The LIFE Program (Leisure in Fun Environments) provides opportunities for children and youth with special needs to engage in meaningful recreational activity. It is funded by donations to the Children's Rehabilitation Foundation. The LIFE Program is a therapeutic recreation and loans program at the Rehabilitation Centre for Children, housed at the SSCY Centre. Programs are open to children with physical and/or developmental disabilities, up to the age of 20.
Therapeutic recreation programming from September to June
We are currently offering a variety of in-person and virtual programming for ages 2-20. Sign up for our mailing list to receive registration info for upcoming programs, or explore our website to see what we offer!
Below is a list of programs we facilitate; many of these programs are running in modified ways at this time:
Weekly music therapy, adapted yoga, and Zumba classes
Teen social programs
Sport development events including boccia, skating, and swimming
After-school and family cooking clubs
Family festivals and fun days
And much more!
Active Living Centre
The Active Living Centre continues to loan out equipment to families. The goal of the Active Living Centre is to promote active living and healthy lifestyles. We have a variety of equipment that families can borrow to help their child be more active. We help make it easier for children with disabilities and their families to increase their recreation and leisure activities at home, school and in the community. Families and professionals can borrow equipment for several weeks at a time. To learn more about the Active Living Centre, visit our page: https://rccinc.ca/loan-programs/active-living-centre-recreation-equipment/
Equipment available includes:
Adapted and specialized bikes, trikes, and trailers
Wooden push sleds
Specialized life jackets, flotation devices, and wet suits
And much more!
Spring Break and Summer Camps
We offer spring break days and summer camp programming
for youth ages 12-20. Sign up for our mailing list to receive
camp registration information when it is released in the spring.
Click to join our email list to receive info about upcoming programs!
SSCY Centre - 1155 Notre Dame Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3G1