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Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA)

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Health & Medicine
  • People with Disabilities
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Veterans & Military Families


27864 Irma Lee CircleUnit #101Lake Forest, IL 60045 United States

Organization Information

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!


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