At the event:

The event will be a sports spectacular showcasing athletes with disabilities including a scrimmage game between wheelchair basketball teams, The Seattle Sonics and the Tacoma Rainiers.  We will have delicious food and drink and loads of opportunities for our guests to take the court in scrimmages, drills, a free throw contest with prizes and more! No experience necessary. Everyone Can Play!

Be a Team Captain
Register your team of seven to ten players, choose a team name, and commit to raise $1,500 in donations from your team mates. See info below. 

Be a Free Agent
Register and we will assign you to a team. $100-150

Like it better on the sidelines? That’s great! Register and enjoy the festivities.

Children twelve and under are FREE. 

Special thanks to our community partners Seattle Adaptive Sports and Rainier Adaptive Sports for joining us in this event. 

kid throwing basket ball in the air during wheel chair basketball practice

Be a Team Captain

We are looking for 30 Team Captains that will invite their friends, family and coworkers to attend the event. A team will get play in our wheelchair basketball tournament. A team consists of 7-10 players. No prior expereince necessary. 

Our Goal: Each team will commit to raising $1,500 to fill the PlayGarden financial aid fund for the year.

Option 1: Team Captains may let their guests know that they have the option to register and donate at 3 levels $100 for the Bleacher level, $150 for Court-side and $250 for All Stars with the goal being a total of $1,500.

Option 2: Team Captains may purchase 10 tickets for $1,500 so your guests may donate at any level at the event.

Be sure and choose a team name and colors and come prepared for loads of fun. You will receive a Save-the-Date and an invitation to recruit your “players” Your participation will bring  inclusive summer camp, preschool and free play to hundreds of kids in 2023 who would not be able to attend without your support.

Ready to be a  Team Captain?  Register your team and let Liz know you on board! Email today or call the office at 206-325-5576.

Sponsorship Opportunities

All funds raised at this event will fund the PlayGarden’s inclusive programs for all children. Our
sponsorship opportunities are designed to help you meet your marketing objectives. Each package includes
customization support from our sponsorship staff.

All sponsorship levels include:
• Company logo or name recognition in all promotional and event material
• Hyperlinked company logo or name recognition on websites and social
media sites.
• Customized marketing benefits*

Seattle Children’s PlayGarden has a significant web presence, with Facebook posts that reach 4,000 followers and over 3,000 people on our mailing list. We are also frequently featured in local press, including the Seattle Times, Parent Map, and Pacific Horticulture Magazine.




Get excited for May Madness!

Watch video from the PlayGarden’s first Adaptive Sports Clinic in partnership with Seattle Adaptive Sports to get a taste of what the May Madness event will be like.  Video thanks to PlayGarden Board Member and Wheelchair Basketball coach, Nick Weiss. 




Donations can also be mailed into our office at, 
1745 24th Avenue South. Seattle, WA 98144 │ 206.325.5576