The City of Reno welcomes the opportunity to provide accommodations to people with disabilities so that full participation in leisure and recreation programs, classes, services and facilities may be enjoyed by all. Department staff embrace the provision of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you or a family member require a reasonable accommodation to participate in a program, please complete the Accommodations Request Form a minimum of five business days prior to the start of the program.
Upon notification, efforts will be made to accommodate your request. If you have any questions or need additional information please contact the Inclusion Services staff at 775-334-2262. Hearing impaired individuals can use Nevada Relay - dial 711 for assistance.
Personal Care Assistance
Individual with disabilities are encouraged to participate in our programs; however, those needing assistance with toileting, feeding, or dressing must make personal arrangements for this assistance.
The City of Reno's facilities have been designed or remodeled and specialty equipment has been acquired to improve accessibility and functionality.
- Parks - Park playgrounds feature accessible surfaces and play features for youth with disabilities. New ‘poured in place’ surfaces, transfer stations and low play components have been added. Wingfield Park Amphitheatre includes viewing areas and access for people with disabilities. Dick Taylor Park features Imagination Station, a fully accessible playground funded by the Junior League of Reno.
- Aquatics - All City of Reno pools have lifts, slow lap lanes and therapeutic steps to make swimming more accessible for all users.
- Truckee River Whitewater Park at Wingfield Park - Ramped access to the river is available at Barbara Bennett Park and at Wingfield Park.
- Fitness Center - Universal fitness equipment is available at the fitness center at the Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center. This equipment was made possible through grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs and Craig H. Neilson Foundation.
The mission of RAAC is to promote the full participation of citizens with disabilities in all facets of civic and community life.
Adaptive Rec Connect Newsletter
The Adaptive Rec Connect is the best way to stay current on area adaptive recreation opportunities. A typical issue includes descriptions of upcoming community events, sports and social programs, and area resources.