Adaptive Recreation

Adaptive Recreation

Introducing Our New Adaptive Series

RecWell is offering four new adaptive activities throughout the semester that include Sitting Volleyball,  Wheelchair Basketball, Goalball, and Adaptive Climbing. These new offerings are FREE to attend and necessary equipment will be provided. 

Open Wheelchair Basketball

  • Dates: Tuesday, November 9 - 6:00p-8:00pm & Tuesday, December 7 - 6:00p-8:00pm
  • Location: Located in the MAC Gym (4th floor) of the RecWell Center
  • No sign-up required!

To request disability accommodations contact [email protected] or call 612-626-9222. Please allow two weeks notice prior to the event date(s).

If you need a ride to the Recreation and Wellness Center please visit the University Paratransit Service for more information.

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