The Riverwood Conservancy Enabling Garden

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Description & Services
Description The Riverwood Conservancy Enabling Garden is a hands-on teaching garden, fully accessible and innovatively designed to assist children, youth, adults and seniors with physical, cognitive, emotional and/or developmental challenges in the region of Peel. Therapeutic gardening programs are designed to encourage general health and wellness through both passive interaction with the garden and active purposeful gardening activities.The Garden's design, special tools and sensory-stimulating plant compositions provide the benefits of Horticulture Therapy and enable participants to build social skills, confidence and self-esteem in a safe and supportive natural environment. Gardening programs can be customized to support an individual's special needs while building opportunities to participate in fun and informative activities.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm; 
Saturday workshops by special request
Areas Served Peel and surrounding areas.
Eligibility Available for all ages and abilities
Application Referrals accepted from all sources : individuals, families, schools and community organizations.
Fees For a half day Therapeutic Horticulture Program between 1 and 2.5 hours long:  
*Up to 12 participants: $120; $10 extra for each additional participant to a maximum of 15  
*Full day programs and therapeutic workshops please call for information.  
*Note: No cost for care-givers and assistants.
Languages English ; See The Riverwood Conservancy's website for The Enabling Garden on-line booking form from the drop-down Education menu.
Contact Information
Address & Map The Enabling Garden at The Riverwood Conservancy
4300 Riverwood Park Lane Lane
Mississauga, ON L5C 2S7
Intersection Burnamthorpe Rd and The Credit Woodlands
Transit Information Mississauga Transit Bus # 6 and 26
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Mailing Address c/o The Riverwood Conservancy 
4300 Riverwood Park Lane 
Mississauga, ON L5C 2S7
Office Phone 905-279-5878
Fax 905-279-4303
Primary Contact Jane New, Enabling Garden Coordinator; Phone: 905-279-2181 * 905-279-5878
Alternate Contact Brian Packham, Office Manager; Email:
Primary Executive Douglas Markoff, Executive Director; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Maria DeVuono-Wallace, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-279-6792; Email:
Other Details
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Funding Fees

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