Paralympic Sport Reno: U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the City of Reno have partnered to create Paralympic Sport Reno. Paralympic Sport Reno is a community-based sports club developed to involve youth and adults with physical and visual disabilities in sports and physical activity, regardless of skill level and raise the profile of Paralympic sport nationally. Contact us for a detailed schedule of activities and clinics.
About U.S. Paralympics: U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, is dedicated to becoming the world leader in Paralympic sports movement and to promoting excellence in the lives of persons with physical disabilities.
Wheelchair Sports - Two adult programs are offered by the Sierra Challenge Athletic Association and Livin Life on Wheels in cooperation with Paralympic Sport Reno:
- Wheelchair Basketball - The Silver State Highrollers Wheelchair Basketball Team offers a competitive experience with weekly practices and in and out of town league play from August to April. Contact Scott Youngs at 775-682-9056.
- Wheelchair Rugby - One of the fastest growing wheelchair sports, it is fast paced and competitive. Designed for wheelchair users with limitations of all four extremities. Contact Todd Wolfe at 530-386-3340.
Special Olympics Nevada: We are proud to be a participating agency in Special Olympics Nevada, a not-for-profit organization serving the needs of adults and children with developmental disabilities. The City of Reno serves as a resource and host site for Special Olympics competitions and volunteers.