“Do you know what my favorite part of the game is?
The opportunity to play.”
- Mike Singletary
1998, Hall of Fame Class

The Achievement Centers for Children, with support from the Cleveland Browns Foundation and The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities are offering Adapted Football.  The league begins its 5th season May 23, 2015. Currently, the league consists of two divisions and players will compete against individuals of their same skill level.

FOOTBALL LOCATIONS:

EAST - Bedford (Division I Only)

WEST - Berea (Division I Only)

WEST - Middleburg Heights (WHEELCHAIR/Division II)

 

Division I - is for participants with cognitive/developmental delays and is played on a grass field without the use of any assistive equipment.

Division II - is a power/manual wheelchair league for participants with physical limitations and/or cognitive/developmental delays, played on a hardtop surface.

Division I Skills sessions and games are held on Saturday mornings starting in May and running through July.

Division II (Wheelchair) Skills sessions and games are held on Monday evenings starting in June and running through July.

 

Download the 2015 Adapted Football League Schedule

 

Eligibility & Registration


The Adapted Football League is open to anyone 7 years or older with a disability. There is a $75 player registration fee which includes a game jersey and awards.Teams will be organized to play on the East and West sides of town. Rules are established for each division. Field locations will be determined. If you have any questions, please contact Mike Urban, Manager of Sports Services, Achievement Centers for Children at (440) 238-6200 ext. 245 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Download an Athlete Registration Packet

Volunteers

We need you! Volunteer opportunities currently exist for coaches, referees, game day operations and more. The Adapted Football season starts May 23rd and runs through July 18th. All practices and games are played on Saturday mornings. No experience necessary. All volunteers are required to attend an informational training session at the Cleveland Browns Training Facility in Berea, OH, on Wednesday, May 13th at 7PM prior to beginning the 2015 season.  Please consider joining us! If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or have questions, contact Mike Urban, Manager of Sports Services, Achievement Centers for Children, at (440) 238-6200 ext. 245 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Download an Adapted Football Volunteer Application Packet here.

 


THANK YOU TO OUR ADAPTED FOOTBALL PARTNERS!

Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns Foundation

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Achievement Centers for Children is an authorized licensee of the Cleveland Metropolitan Park District. Inquiries regarding the cooperative relationship may be directed to the Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Metroparks, 4101 Fulton Parkway, Cleveland, Ohio 44144; 216-635-3200.