Adapted Water Ski Program

Midwest Disabled Water Ski Association

MDWSA was created for the betterment of adaptive water skiing and the disabled athlete in response to a need in the community for an organization that will focus its energy and resources to professionally develop, organize, promote, and provide a comprehensive program of adaptive water skiing for those with physical and developmental disabilities, visual impairments, and special needs.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Recreation, Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Summer
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Blues Special Hockey Club

Specialized Hockey Team

Formerly the Gateway Locomotives, this specialized ice hockey program is for youth and adults with developmental disabilities. Play the sport of ice hockey in an environment that is adapted to the level of ability which the athletes are able to participate. Play occurs at the Centene Center in Maryland Heights, MO.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: Adults, Teens, Youth
Season: Fall, Winter
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Centene Community Ice Center
750 Casino Center Dr,
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
www.facebook.com/gatewaylocomotivesspecialhockey

Disabled Athlete Sports Association, DASA

Therapeutic Adapted Sport and Fitness Activities

Our programs introduce both youth through age 21 to adapted sports and fitness activities that promote physical fitness, self-confidence, family values, and a positive, team-building environment designed to encourage personal growth throughout all aspects of life. We serve people with physical and hearing disabilities.  We grow the sport and fitness ability of everyone from non-competitive athletes to paralympians.

Service Area: Missouri-Wide, St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

1236 Jungermann Road, Ste. A
St. Peters, Missouri 63376

St. Louis Arc

Sports, Recreation Activities, Social Groups, Adventures

The St. Louis Arc Leisure Services Dept. offers a variety of recreational and leisure programs for youth, teens and adults. Activities include individuals and team sports, leisure and socialization activities and respite. Through participation in St. Louis Arc’s programs, individuals are engaging in self-satisfying experiences that contribute to achieving a healthy leisure lifestyle.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Recreation, Social Groups & Family Support, Sports & Fitness, Travel & Outdoor Adventures
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

1177 North Warson Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63132

Special Olympics St. Louis Metro Area

Specialized Sports and Leagues

Special Olympics runs year round athletic training and competition for children and adults with disabilities designed to build self-confidence, self-esteem, improve coordination, and greater social relationships.  Volunteer coaches give their time to facilitate a variety of sports available throughout the year at various locations in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Charles County.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Recreation, Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

2945 S. Brentwood Blvd.
St. Louis, Missouri 63144

Challenger Baseball League

St. Louis Challenger Baseball

St. Louis Challenger Baseball is a baseball league for individuals 5 years and older with developmental disabilities. Teams play other teams with similar skill levels.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: Adults, Teens, Youth
Season: Spring, Summer
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

402 N. Geyer
Kirkwood, Missouri 63122

Spirit League

Specialized Baseball & Soccer

The Florissant Area Athletic Association’s Spirit League offers baseball and soccer programs for children whose physical and/or cognitive limitations prevent them from participating in a typical league. Open to children and young adults 6-21. A buddy system is employed for participants that require assistance while playing.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Florissant Athletic Association
1175 Wiethaupt Rd, Florissant, MO 63031

www.faaasports.com

KEEN St. Louis - Kids Enjoying Exercise Now

Recreation, Fitness and Friendship

KEEN empowers youth with disabilities by providing free, non-competitive one-to-one programs of exercise, fitness and fun, led by volunteer coaches.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Recreation, Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

St. Louis, Missouri 63151

SPENSA

Special Needs Soccer Association

The Special Needs Soccer Association, SPENSA, is a Not-for-Profit, St. Louis-based soccer program for young people with disabilities. This program is open to any boy or girl with a disability, ages 5-21. It is designed to bring the excitement and fun of playing soccer to players who traditionally have not had a place in the youth soccer system. Games are normally played at the World Wide Technology Soccer Park. The park is located at I-270 and Highway 44. SPENSA is free of charge.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Recreation, Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: Youth
Season: Fall
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

P.O. Box 510265

St. Louis Spirit Gymnastics Club

Movement & Gymnastics

Our mission is embodied in the words ‘We Nurture Health Esteem,’ a holistic approach that fosters physical, social and emotional development in young athletes. Whether your child’s gymnastics path is competitive or recreational, they’ll be a welcome part of the Spirits family. We’re located in Sunset Hills and serve young athletes in and around the St. Louis South County area.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Recreation, Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

12975 Mauer Industrial Dr.
Sunset Hills, Missouri 63127