Adaptive Recreation & Inclusion Services Division of Shawnee County Parks and Recreation


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4330 SW Conservatory Drive, Gage Park
Topeka, KS 66606 (m)
Phone: (785) 368-0989

Amanda Bridges, Recreation Supervisor


Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide people with differing abilities the opportunity to participate in quality recreation programs and services in the settings of their choice. Recreational opportunities develop greater independence and enhance the overall quality of life for all of our participants.

Hours: Flexible to meet program needs


  • ARIS is dedicated to developing recreation and leisure programs specifically designed for people with disabilities as well as helping other departments to adapt their programming to meet the needs of people with varying abilities.
  • Adult and youth programming categories include: Adapted Sports, Lifetime Leisure, Social, Healthy Lifestyles, and Outdoor Recreation.
  • Summer Day Camps – Civitan Day Camp is designed for youth who have a developmental delay which requires adapted instruction. Camp Pals is designed for adults who have a developmental delay which requires adapted instruction.

Eligibility: 8 years of age to senior adults. Essential eligibility requirements vary by program

How to Apply: Call (785) 368-0989

Fees: Certain programs require class registration fees. Fee assistance is available

Funding: Taxes, fees, and charges

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