Our mission is to enable people with physical disability and chronic health conditions to lead healthy, active, and independent lifestyles through physical activity, sport, recreation, advocacy, policy, and research.
Our vision is to improve the lives of people with physical disability around the world.
Our values are passion, creating opportunities, integrity, changing expectations.
Lakeshore has a rich history rooted in providing opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities.
In 1973 the Sanatorium transitioned to Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital.
The Birmingham Chariots wheelchair basketball team was Birmingham’s first adapted sports team.
Today Lakeshore has become an internationally renowned organization.
We constantly work to use our time, energy, expertise and resources to be a leader in addressing the needs of people within our mission while developing new opportunities for a lifelong path to wellness.
Here at Lakeshore, our job is to provide the expertise, facilities, equipment and programs to maximize the return on our members’ investment of time and energy ensuring they can be as healthy, active and independent as possible.” ~Jeff Underwood, president of Lakeshore Foundation
Our team is the heart of our organization and their dedication and passion for our members, supporters and each other are what make Lakeshore thrive.Learn More