Recreation Programs for Special Needs

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The following are links to programs designed specifically for children with a variety of needs:

Autism Ontario
Publishes a list of activities offered to individuals with autism or other special needs.

Challenge League Sports
This program offers basketball, soccer and baseball and welcomes athletes from anywhere in Durham Region with a disability or difference that prevents them from playing in existing leagues. The league is open to athletes ages 5 years and up; male and female.

Grandview Kids
Grandview Kids offers therapeutic recreation programs for children and youth living with special needs in Durham Region.

Inspirational Steps
Offering dance, recreation and social skills classes for students with special needs. They also offer typical classes that they integrate students into.

Nova’s Ark
Nova's Ark offers a wide variety of activities and programs for children and youth involving unique and gentle animals.

Precious Minds
This agency offers a Saturday afternoon breakaway camp for children and youth with developmental disabilities as well as sibling support, fitness and wellness programs, social skill builder groups and academic boost sessions for boys and girls.

Special Olympics Ontario
Special Olympics Ontario provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
 
WindReach Farm
WindReach offers fully wheelchair accessible pathways, trails, buildings, barns and stables. Offering five (5) Core Programs, WindReach welcomes both the special needs and able-bodied communities.