Sports & Recreation

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.
A student uses a white cane to navigate while her teacher walks behind her
May 9, 2016
The Expanded Core Curriculum goes beyond traditional academics, and prepares Perkins students for the challenges of school, work and everyday life.
Eric Ferreira raises his arms in celebration while running the Boston Marathon
April 19, 2016
Three runners overcome challenges to raise $25,000 for Perkins programs that help kids who are blind
Eric Ferreira runs a marathon in Washington, DC
March 29, 2016
Eric Ferreira is grateful for the services his son has received from Perkins School for the Blind for the last 9 years.
Joseph Metzger running in a previous road race
March 23, 2016
Joseph Metzger’s wife has low vision, which inspired him to run the 2016 Boston Marathon for Team Perkins.
Dan O’Neil running in a previous road race
March 14, 2016
Dan O’Neil is ready to take on the Boston Marathon for his two nephews who attend Perkins School for the Blind.
Students climb on the new play structure at Bradlee Park.
July 22, 2015
The new Bradlee Park playground at Perkins School for the Blind provides a fun and safe environment for every child.
A smiling girl and her mother ride a three-wheeled bike
July 14, 2015
Adapted bikes, family fun and sunshine were on the agenda at Perkins School for the Blind’s Adventure Day in July.
Teaching assistant and teen high fiving
May 29, 2015
Camp Abilities and other Outreach Short Courses help kids who are blind build their skills and confidence – and have fun doing it.
Runners start the 50-yard dash
May 19, 2015
Student athletes from five schools for the blind came together at Perkins for annual EAAB Track Meet.


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