Holland Bloorview offers adapted recreation equipment for clients and families to borrow for up to two weeks free of charge.
By using adapted recreation equipment, kids, youth, and young adults can increase independence and enjoy meaningful participation in activities at home, school, and in the community. In addition, the service provides families with the opportunity to try equipment before deciding to purchase. Initial equipment assessment is required.
Available equipment may include:
- Adapted Bicycles (with large training wheels)
- Tricycles and Trikes
- Bicycle Trailers
- Hand Propelled Bicycles
- Side by Side Cycles
- Recumbant Trikes
- Swings and Hammocks
- Fishing Aids
- Special Needs Jogger
- Cross Country Sit Ski
- Skate Buddies and other ice skating supports
- Ice Sledges
- Kicksled (snow scooter)
- Pulks (snow sledges)
Other equipment may include fitness aids, wet vests, child carriers, all-terrain wheelchairs and more!