Founded in 1997, AbilityPLUS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of program participants, their families, friends and a community of volunteers who together provide life changing, year 'round adaptive sports and recreation for people with any type of disability.
Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country
The mission of Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country is to ensure the enrichment of the quality of life for people with disabilities through year-round sport, recreation, and wellness.
Concord Fencing Club
Concord Fencing Club's mission is to provide a clean, safe, supportive environment for children, teens and adults, where all can enjoy the benefits of Fencing. The philosophy for beginners is mostly educational and recreational. For experienced fencers, the emphasis depends upon the fencer's desires. They may be recreational or competitive. How a person approaches the sport depends upon personal factors. CFC is here for ALL fencers.
Crotched Mountain Accessible Recreation and Sports
Crotched Mountain Accessible Recreation and Sports (CMARS) brings people living with disabilities together with family and friends in a range of accessible recreational and sport activities. Our certified recreational therapists utilize the broad recreational resources at the Crotched Mountain campus - as well as in the larger community - to design high quality programs that ensure success and enjoyment for everyone. Programs Never paddled before? Downhill skiing skills a little rusty? No problem. We're here to provide you with the equipment, adaptations and training to accomplish your recreational goals, whatever your age or ability.
Granite State Adaptive
The mission of Granite State Adaptive is to provide individuals who have a disability the opportunity to develop independence, confidence, life skills, and fitness through participation in sports, therapy, training and recreation programs.
Lakes Region Disabled Sports at Gunstock
Lakes Region Disabled Sports (LRDS) is a special part of the Gunstock Mountain and the surrounding Lakes Region of New Hampshire. People with physical, emotional, and cognitive challenges team up with trained volunteer instructors and learn to fly! In the words of Lauren Brennan, a 12-year old blind skier, "It's kind of scary at first, but if you like freedom, you'll love skiing. It feels like you are flying like a bird."
New England Disabled Sports
New England Disabled Sports offers sports and recreation within a safe, supportive, fun, boundary-free environment for individuals with disabilities who require adaptive instruction.
New England Disabled Sports at Bretton Woods
New England Disabled Sports (NEDS) at Bretton Woods is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization providing adaptive sport instruction to adults and children with physical and cognitive disabilities. Conveniently located on the base level of the Bretton Woods Base Lodge, NEDS at Bretton Woods makes it possible for everyone to experience the thrills and delights of the outdoors.
New England Healing Sports Association
NEHSA bears witness to the triumph of the human spirit by helping people with disabilities and their families enrich their lives through adaptive sports, recreation and social activities. Founded in 1972 by disabled Vietnam Veterans for disabled Veterans, NEHSA has evolved into one of the largest programs in the Northeast. NEHSA has been changing lives ever since, providing year round activities to people of all ages and disabilities. With more than 300 dedicated and highly trained volunteers, NEHSA provides one on one instruction in skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing, kayaking and paddle boarding. Family members are encouraged to participate in all NEHSA activities.
The mission of Northeast Passage is to create an environment where individuals with disabilities can recreate with the same freedom of choice, quality of life, and independence as their non-disabled peers. Northeast Passage, founded in 1990, is a nationally recognized leader in the provision of innovative therapeutic recreation services. Northeast Passage delivers disability-related health promotion and adapted sports programs throughout New England. Northeast Passage is a program of the University of New Hampshire’s College of Health and Human Services.
Team River Runner Newbury NH
The New England Healing Sports Association (NEHSA) is the local sponsor of Team River Runner in Newbury, New Hampshire. NEHSA extends TRR’s mission to serve the injured and affected military population to include kayaking for all abilities in pools, on flat water and in rivers and streams throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. NEHSA supports TRR’s desire for “Health and Healing through Paddlesports” by bearing witness to the triumph of the human spirit by helping people with disabilities and their families enrich their lives through adaptive sports, recreation, and social activities.
Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports
Waterville Valley Resorts’ Adaptive Snowsports program is a special part of Waterville Valley where physically and mentally challenged children and adults team up with extraordinary volunteers and learn to fly - at least that's how our students describe the freedom of sliding down a snowy slope unencumbered by a wheelchair or braces. Also available through the Nordic Center are Adaptive lessons for those athletes interested in Nordic skiing. First timers and more experienced cross country skiers are all welcome!