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.
NISRA will be recognized as a leader in providing community based therapeutic recreation services for children and adults with disabilities and maintain a positive, strong and collaborative relationship with its member districts. NISRA will also be recognized as a desirable place to work.
Are you familiar with NISRA?
Click here to watch a heart-warming 9 minute video about us.
NISRA also has a YouTube channel. See a few more videos there: NISRACrystalLake (no spaces between words)
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.