The goal of Adaptive & Inclusive Recreation (AIR) is to enhance participants' health and well-being, sense of self and community, and overall quality of life by facilitating the development of leisure and recreation skills, fostering independence, and promoting socialization.
What We Offer
Adaptive Recreation Programs Frederick County Parks and Recreation offers Adaptive Recreation (AR) programs designed to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities, developmental differences, and/or higher support needs as well as emphasize participants’ unique abilities. Programs utilize trained staff and higher staff/participant ratios in addition to adapted spaces, materials, and content to provide an opportunity for individuals to participate in various recreation activities.
Fitness, health, & wellness classes
Enrichment and special interest classes
Inclusion Services Reasonable accommodations are also offered to individuals who have disabilities or need additional support to encourage and enable them to fully participate in our general recreation programs alongside their peers. Reasonable accommodations are based on each individual’s abilities and needs.
Possible Accommodations include:
Inclusion support staff
Use of companions
Additional training provided for program staff
Activity modifications that do not change the nature of the program or activity
Adaptive Recreation Program Levels In order to ensure the safety of all participants, FCPR's adaptive recreation programs utilize program levels to determine the basic skills needed to participate in the program.