Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusion Services

September 2022 Newsletter

Fall is in the air and that means a new season of Therapeutic Recreation programming is about to begin!

Please note that programs are subject to change pending the status of the COVID-19 pandemic. Look for updates by email or on each program's online listing. Participants and support staff should stay home if they are experiencing any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 or any other illness or have been exposed to someone who has had signs or symptoms of COVID-19. Please see CDC guidelines for specific COVID-19 symptoms.

Centennial Park Accessibility Improvements

A crosswalk and accessible park sign at the entrance of Centennial Park South

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, Councilmember Liz Walsh, and Department of Recreation & Parks Director A. Raul Delerme announced the completion of renovations at Centennial Park South that widened pathways, added a new accessible parking lot and pathway improvements, and completed other improvements that enhance public safety. 

Press Release

Don't Miss Out!

There is still time to register for these upcoming programs!

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All In Adventure Club

Sep 8 | 5:30-7pm | Th | $157 | 4 classes

The Therapeutic Recreation and Outdoor Adventures teams are joining forces to bring you a once-a-week adventure experience! Activities include fishing, archery, campfire night, and rock climbing!


Adaptive Archery

Sep 13 | 3-4:30pm | Tu, Th | $67 | 2 classes

Come discover the basics of target archery with one of our Adventure and Outdoor USA Archery-certified instructors! You will learn the technique and form of archery while using our adaptive Bullseye Bows.


Walking Crew

Sep 15 | 1-2pm | Th | $27 | 4 classes

Meet up with peers for a weekly stroll around Blandair Regional Park's walking paths. Exercise, socialize, and enjoy the great outdoors.


Teen Clubhouse

Sep 20 | 3-5:30pm | Tu, Th | $95 | 7 classes

During this twice-a-week program, teens can expect to participate in different active games or sports, with opportunities for social time.

Sep 22 | 7-8:15pm | Th | $75 | 11 classes

The community choir is for all people who wish to sing together and be united by their love of music.

Bowling is Back!

Strikes & Spares (ages 13-21)

Begins Sep 10

11am-12:15pm | Sa | $110 | 6 weeks


Pinbusters (ages 48+)

Begins Oct 22

11am-12:15pm | Sa | $110 | 6 weeks


Note that registration for Strikes & Spares Bowling League (ages 22-49) is currently full.

Stay Home and Connect

Join a virtual program today to have fun, make connections, and learn something new from the comfort of your home! We love newcomers!

Collective Club

Mondays | 3:30pm

7 Weeks | $67


Get Social

Wednesdays | 7pm

4 Weeks | $60


Music Matters with Kierra

Wednesdays | 4pm

6 Weeks | $70


Theatre Workshop

Thursdays | 5pm

6 Weeks | $75


V.I.P. Club

Fridays | 2:30pm

Weeks | $60


September Special Events

Four individuals stand on a brick pathway outdoors.  There is a yellow school bus in the background.

Fun Timers: National Aquarium

Friday, September 16 | 5pm | $65

Participants will travel by bus to the Aquarium and enjoy learning about many different aquatic animals.


Under the Sea Dance

Saturday, September 17 | 6:30pm | $15

Teens and adults with developmental disabilities enjoy dancing, socializing, and music by our in-house DJ.

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Teen Venture: Laser Tag

Friday, September 23 | 4pm | $65

Teen will spend an afternoon socializing and playing games with friends and peers.


Saturday Night Bingo

Saturday, September 24 | 7pm | $25

Now in person! Compete for prizes and spend time with friends while playing this classic game of luck and numbers.

Click here to view all Therapeutic Recreation Programs & Events
Partner Happenings

Every Step Counts Autism Walk & 5K Run

Register today for the Every Step Counts Walk & 5k to be held on Oct 1 at Centennial Park benefiting the Howard County Autism Society and Autism Society Baltimore-Chesapeake.

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The Inside Scoop

Stumped at trivia? Looking for an advantage on the competition?

Each newsletter contains a fun fact that you may find helpful during upcoming programs.

September's Fact:

Did you know that lemons float in water but limes sink? This is due to the density differences of each fruit; limes are more dense than lemons!

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