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Therapeutic Recreation

TR Misson

Our TR Division's mission is to provide inclusive, intergenerational recreation, leisure and play opportunities for individuals in the community with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Our TR programs, activities, and events offer a supportive, social environment to participants with opportunities to explore and discover new hobbies with friends.

Therapeutic Recreation Membership

How to Become a TR Member

Complete the TR Membership Form to join the fun in our Therapeutic Recreation Program:

Therapeutics Recreation Membership Form

Stay Connected

Click here to sign up for the monthly newsletter with program and event updates.

Monthly Newsletter
TR Brochure

For more upcoming Therapeutic Recreation events, visit our events calendar and select the "Therapeutic Recreation" category.

Contact Us

Community Resources

List of Community Partners

Special Programs & Events

For upcoming TR events, visit Events Calendar and select Therapeutics from the categories list.

NCTRC Internship Opportunity

Internship Application

Leisure Education and Social Programs

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Leisure Education Programs aim to help participants develop important life skills and expand their independence through fun and educational activities.


L.I.F.E. 2.0

Social Programs are an opportunity for participants to make new friends and develop their independence skills all while having an enjoyable experience. These programs take place either in the community or at Azalea Recreation Center and help participants learn about accessible resources and while developing social interaction skills.

Fun with Friends - Ages: 6-12

TRekkers - Ages: 13-17

Out on the Town - Ages: 18+

Physical Activity Programs

Therapeutic Participants

Physical activity provides numerous benefits including more energy, increased self-confidence and developing a positive outlook on life. The TR Physical Activity Programs aim to get participants up and moving in safe and supportive environments where are ability levels are celebrated.

Outdoor Adventures

Fitness in Therapeutics (F.I.T.)

TRitons Baseball

Other physical activity programs include:

  • Pickleball
  • Line Dancing
  • Karate
  • Bowling

Adaptive Sport Programs

Tasco Teens




Camp Redbird

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Camp Redbird is a summer day camp experience for participants 6yrs and older with a physical, intellectual and/or developmental disability. This 9-week summer camp program is jam packed with fun and educational experiences. From weekly swims at Walter Fuller pool, to creative cooking experiences and crafts, to exciting community trips this camp keeps participants entertained. Camp Redbird consists of three separate programs for youth, teen and adult participants. Reasonable accommodations are assessed and made on an individual and case by case basis. Registration for Camp Redbird opens in July for the follow year of camp.

Camp Redbird Application 2021
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