Adult Sports

Team Sports

Lakeshore offers a wide range of adapted sports for adults age 18 and up with a physical disability. Lakeshore adult athletes and teams have a long history of athletic success including 12 national championships. Individuals who compete in Lakeshore athletics must join or be members of Lakeshore. Not sure if competitive athletics is right for you? We also offer numerous recreation programs.

Power Soccer РLakeshore Power 
Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m.
September 27-June

Power soccer is a sport for individuals with a physical disability. Athletes use power wheelchairs in this four-on-four indoor version of soccer. Daily power wheelchair use is not a requirement. The sport is governed by the United States Power Soccer Association. In addition to weekly practices, athletes compete in home, regional and national tournaments. For more information, contact Rob Welty at or 205-313-7457.

Shooting
Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m.
Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
August 8-December

Competitive shooting is open to any current Lakeshore members with a physical disability and/or visual impairment. For more information, contact Rob Welty at .

Wheelchair Basketball – Lakeshore Storm (co-ed DII & DIII) & Lightning (women)

Lakeshore Storm (DII & DIII)
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:15-8:15 p.m. (Thursdays optional)
September 26-April

Lakeshore Lightning
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:15-8:15 p.m. (Thursdays optional)
October-April

Wheelchair basketball is a sport for individuals with a lower body disability who meet the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) classification criteria. In addition to weekly practices, athletes compete in home, regional and national tournaments. For more information, contact Rob Welty at or 205-313-7457.

Wheelchair Football – Birmingham Hammers
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.
season ends October 22

Wheelchair Football is our newest sport, part of the newly established USA Wheelchair Football League. This sport is for individuals with a wide range of physical disabilities. For more information, contact Joon Reid at or 205-313-7461.

Wheelchair Rugby – Lakeshore Demolition
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. (Wednesdays optional)
October 3-April 30

Wheelchair rugby is a sport for individuals with a disability or impairment in all four limbs. The sport is sanctioned by the United States Wheelchair Rugby Association (USWRA). In addition to weekly practices, the team competes in home, regional and national tournaments. For more information, contact Kris King at or 205-313-7435.


Individual Sports

Interested in competing in an individual adapted sport? We can help you get started in the following sports. Don’t see a particular sport on the list? Just ask, and we will do our best to facilitate your athletic goals. Contact Cliff Cook at or 205-313-7426.

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Powerlifting
  • Shooting
  • Swimming
  • Road Racing
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Triathlon