Access and Inclusion

Two youths, one standing, one in a wheelchair, playing basketball

Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation is committed to the American’s with Disabilities Act which guarantees non-discrimination and equal access for individuals with disabilities in all programs, services, and activities. We will provide modifications upon request. Advanced notice for modifications is welcome.

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Available Inclusion Supports

The Therapeutic Recreation Office is committed to supporting individuals through:

  • Creating and sharing modification plans
  • Conducting class observations upon request
  • Supporting instructors and parent/guardians as to how to implement various supports upon request
  • Providing additional staff to lower the ratio of provide 1:1 support when those resources are available

Additional supports

  • Adapted equipment/techniques
  • Sign language interpreters
  • Large print and Braille materials

How to Request a Modification

Step I:

Complete online, phone-in or mail-in registration. When prompted, identify that inclusion support is needed due to a disability.

Step 2:

Download and complete a Participant Modification Information (PMI) form.

Step 3:

Submit completed PMI form.  The PMI can be submitted via email to or mailed/dropped off to 3308 N. Stafford St., Arlington, VA, 22206.  Please make sure to identify which programs you are requesting support.

Step 4:

An Inclusion Support Coordinator will develop a Participant Modification Plan (PMP) designed to successfully support your participant's recreational pursuits and share with recreation staff.

Questions? 703-228-4740 or TTY 711