St. Louis Children's Hospital, Cerebral Palsy Center

Carol and Paul Hatfield Cerebral Palsy Sports & Rehabilitation Center

Designed to promote the integration of young people with cerebral palsy and related disabilities into sports activities. Activities are supervised by physical therapists or other individuals who are trained to adapt activities to the individual participant and continuously monitor each child’s progress. 

CAMP INDEPENDENCE: One week of summer day camp for youth that includes baseball, basketball, martial arts, dance, tennis, swimming, soccer, volleyball and adaptive cycling. Participants receive specialized attention from pediatric therapists in sports programs designed to challenge campers’ activity levels, aerobic fitness, strength and balance in a safe, fun and rewarding atmosphere.

TRI MY BEST TRIATHLON: Usually held in September, this annual event challenges youth complete up to 3 events including swimming, running, and cycling. Modifications are made based on ability.

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