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Kids in Action is an adaptive sports and social activities program for children and young adults with disabilities and their siblings. All kids should have the chance to play sports and be a part of activities with others their own age. We adapt our sports, social, and health-based activities and focus on each child's goals and strengths.

Kids in Action began as a way for children with disabilities to participate in structured activities in the community. Children with complex healthcare needs regularly move through different healthcare settings, such as from a traditional hospital to therapy. Many of our families couldn't find social and sports activities their children could participate in and practice the skills they learned through therapy services.

As a result, Kids in Action was first designed for The HSC Pediatric Center children. Today, it is open to all children in the Washington, DC area. All events are supervised by licensed therapists so that anyone can participate. 

Who can participate?

What do kids do?

When are the activities held?

Become a Kids in Action All-Star

Is there a cost and how do I sign my child to become a Kids in Action All-Star?

Where can I find out more about Kids in Action?

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Kids in Action

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Kids in Action

The HSC Pediatric Center is proud to sponsor Kids in Action, the adaptive sports and recreational therapy program for kids with all abilities in our community. Take a look at some of Kids in Action’s inclusive, adaptive, fun and exciting activities and events.
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adaptive adventure day

Adaptive Adventure Day 1

child in canoe

Adaptive Adventure Day 2

girl playing tennis

Adaptive Adventure Day 3

adaptive sports camp

Adaptive Sports Camp

child rock climbing

Child rock climbing

children play game

Children playing game at Adaptive Sports Camp

kids playing games in pool

Children playing basketball in pool


Swimming in pool with instructors


Swimming in pool with pool noodle

easter egg bunny and child egg hunting

Girl with Easter rabbit and Easter basket

easter egg hunting

Boy with Easter egg

easter egg hunting

Smiling boy in wheelchair hunting for eggs

teens at prom

Teens in formal wear at the prom

teens dancing at prom

Teens dancing at prom

child taking pictures at prom

Posing for pictures at the prom

child brushing a horse

Child brushing a horse

boy riding a horse

Boy riding a horse

children with ribbons

Children posing with award ribbons