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    Purpose: Promote Lifelong Wellness

    To provide meaningful sports, recreation and outreach programs for people with disabilities. These programs are designed to offer opportunities to promote an active lifestyle, increase independence and enhance one’s quality of life through education, skill development and community reintegration. Year-round services include adaptive sports, community outings and therapeutic activities with a focus on collaboration and a sense of community. We believe everyone has the right to get out and get active regardless of their ability. We strive to break down barriers and empower individuals to discover what’s possible.

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    Adaptive Sports

    Kayaking                                  Tubing                                       Day on the Lake

    Fishing                                      Snow Skiing                             Cycling

    Sled Ice Hockey                       Golf                                           Rock Climbing

    Community Outings and Adventures

    Adaptive Hiking                      Indoor Sky Diving                   Parks and Open Spaces

    Driving to Excel                      Ability 360                                 Sporting Events

    Therapeutic/In House Activities

     Ai Chi                                        Expressive Arts                        Mind Body Yoga

    Fun in the Sun Day on the Lake

    Get ready for fishing, kayaking, jet ski rides, boat cruises, and more! All at Bartlett Lake–home of Arizona’s most accessible marina for adapted water sports. Find out more.

    Get moving The Ability 360 Sports & Fitness Center

    The Ability 360 Sports & Fitness Center has a gymnasium, pool, and other great facilities. Learn more.


    Barrow is the primary organization for all programs excluding golf, hiking, and snow skiing. The golf and hiking programs have equal partnership with the participating organizations. Snow skiing’s primary partner is AZ Disabled Sports.

    Event Calendar

    The year is divided into three seasons. Some programs run yearlong, while other programs are seasonal.


    • Yoga- weekly
    • Expressive Art- monthly
    • Ai Chi- monthly

    Adapted cycling

    January – April

    • Snow Skiing
    • Botanical Gardens/Community Outing
    • Adaptive Hiking
    • Adaptive Cycling
    • Adaptive Golf Clinic
    • Indoor Skydiving
    • Indoor Rock Climbing

    Adapted rock climing

    May – August

    • Kayaking
    • Adaptive Hiking
    • Sled Ice Hockey
    • Day on the Lake Series
    • Indoor Sky Diving
    • Adaptive Rock Climbing

    September – December

    • Botanical Gardens/Community Outing
    • Adaptive HikingAdapted hiking
    • Driving To Excel
    • Adaptive Cycling
    • Adaptive Golf
    • Indoor Sky Diving
    • Adaptive Rock Climbing

    About Barrow Neurological Institute
    Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.