Park Commission to Offer Therapeutic Recreation for People with Developmental Disabilities
BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Register for Somerset County’s Therapeutic Recreation programs for people with developmental disabilities who are ages 15 years and above. The Therapeutic Recreation department offers a variety of exciting programs, including fitness, art, sports and social activities. Register online beginning Monday, March 13 at 6 p.m. To register, click here.
Therapeutic Recreation teaches individuals new recreation skills that will transfer into daily life, and they will experience the constructive use of leisure time. Activities will also enhance self-esteem and confidence, improve overall health and well-being, increase physical activity, foster peer relationships, and improve social skills.
Activities include “Follow the Leader Painting,” “Fit Factory,” “Clay Creations,” “Flower Power,” “Taste the World,” and much more. Program fees range from $20 to $90.00 for one- to two-hour sessions.
To view a list of programs, click here. For more information about Therapeutic Recreation, visit somersetcountyparks.org or call 908-526-5650.
Individuals with hearing impairment should call TTY Relay Service at 711.
Therapeutic Recreation Program
The Program is a cooperative effort between the Park Commission and various municipalities including Bedminster, Bernards Township, Bernardsville, Bound Brook, Branchburg, Bridgewater, Green Brook, Hillsborough, Manville, Montgomery, North Plainfield, Raritan, Somerville, South Bound Brook, Warren, and Watchung.
The Somerset County Park Commission
The Park Commission is committed to excellence in promoting stewardship of land and resources, providing outstanding recreation opportunities and leisure services, and fostering an environment that is service-oriented and responsive to public needs.
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