Therapeutic Recreation

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The intent of Therapeutic Recreation (TR) is to enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities, whether physical or intellectual. At CRPA our TR programs are designed to increase independence and improve quality of life through recreation and leisure for anyone with special needs.

We also encourage you and your family to participate not only in our TR programming but also everything CRPA has to offer as our programs are designed for all ages and abilities.

Registration is required and space is limited. Participants can register through the Rec1 Online Service Center. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


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February 2024 TR CalendarFor more information, contact Skyler Cox at srcox@cherokeega.com or 770-924-7768.

How would you like to volunteer your time a great group of youth and adults with special needs?
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Please call 770-924-7768.

Leisure Spectrum

Leisure spectrum is an all-inclusive six-week program for those with special needs that involves weekly community outings. Activities may include bowling, laser tag, movies, art, music, shopping, etc. 
Date: 

  •  January 9th- February 13th 
Time: 5:30 PM- 8:00 PM
Location: Drop off at The WREC
Ages: 15 years of age and older 

Cost: $150
Contact: Skyler Cox, srcox@cherokeega.com
Registration Opens: August 7 2023

Leisure Roamers
Leisure Roamers is a leisure outing program for teens and adults with special needs. Hiking at Olde Rope Mill Park Hiking Trails followed by lunch. 
Date: 
Time: 
Cost: 
Location: Drop off at The WREC
Ages: 
Contact: Skyler Cox, srcox@cherokeega.com
Registration Dates: 

Lil' Roamers
Lil’ Roamers is a leisure outing program for youth with special needs. 

Workout Wednesdays 
This workout class is encouraging and motivating for all abilities. Work all muscle groups with a variety of strengthening and conditioning exercises each week that will be adapted for everyone! 
Date: Wednesdays in January, February, March, April, May, August
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:00 PM 
Location: The WREC
Ages: 14 years of age and older
Cost: $25
Contact: Skyler Cox, srcox@cherokeega.com
Registration Opens: August 7 2023

 

Everybody Dance 
Get ready to move! A variety of rhythmic music will spur interaction and physical fitness through dance. This is an all-inclusive 4-week course with monthly registration. 
 Date: January, February, March, April, May, August
 Time: 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
 Location: The WREC
 Ages: 13 years of age and older 
Cost: $36 
Contact: Skyler Cox, srcox@cherokeega.com

Independent Me!     
Formerly known as Cooking for Independence, Independent Me is a fun and active-hands on session series to build confidence in independent living.  Includes meal planning, shopping strategy & preparation, basic repair sewing, household cleaning basics and hand washing of dishes and clothing, seasonal crafting, social coaching, work space norms, interviewing and money/finance ideas. This is an all-inclusive, four-week course with Maureen Penniman.

Thursdays

  • Session 3: January 18-February 8
  • Session 4: February 8- March 7
Time: 5:00- 6:30 pm
Location: Drop off at The WREC
Ages: 13 years of age and older

Cost: $115 for the 4 week class 
Contact: Skyler Cox, srcox@cherokeega.com
Registration Dates:  August 7, 2023

Social Friends 
Social friends meets to attend various community events, and get together for social activities. Age to attend depends on activity.  Check back on our social media to stay up to date with events as they pop up.  

Pre-Nights to Shine
Pre-Night to Shine get together and bus ride to the dance!
Date: February 
Time: TBD
Price: TBD
Location: Drop off at The WREC
Ages:14 years of age and older 
Contact: Skyler Cox, srcox@cherokeega.com
Registration Dates: August 7 2023

Game Night
Join us to play classics such as Uno, Go Fish, Bingo, etc
Date:
Time: 5:00-6:00 pm
Location: Drop off at The WREC
Cost: $10
Ages: 9+
Contact: Skyler Cox, srcox@cherokeega.com

Move It Mondays 
This workout class is encouraging and motivating for all abilities. Work all muscle groups with a variety of strengthening and conditioning exercises each week that will be adapted for everyone! 

Date: Mondays in February, March, April
Time: 4:30 PM- 5:00 PM 
Location: The Buzz
Ages: 14 years of age and older 
Cost: $25
Contact: Skyler Cox, srcox@cherokeega.com