Celebrating 25 Years of Adaptive Athletes

4th Annual Moving Mountianas Hike

August 17 – 24

About BlazeSports

BlazeSports America is the legacy of the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games. Our mission is to change the lives of youth and veterans with disabilities through adaptive sports and recreation.

We serve youth, veterans and active military with disabilities including spina bifida, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, dwarfism, amputations, and visual impairments, as well as veterans with PTSD and PTS.

Our programs provide our community with the opportunity to increase physical activity, create new friendships, develop new skills, increase independence and experience success in school and employment.

Featured Events

3rd Annual Run, Roll & Row

August 6, 2022

8:00am

Join us for the BlazeSports 3rd Annual Run, Roll & Row 5K. This is a unique community event that it is fully inclusive for all abilities. The divisions for the 5K include an adaptive division, rowing division and age group divisions.
Participants can run, row or roll the 5k or if you want to swim, cycle or even crawl. We will also offer a 1k fun run / walk to start the day.
You can participate on your own or sign up as a team.
Child with goggles in pool

4th Annual Moving Mountians Hike

August 17-24, 2022

Lisa Simmons, BlazeSports Board Member and president of Beacon Management Services will travel to the Alps in Switzerland, Italy and France for her 4th Annual “Moving Mountains” hike to benefit the BlazeSports programs. 100 percent of the money raised will go to BlazeSports. 

Child with goggles in pool

Youth Sports

Participate or get involved in one of our many sport and recreation programs for kids and teens with physical disabilities.

Tennis

Hudlow Tennis Center

6:00pm – 8:00pm Thursday evenings

Join our Wheelchair Tennis Program, open to athletes of all skill levels, recreational or competitive. 

Swim

Saturdays, 1:30 – 4:00pm

BlazeSports Swim is for youth ages 6 – 22 years old with physical disabilities. 

Veteran Sports

We’re passionate that sports and recreation are integral to the community reintegration process, post-injury or post-traumatic event.

Archery

Panola State Park
Tuesdays, 11:00am – 1:00pm

Open to all skill levels, the archery program gives veterans the opportunity to adapt military skills to a recreational setting.

Cycling

Silver Comet Trail – Floyd Road Trailhead
Mondays, 11:00am – 12:00pm 

Enjoy a beautiful ride on the Silver Comet Trail or through Panola State Park.   

Get Involved

Learn how to become a partner, volunteer or donate to support BlazeSports.

Get Your Gear

Check out the new BlazeSports Apparel Store. BlazeSports receives a percentage from all purchases that go to support our programs.

Join Our Programs

Contact us to learn how to become a Blaze athlete, partner or volunteer. 

Donate

BlazeSports America is only able to operate because of people like you who believe in the power of adaptive sports for youth and veterans with physical disabilities. Consider making a tax-deductible donation to BlazeSports today.

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BlazeSports in the News

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