Sports and Events


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.


Bi-Weekly Practices
Event: March 24-26, 2023


Tournament: May 5-7, 2023

Trap Shooting

Event: May 26-28, 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

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 […]
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 […]

Upcoming Events

Wheelchair Bowling

Location: Romeoville, IL More details on Vaughan Chapter’s annual wheelchair bowling tournament coming soon.

Trap Shoot

Location: Elburn, IL More details coming soon about Vaughan PVA’s trap shooting event in Elburn, IL from May 26-28, 2023.

Busse Woods Fishing Derby

More details about the Vaughan PVA Busse Woods Fishing Derby coming soon.

VPVA NVWG Portland Oregon

Get Pumped for Portland: More details coming soon for Vaughan Chapter members interested in participating in the National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Portland, Oregon (July 4-9, 2023). Registration is open […]


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