SportAbility of Iowa is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded January 1, 2010 that provides ongoing sports and recreation programs to help people in the local community with physical disabilities to enjoy an active lifestyle. We collaborate with community partners, University of Iowa, physical therapists, trainers, Veteran’s Administration, coaches and volunteers to sponsor local competitive sports and recreational activities.
SportAbility of Iowa Mission Statement:
To provide inclusive sport and recreational activities to individuals of all ages, with and without physical disabilities and visual impairments, throughout eastern Iowa. We pledge to educate the community regarding the benefits of participation in physical activity for all persons with disabilities, and to advocate for their inclusion in all aspects of society.
SportAbility of Iowa seeks to empower individuals with physical disabilities in eastern Iowa through participation in inclusive sport and recreation activities, while demonstrating to the community the importance of acceptance and respect of diverse populations.
At the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, the USA Women's Paralympic team took home the silver medal!
When someone asks you what the Paralympics are about, and why USA Volleyball supports ALL those playing the disciplines of our lifetime sport, not just the profit centers, give them this Team USA link to watch from the London Games: