Turnstone offers adaptive sports programs for youth and adults, ages 5 and up, who have a physical or visual disability. We offer recreational, competitive, and elite-level fitness and sports programs, clinics, camps, and tournaments. All programs are run by certified coaches and qualified instructors. We welcome everyone from first-time athletes to Paralympic competitors. Many of our programs are inclusive and allow able-bodied peers and family members to participate.
If you are new to Turnstone, please schedule an intake appointment with a social worker so we may better understand your needs. Please click here for specific program eligibility. Contact us at (260) 483-2100 or complete the online contact form.
Turnstone Adaptive Sports
- Wheelchair basketball (recreational and competitive)
- Power soccer (recreational and competitive)
- Snow skiing
- Goalball (recreational and competitive)
- Wheelchair tennis (recreational and competitive)
- Track and field (recreational and competitive)
- Sled hockey (recreational and competitive)
- Quad rugby
- Table tennis
- Teen Night
- Adult Social Club
- Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies for veterans
Benefits of Sports Participation
- Improved health and fitness
- Increased strength and endurance
- Enhanced self esteem
- Increased confidence
- Gain leadership and team-building skills
- Increased opportunities for social engagement
- Increased opportunity to participate in school and community sports and recreation programs
- Weight loss/weight control
- Increased opportunity to live and work independently as adults
- Opportunities to develop healthy leisure habits
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June 22, 2017Goalball Nationals
Location: Plassman Athletic Center at Turnstone
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Fort Wayne, IN-Turnstone is hosting the United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) Goalball National Championship, June 22-24 in the Plassman Athletic Center and the Goalball Center for Excellence both located at Turnstone.
This is the second time this championship has been hosted at Turnstone. There will be 18 men’s and five (5) women’s teams competing for the National Championship. The competition includes athletes and coaches from California, New York, Michigan, Georgia, Ohio, New Jersey, Delaware, Indiana, Illinois, Tennessee, Arizona, Utah, and Florida.
The opening ceremony will begin on Thursday at 5 p.m. with games starting at 5:15 p.m. Games on Friday and Saturday will begin at 8:15 a.m. The championship games will be played at approximately 5 p.m. for the women’s teams and 6 p.m. for the men’s teams on Saturday, June 24.
“Turnstone is proud to be the host of the USABA Goalball National Championship again. As the official training site of the USA National Goalball teams, the Men won Silver in the Rio Paralympics and the Women won Bronze, Turnstone is the natural location for this tournament. USABA and Visit Fort Wayne have been instrumental in making this possible, and we look forward to hosting many more national adaptive sports tournaments in our nearly 200,000 sq. ft. facility which includes the state-of-the-art Plassman Athletic Center.” said Mike Mushett, Turnstone CEO.
“We’re thrilled Turnstone is hosting the 2017 Goalball National Championships,” said Mark Lucas, USABA executive director. “Their state of the art facilities, expert staff and dedicated volunteers provide the ideal location and environment for this annual tournament.”
In addition to the tournament, there will be dedication for the USABA Goalball homes that were constructed with the help of the Lions Club International Foundation. The dedication will be at 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, in front of the homes on Livingston (across from Turnstone).
This tournament would not be possible without the volunteer support of our community; we are still looking for volunteers, if you are interested in volunteering for this tournament please contact Beth Moody at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (260) 483-2100.
Thank you to Thrivent Financial, Parkview Sports Medicine, Visit Fort Wayne, City of Fort Wayne, and Pizza Hut, for sponsoring the USABA Goalball Nationals and providing the support to help make this championship possible.
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September 13, 2017Culvers Day of Caring
Location: Culvers on Dupont Rd & Washington Center Rd
Time: 10:00am - 10:00pm
Join us on Wednesday, May 11th for Culver's Day of Giving for Turnstone. During this event, Turnstone will receive 20% of the entire day's sales! No flyers necessary. Just stop by either location (Dupont Road or Washington Center Road) and enjoy.
Valid for dine-in, carry-out or drive-thru. Hours are 10:00am-8:00pm.