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Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers

The excitement of sports and recreational activities shouldn’t stop after an illness or injury. In fact, staying active can speed your recovery. It provides a bridge between rehabilitation and returning to an active lifestyle. If you have lost functionality, our Adaptive Sports program can help you discover activities that challenge your body and competitive streak, and help improve your body awareness in a healthy, inclusive community. We give you a safe, ideal opportunity to try new sports or simply get back to your favorite one.

Open to all ages and led by adaptive sports professionals and Spaulding therapists, we’ll help match your desire and capabilities to the right mix of activities.

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Levels of Care for Adaptive Sports

With highly trained professionals driven by the most advanced rehabilitation practices and research available, we’re here to support every step on your journey to a better life.

  • Wellness

Spauldings Approach to Program Sports & Activities

We offer a wide variety of land and water-based activities. From cycling to golf to rock climbing to fishing and windsurfing – even horseback riding. Sports activities vary by season and location.

Click here to view our calendar and register for an activity.


  • Adaptive Ice Skating
  • Alpine (Downhill) Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Air Rifle
  • Archery
  • Boccia
  • Curling
  • Dance
  • Golf
  • Inclusive Fitness Training
  • Mountain Biking
  • Recumbent and Hand Cycling (indoor and outdoor)
  • Rock Wall Climbing (indoor and outdoor)
  • Running
  • Sled Hockey – Shamrocks and Sledgehogs (Youth)
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Stunt Kite Flying
  • Tai Chi
  • Tennis
  • Therapeutic Drumming
  • Therapeutic Horseback Riding
  • Wheelchair Basketball and Tennis
  • Yoga


  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboarding
  • Sailing
  • Swimming

Veteran Sports

  • Air Rifle
  • Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Archery
  • Golf
  • Sport Fishing
  • Sport & Spirit Weekend

Our Partners

  • Northeast Passage
  • Boston Shamrocks
  • Challenged Athletes Foundation
  • Department of Conservation and Recreation
  • Kelly Brush Foundation
  • YMCAs
  • Waypoint
  • Access Recreation Boston
  • Vermont Adaptive
  • Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports
  • Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country
  • Eastern Adaptive Sports
  • US Paralympics
  • USA Hockey
  • MASS Hockey
  • Green Mountain Adaptive Sports
  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area
  • New England Healing Sports Association
  • National Ability Center (NAC)
  • Steamboat Adaptive and Recreation Sports (STARS)
  • Move United
  • Bike-On
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Join Us for a Unique Internship

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    SASC offers year-round sport, recreation, and fitness programming for people of all abilities. Programs are seasonally based and are supervised by physical therapists, recreational therapists, and industry professionals. SASC offers an adaptive sports internship opportunity for those in related college or graduate level majors, and a therapeutic recreation internship for students applying to sit for the NCTRS exam. 

Turning Insights Into Treatment

Adaptive Sports Clinic Patient

Adaptive Sports Medicine Clinic

Provides sports-related expertise and injury treatment to support recreational and elite athletes with disabilities.

Sports Medicine at Mass General Brigham

Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine leads the nation in sports medicine research, technology and innovation. This is the place where doctors listen to both your body and your dreams. Whether you’re a collegiate athlete, a weekend warrior, or just committed to living an active lifestyle, our experts will help you safely and quickly return to the sports and activities you love.

The Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine team cares for the whole athlete and addresses any injury. We are the sports specialists that elite athletes from the New England Patriots to Division 1 college players depend on. We offer a full range of services tailored to your needs, including sports conditioning and injury prevention, advanced surgical and non-surgical treatment options, and injury rehabilitation.

Spaulding clinicians collaborate with sports medicine specialists across our world-class network at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Salem Hospital to provide the most advanced, customized treatments available for your sports injury. We help you optimize your recovery and achieve your goals. Contact us to learn more at 617-683-1133.