Recreation & Sport For Persons With A Disability Initiative

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The Recreation and Sport for Persons with a Disability Initiative provides support for persons with a disability to fully participate in recreation and sport activities by building capacity, removing barriers and developing actions through working with key representatives from the recreation, sport, education and disability sectors. Recreation NL is the managing partners of the initiative.

 

Key Objectives of this Initiative

  • Distribution of grants geared towards recreation and sport for persons with a disability to improve opportunities to be physically active through travel, equipment availability and increase in programs within the community
  • Enhance the awareness and education about persons with disabilities within the recreation, sport, and physical activity sector
  • Increase the number of persons with a disability in recreation and sport programs throughout NL
  • Increase the number of recreation and sport programs, opportunities, trained leaders available for persons with a disability in the province
  • Improve accessibility of events and facilities to encourage participation amongst persons with a disability in recreation and sport
  • Coordination of an annual key stakeholder meeting

For more information on this initiative please contact Megan Cummings, Recreation Specialist at mcummings@recreationnl.com