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802-A Market St NW

Decatur, AL 35601

(non-mailing address)

 

 

Coordinator

Skylar Cooley

256-341-4950 

scooley@decatur-al.gov 

The Therapeutics Program provides recreational activities to assist special needs individuals with social skills, behavioral rehabilitation, speech, motor skills and many areas of emotional support in order to improve their quality of life.  The staff of the Therapeutics Program of the Decatur Parks and Recreation Department are educated and trained to engage special needs individuals with a variety of recreational activities.  

"You can learn more about a man

in an hour of play

than in a lifetime of conversation."

(Plato)

 

 

 


 

2016 Special Olympics State Games

Troy University

 

 

 

 
         
     
         
   
         
         

 

 

 

Alabama Special Camp

for

Children & Adults

ASCCA


 

                    Special Olympics June 2011

                       State Games May, 2012


 

 

2016 Therapeutics Calendar 

January February  March
April May June
July August September
October November December

 
Special Olympics Bocce - Seasonal (March through May)
Monday - 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm at Delano Park
No Charge 
 
Special Olympics Unified Bowling
Monday - 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm at River City Lanes
$4.00 per person
 
Special Olympics "Free Spirits" Bowling
Wednesday - 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm at River City Lanes
$4.00 per person
 
Special Olympics "Decatur Surf" Swim Team - Seasonal (September through May)
Tuesday and Thursday - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the Aquadome Pool
$20.00 per month
 
"Young at Heart"
Tuesday - 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
$7.00 per person
This outing allows individuals to meet in various types of restaurant settings
and spend time with friends, enjoy a sense of independence, and
develop appropriate social skills in the community.
(Locations vary each week. Check the monthly calendar.)

Arts & Crafts Night
Thursday - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the Aquadome
No Charge
Individuals will participate in a wide variety of hands-on
and creative arts and crafts projects.
 
Mall Walking
Monday and Wednesday at the Decatur Mall
Meet inside the main entrance at 10:00 am
Participants join together to walk in a safe, comfortable, and open environment.
 
Gym Walking
Friday - 10:00 am at  the Aquadome
Participants join together to walk in a safe, comfortable, and open environment.
     
Therapeutic Day Camp
One Saturday per month from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at the Aquadome
and a matinee movie at Carmike Cinemas 12 in the Decatur Mall
$5.00 per person
This activity includes BINGO, arts and crafts projects, lunch, and a
trip to the movie theater for a matinee movie.
Call Skylar Cooley for details and specific dates.
(Dates will vary depending on previously scheduled Aquadome activities. Check the monthly calendar.)
 

 


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