WATCH: MSU Adaptive Sports And Recreation Club Creating Community

Feb 7, 2019

The MSU Adaptive Sports and Recreation Club is providing a way for those who are disabled to get active, have fun, and be apart of a great family.

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Piotr Pasik, an instructor in Michigan State’s Kinesiology Department, wants all students to have an opportunity to play sports. So he started a program, called the Adaptive Sports and Recreation Club, in 2014.

Members of the MSU Adaptive Sports and Recreation Club enjoy a game of wheelchair hockey.
Credit Samantha Basirico

Pasik, who also is an MSU alum,  saw a lack of physical activity opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities. His program offers a various number of sports and activities throughout different days of the week.

WKAR Current Sports beat reporter Samantha Basirico tells us more about this program.

Adaptive Sports and Recreation Club Schedule

Mondays: Indoor track and adaptive sports, 7-9 p.m. at Jenison

Tuesdays: (1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month): Wheelchair Tennis 7:30-9:30 p.m. at MSU Indoor Tennis Facility

Wednesday: Wheelchair rugby & adaptive sports, 7-9 p.m. at Dem Hall adaptive sports rink
Thursday: Indoor track and adaptive sports, 7-9 p.m. at Jenison

Friday: Wheelchair hockey, 7-9 p.m. at Dem Hall adaptive sports rink

Sunday: Wheelchair hockey and adaptive sports, 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Dem Hall adaptive sports rink