Therapeutic Recreation

  • 1755 E. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43203

  • (614) 645-5648

  • Therapeutic Recreation Manager – Mary Beth Moore, CTRS

Therapeutic Recreation sponsors recreational activities that are modified to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities. We enhance an individual’s physical, social, and lifetime recreational interests in a broad spectrum of leisure experiences. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate, including the non-disabled. Our Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists will work with participants on accommodations necessary to join in classes at our Community Centers through the use of the “Columbus Recreation and Parks Department Accommodation Request.”

Adaptive Sports Club

Our Adaptive Sports Club assists athletes with disabilities in their pursuit of competing at the “next level” in a variety of sports for people with disabilities.

Explore

Additional Resources

Inclusion Support

Inclusion means individuals with and without disabilities participate in recreational activities together. We can adapt any of our programming to meet the needs of the individual, including translation services. Please fill out the form below.

Learn More

Transition Programs

Working with Physical and Occupational Therapists, we assist in the rehabilitation of patients. With a calm environment and friendly staff, our workout plan can help patients transition back to everyday life.

For more information, contact Mary Beth Moore at mbmoore@columbus.gov.

Quest After School Program

The Quest After School Program provides a safe after school environment for middle and high school students with disabilities. Activities include homework help, physical and cognitive activities, cooking demonstrations.

Register now

Adaptive Physical Education (APE)

Partnering with local area schools, students travel to the Franklin Park Adventure Center for physical and cognitive activities.

For more information, contact Mary Beth Moore at mbmoore@columbus.gov.

Spinal Cord Wellness Program

Our Spinal Cord Wellness Program is a social and wellness program for both the person with disabilities and their support network. Participants experience group outings, speakers, education on quality of life and a personalized fitness program. The program highlights wellness and community integration.

Franklin Park Adventure Center

The Adventure Center is primarily used for our Therapeutic Recreation Program which sponsors recreational activities that are modified to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities. The staff within the center looks to enhance an individual’s physical, social, and lifetime recreational interests in a broad spectrum of leisure experiences. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate however, including the non-disabled.

Explore

Events Calendar

Top