Participants and staff enjoying a bowling outing

Riverfront Recreation Programs feature fun and friends

Find your favorite activities at Riverfront!

Life’s never dull at Riverfront! With our recreation programs you can explore your interests, have fun, make new friends and gain confidence.

Whether you want something to do at the end of the day, on the weekend or even during vacation, we’ve got something for you. And if you don’t see it here, just ask! We build our services around your interests.

Recreation Program costs and availability

We keep our costs as low as possible. The cost to participate in a Recreation Program depends on the specific activity. A weeknight activity might cost a couple dollars, while an all-inclusive vacation trip would cost more. All Riverfront activities are open to everyone, so you are welcome to invite a friend or family member to come along.

Overnight trips

Weekend activities give you the chance to explore a bit further. The annual trips fill up quickly, so it is reccommended to sign up as soon as possible!

Extended trips

It can be complicated to organize a trip, so let us do it for you! Your trip payment is all inclusive—it covers transportation, lodging and staff support. The only spending money you’ll need is for souvenirs.

We have taken trips all around the country, from New York City to Orlando to Branson.

If you are interested in a trip but not located in the immediate La Crosse area, we will help arrange transportation for you to join the group. To learn more, please contact us at recreation@riverfrontinc.org.

Fishing Has No Boundaries 2017

May 18-21 | Hayward, WI
Participant Cost: $675/$135 deposit
*Attendant Cost: $440/$88 deposit

Join the Riverfront Recreation Program for Fishing Has No Boundaries! We will travel to Hayward, WI from Thursday, May 18 to Sunday, May 21 and enjoy a weekend at the Mystic Moose Resort. The group will spend 4 days and 3 nights participating in the 30th annual event with two days of fishing on the Chippewa Flowage!

*Most travelers using wheelchairs or who are not able to walk independently are required to provide their own attendant, who is able to travel at a reduced cost.

The deadline to sign up for Fishing Has No Boundaries is April 1, 2017 and deposits must be made by April 15, 2017. Download the travel form here.


“The trips are a lot of fun and the staff that come are really helpful.”

Sara Brandau, Riverfront alumnus

Frequently Asked Questions:

Who can travel with Riverfront?
It is not necessary that travelers receive Riverfront services in order to travel. Travelers are at least 14 years of age and typically have a developmental and/or physical disability. Riverfront staff accompany our travelers at about a 1:5 staff to traveler ratio. For this ratio to work, a traveler must have appropriate social skills and no major medical or personal care support needs. If a traveler does not fit this criteria, Riverfront must be informed ahead of time, in which case the traveler would need to bring his/her own attendant or request one to be provided for an additional charge. Most travelers using wheelchairs or who are not able to walk independently are required to provide their own attendant, who is able to travel at a reduced cost.

How do I sign up to travel with Riverfront?
Trips are filled on a first come, first served basis. To sign up for a trip contact Riverfront’s Recreation
Department at 608.785.3585, or email recreation@riverfrontinc.org. Upon signing up, a letter of confirmation and travel details will be sent.

What do trip fees include?
Trip fees include all transportation, lodging, meals, admissions, and support staff. Additional money is only needed for extra spending such as souvenirs and/or snacks. Spending money can be monitored by Riverfront staff upon request. Payments can be made in full at any time. Full payment is required a minimum of four weeks prior to the trip. For trips costing over $500, an additional down payment is required.

Check with your local Riverfront office to find out what is going on in your area. You can get out and be part of your community! For more information, contact the Riverfront Recreation Department at 608.785.3585 or recreation@riverfrontinc.org