Community Partnership


Visions of Independence (Manitoba)

Visions of Independence (VOI) and Recreational Respite has been working together throughout COVID19, to provide their members a number of recreation and Build It Workshops. A strong focus on our Build It Workshops have brought some incredible programs to their members that we have developed and implemented. Some of their favourite partnership programs include: Global Citizen …

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ParaSport (Ontario)

ParaSport Ontario participated in the million minutes activity challenge and asked Recreational Respite to help! We developed and filmed five unique programs that could be shared in the challenge: 1) DROM (drumming and meditation) 2) Muscles and Me (adaptive sports) 3) Boxing 4) Rhythmic Round Circle/Dance 5) Travel Adventures They can be found, shared and …

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Simcoe County District School Board (Ontario)

July, 2021 An amazing after school program was developed between Recreational Respite and the Simcoe County District School Board! We created innovative escape rooms that also had take-away resources for the student and their parent/guardian to continue their learning and sustain the impact of the goals and outcomes. Participants worked through a series of puzzles, …

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FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder)

April 2020 – ongoing Recreation creates an opportunity for inclusive participation. To immerse in new experiences that include making new friends and building healthy relationships, inclusive play while learning ways for self regulation and coping strategies. Our work with individual who have FASD include identifying strengths and interests that guide and promote successful participation. Partnerships …

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NSERC, Sheridan Elder Research Centre and RecRespite

2010-2016 Aging In Place: Optimizing Health Outcomes Through Technology, Design and Social Inclusion Recreational Respite developed and implemented various immediate and long-term company strategies related to serving older adults. These included client research and program evaluation, engagement and innovation for new technologies, appropriate dissemination strategies through social media and other communication channels, and opportunities to …

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