SF Rec & Park Co-Hosts Access to Adventure, a Play Day for Children with Disabilities

SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation & Park Department, in partnership with Support for Families of Children with Disabilities, is hosting Access to Adventure in Golden Gate Park this Saturday, May 7. The festival will include arts, music, sports, and other activities and will be accessible to all children regardless of ability. The event will take place from 12p.m. – 3p.m. in the Music Concourse. The event is free with a suggested donation of $5/person. Beverages, snacks, and desserts will be provided, but attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch or spending money to buy lunch. Families are asked to register at: www.supportforfamilies.org or by calling (415)-920-5040.

“We are committed to ensuring that all kids of all abilities have the opportunity to get out and play,” said Phil Ginsburg, SF Rec & Park General Manager. “I am proud of the work that we do to ensure that our recreation programming, our facilities, and our parks are inclusive and accessible to all.”

SF Rec & Park, through the Therapeutic Recreation and Inclusion Services, offers after school programming, teen programming, swimming, organic gardening, outdoor adventure, Inclusion Week at Camp Mather, summer day camps, and special events, in addition to inclusion support for any program SF Rec & Park offers.

About Support for Families of Children with Disabilities:

Since 1982, Support for Families of Children with Disabilities has offered information, education, and parent-to-parent support free of charge to families and professionals of children with any kind of disability or special health care need in San Francisco. Learn more at: http://www.supportforfamilies.org/

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