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Programs & Services

Recreation & Leisure: Therapeutic Recreation & Life Skills

(previously called Community Based Services)

Under Bloorview's Life Skills and Wellness Institute, the Therapeutic Recreation & Life Skills program provides a variety of recreation, life skills and community development programs and services responsive to the needs identified by children, youth and families of Bloorview Kids Rehab.

To create greater opportunities for children and youth with physical disabilities to participate in the community, we partner with families, other Ontario children's treatment centres, schools, community colleges, local parks and recreation departments, government agencies, community groups and disability-related organizations. We provide a variety of programs that focus on life skills, transition and quality of life activities related to health, fitness and active living.

Our services include:

  • Consultation
  • Community-based program development and support
  • Information and resource sharing
  • Education and training
  • Recreation and leisure counselling
  • Health promotion and
  • Family support

For more information, please contact us at:
Tel: 416-425-6220, extension 3501
Toll Free: 1-800-363-2440, extension 3501
E-mail: cjcurran at bloorview dot ca *(See Note below)

To learn more about recreation and life skills programs, how to find a summer camp and community programs and services, please use the links below:

*Note: Copy the above e-mail address into the To field of your e-mail message and reconstruct the e-mail address by removing the spaces and replacing the “at” and “dot” with the proper symbols (@ and .) respectively.

  • Family Corner
  • Youth Corner
  • Kids Corner

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