National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Paralyzed Veterans of America


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Games are multi-event sports and rehabilitation program open to U.S. military service veterans who use wheelchairs for sports competition due to spinal cord injuries, certain neurological conditions, amputations or other mobility impairments.

Veterans compete in a variety of adaptive sports, including wheelchair basketball, quad rugby, archery, triathlon, track and field, swimming, softball, slalom, nine ball and boccia.
Geographical AreaUnited States - includes all Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureVisit website for registration information.
Helpful TipsVisit website for information on next year's National Veterans Wheelchair Games and host city.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityAny Veteran with a Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Amputation or other neurological injury that uses wheelchair for sport, and, must be eligible for care in the VA.
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Tom Brown
Contact's Position Paralyzed Veterans Sports Consultant
Contact's Phone 817-673-2812
Contact's Email trbsmb4@gmail.com
Physical Site Address 1 801 Eighteenth Street, NW
Physical Site City, State, Zip Washington, DC 20006
Main Phone 800-424-8200
Other Phone 215-381-3057
Web Address www.wheelchairgames.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Paralyzed Veterans of America
Affiliated Program: Paralyzed Veterans of America
This Service: National Veterans Wheelchair Games
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Amputee Rehabilitation (LR-1570.0500)
Recreational Activities/Sports (PL-7000)
Social Services for Military Personnel (TM-8200)
Spinal Cord Injuries (YF-3000.8090)
Veterans (YN-9000)
Wheelchair Users (YF-6500.9500)