We are excited to share the news that we have broken ground on a new YMCA Adaptive Sports Complex on the campus of the South County YMCA!

This project has been made possible through a generous partnership with the St. Louis Cardinals and Cardinals Care, the team's charitable foundation, Boniface Foundation, and Miracle League.

Located on the South County Y campus, the centerpiece of the $5.2 million sports complex is a custom-designed Miracle League Baseball Field with a cushioned, barrier-free surface and barrier-free dugout to provide accessibility for players with disabilities. The field is designed to have a look and feel similar to Busch Stadium and provide participants and their families with a "major league" experience, including a silhouette of the Gateway Arch on the outfield, just like the St. Louis Cardinals home field! 

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SPORTS FOR ALL

Adaptive sports programs at the Y provide children and adults with disabilities the chance to play sports and participate in learning opportunities in a safe, fun atmosphere. The Y, in partnership with The Miracle League, provides a chance to experience the joys and benefits that come from playing baseball

FALL ADAPTIVE BASKETBALL

Programming Location:

• Chesterfield Family YMCA

Program Information:

Our adaptive basketball league has been modified to meet the needs of each participant no matter their ability level. Coaches and player partners will support each child to ensure they have a fun, memorable experience. Competitive League will play on Thursday evenings. Non-Competitive League will play on Tuesday evenings.

Ages: Any!
Registration Begins: August 1
Season Begins: November 1
Fee: $25
• All players receive a jersey.
Financial assistance available.

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE

There are tons of ways to support YMCA Adaptive Sports programs. Volunteer opportunities include player partners, coaches, announcers, and more!

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INCLUSION & ADAPTIVE SUPPORT SERVICES

At the Gateway Region YMCA, our goal is to provide an inclusive environment where all members and participants are equally part of our Y community. We make it a priority to provide facilities, programs and services to all.

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ADAPTIVE FITNESS

For people in St. Louis County and St. Louis City with a documented developmental disability, the Y provides opportunities to be engaged in a number of programs. Trained staff assist and help ensure each person is able to become familiar and comfortable with programs and equipment, including cardio and group exercise, aquatics, lap swimming, strength training and a variety of other activities.

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