Vaughan PVA - Serving paralyzed veterans of Illinois

Sports and Events

Vaughan PVA Bass Fishing Tournament 2022


PVA and Vaughan PVA have a variety of events and sports activities open to our members, including fishing tournaments, bowling, trap shooting, air guns and opportunities to participate in regional and national sports events.


Check out our individual Sports & Event pages to learn more about upcoming practices and events.


Weekly Practices Tues. and Wed.
Event: June 12th-End of July, 2023

VPVA Soft Ball Series

Tournament: Aug. 3-5, 2023

Rend Lake Bass Tournament

Event: Oct. 6-8th, 2023

Keith Cooper, Sports Director

Keith Cooper has a graduate degree from Northern Illinois University in physical education, emphasizing adaptive physical education. He has been a PVA member since 1995, is a two-time National Intercollegiate wheelchair basketball champion, and is a former senior subject matter expert for the Department of Defense Military Adaptive Sports Program.

Additionally, Keith managed the VA Grant for Adaptive Sports Programs for Disabled Veterans and Disabled Members of the Armed Forces for National PVA. Keith believes and is proof positive that adaptive sports can increase quality of life and lower risk.

The Windy City Curling Club instructors

and VPVA members.


Vaughan Chapter - Sports & Events Blog

Pick Up Sticks Bonspiel Tournament Wrap Up

Pick Up Sticks Bonspiel Tournament Wrap Up

April 3, 2023
It was a great weekend of curling with an even better weekend of camaraderie, laughter, and sportsmanship! During the bonspiel, our veterans got to participate in different positions on the […]
Wauwatosa Bonspiel

Wauwatosa Bonspiel

February 17, 2023
On January 21st, the Vaughn Chapter of Paralyzed Veterans of America was proud to attend the Wauwatosa Bonspiel at the Wauwatosa curling club. There was a great turnout with twenty-three […]
New Virtual Fitness, Health, and Wellness Opportunities!

New Virtual Fitness, Health, and Wellness Opportunities!

February 3, 2023
National PVA Good Afternoon Vaughan PVA members, It’s a new year, so we have plenty of virtual fitness, health, and wellness opportunities for you to immerse yourself in over the […]


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