Challenger Little League Baseball

Little League’s adaptive baseball program for individuals with physical and intellectual challenges.

Torrance: Donna Erie at 310-417-0400, ext. 1504; 310-292-8169;

Manhattan Beach: Bill Hein at 310-345-7954

VIP Soccer Program

This division provides a fun soccer experience for children whose physical or mental challenges make it difficult to participate in mainstream teams. 

Contact: 800-872-2976

The United States Adaptive Recreation Center

Full time onsite adaptive ski school in Southern California at Bear Mountain Resort for children and adults with cognitive or physical disabilities.

Contact: 909-584-0269;

Mammoth Mountain Weekend Adaptive Ski Trips

Organized ski trips to Mammoth Mountain.


Ride to Fly

A nonprofit organization in Palos Verdes that provide therapeutic horseback riding and the associated learning experiences to children and adults with disabilities in a safe, nurturing environment.

Contact: 310-541-4201;

Dream Catchers

Offer therapeutic horseback riding and hippotherapy to improve the lives of children, adults, and veterans with cognitive, physical, and emotional disabilities in Long Beach.

Contact: 310-350-1311;

ACEing Autism Tennis Program

A tennis program adapted for children with autism. 

Contact: Riya Padhye at 310-613-8566

Mammoth Mountain Adaptive Rec Program

Volunteer based nonprofit that offers year round outdoor sports and individualized activities for people with disabilities.

Contact: 760-934-0891

Alpine Meadows Ski School 

Provide ski or snowboard classes for children and people with disabilities in Lake Tahoe.

Contact: 530-581-4161 

Heavenly Valley Adaptive Skiing 

Provides personalized instruction by trained instructors in Lake Tahoe for anyone with cognitive or physical disabilities to help build confidence and a love for snow sports in a safe environment.

Contact: 530-542-6904

Valley View Vaulters

Offer adaptive vaulting classes for children with disabilities in Long Beach and Lake View Terrace.

Contact: 818-302-0153

We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s GYM

Gym designed for children with sensory processing disorders in multiple locations including Redondo Beach, Long Beach, Glendale, Pasadena and Santa Monica.

Contact: 310-318-7191 

Special Olympics

A year-round sports training program for youth and adults wiht developmental disabilities. Practices and competitions are held throughout Southern California.