Georgia Council of the Blind

GCB board - taken at the 2018 Convention Conference

Blindness Resources

Sports/Leisure

 
Blind Sailing


Their aim is to help blind and partially sighted people sail at all levels. They organize regular training sessions and racing events. As well as provide coaching and help to enable novices learn to sail. And coach the more advanced to enable them to compete at both national and international events.

Blind Yoga


This web site provides CD's with audio instructions for sale to assist people with visual impairments to do yoga at Home.

Columbus Midnight Stars Beep Baseball Team FaceBook Page




National Beep Baseball Association
4020 Baffin Lane, NE
Rochester, MN. 55906
(866) 400-4551 (Option 2)
The adaptive version of America's favorite pastime for the blind, Visually impaired and legally blind.

Oral Hull Foundation For the Blind
PO Box 157
Sandy, OR. 97055
(503) 668-6195
Camps are ready and waiting just for you! If you’re a new camper or repeat camper the excitement and adventures will be endless depending upon your energy level. We have something for everyone!

Outdoors Without Limits(OWL)
333 Briarwood Trail
Winterville, GA. 30683
(803) 480-0167.
Provides outdoor related recreational activities for people with disabilities.

Ski for Light, Inc.
1455 West Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN. 55408
(612) 827-3232
Teaches the basics of classic cross-country skiing to adults who are visually- or mobility-impaired. All of this takes place during a annual week event.

The Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind
5626 Laura Walker Road
Waycross, GA. 31503
(912) 283-4320
The Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind strives to provide personal growth experiences for children, teens and adults with visual impairments through the use of recreation, education, socialization and rehabilitation in an outdoor setting.

The United States Association of Blind Athletes
1 Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO. 80909
(719) 866-3224
Provides sports opportunities to children, youth, adults and veterans who are blind and visually This organization out-reach and provides training for blind and visually impaired US athletes in multiple sports.

United States Blind Golf Association

(615-385-0784
You Don't Have To See It ... To Tee It.

United States Braille Chess Association (USBCA)
5 Moore Ave.
Freeport, NY. 11520
(516) 223-8685 Please call between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time.
The purpose of the United States Braille Chess Association (USBCA) is to actively encourage and assist in the promotion and advancement of correspondence and over-the-board chess among chess enthusiasts who are blind or visually impaired.



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