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Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA)

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GLASA is looking for individuals with swim experience who want to get involved with the instruction and coaching of youth and adults with physical or visual impairments in our weekend and weekday swim programs.

The participants in our programs vary in ability from beginner to advanced swimmers competing in meets. Our athletes are very enthusiastic! Consider sharing your talents with our athletes!

The weekday program currently takes place on Thursday evenings in Mundelein.
The weekend program currently takes place on Saturday afternoons in Highland Park.

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About Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA)


27864 Irma Lee Circle, Unit #101, Lake Forest, IL 60045, US

Mission Statement

GLASA promotes the physical and mental well-being of youth, adults and injured veterans who have a primary physical disability and/or visual impairment through adaptive recreational, integrative, and competitive sports. Overall we look to promote healthy lifestyles and increase physical, social, and emotional well-being and self-sufficiency for our athletes. Our motto: Let No One Sit on the Sidelines!


GLASA provides year-round sports, clinics, camps, and special events for people with a primary physical or visual impairment. GLASA enhances quality of life by removing barriers, raising expectations, setting goals and achieving success!

GLASA programs include, but are not limited to: Air Rifle, Boccia, Tennis, Track & Field, Power Soccer, Golf, Swimming, Hand-cycling, Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Football, Sled Ice Hockey, Swimming, Kayaking, Goalball for the Visually Impaired, Downhill Skiing, Water Skiing, Yoga, and much more!

GLASA depends on volunteers, fundraising, private donations, grants and corporate donations in order to operate.

Make a difference! Dontate your time and talents to GLASA!


We'll work with your schedule.


Recreation Center of Highland Park1207 Park Ave WestHighland Park, IL 60035



  • Swimming


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • one to three hours a week when the program is in season
  • must have prior experience swimming, either with teaching others or competing at a competitive level

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