Tualatin Hills Park Foundation, in partnership with THPRD, launched the Access For All initiative in 2014 to support a future that allows people of all backgrounds and abilities access to the social, emotional and physical benefits of the facilities and programs of the park district.
Specifically, Access for All will lend support to programs that expand access for:
Access for All recently completed its first project: a $1.5 capital campaign to build and program features at Mountain View Champions Park in Aloha that can provide new recreation opportunites for people experiencing disability.
Our Model Community Sports Park
Imagine a place where people of all abilities are invited to experience the joy of sports (hitting a ball, making a catch, scoring a goal), as well as the social connection and camaraderie of being part of a team.
Imagine a park designed to provide inclusive sports and recreation. In October 2017, Mountain View Champions Park opened to the public, providing the following amenities:
Location: Adjacent to Mountain View Middle School, in a culturally and economically diverse neighborhood where about two dozen native languages are spoken.
Through its Access for All initiative, THPRD enlisted the support of the Tualatin Hills Park Foundation, community leaders and non-profits that serve people experiencing disability. More than $1.5 million was raised to support those amenities that have yielded a more inclusive community park. The Champions Too Field is the first inclusive multi-sport field in the state of Oregon.