Therapeutic Recreation

We offer an extensive program for developmentally-disabled individuals who choose not to participate in the integrated recreation program. Register for these programs at the Parks and Recreation office, 1101 Poyntz Ave., or by calling 785-587-2754. You can also ask to be put on the Therapeutic Recreation mailing list to be the first to know about new programs.
Check out our Summer Therapeutic Recreation Brochure HERE!!

Click HERE to Register!

Special Events

Bowling Tournament

We will host a bowling tournament at the K-State Union Bowling Alley. Everyone is a winner. Medals and ribbons will be awarded. Family is welcome to attend as well.
1:30-3:30 p.m. April 8   |   KSU Student Union Bowling Alley   |   $15/person


It's time for your 4th annual Therapeutic Recreation Prom. This year, our refreshments will be catered, and you will be able to take your picture with your date in front of our backdrop to take home. Our theme will be Masquerade Ball, so make sure and sign up for the Arts/Crafts class to make your mask.
6-9 p.m. May 6   |   Sunset Zoo   |   $20/person

Pancake Breakfast

Come join us at the Community House for a fun breakfast. Good food and good company!
8-10 a.m. June 10   |   Community House   |   $15/person

4th of July Carnival

Come enjoy the 4th of July holiday at an old-fashioned carnival. Play games, eat fun food, and enjoy the outdoors. Let's hope for good weather! Note: Location is at City Park Poyntz Shelter.
6-8 p.m. July 1   |   City Park-Poyntz Shelter   |   $15/person

Summer Picnic

Join us for our Annual Summer Picnic. Same place as last year (Blue Earth Plaza). We'll provide the meal, you bring your swimsuit and a towel! Let's have some FUN!
5-6:30 p.m. August 5   |   Blue Earth Plaza   |   $15/person


Cooking Class

Cooking classes are hands-on and teach skills in basic preparation of healthy, budget-friendly recipes. Each month, recipes follow a theme. Two items are prepared per class. This may not qualify as a meal.
4-5 p.m. Mondays   |   Community House   |   25/month

June Cool meals for hot days June 5-26
July Summer fair foods @ home July 3-31

Bowling Blast

Come and be part of the bowling fun with your friends each Tuesday. We will have a tournament April 8, so make sure you attend regularly to get your practice in.
4-5 p.m. Tuesdays June 6-August 1   |   KSU Student Union Bowling Alley   |   $45/season


Let's grow some food, then learn how to use it! We will only have one gardening group in the summer, so no Saturday classes. If the "real feel" temperature is over 95* - we'll be at the Community House. Hopefully this summer we can enjoy a lot of fresh air! NOTE: Time changed for summer to 6-7pm!!!
6-7 p.m. Wednesdays June 7-August 2   |   Community Gardens   |   $20/season

Arts & Crafts

This semester we will continue to offer 2-3 craft choices, a coloring tables for 'while you wait' and a specialty arts table each week. Specialty arts will include abstract water painting this summer.
4-5 p.m. Thursdays   |   Community House   |   $30/season

June Sand painting, seashells, flower art, bugs, and balloons June 8-29
February Mardi Gras, Super Bowl, Valentines July 6-August 3

Friday Fun Nights

We will offer gym sports, air hockey, pool, foosball, Uno games, puzzles, coloring, karaoke, line dancing and Wii games. If you don't feel like doing these activities, you can also sit, relax and visit with friends. Don't forget the Un-Birthday Party!
4-5 p.m. Fridays June 9-August 4   |   Community House   |   Free