​​Lee County Parks & Recreation believes and encourages all individuals to participate in recreation and leisure activities of their choice. We welcome people with disabilities into all of our recreation programs. To ensure you have the best experience possible, please contact our Special Needs/Inclusion office prior to registration to assist with any accommodations that may be needed. Download the Special Needs Registration Packet or for more information, call 239-267-2181.

Special Needs/Recreation Therapy

Special Needs/Inclusion programs are being offered throughout the year for individuals with various disabilities. Programs such as Summer Camp, Spring Break Camp, and Fun Days for school aged participants. The Social Club and Variety for adults with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities. There are always inclusion opportunities in the various community recreation facilities and their programs. Contact our Special Needs/Inclusion programs office for confidential assistance to review your recreation, leisure and social needs. Our office is always open to suggestions for recreation and leisure programs.

Adaptive Sports

Lee County Parks and Recreation Special Needs/Inclusion programs has a resources list of various adaptive sports available in Lee County, the Florida area, and across the United States. If there is a sport you are interested in, contact us and let us work together to make it work. Here is a list of programs and their contacts: 


​Arthritis Aquatics​Lee County Parks & Recreation​239-533-7275

Challenger Baseball-

Youth Program (Under 18)

​Rocky Baron​239-390-1747
​​Florida Tri-County Challenged Athletes Association Baseball- Adult Program
(Lee & Collier County)
​Kathy Samson​239-267-2417
​​​Florida Tri-County Challenged Athletes Association Baseball- Adult Program
Charlotte County)
​Rita Growney​941-456-0216
​​Florida Tri-County Challenged Athletes Association Baseball- Adult Program
(Hendry County)
​Dotti McQueen​863-517-1123
National Amputee Golf​Bob Wilson​800-633-6242
Special OlympicsDorothy Barilla​239-432-2031
​Strokers Golf Club​Lee Westenberg​239-481-2514
TOPSoccer​Joe Cento​239-910-3848
Wheelchair Basketball​Bill Mattingly​239-549-1388
Wheelchair Rugby​Ed Hooper​941-924-1804
Wheelchair Quad Rugby
Wheelchair TennisLee County Community Tennis Association​239-565-5300
Wheelchair Recreation​Sports & Travel in Florida
​Adapted Sailing ProgramDebra Frankel​239-248-1120
​USA Disabled Hockey-Florida Sled Hockey ​Ron Robichaud​207-252-7134
Adaptive Outdoorsman
​C.A.S.T. For Kids​425-251-3214
​United States Golf Association ​719-471-4810
Eastern Amputee Golf Association​888-868-0992
​Physically Challenged Golf Association​860-676-2035
​Florida Disabled Outdoors Association​850-668-7323
Edison Sailing CenterRoss Webb​239-454-5114
Special Equestrians​239-226-1221

Special Olympics Forms

Special Olympics Class A Volunteer Registration Form

Special Olympics Athlete Packet