Inclusive Activities for Kids in Tulsa
A resource guide for Tulsa-area families looking for inclusive activities for kids. Find additional resources in the TulsaKids Inclusive Resource Guide.
Aim High Academy provides opportunities for children with special needs to improve their strength, balance, and coordination. Activities and specific types of movement include the back and forth movement in swinging, the rotational movement as in twisting, and the up and over movement used for rolling. An hour of activities combined with social interactions of friendships developed makes this a very special and fun time for all. Call or visit their website for more information.
7020 E. 38th St.
Ainsley’s Angels provides opportunities for kids and adults with special needs to participate in endurance events from 5ks to Marathons. Volunteer runners push our Athlete Riders in special racing strollers and incredible friendships are created. We have at least one event here in Tulsa every month and participation is always free for our Athlete Riders. Register your child at no cost on our website and see our website or Facebook page for a list of all upcoming events.
Tulsa Ambassador: Jana Rugg
ATRC provides opportunities for people with varying ability levels and physical disabilities to challenge themselves physically and emotionally by setting goals to improve quality of life through equine facilitated therapy. For more information, watch this video.
395 N. 177th W. Ave.
Sand Springs, OK
BA Challenger Sports
BA Challenger Sports has developed sports programs for mentally and physically disabled youth and adults to enjoy the full benefits of participation in athletic environments structured to their abilities. They also have a Special Olympics Team, BA Challenger.
7613 E. Broadway St.
Broken Arrow, OK
This program is designed to meet the special needs of individuals that cope with challenges in their daily lives. Special needs or considerations may be in the areas of cognitive, developmental, behavioral, physical or a combination of several disability areas. Bit by Bit provides a safe, regularly scheduled equine experience based on the individual goals of each student.
14674 S. Hwy 169
The Penguin Project® provides an opportunity for children with disabilities to develop creative skills related to the arts.
4825 S. Quaker Ave.
The 2nd Sunday of each month from 9:30-11:30 a.m. guest who need a quieter, less crowded place to play will be able to enjoy the Museum with their families.
3123 S. Riverside Dr.
This is a competitive cheer squad for special needs students ages 5 and up. For more information call 918-289-1071 or go to greencountryshiningstars.com
Social group for students in kindergarten through 5th grade with high-functionin
2516 E. 71st St., Suite A
The Kirk in Tulsa offers a unique special needs ministry that allows children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families to attend church activities at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays. They also have Sunday night programming and additional programs.
Open to 4 through 18 year-old-youth athletes from any school district with physical or developmental disabilities. The focus is on player participation, fundamentals of soccer, appreciation for the game, team friendships and fun.
10715 Riverside Parkway
Private and group lessons for children with developmental disabilities are available. Call for more information.
6415 S. Mingo Rd., Tulsa
525 W. 91st St., Tulsa
A class for children with special needs meets on the first and third Saturday of each month for 45 minutes. There is no tuition for this class, and enrollment is open all year.
8032 S. Sheridan Road
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
6835 S. Canton Ave.
This program is designed to help children with special needs achieve their highest potential – physically, emotionally, and cognitively – through the unique avenue of therapeutic horseback riding, cart driving, and other equine-assisted activities. Therapeutic riding is offered for children 4-18. We also offer a youth enrichment program for 11 to 16 year olds facing life challenges, and a literacy project for first graders in Title I Schools.
16620 Old Shamrock Highway
Social group for middle and high school students (6th through 12th grade) with high-functionin
2516 E. 71st St., Suite A
The Owasso Soccer Club is proud to support the local TOPSoccer program in this area.
TOPSoccer, The Outreach Program for Soccer, is a community-based soccer program for athletes with physical and mental disabilities that provides a safe and fun environment for these children to participate in organized sports. Learn more here.
TSHA hosts several social events, both yearly and monthly, for individuals of all ages with hearing loss. Monthly events include Silent Dinner at Woodland Hills Mall and Deaf Teen Club. Special events include a Children’s Holiday Party and Summer Camp. Visit tsha.cc/events for more information.
8740 E. 11th St.