At OAK HILL ADAPTIVE SPORTS & FITNESS we have provided a list of valuable resources for members, and their friends and family including
- Durable medical equipment
- Information on scholarships/grants
- Like-minded organizations
The Oak Hill Assistive Technology Center is a place to learn about the latest technologies, products, equipment and services that assist people with day-to-day activities that they have trouble doing themselves, either because of a disability or the effects of aging. It is also a place to donate or buy durable medical equipment.
- Local Bristol Bus Route
- Discounts are offered for seniors and friends with disabilities
- Central CT Regional Planning Agency – ParaTransit
ADA service is provided to Bristol, Kensington, New Britain and Plainville. Rides available Monday through Saturday between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. (varies by town). Not available on Sundays or holidays. For information please call 860-589-7820 or 860-224-9888. For a reservation please call 1-800-997-0700.
Moving With Hope – Specializes in securing scholarship funds for individuals with complicated brain and spinal injuries, allowing them to participate in year-round activity therapy programs.
MS Society – CT Chapter The National MS Society is working toward a world free of MS. We mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS.
National Spinal Cord Injury Association, CT Chapter – We provide individual support and furnish information to afford greater awareness of disabilities, spinal cord research, prevention and education.
The Obie Harrington-Howes Foundation – The Obie Harrington-Howes Foundation is dedicated to maintaining and improving quality of life by providing financial aid to individuals with spinal cord injuries.
The Travis Roy Foundation – The Travis Roy Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the life of spinal cord injury victims and families by providing adaptive equipment and to finding a cure.
Achilles International Connecticut Chapter – Our mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics in order to promote personal achievement, enhance self esteem, and lower barriers to living a fulfilling life.
Special Olympics Connecticut – The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Miracle League of CT – The Miracle League of CT provides opportunities for Connecticut’s children with physical and cognitive challenges to participate in baseball and other activities in an accessible, nurturing and noncompetitive environment where families can come together to cultivate new friendships and experience the joy of play.
Hospital for Special Care – Through our sports and fitness programs we give both children and adults the opportunity to achieve their goals and lead independent lives. (Home of the Spokebenders Wheelchair Basketball Team)
CT Adaptive Cycling – CT Adaptive Cycling is a non-profit organization providing adaptive mobility equipment to children and adults with physical disabilities.
Power 10 Adaptive Rowing – Power 10 Indoor Rowing Center combines state of the art indoor rowing equipment and technology with knowledgeable and passionate rowing coaches.
Dance Art Wheels – Learn how to Salsa, Hustle, West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Lindy, Rumba, Samba, Bolero, Mambo, Merengue, Cha Cha, Jive, Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Quickstep, or Viennese Waltz with an incredible team of dance instructors.
CT amputee coalition – Their mission is to reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention.
Advanced Wheels – Advanced Wheels was founded in 1988 by John Quandt and his family and has been providing quality sales and service of mobility vehicles ever since.
Brain Injury Alliance CT – For more than 30 years, the Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut (BIAC) has been Connecticut’s resource for brain injury awareness, education, resources and support.
American Parkinson Disease Assoc., CT Chapter – Their mission is to “Ease the Burden, To Find a Cure” for the people with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregivers in Connecticut by providing education, support and socialization.
The National Federation of the Blind of CT – The National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut works to improve the lives of blind people in Connecticut by providing information and education to its members and the public.
The Sports Association of Gaylord Hospital – The Sports Association of Gaylord Hospital supports disabled sports teams and clubs throughout Connecticut. The association encourages people with physical disabilities to participate in sports and to experience new sporting activities. (Home of the Gaylord Jammers Wheelchair Quad Rugby Team)
Join OAK HILL ADAPTIVE SPORTS & FITNESS
Youth, adults, veterans and seniors with physical disabilities are welcome, as well as their caregivers and families. Our facility offers a number of amenities including
- 24′ X 8′ climbing traverse wall
- Universal Design fitness equipment
- Group exercise studio
- Resource library
- Fully accessible locker rooms
- Health and wellness classes
We also have strength and conditioning specialists and certified trainers who will work with you to see that you reach your health and wellness goals safely.