Consider Yourself Challenged

  • Thanksgiving Break Hours @ the Rec: Nov. 22-26 (Wed-Sun)

    WEDNESDAY: Closing early at 8p (pool @ 7:30p); THURSDAY & FRIDAY: Closed; SATURDAY: Closing early at 9p; SUNDAY: Opening late @ 10a.
  • Free Self-Defense Class: Nov. 28

    Personal safety and awareness are now more important than ever! Learn the skills to help protect and even save your life one day.
  • Winter Break Camp 2018: Now Registering!

    Sign up children for 1 or more days at the Rec's licensed camp, Jan. 2-5. Healthy cooking, campus explorations, arts/crafts, & more!
  • Build Your Own Breakfast Burrito is Back: Nov. 29

    For a canned food donation or $2+, build a breakfast burrito to satisfy your hunger. Part of Finals Survival Week/UA Cares. Open to all.


Saturday, February 18, 2017  |  4-6pm
UA Campus Recreation - MAC Gym |  1400 E. 6th Street

Join us to help challenged athletes achieve their potential! 

Bring your family and friends to this FREE event and meet many of the athletes who will share their passion to overcome obstacles.  Enjoy demonstrations of adaptive sports, the opportunity to meet athletes, and understand the special equipment they need to participate in their sports. 

Did you know?

  • The University of Arizona and Southern Arizona has some of the nation's best adaptive athletes, including elite Team USA participants AND Rio Paralympic Gold Medalists
  • Many of our adaptive athletes became physically challenged due to service to our country, accidents, birth defects or cancer. 
  • The cost of the 5 running legs for the girls (pictured right) cost approximately $90,000 and they are NOT covered by insurance.

Come out and enjoy the following: 

  • Silent Auction and Raffle Items - Take a look at all of our raffle items via Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/255137978250468/
  • Athletic demonstrations - wheelchair sports
  • An Opportunity to interact with incredible people who have overcome impressive obstacles in their athletic journeys.
  • Meet & Greet with Miss Arizona USA 2017 - Tommy Lynn Calhoun (pictured right)
  • Guest Speakers, including:
    • Virginia Tinley - Current and Founding Executive Director of CAF (pictured far right)
    • More to be announced!

The After Party!

  • Join us at Gentle Ben's (on University) between 6-9pm on the second floor
  • 20% of all proceeds will be donated - mention CAF Fundraiser! 
    (Cheer on UA Basketball as they play ASU away!) 

All proceeds (from raffle tickets, donations and sponsorships) will benefit:

DRC Adaptive Athletics Logo Challenged Athletes Foundation Campus Recreation Logo


Thank you to our sponsors:

Jim Click Logo Hanger Clinic Logo


Thank you to our partners:

illegal petes logo Gentle Bens Logo Tri Sports Logo
Tucson Orthopaedic Institute Logo Holualoa Companies Cushman & Wakefield / PICOR Logo
Mesch Clark Rothschild Logo Hacienda del Sol Logo Everyone Runs, Everyone Walks Logo