Program Inclusion

staff & camper inclusion program Dovercourt

Upcoming Event:

CHEO & Dovercourt Recreation Information Night

CHEO Recreation Therapy and Dovercourt Recreation Centre invite you to an information session for parents/guardians about the services offered by CHEO and Dovercourt for kids with disabilities.

Wed. Nov. 24, 6:30-8:30pm

Dovercourt Recreation Centre, 411 Dovercourt Ave, Ottawa. 

Please RSVP to Alanna Riordan (ariordan@dovercourt.org)

Learn about the services provided, eligibility, registration and support available.

See the poster for details (pdf)

Please enter through the main doors on Dovercourt Ave. Free parking.

All participants over the age of 12 must show proof of both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine before entering the facility.

Affordable Recreation

As a registered charity, Dovercourt is committed to ensuring that its programs and services are available to all in our community. If the costs associated with our programs are prohibitive to your experience here, please complete a Financial Assistance application at our customer service desk to see that you qualify for our subsidized rates.

Attention Social Workers, Teachers, Police Officers, Paramedics, Clergy…

Dovercourt’s Last Minute Club provides free access to most of DRA’s programs where spaces are available and/or unsold at the start of the program. These programs are for anyone you feel could benefit from participation. Last Minute Club referrals do not require any proof of income just your recommendation. To obtain a Last Minute Referral form, please contact LMC@dovercourt.org

Accessible Recreation

All abilities are welcome at Dovercourt. We are committed to the inclusion of those with special needs in our facilities, our programs and our services. Please make us aware of any special accommodations that you or your child may require so that we can help you and ensure a full experience Dovercourt.

During and leading up to the summer months, Dovercourt employs Inclusion Specialists who help parents select the right camp programs and the right levels of support for your child from Shared Care to Camp Buddies to One-on-One Support Workers. For more information on Summer Camps Inclusion email: ariordan@dovercourt.org

Dovercourt thanks the City of Ottawa for financial assistance in offering the Shared Care Program.

Dovercourt thanks Unity for Autism for their financial support in developing the Camp Buddies program as well as financial assistance for One-on-One support workers.

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