ALL DASA PROGRAMMING IS BEING MODIFIED DUE TO COVID-19.

Events

DASA hosts many events from team competitions and exhibition games to family fun days, fundraisers, races, and more. Every program event and fundraising event has one goal in mind – our athletes’ growth and well-being through sport.

Join us as we cheer for our athletes at games and for the incredible amount of fun and comradery at our programming and fundraising events. And be sure to keep an eye on our calendar for all the latest scheduling.

Our Upcoming Events

Adaptive Yoga is back & FREE
Aug 5, 12, 19, 26

The goal of this three-part series is to provide parents of children with disabilities the resources and information they need to get their child involved in sport opportunities!

Adaptive Sports 101 for Parents
July 16, July 30, Aug 12, 2020

The goal of this three-part series is to provide parents of children with disabilities the resources and information they need to get their child involved in sport opportunities!

Saint Charles Oktoberfest 5K and 10K Race Benefitting DASA
September 27, 2020

Start your Sunday off right with the Saint Charles Oktoberfest 10K and 5K runs presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors. All participants will receive a commemorative medal and themed shirt.

The Street Party Run 2020 benefiting DASA
Oct 17th, 2020

Reschedule Date – Saturday, October 17th, 2020! THE PARTY IS ON, AND YOU ARE INVITED! Once a year we come around that do something special – we find a great local charity and work to support it with the insurmountable power that is the St. Louis endurance community!

Athletes 4 Athletes CrossFit Fundraiser benefiting DASA’s Ability Gym
Oct 24th, 2020

Crossfit Trenches presents The 6th Annual Athletes-4-Athletes Fundraiser. Workout for a great cause! Proceeds go to benefiting The Disabled Athlete Sports Association and helping our awesome athletes. Stay tuned for more information.

Pour Your Hearts Out For DASA Wine Tasting & BBQ Benefit
Date: TBD

Come out and join us with good friends, great BBQ with all the fixin's, and superb wine all for a good cause – DASA.

Sportacular Evening Dinner & Auction
November 7, 2020

The DASA's Annual Sportacular Evening Dinner and Auction raises awareness and funds for individuals with a physical disability.

Winter Jam 2020
December 12, 2020

Join us for the last DASA party of 2020! Play in the games and sports in the gym, swim in the pool & finish with a pizza party! Stay tuned for more information!

Deck the Pubs for DASA, Pub Crawl Fundraiser
Date: December 2020

Be sure to attend our festive Deck the Pubs for DASA Pub Crawl Fundraiser event in December. All proceeds from this event go towards the fitness program to help purchase adaptive equipment and fund scholarships for athletes.

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DASA Fundraising Events

If you’ve never attended a DASA fundraiser, you’re missing out! We have a spectacular selection of fun dinners, street parties, auctions, wine tastings, Texas Hold ‘Em tournaments, Oktoberfest, and so much more.

Since DASA receives a large amount of its funding from annual fundraising events hosted either by DASA or our great friends and supporters in our local community, these events make it possible for us to help individuals with disabilities improve their quality of life through sports and fitness, build a community of peers, gain independence, and thrive. Without these events and our sponsors, we could not do what we do.

  • Saint Charles Oktoberfest 5k, 10k, & Fun Run
  • Street Party Run of St.Charles
  • Athletes-4-Athletes CrossFit Fundraiser
  • Sportacular Evening Dinner & Auction
  • DASA Charity Texas Hold’em Tournament
  • Golf Tournament
  • Pour Your Hearts Out for DASA (Wine Tasting & BBQ)

Interested in hosting an event benefiting the Disabled Athlete Sports Association? We would love to add another event! Contact us today.

By attending, sponsoring, or hosting DASA events, you’re supporting an entire community of individuals with disabilites and providing a means for a better quality of life through fitness.

Program Events

DASA is proud to host annual specialty program events, including Wacky Water Day, Adaptive Sports Extravaganza, Bikes & Boats, and more. Keep an eye on our events calendar to see what fun activities are coming up next.

Bikes & Boats

Want to bicycle & boat? We’ve got you covered! Whether you love to kayak or ride bikes, both are available for use on these hot summer days on the cool water and trails of Creve Coeur Lake, Tremayne Shelter. These are wonderful, memorable summer days for the whole family. DASA will provide several different Adaptive Cycles to use.

Be sure to join us by clicking on the button to register today!

Wacky Water Day

Sponsored Missouri State Parks and Bodine Toyota, includes a summer day full of fun on the water and a night of camping under the stars!

  • Kayaking & Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Archery
  • Lunch

Following a full day of activities, we will move to the campground to camp overnight. Please bring your own food and equipment. Some tents are available for use on a first come first serve basis…just let us know when you register. Click the link here for more details and to register.

Due to COVID, we do not have a date set for Wacky Water Day. Stay tuned!

Adaptive Sports Extravaganza

Join DASA and adaptive sport vendors for a day of fun! Activities, resources, food, games, vendors, and even the Paralympic Panel will be available all day long.

This is a unique opportunity for people with and without disabilities to try adaptive sports. Bring your family, enjoy the jam-packed day of activities, and help make this event a huge success!

Try numerous adaptive sports:

  • Wheelchair basketball
  • Wheelchair rugby
  • Para powerlifting
  • Handcycling
  • Boccia
  • Power wheelchair soccer
  • Archery
  • Wheelchair obstacle course

Enjoy additional highlights:

  • Kids Corner with face painting, tie-dyeing & more!
  • Bubble Bus
  • Wheelchair Cleaning
  • Lots of Resource Vendors
  • Paralympic Athlete Panel
  • Food for sale at a minimal price

Join us and bring your family and friends for a fun adaptive sports day!

Due to COVID, we do not have a date set for this event. Stay tuned!

Program Events & Competitions

DASA is proud to host several annual tournaments and competitions that bring teams and athletes together from all around the country to compete in their sport, qualify for Jr. Nationals, or head for the Paralympics.

  • Gateway Games
  • Jerry Frick Power Soccer Legacy Challenge
  • Crazy 8s Wheelchair Rugby Tournament
  • Midwest Sled Hockey League Tournament – St. Louis Series

Sponsor & Volunteer

Our fundraisers simply could not happen without the support of our community, sponsors, and volunteers. We are grateful beyond measure and love to see how your help changes our athlete’s lives.

Become a sponsor. To learn more about sponsorship and what it means to be a sponsor, go to our Become a Sponsor page and be sure to contact us to get started.

Become a volunteer. Volunteering at our sporting events, clinics, fundraisers, camps, and other exciting specialty programs is inspiring and fun and leads to a comradery that sparks motivation in all of us to explore our diffabilities. Learn how to become a volunteer on our Volunteer page and follow the simple steps.

If you have any questions or want to get started helping today, contact our team and let’s do this!

We would love to learn more about your fitness needs and how DASA can help, please do not hesitate to reach out!



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