Adaptive recreational programs and events

Discover adaptive recreation programs in Massachusetts state parks. These programs offer specialized equipment, modifications, and staff support and instruction.

Looking for some guided accessible recreation in the state parks? Massachusetts is unique in offering adaptive recreation programs year-round and statewide through the Universal Access Program.

Our structured programs feature adaptive equipment, professional staff, and instruction and support. Friends, family members, and companions are always welcome to take part in our programs alongside participants with disabilities.

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Upcoming Events

  • Adaptive sailing on the Charles River 

    21 David G Mugar Way, Boston, MA 02114
    April–October 31, 7 days a week on an appointment basis.
    Take adaptive sailing lessons or go out for a recreational sail with Community Boating, Inc.
  • 15th annual adaptive recreation fair 

    1255 Soldiers Field Road, Brighton, MA 02135
    Saturday, June 1, 2019
    10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Join the Universal Access Program to meet other adaptive organizations, enjoy adaptive biking and hiking, and learn about activities across the state!
Image credits:  Canoeing on Pottapaug Pond (Laila Soleimani)