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Programs & Events

Scroll below to see our reoccurring or seasonal programs. To register for a current program, click on the Current Programs button below. To stay up-to-date on Try-It Days and other events, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter!

Current Programs

To find and register for our current program offerings, please click the link below to navigate to our Active.com registration page.

be.well (CCHMC)

be.well is a community-based wellness program offered by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, designed for children with chronic or complex medical needs. The program aims to create inclusive opportunities for sport and recreation, ensuring that all children, regardless of ability, can participate in physical activities. Please visit be.well’s website for more information about their programs and how to get involved.


be.well (CCHMC)

Tennis (Cincinnati Tennis Foundation)

Cincinnati Tennis Foundation (CTF) offers adaptive athletes opportunities to participate in wheelchair tennis and wheelchair pickleball. CTF provides monthly programs catering to players of all ages and skill levels. Please reach out to the Cincinnati Tennis Foundation about how to get involved. 

Tennis (Cincinnati Tennis Foundation)

Sled Hockey (IceBreakers)

The Cincinnati IceBreakers sled hockey team is an adaptive ice hockey team for individuals with physical impairments that prevent standing skating. Established in 2007, the team includes over 30 athletes of all ages. The IceBreakers offer both competitive teams that play against other sled hockey teams and recreational groups for those who prefer a more casual experience. Please reach out to the IceBreakers team for more information about getting involved.


Sled Hockey (IceBreakers)

Basketball (GCASC)

The Greater Cincinnati Adapted Sports Club (GCASC) supports various adaptive sports programs, including the Cincinnati Dragons, a youth wheelchair basketball team. The Cincinnati Dragons participate in the National Wheelchair Basketball Association's Junior Division and feature both a 14U team and a high school team. Please reach out to GCASC or the Cincinnati Dragons for more information on how to get involved.

Basketball (GCASC)

Waterskiing

The Bridge hosts Adaptive Waterskiing Try-It events in collaboration with On The Edge and the University of Cincinnati waterski club. Since 2022, these events have provided our adult athletes the opportunity to experience waterskiing! A variety of equipment is available for athletes of all abilities. Sign up for our newsletter and watch our social media accounts for announcements about Try-It events.

Waterskiing

Track & Field

The Bridge has added Track and Field to our range of adaptive programs! Athletes are able to try a variety of equipment at our annual Cincinnati Adaptive Track Showcase including running blades, Race Runners, and racing wheelchairs. Athletes have the opportunity to participate in seated shot put, long jump, and timed races. Sign up for our newsletter and watch our social media accounts for announcements about Try-It events.

Track & Field

Kayaking

Kayaking

Amputee Soccer

Amputee soccer is a dynamic form of adaptive soccer, designed specifically for individuals with both upper and lower extremity amputations or limb differences. Field players use forearm crutches to navigate the field while goalkeepers defend the goal using one upper limb.The Bridge welcomed the inaugural season in the summer of 2024 and looks forward to continued seasons in the future! You can sign up as an athlete or volunteer by going to our ACTIVE registration page.

Amputee Soccer

Disc Golf

Reach out for more ways you to get involved with disc golfing in the area! Stay tuned as we plan more programming.

Disc Golf

Handcycling

Try adaptive cycling with The Bridge! We now offer a handful of cycles athletes can request and use throughout the year. The Bridge also works with the Flying Pig Marathon to support the 10K Handcycle and Para Athlete divisions. Training sessions are hosted throughout the spring to prepare athletes for the races. Please register for training sessions as an athlete or volunteer by going to our ACTIVE registration page. We are also in need of volunteers for race day! Please consider volunteering at different points on the course for our handcycle athletes.

Handcycling

Adaptive CrossFit

The Bridge is happy to partner with two local CrossFit gyms and Invictus PT &AT to offer two weekly adaptive CrossFit sessions. CrossFit Cincinnati’s sessions are offered Thursdays 6:30-7:30 PM. CrossFit NewCov’s sessions are offered Wednesdays 7-8PM. Athletes can register for these classes on our ACTIVE registration page. Please reach out to the gyms for specific needs or questions.

Adaptive CrossFit

Adaptive Gaming

The Bridge's adaptive gaming program offers individuals of all ages and ability the chance to engage fully in the world of video gaming. Athletes have the opportunity to be evaluated at Velocity ESports, where tailored setups cater to their specific needs. With help from AbleGamers, the program ensures accessibility by providing specialized adaptive gaming equipment. Velocity ESports hosts an adaptive gaming night once a month. Visit our ACTIVE registration page to reserve an evaluation spot!

Adaptive Gaming

Dance (CB Moves)

The Bridge is excited to partner with Cincinnati Ballet to offer adaptive dance classes! The Cincinnati Ballet offers adaptive and inclusive classes for kids and adults. Adult classes are typically offered once a week and are available on a drop in basis. Please reach out to CB Moves for additional information.

Dance (CB Moves)

Rock Climbing

The Bridge's adaptive rock climbing program offers individuals with physical disabilities an exhilarating opportunity to experience the thrill of climbing. In collaboration with Rock Quest, The Bride has Try-It events for athletes of all ages and monthly adult adaptive climbing nights, providing a supportive environment for participants to explore this challenging sport. Athletes can utilize different harnesses tailored to their needs and abilities, ensuring safety and comfort during climbs. The inclusion of the Wellman arc system further enhances accessibility, enabling athletes to navigate climbing routes. Sign up for our newsletter and watch our social media accounts for announcements about Try-It events. Please contact Rock Quest for more information about their monthly adaptive climbing nights.

Rock Climbing

CP Soccer

CP Soccer is a national organization with players and teams across the country. Players are individuals with cerebral palsy, stroke, or traumatic brain injury who walk without assistive devices. Established in 2022, Cincinnati’s team is a proud member of the Central Conference and boasts one of the fastest growing CP soccer teams in the country. The team hosts regular practices throughout the year for team members. You can sign up as an athlete or volunteer by going to our ACTIVE registration page.

CP Soccer

Power Soccer

Power soccer is the only competitive sport of its kind for power wheelchair users. This action packed sport is played on basketball courts in your power chair, using attached guards, and a larger ball. Games are typically played on a standard basketball court, with two 20 minute periods. Each team fields 4 athletes: a goalkeeper, center, strongside wing, and weakside wing. Athletes can use their everyday power chair outfitted with attached guards or a specialized power chair for the game (ex. Strike Force Power Wheelchair). The Bridge began offering power soccer opportunities in 2022 and has continued to have sessions each summer. You can sign up as an athlete or volunteer by going to our ACTIVE registration page.

Power Soccer

Adaptive Skiing

The Bridge has teamed up with Perfect North to provide multiple adaptive skiing "Try-It" days throughout the winter months in 2023 and 2024. These events offer a variety of adaptive skiing options, catering to different abilities and preferences. Participants can explore sit-skiing, four-track skiing, and three-track skiing, with specialized equipment and trained instructors to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience on the slopes. Sign up for our newsletter and watch our social media accounts for announcements about Try-It events. Please contact Perfect North for more information about how to ski throughout the season!

Adaptive Skiing

Current Programs

To find and register for our current program offerings, please click the link below to navigate to our Active.com registration page.

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