Eruption Athletics adaptive exercise program for special needs populations

EA-xercise for Everyone!

Adaptive Exercise, Equipment, and Curriculum

for Special Needs Populations

Physical, Social, and Cognitive Development

Empowering Through Exercise

Since 2009



Virtual Group Class Example


Coaching, volunteering, and living with this population over the years made childhood friends Chris Engler and Joe Jelinski set out on their journey to offer structured year round physical training services for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other special needs.


Eruption Athletics was bred out of a desire to create a fun social environment

along with a safe and effective workout.  

In 2009 EA started their "Pilot Program" with a handful of kids in a rented gym space and now they have helped to change the lives of thousands through exercise in person and virtually.


EA sells their patented, "Volcano PADD", which is a physical activity development device that has specially located colors and numbers to provide visual cues, starting positions, and movement lines to make exercise accessible to everyone, especially i