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Specialized Recreation and Inclusion Services

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Specialized Recreation and Inclusion Services (SRIS) offers a variety of programs for individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities.

Programs are designed to meet the needs and interests of the participants. SRIS provides inclusion and/or medical support to individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions and who request modifications to participate in other Raleigh parks programs. 

Raleigh Parks welcomes the participation of all individuals, including those with disabilities and/or special needs. We are committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provide reasonable modifications to facilitate program participation.

Specialized Recreation

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Specialized Recreation Services offers many programs to meet the recreational needs of youth, teens, young adults, and adults with developmental disabilities.

Learn more about Specialized Programs.

Inclusion Services

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Inclusion Services supports access to typical programs for participants with disabilities by offering reasonable and appropriate accommodations to participants.

Learn more about Inclusion Services.

Sensory Resources

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These resources were designed to lessen sensory overload and create safe spaces, allowing people of all abilities to safely participate and thrive in our programs, events, and facilities.

Learn more about Sensory Resources.


Specialized Recreation and Inclusion Services is proud to offer Therapeutic Recreation internships and practicum experiences under the supervision of a LRT/CTRS. For more information about internships, please contact us at SRIS@raleighnc.gov or 919-996-2147


If you are interested in volunteering with us for any of our programs or events, please contact us at SRIS@raleighnc.gov or 919-996-2147

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