Social Equity Pillar

Some examples of WPRF initiatives:

  • In progress - accessible/inclusive kayak launch at Frame Park
  • In conjunction with the Waukesha School District, two (2) Community Learning Center programs have been established (first municipally sponsored program in State)
  • Since 2015 neighborhoods and local organizations have participated in four (4) “community builds” of fully accessible playgrounds
  • SPARC (Special People at the Rec Center) was created in conjunction with Easter Seals to provide inclusive programming; respite, recreation clubs and adaptive camps
  • Older adult programming is guided through our Senior Advisory Committee. Many programs are offered at a reduced rate/free using Community Block Grant funding to increase socialization, wellness and community education
  • Our Financial Assistance Program is offered to city residents who qualify for Badger-Care, SSI, Foster Care, and Food Share. This program is renewable, with no cap on registrations