A signature gathering space for individuals with disabilities, our Therapeutic Recreation program offers the most innovative play experiences truly inclusive for all.
We’re committed to providing life-enhancing recreation opportunities that welcome children and their families of all abilities. Each season we offer a variety of activities and events that encourage participants to engage in activities that promote socialization, skill development, and physical activity. From arts and crafts to cooking to social outings there’s always fun for everyone. Find daily inspiration by exploring our Break Time Recreation Guide, Newsletter or Calendar of Events.
Saturday, Aug. 14 | Chandler AMF Lanes
Be Bowled Strike up some fun with Recreation and Athletics for Individuals with Disabilities (RAD) and form a bowling team. Grab your socks and favorite bowling ball and head over to Chandler AMF Lanes for our fourth annual RAD Bowl-A-Thon! Benefiting Chandler’s Therapeutic Recreation program, this family-friendly event is sure to be right up your alley.
Disability Awareness Awards Winners
The 29th annual Disability Awareness Awards recognizes six deserving individuals in four categories: Student of the Year, Educator of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, and Employee of the Year. Please join us in congratulating this year’s Disability Awareness Awards honorees.
Zoom Activity Schedule
Join Chandler's Therapeutic Recreation community daily for exciting Zoom calls featuring brain games, fitness activities, and fun.
Accessible Places for Play
Children (and adults alike) need to play, learn and grow together, side by side. Chandler has been a leader in creating play opportunities that allow children and their families to play together, regardless of their abilities. Discover our parks, trails, playgrounds and facility amenities that make Chandler Parks & Recreation truly inclusive for all.
Partners in Play
Collaboration is essential to our Therapeutic Recreation Programs success. We’re honored to partner with the following organizations to increase access, safety and social participation within our play experiences.