Facilitating active lifestyles for people with disabilities.
About Recreation Integration Victoria
Operating as Recreation Integration Victoria we are a unique partnership between the Victoria Integration Society, Recreation Integration Victoria, and the Disabled Sailing Association of BC, Victoria Branch. We provide a range of services including but not limited to: Leisure Planning and Referral; Information Services pertaining to Local Leisure and Recreation Opportunities; Awareness Training for Municipal Parks and Recreation, and Community Agency Staff; Advisory Design Consultation on Facility Retrofits or New Facility Design; Adaptive Outdoor Equipment Loans; 1:1 Out of School Care Support; 1:1 Leisure Assistance (volunteers); and 1:1 Summer Day and Residential Camp Support.
Physical activity, builds self-esteem and positive self-image which are the foundations to personal quality of life. It also enhances life satisfaction levels, builds social skills and stimulates participation in community life. Physical activity positively affects self-esteem, anxiety, depression, tension, and stress.