The City of Richfield is a member of the four-city Adaptive Recreation & Learning Exchange (AR&LE) cooperative. AR&LE offers opportunities for people with disabilities to actively participate in recreation, leisure and community education programs in the four cities of Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Edina and Richfield.
AR&LE Program Catalog
For a complete list of AR&LE programs, view the current seasonal AR&LE Program catalog.
Each participant must complete a participant profile in order to participate in AR&LE programs and to be placed on our mailing list. We require a profile to be kept up-to-date on a participant's needs and contact info.
In order for professionals to be placed on our mailing list, we require a professional profile for our files.
The City of Richfield also offers inclusion services to support individuals with disabilities in all City-sponsored recreation programs. To ensure that we meet your program needs, please call 612-861-9361 at least two weeks prior to the program start. To view a list of all recreation programs, see our Richfield Recreation seasonal program guide.
Adaptive Recreation Contacts
For callers with hearing impairment who use TTY or TDD devices, any of the following people can be contacted through the MN Relay Service at 711.
Ski/Snowboard Volunteers Needed!
Volunteers are needed to teach individuals with developmental disabilities how to ski or snowboard at Hyland Hills. Program is held on Thursday evenings in January and February. Training provided. A volunteer application and background check is required. Must be at least 16 years of age.
-New volunteer app
-Returning volunteer app
Thursday, Jan 3, 6:30-8:00 pm
(1st & 2nd year volunteers only)
Sunday, Jan 6, 8:30 am-3:30 pm
(all volunteers must attend)
Thursdays, Jan 10-Feb 14, 6:30-8:45 pm
Thursday, February 21
If you have any questions about the program, click here or call 612-861-9361 to talk with Adaptive Recreation Supervisor Ann Jindra.
City of Richfield
City of Eden Prairie
Ann Jindra, Recreation Supervisor
7000 Nicollet Ave, Richfield, MN 55423
P: 612-861-9361 | Email
Nicole Weedman, Adaptive Recreation Supervisor
8080 Mitchell Rd, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
P: 952-949-8456 | Email | Website
Learning Exchange (Bloomington Community Ed)
Janet Clarke, Coordinator
2575 W 88th St, Bloomington, MN 55431
P: 952-681-6121 | Email | Website
City of Bloomington
Jenna Smith, Recreation Supervisor
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington, MN 55431
P: 952-563-8891 | Email | Website
City of Edina
Amanda Clarke, Adaptive Recreation Supervisor
4801 W 50th St, Edina MN 55424
P: 952-826-0433 | Email | Website