Inclusive and Adaptive Recreation

Inclusive and Adaptive LogoThe Adaptive Sports & Recreation Program at the Sudbury Park & Recreation Department is committed to providing year round, affordable, community based programming for individuals with disabilities. Offering comprehensive and varied programs of recreation activities as well as resources for residents, we truly recognize the importance of recreation and leisure in the lives of all community members. The Adaptive Sports & Recreation program strives to improve the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities through continued and successful involvement in sports and recreation programs here in their own back yard.

Program goals include:

  • To increase the participation of children and adults with disabilities in existing parks and recreation programs.
  • To provide person-centered, individualized support to meet the needs of the participating individual.
  • To enhance the physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being of children and adults with disabilities via their participation in the recreation activities provided by the department.
  • To increase the independence, confidence, and self-esteem of the children and adults with disabilities taking part in the department’s programs.
  • To provide opportunities for people with disabilities to cultivate new recreational interests, meet new people, and possibly develop new friendships.
  • To advocate for individuals with disabilities' rights to recreation participation, community access, and community involvement.

Message from Anna Wood, CTRS,Specialization in Community Inclusion Services


Scholarship Program!

The Adaptive Sports and Recreation Program is excited to announce that we have a scholarship program available for those that need financial assistance. Scholarships are intended to assist people who desire to attend Adaptive Sports and Recreation Programs through the Park and Recreation Department but are not able to due to the lack of funds. All scholarship applications will be reviewed by the Park and Recreation Department.

  • Applicants are able to apply for any year round Adaptive Sports and Recreation Program, including the Sudbury Summer Inclusion Program
  • Applicants are allowed to apply multiple times per year
  • Applicants from the same family permitted

To apply, please fill out the  Scholarship Application found here and submit by mail, email, or fax to:

Anna Wood, CTRS
Adaptive Sports & Recreation Program
Sudbury Park and Recreation Department
40 Fairbank Road
Sudbury, MA 01776
Fax: (978).443.1051
Thursday, February 2, 2012

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