Our 12th Annual Adaptive Recreation Fair will be held at Artesani Park -Soldiers Field Rd. in Brighton on Saturday, June 4th from 10AM-3PM. This free fair brings together a vast array of adaptive recreation organizations from all over Massachusetts and beyond for a celebratory gathering to show individuals with disabilities the opportunities and accessible programs and resources that are available to them statewide. Recreation organizations will also showcase the wide range of adaptive equipment and products that help people with disabilities access the great outdoors. Enjoy activities such as hiking, cycling, face painting, kite decorating, letterboxing, equipment demonstrations, refreshments, music, and more! Enjoy scenic views of the Charles River, make connections, and sign up for accessible summer recreation programs! For details or to register, call Laila Soleimani at 413-545-5759 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adaptive Recreation Fair Flyer file size 1MB
The Department of Conservation and Recreation's Universal Access Program is dedicated to providing outdoor recreation opportunities in Massachusetts State Parks for visitors of all abilities.
Accessibility to our State Parks is achieved through site improvements, specialized adaptive recreation equipment, and accessible recreation programs.
We invite you to use this as a guide to discover the most accessible parks and forests that offer the recreation opportunities you seek.
Please contact our office for copies of this information in alternate formats.
- DCR Access News
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The DCR Universal Access Program produces a free newsletter two times per year highlighting current developments in outdoor recreation at state parks. Contact us to get on the mailing list.
- Accessible Programs & Events
Hiking, canoeing, cycling and other accessible programs and events available within MassParks.
- Universal Access Brochure file size 2MB
You can download this Brochure in Adobe PDF Format. Or write to the Universal Access Program, Dept. of Conservation and Recreation, P.O. Box 484, Amherst, MA 01004. Or call (413) 545-5353 voice; (413) 577-2200 TTY.
- Education, Interpretation & Visitor Services
Assistive listening equipment is available upon request at many parks. Recorded brochures, walks, and tours are also available at some parks.
For further information, to request information in alternative formats, or to request American Sign Language interpretation for any DCR program, please contact the Universal Access Program office at:
P.O. Box 484
Amherst, MA 01004
Or call 413-545-5353 voice; 413-577-2200 TTY.