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Oregon Chapter

Sports and Recreation

DISCLAIMER:  This list is being provided as a courtesy to the public only. The Autism Society of Oregon makes no warranty or representation as to the qualifications, character, training or expertise of the listed individual or agencies. A listing here is not a substitute for your own inquiry.

STATE-WIDE:

Little League Baseball - Challenger Division
Raleen Hockenberry, 
Challenger Division Development Rep for Oregon
503- 873-5563
email: 4.the.kids@earthlink.net 
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Adaptive Baseball programs for children. Website has links to known active Challenger Division programs in Oregon 

Oregon Disability Sports
503-241-0850
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Many different sports for people of all ages with physical disabilities.

Oregon Youth Soccer-TOPS Programs in Oregon
503-638-9777
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TOP Soccer is a community based soccer program that is designed to meet the needs of people ages 4-adult with physical and or mental disabilities. Find programs in your community by visiting the website

Special Olympics Oregon-State Office
503-248-0600
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Many different sports for people with developmental disabilities

LISTINGS ARE ALPHABETICAL BY CITY

AURORA
Challenge Air for Kids & Friends

Aurora, OR
1-877-FLY-KIDS
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An annual event typically held in the summer. Check website for details

Avishan Saberian
email: avishan.saberian@gmail.com 
independent swim coach 

BEAVERTON
Oregon Gymnastics Academy (OGA)

16305 NW Bethany Ct. Suite 109
Beaverton, OR 07996
(503)531-3409
email: info@ogagym.org
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All Star program strives to accomodate children with special needs. "Sensory Sundays" held weekly for special needs kids and families. 

Pump It Up
Beaverton, OR 
(503)644-6488
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Sensory Night once a month for kids wtih Special Needs

Spectra Gymnastics
Karissa Johnson
8344 SW Nimbus Ave. 
Beaverton, OR 97008
(503) 754-9794 
Email: karissa@spectrapdx.com 
Website: www.spectrapdx.com
We are highly trained and experienced in teaching specialized gymnastics lessons to a spectrum of learners. We develop each class and lesson plan specific to the individual needs of each student. www.facebookcom/spectragym has many videos and photos to highlight the fun our students have!

BEND
Oregon Adaptive Sports
63025 O.B. Riley Rd Ste 12
Bend, OR 97701
541-848-9390
email: info@oregonadapticesports.org
Website: www.oregonadaptivesports.org
Provides outdoor recreation experiences for individuals with physcial and cognitive disabilities

Bend Parks and Recreation District
Therapuetic Recreation and Inclusion
Cheryl Kelley, Therapuetic Coordinator

541-706-6121
email: cheryl@bendparksandrec.org
Sarah Thorsen, Therapuetic Recreation Specialist
541-706-6115
email: sarah@bendparksandrec.org
Website: www.bendparksandrec.org
Therapuetic recreation and inclusion

CANBY
Sensory Movie Saturdays

Canby Cinema 8 Theater
252 NE 2nd Avenue
Canby, OR 97013
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CORVALLIS
IMPACT-Through OSU

123 Women's Building
Corvallis, OR 97331
541-737-2176
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IMPACT: Individualized Movement and Physical Activity for Children Today | Health & Human Sciences

EUGENE
KindTree Retreat

2096 1/2 Arthur St
Eugene, OR 97405
541 521 7208
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Eugene Adaptive Recreation/Parks and Recreation
Eugene, OR
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Located at Hilyard Community Center, Adaptive Recreation Services provides year-round, community-based recreational, social, and educational programs for Eugene area children, teens and adults with disabilities. We provide participants with the opportunity to develop new skills, enhance awareness of their community and natural environment, build self-confidence, and recognize personal potential

Trips Inc. Special Adventures
735 W. 7th St.
Eugene, OR 97402
541-686-1013
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Over 20 years of special needs travel.

Making Magic Tours
P.O. Box 40878
Eugene, OR 97404
866-546-5180
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FOREST GROVE
The Companion Program

1341 Pacific Avenue
Forest Grove, OR 97116
503-359-2512
Goal is to encourage independence and healthy lifestyles by providing 1:1 support to individuals with disabilities who want to participate in social/recreational activities and establish natural supports in their communities.

Adventures Without Limits
Forest Grove, OR
503-359-2568
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offers day and overnight outdoor recreational experiences for people with disabilities

HILLSBORO
Mind and Minds Play and Skills Center
Adely Mooso
2056 NW Aloclek Drive
Hillsboro, OR 97124
(503)701-0353
 
email: mindandminds@yahoo.com 
Website: http://www.mindandminds.com/ 
Bike Training for kids on the autism Spectrum. 

MILWAUKIE
East Side Athletic Club - Adaptive Fitness Program
4606 SE Boardman
Milwaukie, OR 97267
503-659-3845
Supervised by Licensed Adaptive Physical Education Instructor, Virginia Silvey, Ed D.  Participants have FUN while improving Cardiovascular Fitness, Strength. Endurance, Agility, and Social Skills

PORTLAND
Autistic Children's Activity Program (ACAP)

P.O. Box 4606
Portland, OR 97208
503-649-2066
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Bridgetown Aikido
2808 NE Flanders St.
Portland, OR 97232
(503)954-3245
email: info@bridgetownaikido.com
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Sensory Processing Family Class

Bustin Barriers
@ Jackson Middle School 
Andrew Yoshihara
email: andrewyosh33@gmail.com
503-869-7112
10625 SW 35th
Portland, OR 97219
Website: bustinbarriers.org

Creative Roots
Monique Terner, M.Ed., RYT
2277 NW Irving St.
Portland, OR 97210
503-451-5179
email:  Monique@creativerootspdx.com
website:  www.creativerootspdx.com
Classes for kids, support for parents, collaborative advocacy, tutoring, coaching

Friends First
Portland, OR
503-973-5130
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High school students forming friendships by taking part in inclusive service learning projects and social events. Started by the Karen Gaffney Foundation

Heart of Sailing
Portland, OR
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Sponsors sailing events on Columbia River

Lose the Training Wheels Program
Portland, OR
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Teaches kids with disabilities to ride bikes. Held at Concordia University in NE Portland

Leap Adventures
806 SW Broadway
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97205
503-893-LEAP (5327)
email: leap@leapadventure.org
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Macadam Therapy Clinic and Pool
5757 SW Macadam
Portland, OR 97239
503-223-6840
Pool and Class Inquiries 

Polaris Dance Theatre
1501 SW Taylor St.
Portland, OR 97205
Contact: Colleen Genuine
503 380 5472
email: colleen@polarisdance.org
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Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp
10725 SW Barbur Boulevard, Suite 50
Portland, OR 97219
971-230-2920
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PHAME
Portland, OR
503-973-5815
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Fine and performing arts academy for young adults and adults with developmental disabilities

Portland Parks and Recreation
Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR)
426 NE 12th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
Contact: Debbie Timms,CTRS,Program Supervisor
503-823-4328
503-823-4110 (24 hr. recorded message/current activities)
The program offers community-based recreation activities and leisure services especially designed for youth through adults who have a disability or special needs. Example could be 1-1 swimming instruction if unable to benefit from a larger class.

Providence Macadam Therapy Pool
5757 SW Macadam Avenue
Portland, OR 97239
503-223-6840
Call for current Adaptive/Family Swim and Adaptive Swim Lesson dates, times and prices. Insurance reimbursement may be available for Adaptive Swim Lessons.

Specialty Athletic Training
Ryan Lockard
Portland, OR
541-913-4406
email: ryan@SpecialtyAthleticTraining.com
Provides personal training for kids, teens and adults with special needs. Experienced in working with people on the autism spectrum.

Straight Forward Swim
Portland, OR 97239
503-914-9712
Swimming instruction and training, 10+ yrs of experience teaching swimming including children on the autism spectrum.

Team Shine
7228 SW Durham Rd. Suite 100
Portland, OR 97224
(503) 746-7723
Special athletes cheerleading program

The Children's Gym
Chelsea Crest
1625 NE Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 249-5867
Email: chelsea.crest@childrensgym.com
Website: www.childrensgym.com
We offer gymnastics classes, camps, birthday parties, and various other services for children ages 18 months to 14 years. We also have a Sunday Sensory Time program which is an open gym experiences that specifically tailored to children who have special sensory needs.

Yoga Visual
Cindy Hurlbert

3300 NW 185th #266
Portland, OR 97229
(503) 330-0775
Email: cindy@yogavisual.com
Website: www.yogavisual.com
Registered yoga instructor who is fluent in American Sign Language. Special education experience in public schools includes the areas of Autism, ADHD, and working as an interpreter for the deaf.

REDMOND
Redmond Area Park and Recreation District
465 SW Rimrock Dr
Redmond, OR 97756
Deanna Mason, Director of Adaptive Recreation
541-526-1847
email: deanna.mason@raprd.org
Adaptive and inclusion services

SALEM
Northwest Aquatics

Ollinger Pool
1310 A Street
Salem, OR 97301
503-302-7659 (Geoff)
website: www.northwestaquatics.com
Classes run 11:00-11:30 M-F. New classes begin every Monday, June 16 through Aug. 4, 2014. $35

SISTERS
Sisters Park and Recreation District
1750 w. McKinney Butte Rd
Sisters, OR 97759
541-549-2091
Website: www.sistersrecreation.com

STAYTON
Upward Bound Camp

P.O. Box C
Stayton, OR 97383
503-897-2447
email: upward.bound.camp@gmail.com
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TIGARD
Sky High Sports

1131 SW Greenburg Rd.
Tigard, OR 97223
503-924-5867
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"Special Needs Jump" on the 1st Tuesday of each month, from 2-5pm for $5 (all 3 hours), No charge for Caregivers. Music is turned off. The facility remains open to the public.

VANCOUVER
Columbia River Miracle League Adaptive Baseball Program

P. O. Box 872244
Vancouver, WA 98687
(360)260-9293
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Provide people with disabilities an opportunity to play miracle league baseball.

WILSONVILLE
Pump It Up

Wilsonville, OR
503-581-1331
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Sensory Night once a month for kids with special needs

Out of State:
Silver Buckle Ranch

PO Box 1416
11611 NE 152nd Ave
Brush Prairie, WA  98606
360-260-8932
email: info@silverbuckleranch.org 
Website: www.SilverBuckleRanch.org
Silver Buckle Ranch empowers hope and changes lives through ranch and equine assisted activities.

Drama Groups:

New Moon Productions
Website: www.newmoonproductions.org

NW Childrens Theatre 
Website: http://nwcts.org

PHAME Academy
Portland
, OR 
Website: http://www.phameacademy.org