Hanson Center: Gateway Special Recreation Association

Organization Address

15W431 59th Street
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Name and Position of Contact Person

Ryan Cortez

Phone Number

(630) 325-3857 ext. 110

Email Address


Website Address


Days/Hours Available for Service Learners

Most hours are available on Friday and Saturdays with some flexibility.

Description of Organization

Gateway Special Recreation Association (SRA) is affiliated with the Ray Graham Association. Gateway SRA provides year round recreational activities to approximately 150 families with disabilities or special needs. Gateway SRA serves the following park agencies: Burr Ridge, Countryside, Elmhurst, Hinsdale, Oak Brook, Pleasant Dale, Westchester, Willowbrook and York Center.

Description of Service Learner Role

The service learners' role will be to assist with recreational activities. Being able to work closely with individuals with disabilities or special needs is a must.

Organization Requirements

Be courteous and respectful to all the individuals and staff you come in contact with. Be prompt and willing to lend a helping hand.

Number of Placements Available



Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Summer Hours (Through Aug. 9)
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, Closed

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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