Sports-&-Recreation(sm)The Sports and Recreation initiative promotes active and healthy lifestyles by ┬áproviding an athletic outlet for Guatemalans with disabilities. The program offers adaptive sports equipment, clinics by North American Paralympians, weekly basketball scrimmages, custom-made sports chairs for the women’s national basketball team, and country-wide tournament organization in collaboration with the Guatemalan government.
Transitions’ athletes make up the majority of the Guatemalan national basketball team, the reigning Central America & the Caribbean champion, and act as regional leaders in the sport. Future expansion plans include the construction of a fully accessible training court and better organized wheelchair basketball league.