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.

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Aim High Academy: Stars of the Future

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.
Contact information:
7020 E. 38th St.
Tulsa, OK
(918) 664-8683

Ainsley’s Angels

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.
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American Therapeutic Riding Center

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.
Contact Information:
395 N. 177th W. Ave.
Sand Springs, OK
(918) 246-9450

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.
Contact Information:
Molly Faucault
7613 E. Broadway St.
Broken Arrow, OK
(918) 357-5012

Bit By Bit Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center

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.
Contact Information:
14674 S. Hwy 169
Oologah, OK
(918) 371-1750

Clark Youth Theatre: The Penguin Project

Now in our ninth year, the Penguin Project at Clark Youth Theatre offers not only theatre, but also fun and friends! Artists with disabilities and their volunteer peer mentors gather each year to present a fully staged musical like Aladdin, Jr.The Music Man, Jr.Seussical, Jr.The Little Mermaid, Jr., or The Lion King, Jr.! No previous experience required, just a willingness to show up and participate in the fun.
Contact Information:
4825 S. Quaker Ave.
Tulsa, OK

Discovery Lab: Sensory-Friendly Family Time

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.
Contact Information:
3123 S. Riverside Dr.
Tulsa, OK

Green Country Shining Stars: Special Athletes Cheerleading Program

This is a competitive cheer squad for special needs students ages 5 and up. For more information call 918-289-1071 or go to

The Kirk Community of Friends

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.
Contact Information:
Crystal Fulda

Metro Tulsa Soccer Club:  Special Needs League (SNL)

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.
Contact Information:
10715 Riverside Parkway
Tulsa, OK

Miller Swim School

Private and group lessons for children with developmental disabilities are available. Call for more information.
Contact Information:
6415 S. Mingo Rd., Tulsa
525 W. 91st St., Tulsa
(918) 254-1988

Miss Shelly’s School of Dance

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.
Contact Information:
8032 S. Sheridan Road
Tulsa, OK
(918) 496-9549

Night to Shine

Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs ages 14 and older. It was started by the Tim Tebow Foundation and is organized locally by The Assembly at Broken Arrow. Registration opens in the fall and fills up quickly. Learn more in this blog post by Diane Morrow-Kondos.

Oklahoma Special Olympics

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.
Contact Information:
6835 S. Canton Ave.
Tulsa, OK
(918) 481-1234

The Right Path

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.
Contact Information:
16620 Old Shamrock Highway
Drumright, OK
(918) 352-4110

Teen Connections

Social group for middle and high school students (6th through 12th grade) with high-functioning autism. Students play board and video games where they can practice positive social skills.  Meets in person last Wednesday of the month 4:30 to 6:00 pm.  No meeting in December.  For more information, contact us at 918-582-8272 or Sherilyn at or Steve at
Contact Information:
2516 E. 71st St., Suite A
Tulsa, OK
(918) 582-8272

TOPSoccer with Owasso Soccer Club

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.
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TOPSoccer with Broken Arrow Soccer Club

Broken Arrow Soccer Club is offering a TOPSoccer program as of fall 2023.

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TSHA (Total Source for Hearing-loss and Access)

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 for more information.
Contact Information:
8740 E. 11th St.
Tulsa, OK
918.832.8742 v/tty

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