STRIDE's mission is to educate and empower individuals with special needs in life-changing sport and recreation programs to sustain healthy, active and fun lifestyles. OUR VISION To build a community with equal opportunity and access for sport and recreational activities. No one should be left behind because of a disability! STRIDE believes it is possible to remove boundaries, fulfill dreams, enhance self-esteem, and empower youth with disabilities through participation in sport and recreational activities.
CREATE opportunities and provide outlets for individuals with special needs to make friends, increase self-esteem, develop life skills, realize their potential and become productive members of society.
EDUCATE volunteers, families and communities on the opportunities that exist for individuals with special needs.
PARTNER with leading professionals, educational institutions, agencies and communities in order to create top-tier recreational programs for individuals with disabilities.
LEAD in the area of adaptive sports by providing opportunities for STRIDE participation that are safe and fun and help achieve personal goals.
ENGAGE a committed team of volunteers, parents, family, friends and community members in our services and mission.
CHALLENGE the status quo by removing boundaries and breaking down barriers of ignorance and attitude that can block the path of independence for individuals who have disabilities.