaptive Biking

Buddy Bike (Royal Palm Beach & West Palm Beach, FL)
March 27

Sailing, Kayaking, Powerboat Ride

Shake-A-Leg Miami (Miami, FL)
April 5, 7, 9, 10

Tai Chi / Qigong

Sifu George Lambert (Jupiter, FL)
March 19 & April 16



Online - Education, Resource Expo & Online 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.

  • Learn about accessible, inclusive recreation and active leisure.
  • 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.

NOTE: You only need to register once to get access to all sessions.

Already registered? Go to to log in.

See tutorial video below for details on logging into the event platform.
All sessions are accessible via internet browser on a computer, laptop or tablet, or by mobile app.
NOTE: Google Chrome is recommended for this platform.

Expo Sessions

Lunch & Learn (throughout April)

April 8

[LIVE] Accessible SCUBA

Presented by: Gabrielle K. Gabrielli, Ph.D.

April 15

[LIVE] Dating in the Special Needs Community

Presented by: Caitlin Maselli and Sarah Kelly of Special Loves

April 22

[LIVE] Where is my Flying Car? Current Technology to Support Independent Mobility

Presented by: Justin Mason, PhD and Beth Gibson OTR/L, CDRS

April 29

[LIVE] Work Transition

Presented by: Jesse Riddle, Senior Consultant, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

May 6

[LIVE] The Rights of Students with Disabilities to an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)

Presented by: Sassafrass Rose Moore, Parent Trainer, POPIN

May 20

[LIVE] The Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program and Resource Center

Presented by: Robert Pfister and Justin Stark, Florida Department of Health - Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program


Tutorial Video



Virtual Reality: SportsAbility Park (FREE)

SportsAbility Park is available year round and 24 hours, 7 days a week AND 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


Sportsability VR Park Special Events

March 30

Accessible & Inclusive Workout
Presented by: SPIRIT Club

Event Ended


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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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