Adaptive/Therapeutic Sports & Recreation


Adaptive/Therapeutic Sports & Recreation

Sports and recreational activities that are fun, competitive, and rewarding for individuals with special needs or disabilities. Through community partnerships we are able offer a comprehensive list of unique programs and events.

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Adaptive Memberships
Checkout the exclusive membership options for unlimited access to DRD Adaptive/Therapeutic programs [some exclusions apply].


Adaptive memberships and programs are designed specifically for individuals with disabilities and special needs.


Adaptive Memberships provide individuals with disabilities and special needs unlimited access to any of the adaptive/therapeutic recreation programs taught by DRD staff for the set amount of time of the membership [annual or semi-annual] from the date of purchase. Program exclusions include, but are not limited to adaptive contract instructor classes, adaptive aquatics, and golf programs.



Adaptive Snow Day
Join us for a day of challenging, safe, and success-oriented adaptive snow sports in Big Bear (United States Adaptive Recreation Center - USARC)

Person in wheelchair snow boarding

Utilizing adaptive equipment and/or teaching techniques, each student can discover the freedom of gliding down a snow-covered mountain. Fee includes five hours of private instruction, ski equipment and lift ticket. You can bring yourself or leave the driving to us (see fees below).

Date: March 8, 2022
Time: Full Day (approximately 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Ages: All Ages with Special Needs
Fee: $110 and an extra $20 if transportation is desired

For questions about this event, please contact Kendra Smith at or call 760-347-3484.