Universal Challenge

Making challenge courses accessible and usable for all

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You are about to learn about an exciting practice that enables people of all abilities to challenge their own perceptions and limitations, as well as to learn and grow while partaking in a healthy activity. This website is a resource for people who have disabilities and are interested in participating in a challenge course experience and to the facilitators, practitioners and professionals who want to provide challenge experiences to people who have disabilities.

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If you have limited or no experience with challenge courses and are interested in participating in a challenge course program, click here   If you currently facilitate‚ teach‚ or utilize challenge programs in your practice or are interested in learning more about how to do so, click here

This online resource has been created through a collaborative project of the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD) with content and design development by Bradford Woods, the National Center on Accessibility (NCA)and the Indiana University School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation . This project is funded through a grant from the Division of Human Development and Disability at the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) .