Sports & Recreation

Lee Vollemans waves during a training run as she passes a grassy lawn
March 26, 2015
The Boston Marathon isn’t just a race for Lee Vollemans. It’s a way to support Perkins, where three generations of her family helped kids who are blind.
Smiling broadly, Sabrina Bluestone crosses the finish line of the New York City Marathon in 2013.
March 20, 2015
Her son is thriving in Perkins' Deafblind Program, so Sabrina Bluestone will run the Boston Marathon to give thanks and raise funds.
A mountain, a ski lift and skiers
March 17, 2015
Skiers from Perkins’ Outreach Short Courses enjoyed this year’s adaptive ski festival hosted at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine.
Marla Runyan receiving her award at center court.
March 6, 2015
Runyan was recognized as being an inspirational role model for athletes who are blind.
Bruins players chat with members of the Perkins goalball team.
March 5, 2015
Boston Bruins players Brad Marchand and Dougie Hamilton joined the Perkins goalball team for some friendly competition.
Student watches small, wheeled robot move across the floor.
January 12, 2015
Public school students with visual impairments relish hands-on opportunity to learn the science behind robotics.
Marla Runyan standing in front of Perkins Tower
August 15, 2014
Perkins spokesperson Marla Runyan talks about her journey from competitive athlete to teacher and spokesperson.
During a water break in the shade, Lower School student Madison helps Liverpool FC’s Ryan Moignard don a Liverpool hat.
July 24, 2014
Students tried a new sport with tips and encouragement from the game's very best.
Student Jae, from the Early Learning Center, touching one of the golden groundbreaking shovels.
July 24, 2014
The trail, part of the new Watertown Riverfront Park, is the result of seven years planning between Perkins, the DCR and local organizations.
Students and teachers from deafblind camp in Thailand pose for camera.
June 17, 2014
Students in Thailand made memories that will last a lifetime at a deafblind camp organized by Perkins International.

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