Accessible Recreation Program

Funds will be available to individuals and their families to assist with membership or program fees associated with organized and accessible exercise and fitness programs. Examples of covered items may include YMCA memberships, health club memberships, fitness classes such as yoga, martial arts, aerobics, spin, weight training, etc. The goal and intent of this program is to provide members and their families with opportunities to exercise and be active. Since this is a new assistance program, the board of the Spina Bifida Association of Iowa reserves the right determine if a particular membership or program aligns with spirit of this program. If you have a question about whether a specific membership or program is covered, please contact the SBAI office.

  1. Requests for assistance must be accompanied by a receipt from the organization listing the name of the organization, address, fee and the time period covered by the fee.
  2. Please let us know if this organization is offering special terms or conditions for the member so we can share with the group.
  3. There is a maximum limit of $500 per member, per year.