Why should I involve my child in recreation opportunities?
• Learn new skills and participate in activities
• Increase physical abilities
• Enhance self-esteem and confidence
• Increase independence
• Improve social skills and make new friends
• Develop lifelong recreation attitudes and skills
Links to tips for participation in recreation programs from CanChild
Autism Ontario 1:1 Summer Support Worker Reimbursement
Autism Ontario March Break Reimbursement Fund
Camp Subsidy Listing
Many camps have changed during the pandemic. This is a full listing and some camps may be closed or moved to virtual for Summer 2021. Please contact the camp or check their websites for the most current information.
Ontario Camp Association Website and Listings
Camp Awakening is an outdoor recreation for youth with physical disabilities
Virtual Camp E-aster Seals for kids and youth with physical disabilities
Kinark Outdoor Centre a specialized summer camp experience for children and youth with complex neurological disorders or behavioural challenges
YMCA Simcoe Muskoka
Lyndsey Stevenato "Kids on the Move Day Camp"
Karma Country Camp
WindReach Farm Day Camp
New Tecumseth Summer Camps - Inclusion is offered (1:1)
Bradford West Gwillimbury - Camp BWG for kids age 4 - 11 years
La Cle Summer Camps
Woodwind South Camp
Alliston Gymnastics Club
Gibson Centre School of the Arts Camps
Summer Camp Guide for Simcoe County and York Region (2016)
Check your local municipalities for adapted camps or camps with inclusive workers.
A Parent's Guide to Inclusive Spring Fun
Indoor and Outdoor Winter Fun
FiddleHead Care Farm- Eco-Therapy Farm for kids and youth with special needs
Wasaga Beach Mobi-Mat
8 of the Best Wheelchair Accessible All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts
Tiffin Conservation Centre, Simcoe County
Town of New Tecumseth, Alliston, Beeton, Tottenham
(some pages are the main community page, please look for recreation or inclusive recreation)
Bradford and West Gwillimbury
Barrie Skating Club - Adaptive Learn to Skate Program - Barrie
Do you have a child with special needs? Do you wish to have your child learn to skate in a safe and supportive environment that can be adapted to meet their needs? If so, we have the program for you!
Canada's National Ballet School - NBS Kids Adaptive Dance Program - Toronto
The NBS Kids – Adaptive Dance Program was created by Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), in consultation with Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. The program offers adapted creative movement classes for children ages 6-9 with diverse cognitive, physical and developmental needs. These 45-minute sensory-friendly dance classes provide
opportunities for children to explore creativity and expression through the use of movement and music.
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