Sports & Recreation

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.
A man pushes a boy in a beach wheelchair in the ocean while two girls in swimsuits look on
August 3, 2016
Perkins parent operates nonprofit that provides beach wheelchairs, so kids with disabilities can enjoy the summertime.
Students and teachers played the wooden xylophone.
July 22, 2016
The Perkins community gathers to celebrate the opening of a new accessible park by the Charles River in Watertown.
A student, with the help of his teacher, prepares to throw a football through a small goalpost
July 19, 2016
Perkins students and staff celebrate the joy of movement during Adapted Physical Education and Sports Day.
Lego figures of a boy in a wheelchair and a service dog.
June 29, 2016
Iconic toymaker releases its first disability-friendly toy set after pressure from #ToyLikeMe campaign.
A student holds the steering wheel of a boat while the captain looks on
June 13, 2016
Watertown boat owners give Perkins students an experience to remember during annual Charles River cruise.
A golfer squats to examine the putting green.
June 8, 2016
Thanks to everyone who helped make the Second Annual Perkins Golf Tournament a success, while supporting children who are blind.
Jake uses a weight machine with help from a teacher
June 1, 2016
Recreation and leisure classes introduce students like Jake to healthy habits and hobbies they can enjoy for a lifetime.

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