Wheelchair Users Guide to a More Active 2024

As we look forward to 2024, it’s a great opportunity to embrace a more active lifestyle and break free from the confines of staying indoors. Living in the Chicago area or Southeast Wisconsin, you have access to a host of activities that can enrich your life, boost your health, and connect you with the community. Let’s explore five exciting ways you can stay active and healthy — and remember, with BriteLift’s 24/7 wheelchair-accessible ride service, getting there is easier than ever!

1. Experience the Thrill of Adaptive Sports

Getting involved in adaptive sports is a fantastic way to stay physically active and socially engaged. The Chicago area offers various adaptive sports programs, including wheelchair basketball, tennis, softball, and even fishing. These activities not only improve physical fitness but also provide a sense of camaraderie and accomplishment.

Adaptive Sports for Chicago Wheelchair Users

2. Discover Accessible Nature Trails

Reconnect with nature by exploring the accessible trails in Southeast Wisconsin & Chicago. Trails like the Hank Aaron State Trail or the Chicago Lakefront Trail offer a refreshing outdoor experience with beautiful scenery, all accessible by wheelchair. These outings can boost your mental health and provide a peaceful escape from the urban hustle.

3. Join Community Wellness Programs

Many community centers and organizations offer wellness programs tailored to those with mobility challenges. From adaptive yoga classes designed for wheelchair users to aquatic therapy in accessible pools, these programs cater to improving both physical and mental well-being.

4. Attend Cultural and Educational Events

Stimulate your mind and stay socially active by attending events at museums, theaters, and cultural centers. Many venues offer accessible facilities, ensuring a comfortable and enriching experience. Whether it’s a new art exhibit, a live theater production, or a lecture series, these events can be a source of inspiration and learning.

5. Explore Local Farmers Markets and Outdoor Festivals

Take advantage of the vibrant farmers markets and festivals in the area. These events not only offer fresh, healthy food options but also provide an opportunity to socialize and enjoy the community spirit. They are typically held in accessible locations, making them a great choice for a leisurely outing.

Make 2024 Your Year of Activity and Exploration

Staying active is about more than just physical health; it’s about enriching your life with experiences, connections, and a sense of achievement. With BriteLift by your side, these activities are within your reach. We’re committed to providing reliable, comfortable, and accessible transportation, helping you to explore, engage, and enjoy life to the fullest.

Wheelchair users can gain independence by using BriteLift to book wheelchair accessible rides 24/7. Family members can even arrange rides for their loved ones to go to medical appointments, the grocery store, the mall, or any destination. Simply having the means to travel where you want, when you want, gives wheelchair users a new freedom to accomplish things on their own.

BriteLift Wheelchair Accessible Van NEMT Chicago and Southeast Wisconsin
Vehicle appearance may vary depending on availability. BriteLift is a transportation broker, with rides fulfilled by independently owned transportation service providers.

So, why wait? Make 2024 the year you step out of your comfort zone, try new things, and embrace the active lifestyle you deserve. BriteLift is here to help you get wherever you need to go, whenever you need to get there. Let’s make it a year to remember!

Now Serving South-East Wisconsin

Great news! BriteLift is now serving the southeastern Wisconsin area. Same great advantages, with an extended service area.

Contact our 24/7 customer service for  a free quote. Reserve a ride with BriteLift today by calling 847-792-1212, downloading the free mobile app, or booking online.

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