This list does not include Parks & Rec Programs.
You can find those listed under that TAB.
The AYSO VIP Program’s mission is to provide a quality soccer experience for individuals whose physical or mental disabilities make it difficult for them to successfully participate on mainstream soccer teams. Successful participation is defined by the player’s enjoyment and the safety of all team members.
Provides an opportunity for all individuals with disabilities to build skills, develop independence, gain confidence, improve fitness and achieve a sense of accomplishment through snow sports.
Location: Macomb county area
Brings the holistic powers of breathwork, movement, meditation, and mindfulness to you – wherever you are. From office conference rooms to school gyms, community rooms to in-patient programs, we create mind-body health and well-being experiences perfect for your needs.
Location: Canton, MI
Open to residents outside Plymouth-Canton, too
The Little League Challenger Program is Little League’s adaptive baseball program for individuals with physical and intellectual challenges.
Location: Flat Rock, MI
This downriver team offers sports for those with physical disabilities and special needs, including swimming, baseball and bowling.
Location: Pontiac Lake Recreation Area, MI
This Michigan chapter of Disabled Sports USA has adaptive downhill skiing and snowboarding in the winter and adaptive water skiing and kayaking clinics in summer for those with a variety of physical and intellectual disabilities.
Location: West Bloomfield, MI
Basketball clinic in the fall, soccer clinic in the winter and floor hockey clinic in the spring. Plus, summertime sports camps.
Team GUTS is committed to improving the health, fitness and overall well-being of those in our community with special needs and disabilities. We are doing this by offering various adaptive fitness programs in a fun and recreational setting. All Team GUTS™ program sessions include eight (8) classes.
Inclusively Fit is a 5,000 square foot, fully staffed and equipped fitness facility. The center is designed to offer exercise and fitness programs for the special needs community and is located in Sterling Heights, Macomb County MI.
Location: Sterling Heights, MI
As the name states, this is an inclusive facility where everybody is welcome, no matter the physical or cognitive disability. Find plenty of exercise and fitness opportunities at this gym especially for kids and adults with special needs.
Easterseals MORC Miracle League
The City of Southfield is home to Michigan’s FIRST baseball field for children with any physical or cognitive disability, offering the true Major League experience. Our new field in Orion Township is providing even more opportunities.
Location: Southfield & Orion Township
The City of Southfield is home to Michigan’s FIRST baseball field for children with any physical or cognitive disability, offering the true Major League experience.
Enriching the lives of athletes with disabilities. Participants represent a diverse group of players, not limited by age, gender, disability or skill set. Any athlete who has the willingness to learn the game, a passion for hockey, and who embraces the philosophy of the team which is to support your fellow teammates, show good sportsmanship, and have a great time, is welcome to become a Motor City Star!
Location: Rochester, MI
Currently offer: basketball, bowling, and softball leagues.
For more information, to see which league might be a good fit, or for questions, contact Lyndsey at email@example.com or 947-886-0084.
Location: Various counties across southeast Michigan
Find a multitude of sports offerings through Special Olympics Michigan, including skiing, figure skating, snowboarding, basketball, cycling, gymnastics, golf, volleyball and many more. Open to kids with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as cognitive delays. No prior experience necessary. Reach out to the Special Olympics Michigan — Southeast Region to get hooked up with your county’s specific contact.
Location: Dearborn Heights
Each player is paired with a 10-17-year-old to assist them, if needed.
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Currently Offered Programs (3-13-23)
Adult Sports Club (Martial Arts, Pickleball, Yoga)
Rollverines Wheelchair Basketball (Pediatric)
Hiking Club (Adults with I/DD)
Walker Soccer (Pediatric)
Location: Dearborn Heights
Sign up to play adaptive wheelchair floor hockey from October-May. Kids with a range of disabilities such as muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, spina bifida, arthrogryposis, osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bones) can join in.
You can find the links to recreation centers below. Most recreation centers offer fitness classes, gym equipment, and workout facilities that are free or low cost for residents.
If you are not a city resident, you are often still able to use facilities for a low cost as a Macomb County resident.