Event Details

Offering Sport Competitions for the Developmental Athlete to the Elite Competitor!

2018 Great Lakes Games: May 18-20, 2018

Events include: Archery, Boccia, Powerlifting, Swimming, Track and Field

Register for the Great Lakes Games HERE

Cost: $50 through May 1, 2018, $60 May 2 through May 11, 2018.
Free for injured military (call 847-283-0908 for comp code).
Registration closes at midnight on May 11, 2018.
(If financial assistance is needed, contact Cindy Housner, Meet Director, at 847-283-0908)

This is an Adaptive Sports USA sanctioned qualifying meet for athletes in both the Adult and Junior divisions.
For Adaptive Sports USA membership application or sport specific rule books: http://www.adaptivesportsusa.org/

Don’t Miss the Social on Saturday From 4:00-6:00 pm!

  • Great Food!
  • Meet and Greet GLASA’s very own Sam Grewe, Paralympic Silver Medalist (Rio-2016) and World Para Athletics Gold Medalist (London-2017)
  • 3v3 Wheelchair Basketball Tournament!  
    • FREE for registered Great Lakes Games participants, $10 for all others
    • Register HERE:  (Link to come)
    • Register as a team (max of 4, may included 1 able-bodied person) or as an individual
    • 10-ft. hoops, half-court games
    • Limited number of chairs available, please bring your own if possible
    • No officials, teams call own fouls  

Air Rifle Intro/Competition – May 30, 2018
(Note: This is a different weekend from the other events.)

Register for Air Rifles HERE.
Cost: $25, includes lunch. Free for injured military.


Para Athletic Weekend – May 18 – 20, 2018

The 2018 Great Lakes Games is part of a Para Athletic Weekend in partnership with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Contact Maureen Gilbert [email protected] for information on the following event:

Friday May 18, 2018

Fast Cow Track Meet
(Ambulatory and Wheelchair)
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


Host Hotels:

26225 North Riverwoods Boulevard
Lake Forest, IL 60045
$99/night King or Double Queen

Book Online

*closest to Lake Forest High School*

26325 N Riverwoods Boulevard,  Mettawa,  IL  60045
$99/night, Studio w/1 King & Sofa Bed
Free High Speed Internet – Complimentary Breakfast – Fitness Center
Book Online

*closest to Lake Forest High School*

5201 Old Orchard Road, 
Skokie, Illinois, 60077
Free Hot Breakfast and WiFi

Book Online

*closest to Niles West High School*

Follow GLASA on social media:

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/GLASASports/
Instagram: glasa_sports
Twitter: https://twitter.com/glasasports


Be sure to join our Paralympic Sport Clubs page on Facebook. Please feel free to share this page with any of your staff. It may be accessed at https://www.facebook.com/groups/ParalympicSportClubs/


Click the link  Athlete and Sport Program Plan Track and Field  if you have or are applying for a World Para Athletics (formerly IPC) License.  It contains the 2018 U.S. Paralympic Track and Field Standards.


Please open the following link for the standards for the Adaptive Sports USA Track and Field Junior National Standards. http://www.atfusa.org/