Burlington. Parks and Recreation

Site: Multiple Locations

Service: Programs for People with Disabilities

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-335-7720 ext 6439
Toll Free Phone 1-877-213-3609
Fax 905-332-0932
E-Mail youthprograms@burlington.ca
Website www.burlington.ca/en/live-and-play/Diversity-Camp.asp
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Primary Contact Recreation Programmer - Youth 0-18
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 (ages 22-55 yrs) 
* 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  
Weekday Activity Centre 
Adults with disabilities, ages 21-54 yrs 
Fall/Winter/Spring: Tue and Thu mornings at Tansley Woods Community Centre 
Gym activities * healthy eating * life skills * music 
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 Nite: (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 
Out & About:  
Teens and adults with developmental disabilities, ages 18 yrs and older  
Fall/Winter/Spring: Thu evenings, at various locations 
Social program with community-based and in-house leisure opportunities 
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, aged 13-21 yrs  
Summer: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm at Mountainside Recreation Centre 
Daily swimming * life skills * weekly offsite trips 
Out and About Summer: (full day summer program)  
Adults with disabilities, ages 22-55 years 
Summer: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm, at Aldershot Arena 
Community partnership activities * special activities * weekly offsite trips * swimming trips * special lunches 
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) - 55 year(s) 
programs for 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 program is 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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