Sports Program

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The success of the Greensboro Challenger League reflects an extraordinary collaboration of parents and community organizations. Parents dedicate their time and energies to coach and support their children. The Greensboro Department of Parks & Recreation arranges access to a baseball field on Saturday mornings during the spring and fall as well as a gymnasium for adaptive basketball during the winter. Particpants also enjoy bowling on Saturday afternoons during the winter. The Greensboro Grasshoppers kick off the spring Challenger season with a baseball practice clinic at NewBridge Bank Park.

The Arc of Greensboro provides the essential administrative and support functions. Program costs are paid with donations from the participating families along with proceeds from The Arc’s fund raising efforts. Participating athletes are recognized each fall at an awards banquet.

Siblings, students, friends and other concerned community residents function as volunteer “buddies” for the athletes. More than 130 special young athletes enjoy the benefits of physical activity, friendly competition and opportunity to socialize with their peers. For more information on the Challenger Sports League, please contact us at (336) 373-1076 or


Challenger League is open to persons with disabilities between the ages of 5 and up. Games are played at Pomona Park, located at 3911 Clifton Road in Greensboro. Siblings and friends are also encouraged to join, to provide a more inclusive environment. For more information about registration or volunteering, please contact Kristin Bigford at or call (336) 373-1076 or

Basketball and Winter Cheerleading: Feb. 7th – March 14th

Join Challenger Sports League with Basketball and Cheerleading at George C. Simpkins Sports Pavillion at Barber Park; 1500 Dans Road, Greensboro.

Bowling Winter 2019:

Bowling has now partnered with Greensboro Parks and Recreation. We will now be offering 10 weeks of bowling Registration for winter 2018 bowling will now be held on the Park and Recreations website.  Register at:

Abilities Indoor Tennis

Abilities Tennis offers an indoor tennis clinic in the winter.  Email:

Winter Abilities Indoor Tennis Sessions schedule

January 20th and 27th  4:30 PM to 5:15 PM for new players;  5:15 PM to 6:00 PM for full court tennis players

February 10th and 24th 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM for new players, 5:15 PM to 6:00 PM for full court tennis players

March 10th 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM for new players, 5:15 PM to 6:00 PM for full court tennis players

Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center

Address: 21 Oak Branch Dr B, Greensboro, NC 27407

Phone:  336-299-6894

Leslie Wolff phone 336-456-2398

Abilities Tennis:

Challenger Sports League in collaboration with Abilities Tennis, offers a tennis clinic in the spring and in the fall. Clinics take place at Grimsley High School Tennis Courts.