Adapted Sport Consult
Do you have questions about equipment and want to know what would work best for you?
…0r do you just want to come out in person and see what we have to offer?
You’ll come out to our Bridge II Sports campus to talk about your interests with our seasoned and passionate staff and try different equipment and sports.
Youth Wheelchair Basketball
What’s in a name? Perseverance Resilience Integrity Determination Empowerment — introducing the Bridge II Sports PRIDE Wheelchair Basketball team!
Youth athletes with physical disabilities from age 5 through high school are eligible to play on our prep (13 and under) and varsity (over 13) squads–any and all skill levels are invited. Bridge II Sports provides sport wheelchairs and coaching from our staff experts and adult wheelchair basketball players. The PRIDE practice weekly during the season and participate in both home tournaments and travel tournaments against other teams from around the southeast.
Throw out the jack! Boccia is a precision ball sport filled with strategy and skill. Individuals, pairs, or teams throw out red and blue leather balls trying to get them as close as possible to the white ‘jack’ ball. Sounds easy?– wait until you play it! Boccia is fun, competitive, and addicting!
Originally designed as a sport for people with cerebral palsy it is now a Paralympic sport open to individuals with disabilities affecting motor skills. Bridge II Sports Boccia practices in Cary for novices all the way to those training for Nationals.
The Triangle is known for it’s greenway system of bike trails and Bridge II Sports takes full advantage of them during the summer and fall. Come out and ride with us We have a fleet of cycles for all abilities and skill level (upright, recumbent, handcycles, tandem, recumbent tandem, … ) PLUS expert staff and a crew of amazing volunteers to assist you in riding confidently.
Get your sights set on Air Rifle! Bridge II Sports hosts air rifle clinics open to people with physical disabilities that want to learn or hone their marksmanship skills. We have a 10-meter 2-lane range right on site at our Bridge II Sports campus. Experts from BIIS are on hand to provide instruction, ensure safety, and assist with adaptations. All equipment is provided including air rifles, pellets, and assistive technology as needed including a scope magnifying system for those with low vision, a sip-and-puff trigger release for hands-free shooting, and rifle mounts that allow for aiming with one hand.
From beginners to advanced shooters, all ages and abilities have a place on the line at the range during Bridge II Sports weekly archery clinics. Expert instructors from BIIS and the Guilford Bowhunters Club work one-on-one with each participant to find success on the range.
Quiet, please. Specifically designed for blind athletes Goalball is a fast-paced and powerful sport. Teams of three, wearing complete blackout goggles, compete against one another trying to score a goal by throwing a ball past the opponents’ goal line. The ball is embedded with bells so athletes listen and sense where it is coming from and try to block it with their body. Bridge II Sports Goalball practices at the JCC in Durham. This program is open to any athletes with visual impairments.
Bridge II Sports Parakayaking Club paddles on beautiful Lake Crabtree County Park in the heart of the Triangle. In a multi-year project spearheaded by Bridge II Sports that brought together corporate and government partners the lake is now home to the most accessible dock in the world! The dock is the lowest profile dock ever installed by EZ Dock and includes a station that secures a kayak or canoe to allow persons with disabilities to transfer to their watercraft. Seat set-up, supports and stabilization can be done with ease creating independence for paddlers.
Whether you are a novice, recreational paddler or interested in competitive racing- come out and enjoy a day on the water! Bridge II Sports has a fleet of kayaks and adapted equipment to help you find success on the water. Paddling clinics begin in May and run through September.
Bridge II Sports offers golf clinics between late spring and early fall. Utilizing the driving range, putting green and course at beautiful Hillandale Golf Course all abilities are welcome to come out and find their way to golf with our expert instructors. All equipment- including adapted golf carts– are on hand to try.
“SPORTS SHOULD BE, AND MUST BE,
MADE AVAILABLE FOR ALL”– NC School Administrator
In North Carolina, Bridge II Sports is putting this edict into action getting students with physical disabilities off the sidelines while teaching their classmates about disability through the power of sport at EveryBODYPlaysNC Days.
BIIS staff and athletes with disabilities host a Sport Day at your school during PE classes introducing ALL students to adapted sport through hands-on experiences in wheelchair basketball, goalball, boccia and sitting volleyball.
For more information or to schedule an EBPNC Day at your school contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Get hooked! Cast away your burdens and reel in a good time with us at Lake Crabtree County Park. We supply the rods, reels, bait, adapted equipment and knowledge to assist you in discovering your own way to fish successfully – all you need is the willingness and patience to catch the Big One.
Track and Field
Did you know that youth with physical disabilities can compete on their school track teams in North Carolina?
Bridge II Sports has all the adapted equipment- racing chairs, throwing frames, sport wheelchairs AND the expert instruction to understand how to use it to get you training at your personal best.
Give our programs team a call or email to find out how you can get in the game!
866-880-2742 or email@example.com