The mission of Midwest Adaptive Sports (MAS) is to provide therapeutic recreational and competitive sports programs for individuals with disabilities. Their objective is to have fun, build independence, self-esteem, confidence, physical development and socialization. MAS strives to enhance active participation in all aspects of the community by promoting the concept of ability through integration, public awareness and education.
Midwest Adaptive Sports' vision is to empower individuals with physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral challenges to positively impact their lives and provide the chance for those persons to gain independence, confidence and dignity through sports recreation and competition.
Sports: Wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, wheelchair softball, snow sports, youth programs, tennis and more!
Sponsors and Partners: Our sponsors and partners are the lifeblood to our organization. Because of them, we are able to maintain, improve and grow our programs to best meet the needs of the community we serve.
- Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri
- Snow Creek
- Paralympic Sports Club
- DSUSA (Disabled Sports USA)
- NWBA (National Wheelchair Basketball Association)
- USQRA (US Quad Rugby Association)
- NWSA (National Wheelchair Softball Association)
- USTA (US Tennis Association)
- GKCSCIA (Greater Kansas City Spinal Cord Injury Association)
- Ability KC
- Knaus Farms
"Kings' Court: The Documentary" - Seniors at the University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism, and Mass Communications, created this documentary about the nationally ranked basketball team, the Kansas City Kings. The film follows the Kings prep team from practices through their NWBA national title this year, telling their story. Watch to hear from coaches, players and others for a history and journey of their team.
Midwest Adaptive Sports, partnering with MobilityFirst and SportingKC are hosting the spring youth power chair soccer session:
Saturday’s, April: 8, 15, 22, 29, 10am-12am
Free for participants
John W. Luff Elementary School
3700 S Delaware Ave, Independence, MO
Even if you cannot participate in all the sessions, but would like to attend one, some, or events with the team please reach out!
If you have any questions or have not played before, we’re here to help you get started. No charge to participate!
To sign up email, Melissa Burns, Mburns@midwestadaptivesports.org
Link to learn more about USA powerchair soccer: www.powersoccerusa.org
Best suited for: A - Adaptive (the aid of equipment or techniques adapted for disability); D - Deaf/Hard of Hearing; WC - Wheelchair users; Y - Youth 5-17 years.