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Membership Benefits


This is Cat Bouwkamp, membership and SafeSport coordinator for USABA.  At USABA, we are inspired every day by the amazing feats our members across the U.S. are accomplishing.  Whether you’re a swimmer competing for Team USA at the Paralympic Games, or a runner completing your first-ever marathon at the USABA Marathon National Championships, USABA is here to help improve your life through sports, recreation and physical activity.

As a 2012 Paralympian in wheelchair fencing, I greatly understand and value the power that adaptive sports can have on a person’s life. Growing up with a physical disability, it was always believed that I could and would do less than my able-bodied peers, but sports gave me the opportunity to prove to others, as well as myself, that I am so much more than my disability. The lessons that sports give us – teamwork, goal-setting, work ethic, etc. – apply to all parts of life for every individual.

There has never been a better time to be an athlete who is blind and visually impaired.  Thanks to adaptive technology, online resources, and the connectivity of social media, blind athletes have every opportunity to accomplish their biggest goals and aspirations.  USABA is here to help make that happen.

So please – give us a call, send us an email, and let’s chat!

Yours in Sport,

Cat Bouwkamp
USABA Membership and SafeSport Coordinator
2012 Team USA Paralympian
cbouwkamp@usaba.org / (719)-866-3210

A USABA membership gives you the tools and infrastructure to take your athletic career to the next level. We’re here to support you with the following membership benefits:

Membership sign up and renewal is done exclusively online.  The true value of the benefits you receive as a member far exceed the membership fees ($50 for adults, $40 under age 21).  The liability and secondary medical insurance at USABA events included with your membership could save you hundreds of dollars.

USABA Membership fees:

Please note that the $50 and $40 membership fees are annual.
If purchased before October 14, your membership is valid until January 1 of the following year.
If purchased on October 15 or later, your membership is valid until January 1 of the second following year.

Join today!