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STRIDE Adaptive Sports

OUR MISSION is to educate and empower individuals with disabilities in life-changing sport and recreation programs to sustain healthy, active and fun lifestyles.


Two young women on mat with ball
a sled skier with helper
Close up of father and son in kayak

Strides 4 STRIDE 5k/2k Run, Walk ‘n Roll – Superhero Edition ~ Wednesday, June 12th

Join us for this family friendly event to support, promote and increase awareness for STRIDE! Create your personal fundraising page to share and raise funds to support STRIDE’s 18 adaptive sport and recreation programs.

A fantastic day of fun supporting STRIDE Adaptive Sports! 

REGISTER HERE

The Great Race – CANCELLED DUE TO UNFAVORABLE CONDITIONS

STRIDE’s Great Race, an entry  level  Adaptive Snowsport Race, is a competitive event for ski and snowboard racers with disabilities from around the Northeast. An inspiring day of individual victories and monumental successes realized on the race course at Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort in Hancock, MA, the event is open to all adaptive skiers of any age, skill level, or disability.  

19th Annual Wounded Warrior Snowfest – March 1-3

Another huge success on the slopes with 13 Warriors with disabilities and their families,  who spent a weekend at Jiminy Peak learning and enjoying the slopes in ski and snowboard lessons.

June 2024

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  • Latham Bowling
  • Learn to Dance
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  • Kayaking
  • Tennis
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  • Wildwood
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  • Tennis
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  • Wildwood
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  • Respite
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  • Special Olympics State Games – Bowling/Swimming
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  • Tennis
  • Sled Hockey Banquet
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  • Wildwood
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  • Tennis
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  • Wildwood
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June 2024

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Latham Bowling
  • Learn to Dance
2
3
4
  • Kayaking
  • Tennis
5
  • Wildwood
6
7
8
9
10
11
  • Tennis
12
  • Wildwood
13
14
  • Respite
15
  • Special Olympics State Games – Bowling/Swimming
16
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18
  • Tennis
  • Sled Hockey Banquet
19
  • Wildwood
20
21
22
23
24
25
  • Tennis
26
  • Wildwood
27
28
29
30

STRIDE’s  Warrior Program

Provides integrated adaptive sports and recreation activities to men and women of the armed forces who have been injured in deployment, including programs in snow sports, marksmanship, sled hockey, watersports, cycling, social activities, and camping.

Leveling the playing field for ALL!

Mary Ellen Whitney at Bocce

“STRIDE not only makes the highest possible impact on Capital Region youth with disabilities at just a fraction of larger organizations’ budgets, but we are also a national leader recognized as an industry expert in knowledge and best practices.”

– From the Desk of Mary Ellen Whitney, CEO, Why We Do What We Do
Mary Ellen Whitney at Bocce