Social & Recreational Opportunities

Disability-related social clubs and sports. Social: Organizations that provide an opportunity for individuals with disabilities to meet and socialize with others through dances, parties, picnics, barbecues, events for children and other companionable activities. Sports: Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages with functional or cognitive disabilities to learn, become competitive in and enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities and sports, many of which are played in wheelchairs or have otherwise been modified to accommodate the athletes' disabilities. (AIRS Disability Related Social Clubs (PS-8000.1800) Disability Related Sports (PL-7000.3150)

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Midvale, UT

8446 South Harrison Street (340 W)
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 385-468-1515
Organization Name: Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation
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Address: 8446 South Harrison Street (340 W)
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 385-468-1515
Email: syoung@soco.org
Services Provided: Salt Lake County Adaptive Recreation programming for youth and adults includes Sports, Aquatics, Social Events, Camps, Inclusion, Disability Fitness Pass. Intellectual Disability Sports, Paralympic Sports, Adaptive Sports, and Social programs (dances and theater). Paralympic Sport Clubs are community-based programs developed to involve youth and adults with physical, visual and intellectual disabilities in sports and physical activity regardless of skill level. In addition, seasonal programs include: Miracle League, Power Soccer, Boccia, Sledge Hockey, Wheelchair Rugby, Junior Jazz Basketball, Adult Competitive Wheelchair Basketball. Year-round programs include Bowling and Basketball.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 4/25/2019

Ogden, UT

Address: PO Box 12971
Ogden, UT 84412
Eligibility: Girls in wheelchairs, 12 years of age and younger
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: The mission of the Ms. Wheelchair Utah program is to provide opportunities for women and girls in wheelchairs to recognize their unique potential, not in spite of being wheelchair bound, but because of it. Hosts an annual Princess Pageant comprised of two separate events, the first is a fun tea party where contestants eat lunch and dance with princesses. The second event is the actual pageant itself where friends and family come to cheer their Little Wheelzz contestant on!
Provider Profiles: Sponsored by The Hull Foundation
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 6/27/2018

Provo, UT

Address: 815 North 800 West
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 801-374-8074
Eligibility: Age 18 and older. Must have a diagnosed developmental and or physical disability. Current activities are offered to teens 16 and older and adults.
Services Provided: Provides educational and life skill classes, social recreational programs, community involvement, respite for families, structured day services.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/26/2019
5455 North River Run Drive
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 801-226-2550
Address: 5455 North River Run Drive
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 801-226-2550
Toll Free Phone: 866-723-6420
Eligibility: Young adults 18 - 30 years old diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning disability, or ADHD, tested with an IQ level of 85 and above, have the functional maturity to participate in the program, free from excessive debt, and motivated and determined to learn independent living, vocational, academic, and social skills.
Services Provided: ScenicView Academy is a nonprofit school for young adults with autism spectrum disorders and learning disabilities. ScenicView Academy works through case management, clinical services, education, employment, health/fitness, and recreational therapy. Through this residential or daytime programing, students learn about their disabilities and how to accommodate for them.
Provider Profiles: Doug Gale, LCSW, ACSW
Jared Davis, MSS
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/26/2019

Riverton, UT

Address: 2056 West Carriage Ave (13700 South)
Riverton, UT 84065
Phone: 801-997-9400
Email: tony@ufbvi.org
Eligibility: The program focuses on children, but services are available to those of any age.
Services Provided: Helps blind and visually-impaired students, ages 5-25, adjust to and deal with their vision loss, develop confidence in their abilities, and understand their potential as they grow towards independence with educational programs, sports/recreation and other activities. The opportunity to be in a group environment of peers helps to develop leadership skills.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/11/2018

Salt Lake City, UT

Organization Name: NAMI Utah
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Address: Salt Lake City, UT
Phone: 801-323-9900
Eligibility: Ages 13-18 who are dealing with mental health issues, in Salt Lake and Davis County. Free.
Services Provided: A course with the purpose of empowering young people with information and tools to advance towards their dreams and goals. Issues include anxiety, depression, ADHD.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 9/22/2016
1632 S Redwood Road
Granatos
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-262-3769
Address: 1632 S Redwood Road
Granatos
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-262-3769
Eligibility: Blind or legally blind. Individuals with special needs must have a caregiver attendee.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Club Vision, AKA The Andrew S. Rowan Reading Room for the Blind is open to anyone who is legally blind. Club members, mostly seniors, meet three times a week at Cottonwood-Murray Elks Lodge for a free luncheon, where volunteers sing and read to them. Also transportation to and from Reading Room if needed (within range). Wheelchair accessible.
Provider Profiles: Funded by foundation grants. Formerly at the Elks Lodge, Murray.

Contact Susan Woolstenhulme
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 7/11/2019
200 South Central Campus Drive Rm 409
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-587-7973
Organization Name: University of Utah
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Address: 200 South Central Campus Drive Rm 409
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-587-7973
Eligibility: Open for everyone
Services Provided: Provides resources, a safe environment for student interaction, and outreach programs that will educate the community in regards to sexual orientation and gender identity. Located in the Olpin Student Union Bldg.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 7/8/2019

Snowbird, UT

Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
Highway 210 Little Cottonwood Canyon Road
Snowbird, UT 84092
Phone: 801-933-2188
Address: Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
Highway 210 Little Cottonwood Canyon Road
Snowbird, UT 84092
Phone: 801-933-2188
Eligibility: Children and adults with special needs
Services Provided: Ski and summer programs for children and adults with special needs. Programs offered include; ski lessons, snowshoe tours and sledge hockey throughout the winter, and numerous outdoor recreational activities such as hiking on barrier-free trails, fishing, biking, tram rides and environmental awareness programs in the summer.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 1/17/2019

West Jordan, UT

Organization Name: Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation
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Address: 8015 South 2200 West
West Jordan, UT 84088
Phone: 385-468-1951
Eligibility: Ages 3+ with mild to severe mental and/or physical disabilities
Services Provided: Miracle League Adaptive Youth Baseball has a new rubber softball field at the Gene Fullmer Fitness and Recreation Center. Meet new friends and learn new skills.
Maximum of 10 players on each team
Each player is safe on base
Every player bats each inning
Volunteers and parents serve as “buddies” for players
Each team and player wins every game
Provider Profiles: Saturdays 9 to 4
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/10/2019

West Valley City, UT

Address: 1275 West 2320 South
West Valley City, UT 84118
Phone: 801-977-9779
Eligibility: Families and/or caregivers of people with disabilities
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Delivers day, residential, employment, and health services to enrich the lives of people with disabilities by actively providing opportunities for independence and individual growth. Services include behavior support, recreational activities, pre-vocational and home living skills, supported employment, supported living, supervised living and respite care for adults with disabilities. Offers transportation services.
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/7/2020

Woods Cross, UT

1492 South 800 West, Ste. E
Woods Cross, UT 84087
Phone: 801-683-8986
Address: 1492 South 800 West, Ste. E
Woods Cross, UT 84087
Phone: 801-683-8986
Wheelchair Accessible: yes
Services Provided: Ohana is a unique day center where adults with special needs can socialize, develop, practice, and maintain life skills. We focus on providing meaningful activities and nurturing lifelong relationships in the community and at our center.
Provider Profiles: M - F 9 - 3
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 6/13/2016

Nationwide

Organization Name: ActivityReg
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Address:
Services Provided: A website with state listings of recreation programs for youth and adults. Register online for activities, programs at your local recreation center.
Provider Profiles: web-based locator
Intended for the members or participants of recreation facilities using SportsMan SQL to be able to register for classes or activities online, without the facility needing a website. Created by Peak Software Systems, Inc
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/7/2020
Address: P.O. Box 520
Colorado Springs, CO 80901-0520
Phone: 877-438-9572
Toll Free Phone: 877-438-9572
Services Provided: Young Life is a Christian ministry that reaches out to middle school, high school and college-aged kids in all 50 states.

Some Young Life areas have dedicated programs for students and young adults with disabilities, typically referred to as Young Life Capernaum. Young Life Capernaum gives young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the chance to experience fun and adventure, to develop fulfilling friendships and to challenge their limits while building self-esteem through club, camp and other exciting activities.

[https://www.younglife.org/Locator/Pages/default.aspx Use the online finder] to locate a local Young Life and find out about their programs.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/14/2020