Recreation & Leisure

Athletes Serving Athletes

Athletes Serving Athletes empowers individuals living with disabilities to train and compete in main stream running and triathlon events so they can experience the THRILL of crossing the finish line.
www.AthletesServingAthletes.org

Baltimore City Dept. of Recreation & Parks 

Baltimore City Dept of Recreation & Parks (Therapeutic Recreation division) provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities and services for individuals with disabilities in both specialized and inclusive environments.  Upcoming events and programs are listed on our webpage:
http://bcrp.baltimorecity.gov/therapeuticrecreation

Easterseals Camp Fairlee

Provides respite care to Maryland families and accessible recreation to children and adults with all types of disabilities through year-round programs including summer camp, respite weekends, and travel / vacation trips.  Camp Fairlee is best known for its traditional, overnight summer camp program that has 6 and 12 day sessions.   Activities include swimming, canoeing, horseback riding, wall climbing, zip line, ropes course, nature trails, arts/crafts and more.  Camp Fairlee was totally rebuilt in 2015 and has modern, climate controlled  facilities including a 12,000 square foot activity center for use in bad weather.  Located on the upper Eastern Shore near Chestertown, MD  Serving Maryland families since 1954. www.de.easterseals.com/fairlee   410-778-0566

Guide to Accessible Travel 

www.spintheglobe.net is a great resource for information on travel and those places that are especially friendly to people traveling in wheelchairs etc.

Imagination Stage

Offers sensory friendly performance of the children’s classic, check out their upcoming shows.
http://imaginationstage.org/shows-tickets/accessibility

Kennedy Center

Change things up with a sensory friendly opera or symphonic orchestra concert at the Kennedy Center!
http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/accessibility

You can find some great pre-visit materials in the link below that include social stories and sensory maps of some of their theaters.
http://www.kennedy-center.org/Pages/accessibility/sensory

Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (MD-LBPH)

Provides free library services for people who are unable to read standard print because of a visual, physical, or reading disability. MD-LBPH offers books and magazines the way you want them: in braille or audio formats, mailed to your door for free, or instantly downloadable. Our talking-book players feature large buttons, braille letters beside the controls, a sleep timer, and built-in audio instructions. The BARD Mobile app allows users to quickly and easily download audiobooks directly to iOS and Android devices. To receive an application for service, call 410-230-2443,
email reference.desk@maryland.gov, or visit our website at www.lbph.maryland.gov

Special Olympics Howard County 

Conducts a training and competitive sports program for children and adults with intellectual and related developmental disabilities. 410 740 0500
www.somdhc.org 

The Therapeutic & Recreational Riding Center

Provides physical and occupational therapy on horseback to treat a wide range of disabilities. 410 489 5100
www.trrcmd.org 

Therapeutic Recreation and Inclusion Services

Offers integrated sports and arts programs, social groups, summer campus and community outings for those with mental and physical disabilities. 410 313 4628