BORP provides sports, recreation and fitness programming for children, youth and adults with physical disabilities and visual impairments.

Our Programs

BORP’s programs provide ongoing opportunities for PLAY and ADVENTURE, promote EMPOWERMENT and INDEPENDENCE, and foster an inclusive, diverse and welcoming COMMUNITY.

Handcyclist and support rider smiling and waving as they ride on trail

Cycling ›

Adaptive cycling means everyone can experience the joy of riding a bike.

Two women in wheelchairs and one woman standing exercise together

Fitness 

Virtual and live classes taught by experienced instructors. 

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Adult Sports ›

Wheelchair basketball, power soccer and goalball.

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Youth Sports ›

Wheelchair basketball, sled hockey, power soccer and goalball.

Three people in wheelchairs with volunteers standing behind them laughing on a hike.

Adventures & Outings ›

Outdoor experiences, group trips, kayaking, and other activities. 

One person in a wheelchair and one person with bike holding a camera on an accessible trail.

Access Northern California ›

Detailed access information on outdoor destinations.

Program Highlight

flyer reads: Save the date BORP opening day, Saturday, September 24, 2022. Interactive adaptive sports demonstrations. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. Goalball, adaptive cycling, wheelchair basketball, power soccer, reintroducing wheelchair rugby. After a 26-year hiatus, BORP is bringing back quad/wheelchair rugby to the Bay Area. Wheelchair rugby is an inclusive sport for quadriplegic men and women. Practices are open to players of all levels from beginner to players in the competitive wheelchair rugby league. Come on out and join the fun! To attend, register at Eventbrite. For more info contact Brandon@borp.org or Jorge@borp.org. BORP Opening Day Saturday, September 24, 2022 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. James Kenney Community Center, 1720 Eighth Street, Berkeley.pening Day will include demonstrations and time to try: Goalball, Adaptive Cycling, Wheelchair Basketball, Power Soccer, and Wheelchair Rugby.

Yes, wheelchair rugby is happening after a 26-year hiatus. BORP is bringing back quad/wheelchair rugby to the Bay Area. Wheelchair rugby is an inclusive sport for quadriplegic men and women. Practices are open to players of all levels from beginner to players in the competitive wheelchair rugby league. Come on out and join the fun!

As an added bonus, attendees will have the chance to meet and talk with BORP Athletic Director Brandon Young and new BORP Program Associate Jorge Macias.

To attend, please register online at Eventbrite.

Questions? Email Brandon@borp.org or Jorge@borp.org.

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