THERAPEUTIC RECREATION PROGRAMS

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION PROGRAMS

Weird Science Night leads February Fun

 

The Therapeutic Recreation programs offered by Williamson County Parks and Recreation provide year-round leisure activities for individuals with developmental disabilities. Therapeutic programs are led by Therapeutic Recreation Specialists who assist people with disabilities to develop skills and knowledge for daily living and community involvement.  Recreation Specialists conduct monthly ongoing programs at three locations: the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd.; the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr.; and the Williamson County Recreation Complex at Nolensville, 7250 Nolensville Rd. All programs are open to the public.

 

Weird Science Night

Mix up some simple ingredients and see the fun results on Weird Science Night, Thursday, February 22 at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd.  from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Registration is open through February 20 at www.wcparksandrec.com (#10736). We provide the science and a pizza dinner. This is a P.A.L.S. program (People at Leisure with Support) with caregivers required to stay with those needing support.  For young adults and older.

 

Potluck and Bingo

Therapeutic recreation participants are invited to enjoy free potluck and bingo from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. February 1 at the Franklin Recreation Complex (#10469), or February 14 at the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr. (#10728) or  Participants (young adults and older) should bring a dish to share. Meat and drinks will be provided.  Pre-registration is required at www.wcparksandrec.com.  This is a P.A.L.S. program (People at Leisure with Support) with caregivers required to stay with those needing support. 

 

Nolensville Activity Club (NAC)

Make an art project each month in this fun class. All materials and supplies are included in the fee. NAC will be Mondays, February 5-26 (skip 2/19)  from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Williamson County Recreation Complex at Nolensville, 7250 Nolensville Rd. The cost for this monthly program is $20 per young adult. This is a P.A.L.S. program (People at Leisure with Support) with caregivers required to stay with those needing support.  Reservations are required by February 2 at www.wcparksandrec.com (#10734).

 

Games Galore

Join the fun on Friendly Competition Night (games) at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd., Thursday, February 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Includes a dinner of sub sandwiches and salad.  For teens and older.  $6. This is a P.A.L.S. program (People at Leisure with Support) with caregivers required to stay with those needing support.  Please register by February 6 at www.wcparksandrec.com (#10475).

 

Friday Fun Day

Get out of the house and enjoy some Friday fun! On February 9, we will meet at Third Coast Clay in The Factory in Franklin at 11:00 a.m.   Bring money for making a pottery piece and lunch.  This program is for adults with disabilities. A caregiver is required to register and stay with those needing support. You must pre-register before February 7 at www.wcparksandrec.com (#10654).  For more information, contact Krista Hollis at (615) 786-0200, ext. 2421.

 

 

Culinary Creations

This is a new Therapeutic Recreation class offered at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd. For ages 18 and older.  Learn to cook a variety of tasty and easy foods. Meets Wednesday, February 14 (Fondue Fun) from 10:30 a.m. to noon, $7. This is a P.A.L.S. program (People at Leisure with Support) with caregivers required to stay with those needing support.  Please register by February 12 at www.wcparksandrec.com (#10945).

 

Throwback Thursday

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie is back on Thursday, February 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd. Includes the movie and a dinner of pizza and salad.  For young adults and older.  $7. This is a P.A.L.S. program (People at Leisure with Support) with caregivers required to stay with those needing support.  Please register by February 14 at www.wcparksandrec.com (#10651).

 

Recreation Night at Nolensville

One Tuesday per month, adolescents, (age 10 and older) are invited to a therapeutic recreation activity night at the Williamson County Recreation Complex at Nolensville, 7250 Nolensville Rd.  Our certified Rec Therapist will lead activities like crafts, exercise and socializing. Enrollment is limited, and the cost is $10 per child. Rec Night is Tuesday, February 20, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Register by February 16 at www.wcparksandrec.com (#10642).

 

Wednesday Friendsday

Have fun with friends in this new Therapeutic Recreation class offered at Williamson County Recreation Complex at Nolensville, 7250 Nolensville Rd.  For ages 18 and older.  Activities will vary.  Meets Wednesday, February 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., $5. This is a P.A.L.S. program (People at Leisure with Support) with caregivers required to stay with those needing support.  Please register at www.wcparksandrec.com by February 19 (#10731).

 

Parents’ Night Out

Parents of special needs children can enjoy a night out February 23 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. while recreation specialists supervise activities for kids (ages 6-17). Parents’ Night Out is offered at the Williamson County Recreation Complex at Nolensville, 7250 Nolensville Rd. Dinner will be provided. The cost for this program is $20 per child, and siblings may attend. Reservations are required at www.wcparksandrec.com February 1-13 (#10645). For additional information, call 615-786-0200, ext. 2421.

 

Bowling

Meet our Therapeutic Recreation staff each Tuesday for bowling fun from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Franklin Family Entertainment Center. This is a P.A.L.S. program (People at Leisure with Support) with caregivers required to stay with those needing support.  No registration is needed, and the $3.00 fee (bring cash) includes bowling and shoe rental.  For all ages.

 

Williamson County Parks and Recreation is a public organization, here to benefit the community.  Anyone may register for and participate in the department’s programs, teams, classes and events. For program registration, pass purchasing or additional information, visit www.wcparksandrec.com.  You may also receive department information by “liking” Williamson County Parks and Recreation on Facebook; following us on Twitter at @wc_parksandrec or Instagram at @willcoparksandrec or on Pinterest or YouTube.

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