Nonprofit Charitable Organization

Our Mission

To assist persons with physical challenges to Recover, Inspire, Succeed, and Empower themselves and others by providing inclusive adaptive recreational sports programs.

The North Texas Cowboys go to Reno

The North Texas Cowboys played in their first tournament of the year the last weekend in October. While the record was 0 for 5 on the weekend their level of play increased dramatically over last year. Thanks to one more year of experience and the addition of some new players the Cowboys look nothing like…

RISE Rugby is Banging Every Friday!!

Now that the Summer and Lake Activities(except for the EOSB) is over. The way to get involved weekly with RISE is to go to, Georgia Farrow Recreation Center, 530 Davis Street, Irving, TX 75060, every Friday night 6-9 for Quad Rugby. Even if you don’t want or can’t play its a great place to socialize. …

RISE Rugby is the place to be on Friday night!

 RISE Rugby is back! Hello RISE Rugby fans, I hope this finds all of you in good spirits and good health. It has been a long HOT summer and I’m afraid it’s not over yet. I know it was hard to endure the recent time off from Rugby but now all of that is behind…

The North Texas Cowboys rugby team is a part of RISE!

The North Texas Cowboys are now a program of RISE. Born from our highly successful recreational program the North Texas Cowboys competitive Quad Rugby team have become the newest RISE program. For now we are still looking to find a permanent home for the program but we are up and running. We practice at Georgia…

RISE Summer Schedule

RISE Adventures, Summer Program Schedule, June-August 2011 All programs are FREE for persons with physical disabilities and family members! Programs Require Mandatory 48 Hour Advanced Online or Phone Reservations! Some dates are blacked out for group events. Check the RISE Calendar for availability. Group reservations are available at optional dates and times. Outdoor Programs, Weather…

RISE Rugby is HOT!

Just like the weather, RISE Rugby keeps getting hotter. No matter if you are looking for competition or just want to play around RISE Rugby is the place to be on Friday nights. We have had enough players to run 3 to 4 teams every Friday and there are always people who come out just…

End of Summer Bash VI Promo

The End of the Summer Bash is Saturday, September 25, 2010 9am – 3pm at Meadowmere Park in Grapevine, Texas.  This Free Event provides a variety of outdoor leisure activities for those in the community of all ages with physical disabilities and their families. Activities: Water Skiing, Scuba Demonstration, Jet Skis, Sailing, Kayaking, Swimming, Fishing, Disability…

RISE End of Summer Bash V Smashes Attendance Record!

This year’s attendance more than doubled last years with 918 total persons in attendance; Disabilities 237, Family Members 344, Volunteers  220, and Vendors/Sponsors 117.  Thanks to everyone that attended and supported this year’s event. We would like to ask everyone to send us your stories, pictures, and comments about the event. We are also open to any constructive…

Paralympic Coach James Gumbert Rugby Clinic huge success

Paralympics Gold Medal Coach and Commissioner of the United States Quad Rugby Association, James Gumbert, held a two day rugby clinic thanks to the support of Doug Garner, Disability Sports Director, University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) on May 9-10th, 2009.  UTA hosted the two day event. The clinic instructed rookie, experienced players, TEAM USA…

Team USA Quad Rugby Clinic

May 9th & 10th- Paralympic Coach and new commissioner of the United States Quad Rugby Association, James Gumbert, better known as Coach Gumbie, is holding a two day Quad Rugby Clinic at The University of Texas at Arlington UTA Physical Education Building, Greek Row and Nedderman, 801 W. Greek Row, Arlington, TX 76019-0260. This two…