Clients of the CDRP may call Denise McArthur, Therapeutic Recreationist, to inquire about available recreation opportunies through the centre or in the community. For more information please call 905-521-2100, ext. 74482.
Bike Day - If you are interested in your child trying an adaptive bike please contact your child's therapist or Denise McArthur, Therapeutic Recreationist, CDRP 905-521-2100, Ext. 74482 for more information.
Community Living Hamilton's Cool Teen Summer Activities for Ages 12 - 17 years
Hamilton Accessible Sports Council (HASC): facebook page
Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association - Intro to Wheelchair Basketball
Hamilton Paracycling Training Program - FREE
Funding Sources for Recreation programs:
Jump Start (Canadian Tire): www.canadiantire.ca/jumpstart or contact Warren Oda (City of Hamilton) 905-546-2424 ext. 1395
Recreation Assistance Program: Acts as a broker for families who require assistance to financially access recreation programs in the community - Up to $100 (sports, music, art or dance). Contact Pat Mitchell 905-546-2424 ext. 4569
Recreational Choices Program through Easter Seals: Easter Seals will pay up to $250 per child registered to attend a recreational summer program. Application must be received by July 1st each year. Application available on the Easter Seals website under downloads.
SportChek: www.forzanigroup.com (power of Sport 4 Kids program)
Funding Sources for Camps:
Many of the available camps offer financial assistance if required. Other options include: Using your Special Services at Home Dollars to pay for camp or to pay for a 1-1 if the camp does not supply it.
Easter Seals (if your child is registered). Easter Seals; through their Recreational Programs of Choice. Go on line @ www.easterseals.org for more information. (Some restrictions do apply)
List of COMMUNITY recreation programs for children with special needs