Sports & Recreation

A student shoots a bow and arrow at a target
February 15, 2017
During archery lessons, Perkins students show they don’t need vision to hit the target.
Five cheerleaders with their backs to the camera raise their arms in a cheer.
February 8, 2017
Watertown High School and Perkins students show off their school spirit in a new annual tradition.
An advertisement hanging inside a subway car
January 27, 2017
New MBTA ad campaign from Perkins highlights the incredible talents and abilities of people with blindness.
A mountain climber hikes up a snowy ridge
December 20, 2016
From mountain climbing to speed skating, they’re rewriting the rule book about what’s possible for athletes with blindness.
A boy straddles a bolster swing while throwing a ball through a hoop.
November 10, 2016
Lower School student Aidan finds inspiration and motivation in wizard-themed strength and mobility exercises.
Jerry Berrier walks through the woods with a sighted guide
November 8, 2016
Perkins staffers help Mass Audubon produce booklet with step-by-step instructions on creating accessible trails.
Taylor Howell on the back of a bucking bronco at a rodeo.
October 31, 2016
Athletes who are blind love sports for the same reason as everyone else – the joy of competition and the thrill of victory.
A scene from the Luigi's Mansion videogame showing Luigi holding a flashlight next to a ghost
October 25, 2016
Fernanda Damstra wants to show the world it doesn’t matter if you’re blind – you can still have fun playing video games.
Four sailboats plow through large waves on the ocean
September 16, 2016
Perkins alum Matt Chao featured in film that explores the thrills and rewards of competitive blind sailing.
Cailin Currie takes a breath while swimming the butterfly stroke in the pool
September 6, 2016
Former Perkins School for the Blind student heads to Rio to swim in the 2016 Paralympic Games.

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