In 2020, GLASA became one of only nine organizations to be granted a team in the USA Wheelchair Football League offered by Move United. The USA Wheelchair Football League (USAWFL) is the first of its kind football league for adults with disabilities to reach their highest potential through a competitive, fast-paced, team sport. The USAWFL […]
Job Opportunity: Development Director GLASA seeks an experienced fundraising professional with a successful track record and demonstrated experience developing and implementing creative strategies for increasing funding and support for mission-driven organizations. Reporting to the Executive Director and leading a staff of one, the Development Director will work closely with the Executive Director and the Board […]
Introducing GLASA’s Virtual Programming Calendar for the month of April 2020! In the spirit of keeping everyone safe AND healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, GLASA has developed a month of virtual programming that will be conducted via ZOOM. Click the link below to see all that is being offered. GLASA Virtual Programming Calendar
GLASA’s Twilight 5K Run, Walk and Roll and FREE Children’s Fun Run will be held on Saturday September 7th at the Gorton Community Center beginning at 4:45pm. Registration is open NOW! Visit www.glasatwilight.org for more information.
Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) is excited to announce that out of twenty-nine youth athletes chosen to participate in the 2018 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) youth world games, eight are GLASA athletes. The games will take place in Athlone, Ireland from Saturday, June 30th to Friday, July 6th, 2018. The following […]
Congratulations to Lake Forest College for earning a merit award for the “Sleds Are Coming” event benefiting GLASA. Read the article: http://www.goforesters.com/general/2017-18/releases/20180116l6cyuw
GLASA Honors U.S. Paralympian
Tatyana McFadden, a five-time Bank of America Chicago Marathon winner and highly decorated US Paralympian, will kick off the 10th Annual Twilight 5K Run, Walk and Roll on Saturday September 9th at the Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest, IL. Tatyana has won four consecutive marathon grand slams (first place in Boston, Chicago, NYC and […]