of Special Recreation
Programming Update: November 18, 2020
In compliance with the state of Illinois Tier 3 Mitigations issued, and in the interest of the safety of our participants and staff, in-person programs are suspended effective 11/18/2020 until further notice. Program leaders will contact participants currently enrolled in these programs with additional information. M-NASR still has plenty of great opportunities for participation in our zoom programs, and our next brochure will be available on Monday, November 23. We are already looking forward to a great winter session!
M-NASR is currently offering virtual programming only
Check out our latest brochure by clicking here.
How to reach us (updated November 18, 2020)
- By phone. Call 224-217-0618. Staff will be available between 9:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
- By email or to leave a phone message for a specific staff member, please call 847-966-5522. For a directory of staff emails and phone extensions, click here. Staff are accessing voice mails remotely.
Who We Are
Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR) has been providing fun, recreational, and beneficial opportunities to individuals with disabilities since 1972. Today we serve over 1,300 children and adults in more than 600 programs, trips, and special events each year. Programming options include recreational or competitive sports, exercise, cultural arts, general recreation, bowling, swimming, and more! In addition, individuals with disabilities who choose to participate in their home park district may benefit from our inclusion services.
M-NASR offers programming and services to individuals with disabilities living within our seven member districts:
The Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation is dedicated to improving the quality of life and through advocacy and awareness, promoting a successful leisure lifestyle for individuals with disabilities.