Category: Courage League Sports

Help Us Improve! Take Our CLS Spring Survey

CLS participants and families: We always like to hear from you about the quality of our programs, times, locations and any other feedback to ensure we continue to meet your needs. We have attached a survey monkey link for you to answer just a few questions, should take less than 2 minutes!! This feedback is… Read more »

Spring 2020 Program Guide

Check out our CLS Spring Program Guide for schedules and locations for programs starting in March. NEW for Spring 2020: track and field, tumbling, music and movement, teen night challenge, aerobic drumming and art classes, just to name a few. Navigate the menu bar to find the location closest to you and to register.  … Read more »

Our 2019 Impact

Positively impacting the lives of those living with special needs is a team effort. Courage League Sports is grateful for our community partnerships, donors and volunteers that helped us expand our vision that everyBODY deserves to play in 2019. The graphic below illustrates the impact we’ve achieved with the help of our supporters. Help us… Read more »

December Programming in Norwalk has been Cancelled

Due to low registrations we have decided to cancel our December programming in Norwalk. Please be on the lookout for our next session in February! Click here to learn more!

The CLS Winter Program Guide is Here!

Check out our CLS Winter Program Guide to see where we will be this winter. Navigate the menu bar to find the location closest to you and to register for a program.  

Ankeny Basketball is Around the Corner

Can Play and ChAAMPS Basketball in Ankeny are right around the corner. Visit the link below for more information. Registrations are being taken through the Ankeny Parks and Recreation Department. Ankeny ChAAMPS & Team Sports Basketball – Saturdays, November 23rd – December 14th–

Fall Sports Registrations are OPEN

Our next season of ChAAMPS and Team Sports Soccer will be here before you know it! As the weather gets colder we will take our soccer program indoors to Westridge Elementary in West Des Moines. To register visit…/wdmsoccer…/2019-11-02/ or call 515-421-4021.

Jeans, Jackets and The Blues Is Around The Corner!

Jeans Jackets and the Blues is just under a month away! Do you have your tickets yet?? Join us for a night of live music courtesy of Britches and Hose, food stations and fun as we raise dollars for Courage League Sports programming and scholarships! Visit…/jeans-jackets-the-bl…/ to register today!

Takeaway Tuesday! CLS Athlete Spotlight!

It’s Takeaway Tuesday! This week we want to highlight one of our awesome Courage League participants. Weston has been a part of our ChAAMPS program for many seasons. If you ask him what is favorite part of Courage League is he will tell you “I get to play soccer!” while jumping up and down with… Read more »

Active Adults are in Action!

Our Fall adult programs are in full swing and we are having a blast! Sports, fitness, and karaoke cycling are just a few of the things we are offering. Do you know someone who may benefit from participation in our adult programs? We love having new friends join! Check out the flyer or visit to find… Read more »

Calling all Volunteers!

We are actively looking for volunteers to assist with our upcoming fall programs! If you have a desire to work with children and adults with special needs we have opportunities to volunteer across Greater Des Moines! The greatest need for volunteers is during weekday evenings and on Saturday mornings for our sports league programs. A… Read more »

Our Fall Programming Guide is Here!

Our Fall program guide is ready and available online! Registrations are now open for all programs! We are excited about our Fall lineup…including our programming opportunities across Greater Des Moines! New this Fall: Daily adult programs 10am-11am at our Franklin Jr. High location! Tuesday night adult programs at Franklin Jr. High  including our famous Karaoke… Read more »

Our 2019 Courage Campaign Kicks Off TODAY

Our annual campaign begins this week, in honor of Jack’s birthday. This week he will be 19 years old. Ten years ago, Jack’s life changed in an instant with his strokes, many of our Courage League participants started their lives off with challenges, while some have suffered life altering events just like Jack. Six years… Read more »