The 42nd National Veterans Wheelchair Games is coming to the Pacific Northwest this summer! This year’s edition of the Games will beheld in Portland, Ore. from July 4-9, 2023. The National Veterans Wheelchair Games is open to the public this year.
Volunteer registration is open and any inquiries regarding volunteer work can be addressed to Jeff McLeer at NVWGvolunteers@va.gov. To learn more about the Mission & History of the Games, visit https://wheelchairgames.org/about/mission-history/.
The National Veterans Wheelchair Games is co-presented each year by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Paralyzed Veterans of America. Both organizations offer programs that help veterans with disabilities increase their independence, health, and quality of life through wheelchair sports and recreation. Veterans are often first exposed to adaptive sports through their local VA Medical Center or PVA Chapter.