Inclusion and Enhanced Support

The Town of Milton encourages and welcomes residents with disabilities to become involved in recreation programs. If any of the following apply, our inclusion/enhanced support programs may be an appropriate program choice for your child.

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  • Extra support is required at school.
  • Extra support is required at home, for basic care, such as dressing and toileting.
  • A disability exists that may affect the safety of your child or that of others in the program.
  • Your child is associated with a support agency.

Registered inclusion programs

Please consider if your child will be able to handle recreational activities with the following components;

  • Full day (March Break/P.A. Day programs) or week long programs (Monday to Friday 8:30 am-4:00 pm)
  • Changes in programming/routine that may occur due to uncontrollable factors
  • Program locations that are shared with other groups, such as sports teams, other programs and general public
  • Inclusion support workers who may be high school/collegeuniversity students who are hired based on their interest and skill level related to working with participants with disabilities.

Are you or your child new to our inclusion programs?

Please contact staff to discuss the level of support that may be reuired to participate in a program. Levels of support may include: volunteers, inclusion support workers, (at varying ratios) and/or family provided support worker.  Please call 905-878-7252 x 2613 to speak with the program coordinator.  I-CAN and SNAP programs are available for Milton residents only


 Description Program Offering
 Specialized Specifically designed for children and youth with disabilities
  • S.N.A.P. (Special Needs Activity Program) 
  • Swim & Gym
  • Adult Inclusion Drop-in Program
 Integrated Provide extra support to children and youth with disabilities for various town of Milton recreation programs. Ratios are based on abilities of participants.
  •  I-CAN (Integrated Care for Assisted Needs)
  • Swim lessons
  • School Break programs

Adult Inclusion and Special Needs drop-in program

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This social, recreation program is for adults (18+ years) with developmental disabilities.  Participants will take part in different are activities each week. Participants must provide their own support person

Cost $5 per visit (Milton Sports Centre) For more information, please call 905-878-7252 x 2611






 Important Notes

Support persons (minimum age: 15 years) For all programs (registered and drop-in)

  • Support persons provided by a participants family are welcome to attend programs
  • Admission fees are waived for all support persons accompanying a person with a disabilitiy as long as the support person is not participating in the program/service.

For registered programs;

For support persons that are provided by the family, the following may be required:

  • Additional information about support persons for safety and emergency purposes

If support persons are provided by the Town, please notify us about absences:

  • If your child has a one to one worker and will be absent from a program, please notify us as soon as possible.  This will help us to notify/re-assgign the staff person working with your child before they arrive for the program.

Medically fragile participants

Participants who are medically fragile and require the use of medical equipment are welcome to attend programs.  Program staff are not trained in this area; therefore, the family caregiver must provide a support worker to administer the participant's medical requirements.

 Community Resources

Erin Oak Kids Centre for Treatment and Development

Kerry’s Place Autism Services 

Community Living North Halton 

Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf 

Reach Out Centre for Kids  

Halton Region, Children with Differing Abilities