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Recreational facilities, including parks, athletic facilities, museums, zoos, and community centers. Facilities may offer structured programs and classes, self-directed activities, or individual instruction. Contact a facility to find out about programs, fees, and adaptive options. See also Disability Related Sports and Recreational/Leisure/Arts Activities & Instruction.

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Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
Organization Name: City of Albuquerque
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Address:
903 10th St. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-768-2000
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Email: biopark@cabq.gov
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Located along the Rio Grande River near downtown Albuquerque, the ABQ BioPark consists of: The ABQ BioPark Zoo, Botanic Garden, Aquarium and Tingley Beach. Established in 1927, the Zoo is home to more than 900 animals from around the world. Many of these animals have been part of successful conservation plans and captive breeding programs. ABQ BioPark has events, camps and classes, and conservation activities.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
Address:
9717 Copper Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
Toll Free Phone: 888-438-6574
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Daniel Webster Children’s Park in South Los Altos is colorful, bright and inviting to children of all ages and abilities. The accessible ramps expand throughout the entire PlayBooster® play structure where kids will find interactive sensory panels, multiple climbers, and playground slides. The OmniSpin® spinner brings kids of all abilities together to interact and play. Additionally, SkyWays shade structures were integrated into the playground design to protect visitors from UV rays and heat.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/25/2022
10131 Coors Road NW, STE H7
Albuquerque, NM 87114
Phone: 505-217-9118
Address:
10131 Coors Road NW, STE H7
Albuquerque, NM 87114
Phone: 505-217-9118
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Email: cima.livelaughplay@gmail.com
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At Cima Live, Laugh, Play, we believe in the therapeutic use of motion to assist in self-regulation and emotional well-being. The benefits of a Sensory rich atmosphere are well documented and we have been utilizing them since 2011. Our staff members at Cima Live, Laugh, Play are dedicated to enriching the lives of children and creating a community of passionate people who love being healthy and having fun! We are the perfect place for pre-teen children who need some extra movement and motion. We offer a variety of swings, a trampoline, riding cars, a zip-line, and an assortment of toys and play sets.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/30/2022
Organization Name: City of Albuquerque
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Address:
1700 Yale Blvd. SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-764-1525
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This playground is wheelchair accessible and has a soft, rubber mat surface for playing on the ground. The playground is shaded, and the equipment is accessible to children of all ages and abilities. Restrooms are accessible.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
7807 Edith Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Phone: 505-314-0400
Address:
7807 Edith Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Phone: 505-314-0400
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Email: djalmager@bernco.gov
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La Ladera is a fully integrated and inclusive playground for children of all abilities. It has a smooth surface and is wheelchair accessible.

La Ladera Inclusive Playground is designed so that children of all abilities – including those with physical and developmental disabilities – can use the playground, side by side.

Sensory play equipment such as bongos, bells, chimes, mirrors, mazes, and kaleidoscope prisms for children, especially for those with autism and other sensory processing disorders, accessible OmniSpin Spinner, Oodle Swing, and molded bucket seat swing were added to accommodate children with physical disabilities. Infrastructure includes a 1,980 square-foot shade structure, 1,800 square feet of PebbleFlex safety surfacing, accessible parking spaces, and sidewalks.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/30/2022
Address:
3615 Los Picaros SE
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: 505-768-4200
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The City of Albuquerque Open Space Division has several accessible recreation locations for all visitors. Albuquerque accessible trails include Cottonwood Springs Trail, Rio Bravo Riverside Picnic Area, Fishing Pier, and Nature Trail, Alameda / Rio Grande Open Space, Carolino Canyon, Pueblo Montano Picnic Area and Trailhead, and Rio del Norte Picnic Area. All trails comply with the standards set by Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/23/2022
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1701 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone: 505-224-8300
Address:
1701 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone: 505-224-8300
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Email: explora@explora.us
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Creating opportunities for inspirational discovery and the joy lifelong learning through interactive experiences in science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/29/2022
Nationwide Provider
5223 David Edwards Drive
San Antonio, TX 78233
Phone: 210-495-5888
Nationwide Provider
Address:
5223 David Edwards Drive
San Antonio, TX 78233
Phone: 210-495-5888
Toll Free Phone: 877-495-5888
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Wheelchair Access: Yes
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Free for those with Special Needs.

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Provides a theme park designed for individuals with special needs. A 25-acre park that serves those with special needs, their families, friends, caregivers and the public at large. Morgan’s Wonderland is a place where “kids” of all ages and abilities can have fun.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 12/22/2021
Nationwide Provider
1849 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20240
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: U.S. Department of the Interior
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Address:
1849 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20240
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Contact for program information.

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Provides information about locations and programs at various national parks.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 5/9/2022
Nationwide Provider
4000 Ridgeway Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
Nationwide Provider
Address:
4000 Ridgeway Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
TDD: 800-900-8086
Toll Free Phone: 800-900-8086
Fax: 205-313-7474
Email: email@nchpad.org
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NCHPAD is the premier resource for information on physical activity, health promotion, and disability, serving persons with physical, sensory and cognitive disability across the lifespan. website features a variety of resources and services which can benefit all ages and populations.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/13/2022