News & Events
Kando Bakery & LIFE were on TV!
Channel 2 newsman Harry Porterfield visited NISRA’s LIFE program last week to learn about the partnership between Kando Bakery and LIFE. The station aired the feature during Friday night’s evening broadcast at 5 pm! Click here for a link to the feature. For more information about Kando Bakery, Read more...
Run & Roll Track Meet
Register for Summer programs! Don’t miss out on the fun this summer! Register for NISRA programs by May 24th.
NISRA Foundation’s Spring Golf Outing
Hit the links with us on Thursday, June 6 to raise funds for NISRA programs, transportation & scholarships. Visit the NISRA Foundation page on our web site http://www.nisra.org/nisra-foundation.html for registration information.
A Taste of the Red, White & Brew Festival
On Sunday, June 23, enjoy a summer festival featuring wine & beer tasting, live music, performances & art work by NISRA participants, and food—to raise funds for NISRA’s Cultural Arts programs. Visit the NISRA Foundation page on our web site http://www.nisra.org/nisra-foundation.html for all of the details.
Orange Dove Project
Art enthusiasts, or anyone curious about how art is inspired, mark your calendar for Saturday, June 8th at 1:00 pm. Local artist and NISRA art instructor Mary Telfer is facilitating this workshop, bringing together artists, local residents, and NISRA art students for painting, mural-making, snacks & even dancing with “DJ Liz!” A small fee of $5 per person or $10 per family is being charged. The event will be held in the Art Studio of the Sage TR Center at the NISRA office. Contact NISRA at 815-459-0737 by May 31 to register. Read more...
Run & Roll Track Meet
Welcome to NISRA
Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association
NISRA provides year round recreation activities for people with disabilities. Since 1976, children and adults of all ability levels have enjoyed socializing, building skills and having fun in hundreds of weekly programs, special events, camps and trips each year.
NISRA...enriching the lives of people with disabilities through meaningful recreation experiences.
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Our Service Area
NISRA serves residents with disabilities in 13 communities in northern Illinois, thanks to the partnership of the member districts. Click here to see the list of 13 member districts.
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Programs & Current Brochures
Click here to view our Summer 2013 brochure. Register by May 24th.
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