Sportable Introduces Youth Wheelchair Basketball Team

RICHMOND, VA – (Monday, November 28, 2022) – Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club, is proud to introduce Richmond’s inaugural Junior Prep wheelchair basketball team designed for kids with physical disabilities aged 5-13, the Sportable Spokes. Outfitted with custom sports wheelchairs by The Rotary Clubs of Brandermill and Hanover’s 2022 Rotary District Grant on…

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Marchiano Selected to USA Wheelchair Rugby Development Team

RICHMOND, VA – (Tuesday, October 18, 2022) – Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club, is proud to announce that Mandy Marchiano has been named to the USA Wheelchair Rugby Developmental Team.  One of 15 players chosen at the Development Team tryouts designed for players who show potential for elite level wheelchair rugby in September,…

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Sportable Volunteer Dan Schmitt to be Honored October 6

RICHMOND, VA – (Thursday, September 29, 2022) – Sportable will proudly honor volunteer Dan Schmitt on Thursday, October 6 at the Virginia War Memorial. Schmitt named Sportable the beneficiary of his 4,800-mile cross country bikepacking trek this summer, raising over $130,000 for the non-profit’s mission to make sports accessible and inclusive in Central Virginia. “We…

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Sportable Announces Tailgate Matching Challenge

RICHMOND, VA – (Thursday, September 22, 2022) – Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club, is proud to announce a matching challenge to kick off Sportable’s Tailgate Season. Should Sportable raise $10,000 prior to October 8, 2022, Riverside Benefits Group will contribute a dollar-for-dollar match to support the organization’s mission to make sports accessible and…

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Sportable Announces Staff Additions

Sportable is proud to announce the addition of Katy Latimer as Development Director, and Michelle Page as Program Operations Coordinator. Latimer and Page will support Sportable’s mission to create opportunities and transform lives by making sports accessible and inclusive.

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Sportable Announces 2022 Tailgate Season

Sportable is proud to announce the 2022 Tailgate Season will begin on Thursday, September 22 with Dominion Energy returning as the title sponsor for the fifth consecutive year. Sportable’s signature fundraising campaign will unite the community with a goal to raise critical funds and awareness for the non-profit’s mission to make sports accessible and inclusive for individuals with physical disabilities.

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Kon-Tiki Challenge Raises Over $116,110 for Sportable

Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier accessible sports club, has proudly raised $116,110, surpassing the initial $100,000 fundraising goal set by volunteer Dan Schmitt’s “Kon-Tiki Challenge.” Schmitt named Sportable the beneficiary of his 4,800-mile unsupported bikepacking trek from Anacortes, WA to Boston, MA. All funds will directly benefit Sportable’s mission to make sports accessible and inclusive in Central Virginia.

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Commonwealth Payroll Named Presenting Sponsor of Kon-Tiki 2-Miler Challenge August 10

Sportable is proud to partner with Commonwealth Payroll to host the Kon-Tiki 2-Miler Challenge on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 6-8 p.m. at Dorey Park. As presenting sponsor of the event, Commonwealth Payroll has issued the final $10,000 matching challenge to encourage donations to achieve the $100,000 fundraising goal set by Sportable volunteer Dan Schmitt who is currently cycling across the country. To take the Kon-Tiki 2-Miler Challenge, register now at Sportable.org.

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Serving Aces at the Second Annual River City Slam

Sportable’s second annual River City Slam Wheelchair Tennis Tournament presented by VCU Health took place June 10-12, 2022 at Collegiate School’s Williams Bollettieri Tennis Center. The USTA sanctioned, three-day event showcased 46 local and nationally ranked wheelchair tennis players representing 17 states in both junior and adult divisions (A, B, C, D, and Quad Open).

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