All Abilities Welcome: Adaptive Recreation Events in Oakland County All Summerlong

Oakland County embraces its diverse communities and is committed to the well-being of all residents. Oakland County Parks invites individuals with disabilities for summer fun and making memories! Review the list of events and activities below. For more information, click here.

July 13: Day at the Fair
July 19: Summer Sizzler
July 26: Summer Splash
Aug. 8: Slice of Summer
Aug. 17 and Aug. 31: DiversAbility Days      
Aug. 23 and Sept. 12: Adaptive Golf Clinics
Sept. 24 and Oct. 22: Disability Dirt Days

Day at the Fair

From carnival rides to petting zoos to a glass-blowing demonstration, there’s something for everyone at the Oakland County Fair. Be sure to reserve your spot by calling 248-634-8830.

Summer Sizzler

Play lawn games, ride on a pontoon boat, eat dinner and much more at Independence Oaks County Park. The cost is $10 per participant and $5 per caregiver. Reserve a spot by July 14 by calling 248-858-0916.

Summer Splash

Ride the waves and have a tasty meal at the Waterford Oaks Wave Pool. The cost is $8 per participant. Register by July 14 by calling 248-858-0916.  

Slice of Summer

Individuals 18 years or older can dance, eat and play mini golf at the Oak Park Community Center. The cost is $10 per participant and $5 per caregiver. Register by Aug. 4 by calling 248-858-0916.  

DiversAbility Days

Participate in a variety of outdoor sports, games and other recreations at Independence Oaks County Park, Lake St. Clair Metropark or Kensington Metropark. Lunch is provided. Register here. For questions, contact DNEM Recreation Team at or 586-268-4160.

Adaptive Golf Clinics

Learn how to golf at the Fern Hill Golf Club or Red Oaks Golf Course. All equipment is provided. Register here. If you have any questions, contact DNEM Recreation Team at or 586-268-4160.  

Disability Dirt Days

Ride in an off-road vehicle with a volunteer driver and experience the thrills of rock-crawling and mudbogging at the Holly Oaks ORV Park.

Oakland County offers residents quality, affordable housing in welcoming neighborhoods with access to parks and recreation, public transportation, and healthy food as part of the Livable Neighborhoods goal in our five-year road map. Follow the Oakland County Executive Office on Facebook and Twitter for updates and visit our dashboard to see the progress being made to ensure Oakland County is All Ways, Moving Forward. More community resources are available on the Oakland County Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources webpage.

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