Special Recreation

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Channahon Park District Inclusion Policy

The Channahon Park District complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Channahon Park District Staff Members will make reasonable accommodations as defined in the ADA to facilitate participation in, or attendance of, Park District programs and activities for those with disabilities. Those interested in such opportunities should contact Park District Recreation Staff at (815) 467-7275 in advance to discuss the need for accommodation, and how the accommodation can best be made if warranted.

In addition, the Channahon Park District has entered into an agreement with the Special Recreation of Joliet and Channahon (SRJC) to offer recreation programs to residents with special needs. Information on programming available through SRJC is available by contacting their office at (815) 740-7275.

Special Recreation of Joliet & Channahon (SRJC)

Special Recreation of Joliet & Channahon (SRJC) is a cooperative extension of the Joliet and Channahon Park Districts, which provides year-round recreation activities for individuals who wish to participate in alternative Park District programs. These programs are designed to help participants who have physical or mental disabilities, sensory impairments, or any other type of disability, to develop leisure skills, independent living skills, and motor skills.

Inclusion
The Joliet Park District supports the rights of people with special needs to participate in any program. An adult or child must adhere to the guidelines of that particular program. The Joliet Park District believes that all members of the community are entitled to have equal leisure opportunities. For information on the inclusion process, please contact SRJC at 815-741-7275 ext. 175. Any accommodations and expectations will be discussed prior to the start of a program.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The Joliet Park District complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.

Volunteers
SRJC is always looking for volunteers who have a desire to work with special needs individuals. If you would like to be a part of our team, please contact SRJC at 815-741-7275 ext. 160.

Transportation
Due to COVID-19, transportation will not be provided at this time.

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