Year-Round Programs

At AdaptAbilities, we are committed to building capacity, understanding, and opportunities for individuals with diverse abilities.





Our programs provide opportunities for individuals with diverse abilities to learn, succeed and grow all year round!

Our goal-oriented year-round respite programs are thoughtfully organized by our Community Specialists to provide participants with an inclusive space to learn and grow.

We work with individuals with visible and invisible disabilities that may include:

    • Learning Disabilities
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Down Syndrome
    • Autism
    • Anxiety Disorders
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    • Tourette’s Syndrome
    • Other needs

Year-round programs are
designed to teach participants:

  • Essential life skills
  • Expressive arts and recreations; and,
  • Motor development

These programs include:

  • BeYou Rec and Social Program

    Come as YOU are to AdaptAbilities’ BeYou program, in partnership with the City of Edmonton. Are you ready for a GREAT time? Join us for fun, friendships, and belonging.

    Planned activities may include swimming, skating, fitness centre, open play in gymnasium, indoor playground, and a variety of other recreational activities! Participants should come prepared to swim each day in addition to 2-3 other activity choices.

    This program is for kids with a high level of independence and can succeed in a group ratio.

  • Centre Respite

    Our centres are fully equipped with tools, resources, games and activities for participants to enjoy while their parents or guardians head out to run errands, go to an appointment, or just take a break.

  • Hearts in Action Year-Round Camp

    We are open to provide fun, engaging and purposeful activities during PD days, exam weeks, Winter and Spring breaks. Registration for PD days and exam weeks are limited to participants who receive work-related care/extraordinary child care only through FSCD. For adults, a PDD contract is required outlining supports for non-school days.

  • Out-Of-School Care

    We offer many structured activities for children and youth to enjoy in an inclusive environment. Our out-of-school care gives participants a chance to do homework, play games, and get active.

  • High School Transition

    For adults wanting to continue their high school education, we offer a safe and welcoming “home away from home” at AdaptAbilities. We’ll teach participants how to thrive on their own through experiential learning opportunities.

  • Community Connect

    This program is designed to help adults who have finished high school, so they can face the world with confidence while fostering community connections. Activities include: volunteering, finding employment, building relationships, and more!

  • Social Nights

    Weekly social nights allow pre-teens, teens and adults to hang out and build lasting relationships with new friends! Each activity is geared towards decision-making, increasing independence, and improving inclusivity.