STRIDE's mission is to educate and empower individuals with special needs in life-changing sport and recreation programs to sustain healthy, active and fun lifestyles.
To build a community with equal opportunity and access for sport and recreational activities. No one should be left behind because of a disability!
CREATE: To create opportunities and provide outlets for individuals with special needs to make friends, increase self-esteem, develop life skills, realize their potential and become productive members of society.
EDUCATE: To educate volunteers, families and communities on the opportunities that exist for individuals with special needs.
PARTNER: To partner with leading professionals, educational institutions, agencies and communities in order to create top-tier recreational programs for individuals with disabilities.
LEAD: To lead in the area of adaptive sports by providing opportunities for STRIDE participations that are safe, fun and help achieve personal goals.
ENGAGE: To engage a committed team of volunteers, parents, family, friends and community members in our services and mission.
CHALLENGE: To challenge the status quo by removing boundaries and breaking down barriers of ignorance and attitude that can block the path of independence for individuals who have disabilities.