Special Recreation Programs of Norwalk

Courage League Sports is a non-profit adaptive sports and recreational program that offers year-round programming for children and adults who aren’t able to go full speed due to a physical, cognitive or emotional disability. By adapting the pace, equipment, or nature of an activity, Courage League can provide a safe and accessible environment where participants can go at their own speed.

Courage League Sports was inspired by Jack who at the age of eight suffered multiple strokes that forever changed his life. Frustrated at the lack of options for her son, Melissa Clarke-Wharff opened Courage League Sports where those with special needs could participate and be active outside of a therapy atmosphere. Today, Courage League serves nearly 900 kids & 500 adults on a monthly basis.


Locations: 
Lakewood Elementary
9210 Happy Hollow Dr
Norwalk, Iowa 50211

Or

Oviatt Elementary School
713 School Avenue
Norwalk, Iowa 50211

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February 2020

Norwalk ChAAMPS & CanPlay Basketball – Saturdays January 25th, February 1, 8, & 22 (No Class February 15)

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, happening 4 times

Orchard Hills Elementary, 1130 W North Avenue
Norwalk, IA 50211 United States

Norwalk ChAAMPS & CanPlay Basketball - Saturdays January 25th, February 1, 8, & 22 (No Class February 15) CanPlay and ChAAMPS Basketball - 9-10AM @ Orchard Hills Elementary Basketball for EveryBODY! Each session is four weeks in length and includes weekly practice along with game play on Saturday mornings. This program is a great way to introduce your loved one to a variety of team sports. The first half hour will consist of drill and station work, followed by a…

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Norwalk: Youth Program (Cubs/Tigers) – Mondays February 3, 10, 24 & March 2 (No Class February 17th)

February 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, happening 4 times

Oviatt Elementary, 713 School Avenue
Norwalk, IA 50211 United States

Norwalk Special Recreation: Youth Programs Courage league sports is a non profit adaptive sports and recreation program offering year-round opportunities for children and adults who are not able to go full speed due to a physical, cognitive or emotional disability.  By adapting the pace, equipment or nature of an activity, Courage League can provide a safe and accessible environment where participants can go at their own speed. Courage Cubs activities are designed to match the energy level of preschoolers. We…

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Norwalk: Youth Programs (Lions/Panthers) – Mondays February 3, 10, 24 & March 2 (No Class February 17th)

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Clinic & Camp (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, happening 4 times

Oviatt Elementary, 713 School Avenue
Norwalk, IA 50211 United States

Norwalk Special Recreation: Youth Programs Courage league sports is a non profit adaptive sports and recreation program offering year-round opportunities for children and adults who are not able to go full speed due to a physical, cognitive or emotional disability.  By adapting the pace, equipment or nature of an activity, Courage League can provide a safe and accessible environment where participant can go at their own speed. Courage Lions and Panthers programs are adapted to enhance developing minds and bodies…

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March 2020

CLS Silent Disco – Thursday, March 12th

March 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Valley Community Center, 4444 Fuller Rd
West Des Moines, IA 50265 United States
Free

? Join Courage League Sports and Silent Disco DSM for a sensory friendly dance party! Each attendee will get a pair of headphones and can choose from three different channels. This allows them to engage with the party to their own beat and volume. This event is FREE and open to the public for dancers of all ages and abilities!

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CLS Spring Break Camp 2020 – Cubs (Ages 2-6)

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Franklin Junior High, 4801 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines, 50310 United States
$30

School's out and it's time to PLAY! Don't go stir crazy over spring break! Come out to CLS for a fun and energetic Spring Break Camp offering a variety of large movement activities for toddlers with special needs. Camp Dates and Hours: Monday March 16th & Wednesday March 18th 9-10AM Location: Franklin Junior High 4801 Franklin Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50310    

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CLS Spring Break Camp 2020 – Tigers (7-10yrs)/Lions (11-14yrs)/Panthers (15+yrs)

March 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 19, 2020

Franklin Junior High, 4801 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines, 50310 United States
$45

School's out and it's time to PLAY! Don't go stir crazy over spring break! Come out to CLS for a fun and energetic Spring Break Camp offering a variety of large movement activities for youth and teens with special needs. Participants are grouped by age to promote socialization with peers. Camp Dates and Hours: Tuesday March 17th & Thursday March 19th 9-10:30AM Location: Franklin Junior High 4801 Franklin Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50310    

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April 2020

Norwalk ChAAMPS & CanPlay Basketball – Saturdays April 4th – 25th

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, happening 4 times

Lakewood Elementary, 9210 Happy Hollow Drive IA 50211 United States

Norwalk ChAAMPS & CanPlay Basketball - Saturdays April 4th - 25th CanPlay and ChAAMPS Basketball - 9-10AM @ Lakewood Elementary Basketball for EveryBODY! Each session is four weeks in length and includes weekly practice along with game play on Saturday mornings. This program is a great way to introduce your loved one to a variety of team sports. The first half hour will consist of drill and station work, followed by a half hour of game play. Participants will be…

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Family Fun Day Bike Ride: Saturday, April 4th 11AM-12PM

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join us for a family friendly ride on the Clive Greenbelt trail! ALL WHEELS ACCEPTED! Bring your bike, scooter, roller blades, or other wheels (and a helmet of course) and join us for a FREE family fun day on the trail! CLS Staff will be riding too and handing out speeding tickets if necessary! A few additional games and activities will be provided as well. We hope you will join us to enjoy the great outdoors!

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Norwalk: Youth Program (Cubs/Tigers) – Mondays April 6th -27th

April 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Clinic & Camp (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, happening 4 times

Lakewood Elementary, 9210 Happy Hollow Drive IA 50211 United States

Norwalk Special Recreation: Youth Programs Courage league sports is a non profit adaptive sports and recreation program offering year-round opportunities for children and adults who are not able to go full speed due to a physical, cognitive or emotional disability.  By adapting the pace, equipment or nature of an activity, Courage League can provide a safe and accessible environment where participants can go at their own speed. Courage Cubs activities are designed to match the energy level of preschoolers. We…

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Norwalk: Youth Programs (Lions/Panthers) – Mondays April 6th – 27th

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Clinic & Camp (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, happening 4 times

Lakewood Elementary, 9210 Happy Hollow Drive IA 50211 United States

Norwalk Special Recreation: Youth Programs Courage league sports is a non profit adaptive sports and recreation program offering year-round opportunities for children and adults who are not able to go full speed due to a physical, cognitive or emotional disability.  By adapting the pace, equipment or nature of an activity, Courage League can provide a safe and accessible environment where participant can go at their own speed. Courage Lions and Panthers programs are adapted to enhance developing minds and bodies…

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