Inclusive Recreation

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shutterstock_82321729Inclusive recreation is a concept whereby people with disabilities are given the opportunity to participate in recreational activities. It aims to assist participants with learning new skills as well as being accepted and supported by friends and teammates.

The Inclusion Advisory Committee provides advice, guidance and support for inclusive recreation. The Committee is comprised of individuals that have experience and knowledge of inclusion. This committee has helped Recreation NL develop workshops, grants and resources to support our community members about inclusive practices. For a listing of our Inclusion Advisory Committee representatives please click here.

Bridging the Gap Award

The Bridging the Gap Award recognizes the efforts of volunteers who have made a significant contribution to the development of recreation opportunities for persons with a disability in an integrated setting. If you know an individual or a community group who is deserving of this award please contact Michelle Hunt at michellehunt@recreationnl.com or call (709) 729-1990