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Welcome To WDSRA!

The fun starts here! Special recreation at WDSRA brings you exciting programs created by expert staff dedicated to making sure every experience is a positive one. You get creative, innovative programming with opportunities to create social groups and make friends.

WDSRA has programs from as young as 3 years old to well into the senior years of life. There is something for every interest including: competitive and recreational athletics, Special Olympics, adaptive sports, music, dance, art, theater, social clubs, camps, trips, special events and more!

News & Events

  1. WDSRA Annual Appeal & Giving Tuesday

    Wednesday, November 1 - Sunday, December 31,
  2. Help Raise $10,000! Donations made online on 11/28/17 will be matched by The Coleman Foundation (up to $10,000). For every donation between $25-$99, The Coleman Foundation will donate $25 For every donation $100 or greater, The Coleman Foundation will donate $100 Please ask friends and family to give too! PLEASE DONATE TODAY!   We need YOU… To give every child the same experiences that we ourselves take for granted To give families a break from the struggles of everyday life […]

  3. The Black & Red Bash

    March 3, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm, The Abbington
  4. We Believe in YOU! The Black & Red Bash is WDSRA’s signature event. Your participation supports the many participants and families we serve. Interested in being a sponsor or donor? It is never too early to contact us.   Event Date Saturday, March 3, 2018 5:30 – Registration & Cocktails 7-10pm – Dinner, Hall of Fame Award, Silent & LIVE Auctions Event Location Abbington Distinctive Banquets 3S002 Route 53, Glen Ellyn, IL (Corner of Route 53 & Butterfield Road) Event Cost […]


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Winter registration opens Monday, December 4, 2017 at 7am.


“Without WDSRA, I would not have a minute to myself and Alex would not have the opportunity to enjoy kids her own age.”

– WDSRA parent