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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)

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
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Blind or legally blind. Individuals with special needs must have a caregiver attendee.
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
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Address:
P.O. Box 520
Colorado Springs, CO 80901-0520
Phone: 877-438-9572
Toll Free Phone: 877-438-9572
Fax: 719-381-1750
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
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: 5/11/2020
Address:
1275 West 2320 South
West Valley City, UT 84118
Phone: 801-977-9779
Fax: 801-977-9791
Email: res@workactivitycenter.org
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: DSPD qualified; Medicaid or other insurance provider (pending); Private (Serving people with disabilities, autism, elderly, and anyone who requires professional hands-on assistance and support).
Services Provided:

The Work Activity Center 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. The Midvale location is also managed through this location.

  • Developmental Disabilities Behavior Management Programs
  • Developmental Disabilities Social/Recreational Programs
  • Adult Out of Home Respite Care
  • Day Treatment for Adults With Developmental Disabilities
  • Independent Living Skills Instruction
  • Supported Living Services for Adults With Disabilities
Provider Profiles:

Certified through Utah DHS/DSPD. 

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/29/2020
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
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
Fax: 801-947-7636
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
Address:
815 North 800 West
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 801-374-8074
Fax: 801-374-1012
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
Organization Name: Ms. Wheelchair Utah
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Address:
UT
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Girls in wheelchairs, 12 years of age and younger
Services Provided: Provides 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 contestant.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 5/6/2020