Support Workers Welcome
For those who have disabilities or other support considerations and require or benefit from assistance while participating in recreation and culture programming, we are happy to let you know that there is no additional admission or registration charge for support workers when participating in NVRC programming or visiting one of our centres.
Drop in: Simply inform the cashier that you have a support person with you, or as the support person, identify yourself as such.
Registered programs: The support worker is not required to register.
Please note: Support workers are able to participate alongside but should not be doing their own, independent program or activity. Skate equipment rental fees still apply.
We offer adapted swimming lessons for children, youth and adults who have physical or developmental disabilities, or other support considerations. Classes are low-ratio and are offered at our four aquatic facilities. We encourage participation in our group lessons but if you feel that adapted lessons are the right fit for you or your family member, or it has been recommended by an aquatic staff member, then please contact the Inclusion Programmer prior to your / their first lesson at 604-983-6415. There is a limit of one registration per cycle. Please see the Leisure Guide for specific dates and locations.
Participants with developmental or physical disabilities will be helped to design their own basic personal fitness program and learn how to use the Fitness Centre equipment safely. For more information, please contact Darrin Jones at 604-983-6406.
Individuals requiring 1:1 support are asked to please provide their own Support Worker.