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In 2019, Michigan Health Endowment Fund awarded the City of Dearborn nearly $95,000 to the PIPERS adaptive sports program.

The PIPERS program is an adaptive sports sampling program for youth, 5-18 in Dearborn.

The City of Dearborn has a stellar partner like Healthy Dearborn and many others to put on the program.

Check out all the information on this page to learn about the program.


There are two ways your child can participate.

  • First, please watch the informational session to learn more about PIPERS.

  • Second, you can register your child for the program.


PIPERS is an adaptive sport sampling program for youth in Dearborn.

The program starts this September 2021 to August 2022.

The tentative schedule goes as follows: t-ball in September, soccer in October, swimming in November and December, Basketball in January and February, swimming in March, t-ball in April, soccer in May, and cycling in June August.

The program is 100% free, and we will be using City of Dearborn parks for the outdoor activities and Unis McCollum for indoor activities.


We are partnering with U of M Dearborn athletics to be coaches and volunteers.

How can I volunteer?
Register for training orientation to be a coach or assistant.

Contact Information

Program Coordinator: Tameka Citchen-Spruce
Program Coordinator Assistant: Zahra Abbas

Phone: 950-947-5170

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Thank you to our partners:

The City of Dearborn, Center for Exceptional Families, Healthy Dearborn, U of M Dearborn Athletics department, AND Blue Hands United for Autism.