Burlington. Parks and Recreation

Site: Multiple Locations

Service: Programs for Individuals with Disabilities

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-335-7600
Toll Free Phone 1-877-213-3609
Fax 905-332-0932
E-Mail youthprograms@burlington.ca
Website www.burlington.ca/en/live-and-play/Individuals-with-Disabilities.asp
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurlingtonParksRec
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Primary Contact Sharon Hutchinson, Recreation Programmer - Child, Youth & Family; Phone: 905-335-7720 ext 6439
Alternate Contact Llewelyn Phillips, Recreation Programmer - Child, Youth & Family; Phone: 905-335-7720 ext 6631
Agency Information
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides recreation and leisure support to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in a wide variety of activities 
 
Recreation programming for children (ages 4-12 yrs), teens (13-21 yrs) and adults 
* offers choice of participating in integrated or non-integrated recreation programs  
* support services available to assist special needs persons in registering  
* volunteer recruitment  
* public education  
 
Dash and Splash: 
Integrated children's program, ages 4-12 yrs, with or without disabilities  
Fall/Winter/Spring: Sat mornings at Tansley Woods Community Centre 
* gym activities * swimming * music * sensory activities * story time * crafts * snack  
 
Dunk & Dive:  
Teens with disabilities, ages 13-21 yrs 
Fall/Winter/Spring: Sat mornings at Tansley Woods Community Centre  
* recreational swim * age-appropriate activities * music * gym * art * life skills * community outings 
 
Friday Activity Night: (FAN)  
Teens and adults with disabilities, ages 18 yrs and older 
Fall/Winter/Spring: Fri evenings at Brant Hills Community Centre  
* recreational and social environment * gym sports and games * music * ping pong * social activities 
 
Camp CanDo (full day summer camp):  
Integrated children's camp, ages 4-12 yrs, with disabilities 
Summer: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm, at Tansley Woods Community Centre  
* daily swimming * weekly trips * extended care options available  
 
Outdoor Opportunity (full day summer program):  
Teens and young adults with disabilities, ages 13-21 yrs  
Summer: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm at Mountainside Recreation Centre 
* daily swimming * life skills * weekly offsite trips 
 
Leisure Link Program  
Volunteer-based program that matches/'links' one-to-one support between a volunteer and an individual with special needs to enable participation in all recreational programs 
* subject to volunteer availability and location
Hours City Hall: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * other facility hours vary
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
Individuals with disabilities * in-town and out-of-town residents welcome, priority given to Burlington residents
Application For registration-related questions, call Tansley Woods Customer Service at 905-332-1996
Languages English
Fees Program
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Youth Programs 
PO Box 5013 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
Physical Access Unknown ; Level of accessibility may vary with activity and location but programs are aimed at reducing barriers wherever possible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading All Sports ; Disability Related Sports
Service Categories Disability Related Sports

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