Adaptive Sports/Classes

Kids In Disability Sports, Inc (K.I.D.S.)

PO Box 1397
Lowell, MA 01853

Kids In Disability Sports (K.I.D.S.) works to enrich the lives of children with disabilities through providing them sports and recreation activities. They also have a monthly dance, an annual sports banquet, and various sporting events. K.I.D.S. use a variety of recreational therapies and work in partnership with organizations to build opportunities. Members of K.I.D.S. establish life-long friendships and parents have the added benefit of contact with other families.

Surfing with Smiles


Surfing with smiles is a nonprofit that helps kids with special needs surf for free three times a summer in New Hampshire. Please see their website for additional information.

Special Olympics

Hudson, NH 03051
Contact: Terry Savage – 603-56-0283 or email:

The mission of the Special Olympics New Hampshire is to provide year around participation in sports training and athletic competition in a variety of well coached Olympic-type sports.


46 Derry Rd Unit 1
Hudson, NH 03051
Contact: Dena L. Carbone (Owner)

Yoga…Redefined has classes, including: yoga, creative movement, and dance. They have experience working with children of varying types of disabilities. They can work one-on-one with children, integrate them in a class with their typical peers, and/or also have classes for children with disabilities. Yoga…Redefined are interested in creating classes based on the available needs, or requests. Costs vary by the class. They do not have scholarships available, but please contact them if you have a financial need and they can sometimes provide discounts.

Pelham Baseball – Challenger Division

Pelham, NH 03076
Contact: David Williams, 954-612-4733,

The Challenger Division of Pelham Little League Baseball is a program for youth with intellectual or physical disabilities, ages 5-18. It allows them to enjoy the full benefits of Little League participation in an athletic environment structured to their abilities. They utilize “Buddies” to assist, while encouraging the Challenge players to be as independent as possible. Please contact David Williams for additional information, or contact At Risk Coordinator for full flyer.

Flippin Out Gymnastics

934 Lakeview Ave
Dracut, MA 01826
(978) 674-8449
Contact: Allison

This Gym has an adaptive class for students on Saturday mornings. Parents can sign their children up for the class with a one-on-one, or to participate in the class individually. The class is for nine weeks, and is $150 (group participation), or $200 (with the one-on-one).


Goffstown, NH 03045
Contact: Therapeutic Riding Program: Kristen McGraw, 603-497-2342
Mental Health Program: Sarah Jane, 603-203-8256

UpReach has two main programs that they offer. First, they have an equine facilitated mental health program that involves working with the horses on the ground (no riding). This is administered by a licensed clinical psychologist with assistance from an equine specialist. Some insurance companies can be billed for this service. Second, they have a therapeutic riding program which runs 6-8 weeks. The application for the program is available online, and scholarships sometimes are available.

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