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 no cost.
British Columbia
  • Polio Québec - Leisure and Activities: A list of resources and services allowing for accessible activities.
  • L’Axone: L’Axone provides stroke patients with organized physical activities, dinner and conferences.
  • Kéroul - Tourism and Culture for People with Restricted Abilities: Kéroul is a non-profit organization which, through information and lobbying, promotes and develops accessible tourism and culture.
  • Quebec for All: Québec for all is a database of over 1,700 tourism and cultural organizations and businesses assessed by Kéroul and certified fully or partially accessible, spread across 21 regions of Québec.
  • Viomax: Viomax is a nonprofit organization that offers a very wide programming of physical activities for persons with a physical disability.
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
  • Northwood Community Connections: 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
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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