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The City of Edmonton welcomes children and adults of all abilities in our facilities, and is committed to the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in our programs. Please indicate to staff what, if any, supports or accommodations are required to ensure successful participation in our programming.

Our programs are designed for persons with developmental disabilities. Participants who require close supervision, individual attention or who have medical concerns must come with a personal care attendant.

Beginning in January 2019, Social Unique Recreation Fun (SURF) programs is undergoing a name change to Persons With Disabilities (PWD) programs. 

PWD Program Updates

Program Changes
  • Now offering specialized Programs for Persons With Disabilities (PWD) at City of Edmonton Recreation Facilities city-wide (previously only at ACT and Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre).
  • You are now eligible to use your LAP membership for all registered programs
  • The Adult Leisure Dances (Rockin in Rundle, Senior Leisure Dance, and SURF Zumba) are now Drop-In. No registration required, and will be free with your (LAP) Annual Pass.
  • Programs will now run year-round (Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall)

You will still be able to register for your programs via 311 or by visiting your local City of Edmonton Rec Centre.

Information & Registration sessions will be offered each season to provide assistance with the registration process.

DATS and Leisure Access Program (LAP) representatives will be available to assist with the LAP registration process and information on subscription bookings.

Participating Locations

Along with our continued programming out of ACT Aquatic & Recreation Centre we are expanding the PWD specific programs into Recreation Facilities across Edmonton including:

  • Clareview Community Recreation Centre
  • Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre
  • The Meadows Community Recreation Centre
  • Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre
  • Mill Woods Recreation Centre
Cooking, Fitness and Crafting courses for persons with disabilities. Inclusive excursions to local attractions.

City wide drop-In programs for persons with disabilities.

Edmonton Excursions

Get ready to explore City of Edmonton attractions and affiliated facilities with Edmonton Excursions! These excursions are held during a variety of times including weekdays, evenings and weekends to allow a wider range of opportunities within our beautiful city. 

All fees are included in the registration price. All City of Edmonton programs are inclusive, so all are welcome!


Interagency Committee on Inclusive Recreation

Welcomes new members with an interest in recreation opportunities for people with special needs. 


Listing of agencies and groups that provide resources for anyone with disabilities.

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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