Latest news and updates for Courage League Sports.

  • Re-opening update

    Re-opening update

    Our Welcome Back plan Courage League has decided to open up limited programming beginning in June. We know that not everyone will be in agreement on this decision, however our family survey response is over 85% positive to return to programs this summer. Obviously, the choice is yours. You have our promise that we will follow all guidelines set forth to… Read more »

  • NEW stART classes

    NEW this spring is our stART Adaptive art classes. We are excited to offer a fun and engaging class for children, teens and adults with special needs. Classes will focus on exploring creativity and fine motor skills–all while having fun and socializing with peers. Activities will include painting drawing coloring crafts Classes will be offered… Read more »

  • 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

    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 »

  • NEW Outdoor events and activities

    NEW Outdoor events and activities

    COMING SPRING 2020 ☀️ We are thrilled to announce a full line-up of adapted outdoor events and activities! CLS staff have been busy researching and testing these new activities that include KAYAKING, ARCHERY, FISHING CANOEING and more. Join us for fun in the sun this spring and summer for FREE family fun days, pool parties,… Read more »

  • Our 2019 Impact

    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 »

  • Upcoming Special Swimmers Sessions
  • 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!

  • Consider Giving the Gift of Courage this Holiday Season!
  • 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

    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–

  • Happy Birthday Courage League!

    Happy Birthday Courage League!

    Today Courage League Sports is celebrating 6 years of fulfilling our mission that EveryBODY Deserves to PLAY!  

  • Fall Sports Registrations are OPEN

    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 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!

    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!

    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 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 »

  • Stay Tuned! Fall Programming Dates and Locations Released August 1st!