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Outdoor Rec

Try a variety of outdoor activities in a safe and supportive environment


Youth, Young Adult


Lower Mainland


Fall, Winter, Spring

The Outdoor Recreation program, in partnership with Power to Be, provides autistic youth and adults with an introduction to outdoor activities such as snowshoeing, kayaking, hiking, geocaching, and rock climbing.


Program Structure

Outdoor Rec runs once a month, with registration taking place on a month-to-month basis.

  • Each event runs on one Thursday evening a month, for 1.5 hours (5:00pm-6:30pm)
  • Each lesson consists of 5-10 participants who may be split into smaller groups

The Outdoor Rec program is run in partnership with Power to Be.

Supports Provided

At Canucks Autism Network, we recognize that each individual with autism is unique. All individuals across the autism spectrum are welcome in our programs.

We strive to meet the unique needs of each program participant through conversation and collaboration. Please do not hesitate to contact our Youth & Adult Program Coordinator at [email protected] with any questions.

Please email [email protected] with any questions or concerns.

Program Criteria

  • Ages 13+ (Must be of correct age when starting the program)
  • Have an autism diagnosis and an active CAN Membership
  • Individuals across the autism spectrum are welcome
  • Commitment to attend session (See Attendance Policy)

Stay Informed

Subscribe to the Youth and Adult newsletter to stay up-to-date with our upcoming opportunities.

Newsletters will be sent monthly and will include important information regarding programming, events, and registration.

Check canucksautism.ca/health

Please check canucksautism.ca/health for the most-up-to-date information regarding CAN programming.

Interested in Online Resources & Activities At Home? Check out our Virtual Team Meetings, Story Time Series, and more!