Experience life to its fullest! Synergy offers a wide variety of year-round, specially designed, athletic programs to help youth and adults with a physical or visual disability get the most out of life. Annually, Synergy offers over 15 different varieties of adaptive athletic opportunities.
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Archery is an exciting lifetime sport that grows with you. Whether starting at a beginner level to learn the fundamentals of archery safety and basic technique, or to further develop more advanced skills, Synergy Archery will provide you with the tools and support to reach your goals. This program is open to anyone with a primary physical disability, including individuals with a visual impairment. Second and fourth Mondays of each month 6:15 to 7:45pm at Rockin’ Jump in Carol Stream.
Are you a wheelchair user with cerebral palsy or a high spinal cord injury? Boccia may be for you! Boccia is a precision ball sport contested by athletes on the local, national, and even international level. The sport is open to individuals with spastic hypertonia, dystonia, athetosis or ataxia in all four limbs or with severe locomotor dysfunction. Saturdays 2:30 to 4:00pm at Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center in Glen Ellyn.
Climbing fosters an amazing sense of community, trust, courage and accomplishment. It can be easily adapted to almost any ability level. Through climbing, you can break through barriers and summit to new heights. First and third Mondays of each month from 6:30 to 9:00pm at Vertical Endeavors in Glendale Heights.
Synergy is proud to offer this program that enables ambulatory youth and adults with visual impairments the chance to improve their bowling skills in a social setting. Staff will provide instruction, adaptive resources and support to help you achieve success. This program is run in a drop-in format so you can sign up for one date or multiple dates throughout each season. Guiderails are provided. Saturdays 12:30 to 2:00pm at Fox Bowl in Wheaton.
Wheelchair basketball is designed for individuals with a primary physical disability affecting his/her lower body. Athletes with a spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, amputation, limb length difference, ankle fusion, or other diagnosis that affects one’s ability to play competitive stand-up basketball, may qualify. Individuals do NOT have to be an everyday wheelchair user to play this sport. The sports wheelchair is simply a tool used to allow everyone to compete on an equal playing field.
Jr Bulls Prep: Ages 6-12
Jr Bulls Varsity: Ages 13 through HS