Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) strives to ‘Let No One Sit on the Sidelines’ and operates under a mission to promote and support the optimal development and well-being of youth, adults and military veterans who have a physical or visual disability through the provision of inclusive recreation, fitness and competitive sports activities. GLASA offers opportunities for empowerment through education, leadership and training in collaboration with community-based organizations.
GLASA has demonstrated leadership on a local, regional and national level. GLASA disseminates best practices, serves on national advisory boards and supports systemic change as a recognized United States Olympic Committee- Gold Level Paralympic Sport Club. GLASA has received awards and designations from US Paralympics, Women’s Sports Foundation, and Great Nonprofits.