Recreation and travel

Services related to accessible travel and recreation

  • The Canadian Abilities Foundation: The Canadian Abilities Foundation convenes a forum for the exchange of information to promote an inclusive society and provide inspiration and opportunity for people with disabilities. This includes discussing accessible travel options.
  • Easter Seals - Disability Travel Card: The Disability Travel Card™ provides identification to a person with a permanent disability, which will allow an adult attendant, traveling with the person with a disability, to travel at a reduced fee.
British Columbia
  • West GTA Stroke Network - Community Resources: Downloadable community resource book with listings of stroke resources available for the residents of West GTA.
  • Ontario Home & Vehicle Modification Program: Funded by the Ontario Government Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility, March of Dimes Canada’s Home and Vehicle Modification Program provides funding for basic home and/or vehicle modifications. 
  • Heart Wise Exercise: Heart Wise Exercise (HWE) works with community physical activity providers to designate facilities, programs and classes where individuals can exercise regularly to prevent or limit the effects of living with a chronic health condition. 
  • The Healthline: Enter your community name or a postal code to find health and community services in Ontario.
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
  • Pauline Potter Fitness Centre: This fitness centre is wheelchair accessible, accessible to people with vision problems and offers safe air resistance weights.
  • Tea and Tango: A tango class in Halifax for individuals with motor impairments that focuses on balance and posture.
  • Abilities in Motion (A.I.M.): Fully accessible fitness programming for individuals with neurological disorders. Designed to provide opportunities through fitness for a healthy lifestyle.
Prince Edward Island
  • AccessAbility Supports: The program supports Islanders with physical, intellectual, neurological, sensory and/or mental disabilities who experience substantial impairments in their activities of daily living. 
  • Health PEI - Out-of-Province Travel Support Program: Cost assistance to travel with Maritime Bus for non-emergency medical services in New Brunswick or Nova Scotia.
Newfoundland & Labrador
Northwest Territories
  • Health and Social Services - NWT Medical Travel: This guide provides tips and information that can be used by all NWT residents for their medical travel, regardless of their benefits program.
  • Elders in Motion: The Elders in Motion Program aims to improve access to physical activity opportunities for NWT elders.
  • NWT Seniors Society: The NWT Seniors Society provides useful information about the resources and programs available for seniors in the NWT.
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