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VA Boston Healthcare System

 

Adaptive Sports

After a traumatic injury that negatively affects their function, many veterans begin participating in adaptive sport programs.

VA Boston Healthcare System offers many programs of its own and also teams with community partners to provide a variety of sports, including: 



Summer Sports

Kayaking
Cycling
Surfing
Rowing
Fishing
Sailing
Golf

Winter Sports

2018 Winter Sports Clinic 


The VA New England Healthcare System invites you to participate in the 2018 Winter Sports Clinic January 22nd through the 26th, 2018. This event promotes rehabilitation by
Offering instruction to Veterans with disabilities in adaptive Alpine skiing, snowboarding and an introduction to other adaptive activities and sports.

Nordic
Alpine        
SnowboardingA man with a helmet kayaking in the ocean

Wheelchair Sports

tennis
basketball
softball
soccer

Alternate Sports

Air Rifle
Sled Hockey

Criteria for Participation

All injured active-duty service members and disabled veterans are encouraged to be involved in some sort of active leisure lifestyle post-injury. To become a participant you should:

 - Be enrolled at the VA Boston Health Care System (JP, WR, BR)
 - Have an interest in adaptive sports, outdoor recreation and/or fitness activities
 - Be medically stable and cleared for active participation
 - Obtain consult from primary physician for “Adaptive Sports/Recreation” evaluation
 - Complete sports evaluation for full assessment 

Helpful Links:

 National Veterans Wheelchair Games 
 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic
 Paralyzed Veterans of America Sports and Recreation 
 2018 Participant Application

Contact Info

Location

  • Brockton

Contact Number(s)

  • 774-826-1955

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday
    8 am - 4 pm