Teens at the City of Raleigh’s Saint Monica Teen Center.
The City of Raleigh will provide inclusive and
independent spaces, facilities and programs
that are accessible to all residents regardless of
ability and age.
Promote accessible and affordable public
transportation options and access to parks, programs and
Increase collaboration with schools, area
colleges and universities, local and state agencies and non-
profits for facility use and planning.
Partner to provide mentoring and life-
skill programs, technology, employment, volunteerism,
cross-generational participation, fitness and wellness,
sports training equipment and affordable program
Continue to maintain and create new
places throughout the city for preschool, youth and
teens to meet and talk with friends, engage in fitness and
wellness activities, utilize technology, and other non-
programmed activities in a safe environment.
The City of Raleigh will identify and eliminate
barriers to participation in parks, recreation
and cultural programs for preschool, youth and
teens of all abilities throughout the city.
Provide a broad range of opportunities
for individuals with special needs through collaborations
and partnerships of support services, including access to
different types of indoor and outdoor spaces; inclusive
and independent programs and events; enhanced
transportation options to facilities and educational,
mentoring and wellness programs.
Increase awareness of special population
needs and benefits.
Expand and enhance active adult program
options and facilities consistent with recommendations
from the Senior Center Feasibility Study.
Continue support for senior clubs to
ensure that seniors have equitable access to recreation and
social programs throughout the city.
Enhance transportation and accessibility
options to centers, clubs and programming through safe
and affordable public transportation, biking and walking.
Provide access to a variety of indoor
and outdoor programs and facilities, inter-generational
programming and events, and therapeutic opportunities
throughout the city.
Promote technology-based, fitness and
wellness-focused programs and activities consistent with
trends identified through the comprehensive needs and
The City of Raleigh will continue to promote
the community as a premier retirement
destination where residents can stay active
and healthy; enjoy amenities of the Triangle
area; have access to high quality health resources; and
enrich the community through business, social, and