Recreation, the ADA, and Inclusive Programs – Let’s Have Fun!

Event Date/Time: 

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021
10:00 AM EDT - 11:30 AM EDT




Summer is approaching. Let's get outside and have fun. 

We will discuss ADA requirements and accessibility recommendations as they apply to recreation programs, summer camps, state and municipal parks, recreation trails, COVID and mask policies, safety policies, reasonable accommodations in programs, ensuring effective communication (such as providing sign language interpreters), service animals, miniature horses and more. 

Special guest Laila Soleimani, the Outreach Coordinator for the Universal Access Program at the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, will discuss integrated and adaptive recreation programs and opportunities.  

Tuesday, May 11th
10:00 am-11:30 am EDT


The Zoom link will be sent one week and then one hour before the event.

For questions and to request accommodations such as closed captioning, contact Kathy Gips at or 617-695-0085. Please request accommodations by May 6.


Kathy Gips, Director of Training, New England ADA Center

Laila Soleimani, Outreach Coordinator, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Universal Design Program


From the Sponsor: 

Region 1 - New England ADA Center


Architects/Contractors, Business, People with Disabilities, State and Local Government, ADA Coordinator, Code Officials Responsible for Physical Accessibility Requirements, Consumer Advocate, Family Member of Person With Disability, State/Local Affiliate


Facility Access, Public Accommodations (ADA Title III), State and Local Government (ADA Title II), Accessible Parking, ADA Center Information, Non-Discrimination, Program Access, Reasonable Modification of Policy and Procedures





Registration Deadline: 

Tuesday, May 11, 2021