Adaptive Recreation and Learning Exchange

Serving People with Disabilities

AR&LE is Made up of Two Parts

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AR = Adaptive Recreation The cities of Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Edina, and Richfield offer programs specifically designed for people of all ages with disabilities.  Programs include softball, bowling, water aerobics, fitness programs, skiing/snowboarding, golf, as well as a number of social programs for youth and adults.

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LE = Learning Exchange  The school districts of Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Edina, and Richfield Community Education Adults with Disabilities programs work together to offer customized classes for adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities.  Classes include cooking, independent living skills, theater and performing arts, health, fitness, and other leisure learning activities.

A Participant Profile is required to participate in AR&LE programs.

AR&LE publishes a catalog of our classes and activities.  Here you will find descriptions of all of our programming.

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If you’re interested in Spring and Summer opportunity, please see our Spring/Summer Catalog.

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Find classes and activities that you would like in the catalog, then contact the organization that offers the program (look in the upper corner of each catalog page).

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Registration is done separately through each organization.

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AR&LE’s catalog is published three times each year in late-November, late-February, and late-July.

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Details about required participant profiles and a transportation option can be found on the first two pages of the catalog.

Bloomington Adaptive Recreation

Jenna Smith, Recreation Supervisor

952-563-8891

TTY 952-563-8740

Information about Bloomington Adaptive Recreation

Register for Bloomington Adaptive Recreation

Eden Prairie Adaptive Recreation

Nicole Weedman, Sr. Recreation Supervisor

952-949-8456

MN Relay Service at 711

Information about Eden Prairie Adaptive Recreation

Register for Eden Prairie Adaptive Recreation

Edina Adaptive Recreation

Amanda Clarke, Recreation Supervisor

952-826-0433

TTY 952-826-0379

Information about Edina Adaptive Recreation

Register for Edina Adaptive Recreation

Richfield Adaptive Recreation

Ann Jindra, Recreation Supervisor

612-861-9361

MN Relay Service at 711

Information about Richfield Adaptive Recreation

Register for Richfield Adaptive Recreation

Learning Exchange

Janet Clarke, Learning Exchange Coordinator

952-681-6121

MN Relay Service at 711

Information about Learning Exchange

Register for Learning Exchange