We believe the future is limitless and that every body should have access to sports in pursuit of healthy lives and living out their dreams.
We are a registered not-for-profit organization that helps people with disabilities participate with their friends in indoor and outdoor athletic activities. We serve communities of greater Syracuse, Oswego, and Central New York. Our roots date back to the Syracuse Flyers wheelchair basketball team founded in 1979. Over 40 years later, our organization still hosts the Flyers basketball team along with a number of other activities. Our scheduled programs are designed by staff and volunteers to bring out the best in all who participate. As an active chapter of Move United, we are committed to best practices and innovations in our field. All are invited to join in! We have Inclusive Sports Training programs offered as a roadshow to local schools and organizations. Interested in bringing adapted sports and recreation training to your community? Search no further! Serving our Veterans is a pronounced mission of ours, as we team up with local veteran service organizations, and can offer significant assistance to veterans seeking to participate in any of our programs through the generosity of VA: Mission Re-Defined. .
Frequently Answered Questions
Yes, able-bodied people can play disabled sports. In fact, there are many benefits to doing so. For one, it can help to break down stereotypes and misconceptions about people with disabilities. It can also help to promote inclusion and understanding. Additionally, it can be a great way to get exercise and have fun.
There are many different disabled sports that able-bodied people can play. Including wheelchair basketball, a fast-paced and exciting sport that is played on a basketball court. Players use wheelchairs to move around the court and shoot baskets.
MoveAlong provides gear for our athletes, including sleds for sled hockey and special wheelchairs for basketball.
MoveAlong has an email list for each sport that you can subscribe to where you can get details about or events.