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The City of Phoenix Adaptive Recreation Program offers safe, inclusive, and accessible recreational opportunities for all abilities; empowering individuals to lead meaningful lives and create a welcoming environment of acceptance and belonging. Through a wide variety of programs and events, we seek to educate, enrich, and empower those with intellectual and physical disabilities to lead healthy and active lifestyles!​

​Contact Adaptive Recreation: 602-534-0385 | jessica.latham@phoenix.gov

Adaptive Recreation Office: South Mountain Community Center, 212 E Alta Vista Dr

Adaptive Boardgame Group

Join our Adaptive Boardgame Group for a fantastic blend of strategy, camaraderie, and laughter! Dive into the world of tabletop gaming, where every player's abilites shines. Whether you're a seasoned strategist or new to the game, our group welcomes players of all skill levels. ​

When: October 31 - December 5, 2023

Day/Time: Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00PM

Where: Cesar Chavez Community Center, 7858 S 35th Ave​

Cost: $5.00

Adaptive Art Class

Let's create together! Unleash your creativity in Adaptive Arts and Crafts! Join us for a dynamic and inclusive journey where we explore a world of colors, textures, and imagination.

Class # 1:

When: October 30 - December 4, 2023

Day/Time: Mondays, 3:30-4:30PM

Where: Cesar Chavez Community Center, 7858 S 35th Ave

Class #2:

When: November 1 - December 6, 2023

Day/Time: Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30PM

Where: Paradise Valley Community Center, 17402 N 40th St

Cost: $30/class​

Inclusive Teen Esports

The Inclusive Esport Group is a dynamic and diverse community dedicated to fostering inclusivity, diversity, and accessibility within the world of esports. We provide a welcoming space for gamers of all backgrounds, abilities, and identities, aiming to break down barriers and promote positive change in the esports industry!

When: ​November 2 - December 14, 2023

Day/Time: Thursdays, 3:30-4:30PM

Where: Para​​dise Valley Community Center, 17402 N 40th St

Cost: $5.00

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Did you know?

Telephone Pioneers Park
The Parks and Recreation Department manages Telephone Pioneers of America Park, the first barrier free park in the nation. This facility was built through community donations under the leadership of the volunteer organization, Telephone Pioneers of America.

The park features two beep baseball fields, a therapeutic heated pool, a wheelchair-accessible playground, an 18-station exercise course, racquetball, volleyball, tennis, basketball and shuffleboard. Ramadas, grills and picnic facilities also are available. A state of the art "all children" accessible playground was completed in January 2001.​

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