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 or Calendar of Events.
You Look Marvelous Fashion Show
Saturday, May 14 | Chandler Center for the Arts
We’re rolling out the red carpet for the Cities of Chandler and Mesa Therapeutic and Adaptive programs. This summer, Therapeutic Recreation stars take center stage at the Chandler Center for the Arts for a fashion show. For ticket information, contact 480-782-2709.
Saturday, Aug. 13 | Chandler AMF Lanes
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 third annual RAD Bowl-A-Thon! Register to bowl, collect pledges or donate.
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.