Maine-Niles Association

of Special Recreation

M-NASR is now offering both in-person and virtual programming

Check out our latest program brochures by clicking here.

Information about 2021 Summer Day Camp is here! Click here to view the brochure. APRIL 28, 2020 UPDATE: Please note that we are experiencing technical issues with the program registration links in the brochure. You may still register for camp by going directly to the online registration page here. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Our REConnections seasonal newsletter for participants is now online. Click here to view it.


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 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:

Des Plaines Park DistrictGolf-Maine Park DistrictMorton Grove Park DistrictNiles Park DistrictPark Ridge Park DistrictSkokie Park DistrictVillage of Lincolnwood Parks & Recreation


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.



M-NASR Spirit Parade, April 17, 2021

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