Welcome to M-NASR
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M-NASR provides recreation programs and services for children, teens and adults with disabilities

Check out our latest program brochures by clicking here.


How to reach us

  • By phone. Call 847-966-5522. Staff are available between 9:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
  • By email. For a directory of staff emails and phone extensions, click here

Who we are

Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR) has been providing engaging and meaningful recreation and leisure 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, fitness, 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:

Des Plaines Park DistrictGolf Maine Park DistrictMorton Grove Park DistrictNiles Park DistrictPark Ridge Park District – Skokie Park DistrictVillage of Lincolnwood Parks & Recreation

Our mission

The Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation provides individuals with disabilities access to meaningful and life-enriching recreation and leisure opportunities.

Our values

Positivity • Inclusivity • Empowerment • Community • Excellence • Safety



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