Access Miami

Sports & Fitness

American Airlines Arena
601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami 33132
786.777.1000
786.777.1400 (HEAT)
www.aaarena.com
Accessible seating based on availability, guaranteed one adjacent companion seat; assistive listening devices at Guest Services (mezzanine level) free-of-charge; TDD telephones located in Section 103; signage should be requested through Guest Services two weeks in advance.

BlazeSports America
BlazeCamp 2013
www.blazesports.org/programs/blazecamp
5 day/4 night Residential Summer Camp for youth 8-18yrs with physical disabilities in Warm Springs, Georgia.

City of North Miami Beach Disability Sports Program
16501 NE 16th Ave., NMB 33162 (behind the NMB library)
For registration information call 305.948.2957
www.citynmb.com
Free gym activities include exer-swim, tandem biking, wheelchair tennis, Vitaglide workouts. Call for schedule.

Disabled Sports USA
451 Hungerford Dr., # 100, Rockville MD 20850
1.301.217.9841
www.dsusa.org
Provides year-round sports to children & adults with disabilities.

Diveheart
1.630.964.1983
info@diveheart.org
www.diveheart.org
Scuba diving & snorkeling experience programs for people with disabilities.

DMR
10418 NW 31st Terrace, Doral 33172
305.666.9911
1.800.851.0312
www.dmrcorp.com
A Premier Assistive Technology Provider since 1984 of HandCycles, Basketball & Tennis Wheelchairs. Sales, RENTALS, Service & Repairs.

Fasttrack Charters
401 Biscayne Blvd., Pier 5, Bayside, Miami 33132
305.223.3488
www.miamicharters.com
Custom-built power catamaran is designed to provide unrestricted access for disabled individuals. Its unique air-lift protrudes four feet out over the water from the rear; the industrial strength dive platform is able to lower disabled passengers not only to the water, but actually into the water. Passengers can be immersed in shallow depths for everything from lounging in the water to snorkeling, ocean kayaking and even jet-skiing.

Florida Disabled Outdoors Association
www.fdoa.org
The Florida Disabled Outdoors Association is a non-profit 501©(3) organization whose mission is to enrich lives through accessible inclusive recreation for all.
They maintain a Recreation Resource Referral Network which is a searchable database of recreation programs, products, destinations and events. It is searchable by type of resource and by county.

Gentle Yoga
Unitarian Universalist Church, 7701 SW 76th St., Miami
305.274.8029
staceyberkley@bellsouth.net
Mondays, 10-11 am, $10

Good Hope Equestrian Training Center, Inc.
22155 SW 147th Ave., Miami 33170
305.258.2838
www.goodhopeequestriancenter.com
Good Hope Equestrian Training Center has served the recreational, social, vocational and rehabilitative needs of Miami-Dade County’s individuals with disabilities since 1999, augmenting their independence, employability potential, and quality of life. Using the equine as its medium, Good Hope offers an array of innovative programs serving more than 300 underserved Miami-Dade County residents annually. The organization’s goal is to foster personal growth in each of its consumers, providing them the opportunity to participate in equine-related training regardless of their physical, mental, social or financial limitations.

MDC Parks & Recreation, Leisure Access Services
13841 SW 120th St., Miami 33186
305.365.6706
305.755.7848
305.365.6705 TDD
www.miamidade.gov/parks/fun-leisure-access.asp
www.miamidade.gov/parks/leisure_programs.asp
Programs offered to people with physical disabilities:
wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis, boccia, power soccer, swimming, hand-cycling, golf and fencing
Programs offered to people with visual impairments: goal-ball, judo, tandem cycling and swimming
Programs for children: specialized summer camp and after-school programs at six different sites in MDC. Call for more information re: location, days, times and cost.
305.226.1622 Coral Estates
305.752.4966 Camp Matecumbe
305.234.1673 Goulds Park
305.945.3425 Greynolds Camp
305.222.2128 Tamiami Park
305.380.9106 Westwind Lakes

Miami Hang-Gliding
2550 S. Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove 33133
305.285.8978
www.miamihanggliding.com
Takes disabled individuals up in the air from 1,000 to 5,000 ft with instructor.
Cost: $129

National Center on Physical Activity & Disability
www.ncpad.org

National Sports Center for the Disabled
www.nscd.org

Shake-A-Leg
2620 S. Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove 33133
305.858.5550
www.shakealegmiami.org
Provides programs and services in an integrated environment to improve the quality of life, independence and employability of people with disabilities. Water sports center and marine academy hosts outstanding year-round community sailing programs. Activities include sailing, kayaking, coastal cleanings, campouts, summer outings, moonlight sails, regattas and more for kids and adults with disabilities and their families. Named “Outstanding Non-Profit Sports Program” by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.

Sports ‘N Spokes
1.888.888.2201
1.602.224.0500
www.pvamagazines.com/sns/
Magazine for accessible national sporting destinations and adventures.

Sun Life Stadium
2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens 33056
305.623.6100
1.888.FINS.TIX (346.7849) or 1.877.MARLINS
www.miamidolphins.com
Disabled parking available; elevators at Gates C & G; can request a wheelchair in the lobbies of these gates.

Swimming Pools – with pool lifts

  • A.D. Barnes *– 3401 SW 72 Ave., Miami
    305.665.1626
  • Flamingo Park *– 999 11th St., Miami Beach
    305.673.7750
  • Normandy Isle Pool *– 7030 Trouville Esplanade, Miami Beach
    305.993.2021
  • Scott Rakow Youth Center *– 2700 Sheridan Ave., Miami Beach
    305.673.7767
  • South Dade *– 16350 SW 280 St., Miami
    305.248.1386
  • Tamiami* – 11201 SW 24 St., Miami
    305.223.7077

Call for schedules.

Taoist Tai Chi Society

  • 10300 Sunset Drive, Suite 235 (ground floor), Miami 33173*
    305.598.3959

Provides health recovery classes for people with all types of disabilities. Call for schedule.

Veterans’ Ocean Adventures
20810 SW 86th Ave., Miami 33189
305.389.6328
info@vetssailing.org
Opportunity for disabled veterans to experience open ocean sailing, cruising and diving through a partnership with Shake-A-Leg Miami and the Miami Vet Center.

Wheelers
Web resource to help active wheelers learn about sports opportunities.
www.freewheelers.com