The Town's Therapeutic Recreation program is designed to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities through participation in recreational activities. Our goal is to provide diverse leisure opportunities that focus on promoting skill development and growth related to self-esteem, appropriate socialization, independence and overall wellness.
Program offerings focus on opportunities related to athletics and movement, aquatics, camps, community outings, cultural arts, outdoor recreation, and social activities for individuals of various ability levels and age ranges.
2023 fall / winter offerings include:
- Athletics and movement
- Therapeutic Recreation Camp
- Cultural arts
- Outdoor recreation
- Social programming
Before participating in a Therapeutic Recreation program, please complete an annual Participant Information Form (PDF). This form gives staff information to provide the best care and high-quality programming for all involved. It is also crucial to read and be aware of current program policies and procedures.
Volunteers are essential members of the Therapeutic Recreation team! If you are interested in volunteering with the Therapeutic Recreation program or learning more about current or future offerings, please reach out to Therapeutic Recreation team via email.
Therapeutic Recreation Scholarship Program
The Therapeutic Recreation scholarship program was designed to help individuals with disabilities, who have limited financial resources, participate in Therapeutic Recreation programs and associated programs/events. Available scholarship funds may vary from year to year, and scholarships are provided on a need basis.
Eligible individuals must be a resident of Douglas County. This must be your primary resident and proof of residency, such as a current utility bill, housing lease, etc., is required.
The applicant must also have a current Participant Information Form (PDF) on file.
Please view the Therapeutic Recreation Program Scholarship Guidelines then complete the Scholarship Application for each applicable participant. Incomplete forms will not be considered. Contact Therapeutic Recreation team via email with questions.