RVA Adaptive Sports Festival April 15

RICHMOND, VA – (Thursday, January 26, 2023) – Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier accessible sports club, is proud to host the third annual RVA Adaptive Sports Festival presented by C&F Bank and C&F Mortgage on Saturday, April 15, 2023, 10am-2pm, at Glen Allen High School. The free event is the largest exposition in the region of…

A Race to the Starting Line

Written by: Danica King “I saw on Facebook that a Sportable athlete completed the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K in a wheelchair. I thought, ‘I can do that,’ and attempted to train at a track in my everyday wheelchair. I struggled and took 23:22 to make one lap. I called Sportable. I was told I should…

Sportable Hosts River City Classic March 4-5

RICHMOND, VA – (Thursday, January 5, 2023) – Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club, is proud to announce the return of the River City Classic March 4-5, 2023. Hosted by the Sportable Rim Riders, the adult wheelchair basketball tournament will feature a dozen Division II and Division III teams from across the east coast…

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…

Pickleball? Who Me? How I was Introduced to this Crazy Addictive Sport!

By: Robin Yoder, Sportable Athlete In April of 2021, I participated in the Sportable running program. We were still very much dealing with COVID but this was an outdoor program and for the first time it was being held in Chesterfield County near my home, at Swift Creek Middle School. I hadn’t done much running…

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,…

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…

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…

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.

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.