About Us

MISSION

Access Recreation New England is a coalition of organizations and individuals dedicated to increasing and enhancing recreation opportunities for people with disabilities in the greater Boston area and across New England. We accomplish this through building community awareness, sharing professional expertise, and promoting collaboration. JOIN US TODAY!

SERVICES

  • Searchable community calendar: The growing resource to find all of the accessible and therapeutic recreation programming in the greater Boston area!
  • Professional development conferences
  • Networking opportunities
  • Shared outreach
  • more to come!

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Access Recreation New England is a member of the Mass Network of Information Providers (MNIP). The network is a collaborative effort of 130+ nonprofit agencies in Massachusetts. A call to one of the member agencies provides the consumer access to the expertise of the entire network. Visit www.disabilityinfo.org for more information.

 

STEERING COMMITTEE:

Emily Allen, M.S. Environmental Education-Youth Programs Manager at Wright-Locke Farm

MaryJo Archambault, CTRS, EdD – Associate Professor in Recreation, Tourism & Sports Management at Southern Connecticut State University

Benjamin Cayes, CTRS/L – Recreational Therapist at Veteran Affairs

Rachel Keyworth, M.Ed. CTRS – Assistant Professor in Therapeutic Recreation at Springfield College

Tarah Loy-Ashe, PhD, CTRS – Assistant Professor at Southern Connecticut State University

Kristin Mian, CTRS – Aquatics Manager at Swim Angel Fish

Patrick Remy – Program Service Specialist at Easter Seals Massachusetts

Kathleen Salas, PT, MHA – Boston Coordinator of Spaulding Adaptive Sports Center 

Denise Sargent, PT, DPT, MS, ATC, LAT 

Scott Tsopas, Associate Director of Administrative Services at Harvard Business School – Retired

Joe Walsh, President, Adaptive Sports New England

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