Adaptive Recreation

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Discover Abilities Adaptive Sports Clinics

Hosted by Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

The Discover Abilities Clinics, presented by Coloplast, are a series of clinics designed to introduce new athletes, students, and professionals to adaptive sports and recreation. Attendees will have a chance to participate in competitive sports, recreational sports and an education session about the importance of adaptive fitness and recreation.


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RecWell Adaptive Events

Intramural Wheelchair Basketball League

  • February 6, February 13, & February 20
  • 6:00p-7:00p
  • North Gym

Goalball Open Gyms (MAC Gym)

  • February 11, 1-3pm
  • March 4, 1-3pm
  • March 10, 4-8pm
  • March 11, 1-4pm
  • March 12, 10am-2pm
  • April 8, 1-3pm
  • April 22, 1-3pm 

All events are free and drop-in style, no preregistration needed.

Courage Kenny Adaptive Events @ RecWell

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym (Courage Kenny)

  • March 1 and April 26
  • 6:00p-8:00p
  • MAC Gym

All events are free and drop-in style, no preregistration needed.

Adaptive Climbing

Available anytime during open Climbing Wall hours at the Minneapolis Recreation and Wellness Center

Climbing Wall Hours

Adaptive Equipment

Many of our pieces are multifunctional, are wheelchair accessible, or can be converted into a more adaptive piece. We also have straps padded blocks available. Please ask our staff for help finding a piece or assistance.

View photos of our adaptive exercise equipment in use.

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Cardiovascular Equipment

  • Invictus Active Trainer (wheelchair roller)
  • Rope trainer
  • Water rower
  • Upper body ergometer
  • Ski erg

Strength Equipment

  • Free weights
  • Adjustable cable machines
  • Wheelchair accessible cable machine

Functional + Accessory Equipment

  • Resistance bands
  • Inflated fitness balls
  • Weighted fitness balls
  • Mats
  • Blocks
  • Straps
  • Lifts in each pool 
  • Floats for adaptive swimming