Supported by Volunteers - 100%

Our events are offered to people with disabilities, friends and families at no cost. All levels of ability, ages and geographic areas are welcome. (People travel from other states to join our events!) In addition to donations, there are many ways to offer additional support. Please visit our "Get Involved" page.

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Our History

In October 2007, the U.S. Department of Education awarded a three-year grant to the Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation Department, the University of Missouri-Kansas City Institute for Human Development, and the National Sports Center for the Disabled to improve

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Programs and Services

The Recreation Council of Greater Kansas City (RCGKC) works hand-in-hand, in three key ways with all components blending together. Community Events connect people with disabilities, providers, and social networks together in a personal and fun way, while the RCGKC website,

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How You Can Help

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What Our Partners Say

In order to offer a full range of empowering, life-affirming experiences and opportunities to those we serve, TWP relies on RCGKC to facilitate and provide the recreation and leisure opportunities that are such critical components of healthy and independent living for everyone, especially for people with disabilities.

Julie DeJean, CEO The Whole Person

It's fun to come out in the community. These are all the same people that come out to our games to show some support, so for us to be able to come out to help give back in any way is always a pleasure and a lot of fun. (RCGKC KC Chiefs Play 60 Ability Camp 2015)

Alex Smith, Quarterback Kansas City Chiefs

This is the only local organization that offers one day events/camps for people with disabilities that include involvement from all of the major sporting teams. It positively impacts these individuals [with disabilities] by giving them the ability to be fully engaged and at the same time creating an unforgettable experience.

Heidi Eckart, President All About Autism

Fun Facts

Things to know about the RCGKC

5Years Established
22Events Hosted
3400>People Served
34000>Volunteer Hours