Sportsability Logo
SportsAbility Expo in Tallahassee, FL
March 23-25, 2023

General Links

Sponsorship / Booth Info
SportsAbility Video
SportsAbility 2023 Poster
Information for Volunteers
Hotel
Thank our 2022 Sponsors
Información en español

Register as a sponsor or exhibitor

ABOUT SportsAbility

SportsAbility enhances the lives of people with disabilities by promoting active living and providing first-hand access to resources and activities designed to encourage participation regardless of age or ability level. People are able to try everything from sit water-skiing to rock wall climbing, martial arts and much more!

Participants of all abilities learn about the value of recreation and active leisure for everyone – especially people with disabilities. People discover the latest in equipment, trends, and resources. SportsAbility provides an opportunity for people to network with people with disabilities, resource providers, and community organizations. There is NO CHARGE to participants thanks to our generous sponsors.

 

Opening Ceremonies and Miracle Sports – FREEboy playing baseball

March 23, 2023
Miracle Field at Messer Park
1158 Dupree St, Tallahassee, FL 32304
6:00pm to 8:00 pm
Everyone is welcome!!
....
Attendees join in the excitement of Miracle Sports!!
The day includes interactive play between the audience, baseball teams and FSU athletes. Attendees have the opportunity to try their hand at baseball on the Miracle Field!
Map to Miracle Field at Messer Park

Back to top


RESOURCE EXPO AND INDOOR ACTIVITIES – FREE

March 24, 20203
444 Appleyard Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32304
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Attendees are encouraged and welcome to learn about new products and try fun activities!

Map of Activities

Information booths on the latest in products, active leisure programs and services for people with disabilities HANDS-ON ACTIVE LEISURE OPPORTUNITIES, such as:
  • Adaptive Golf
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Martial Arts
  • Laser Target Shooting
  • Interactive Fishing Simulator
  • Disc Golf
  • Therapeutic Recreation Activities provided by TCC


Photo of Hector Del Valle, MSWThere will also be a presentation from our Keynote Speaker: Hector Del Valle, MSW              
Hector is a nationally recognized, award winning bilingual public speaker, disability advocate and mentor. Hector has spent the past 40 years experiencing life from his wheelchair, which has brought him to many interesting places. Drawing from those experiences, Hector helps others overcome challenges in their own lives through the social and advocacy work.

Food options: Subway Sandwiches are provided for exhibitors and performers only. They will be available for purchase until supply lasts. There is also a food court next to the TCC Lifetime Sports Complex.

Back to top


Outdoor Day – FREE

March 25, 2023
10:00 am to 3:00 pm


Parking: You may park at Maclay School (3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32312)

There will be an accessible shuttle bus provided by Big Bend Transit taking people back and forth to Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park. The bus from Maclay School to Maclay Gardens will run continuously throughout the day.

Additional Transportation: Buses depart from CK Steele Plaza in Tallahassee to Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park at 9:00 am and 10:00 am. Buses return to CK Steele Plaza at 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm


Big Bend Transit logosponsors transportation to Alfred B. Maclay Gardens and transportation to activities within the park.


Map of ActivitiesSit Water-skiing

The OUTDOOR day provides the opportunity for people to try outdoor activities, such as:
  • Parabadminton
  • Rock Wall Climbing
  • Sit Water-skiing
  • SCUBA Diving
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pontoon Boat Rides
  • Adaptive Biking
  • Nature Trail Rides
  • Golf
  • Disc Golf
  • Storytelling
  • Bocce
  • Horseback Riding (Must be under 225 lbs.)
  • Lunch
    * Hot Dogs and beverage (provided at no charge)
    * Food Truck will have other options available for purchase.
  • Music

Hotel - Best Western Plus, 2727 Graves Road, Tallahassee, FL 32303

A block of rooms is reserved at Best Western Plus in Tallahassee at a rate of $99 per night. You can reserve one of these rooms by calling (850) 562-7200. Please reference SportsAbility when booking. In order to secure the discounted rate, please book by Thursday, March 9, 2023.

Back to top