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Therapeutic Recreation Opportunities

Parker's Therapeutic Recreation Program is designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities through participation in adapted programming. Programs are designed to:
  • Minimize barriers
  • Increase leisure awareness within the community
  • Promote skill building
  • Celebrate individual success
  • Promote overall well-being for participants

Policies and Forms

Please read the Parker Therapeutic Recreation program policies and complete an assessment form prior to participation in therapeutic programs. One annual assessment per participant will be sufficient for all programs.

Volunteers are vital to our program’s success. Parents/care providers, siblings and students are encouraged to volunteer. If you are interested in volunteering or learning more about therapeutic recreation opportunities, please contact Terry Bickel at 303.805.3208 or by email.
Parker Recreation Center
17301 E. Lincoln Ave.
Parker, CO 80134
Ph: 303.841.4500

Mainstreet Center
19650 E. Mainstreet
Parker, CO 80138

Weather Line:

Terry Bickel
Individuals with Disabilities Coordinator

Mary Colton
Recreation Manager

Therapeutic Recreation Scholarship Program

The Town of Parker’s Therapeutic Recreation Scholarship program was designed to help individuals with disabilities who have limited financial resources to participate in Town Recreation programs and facilities. Scholarships may provide a portion or all of registration costs or membership fees for individuals or groups that service individuals with disabilities.

  • Resident of Douglas County (proof of residency includes a current utility bill, housing lease, etc., also must be primary residence).
  • Completed the Therapeutic Recreation assessment form in advance of participation.
Application Process:
Complete Scholarship Application form (one per person/group). All information requested must be provided. Incomplete forms will not be considered. Applications should be submitted (mail, email or fax to 303.805.3123) to:

Town of Parker Parks and Recreation Dept.
Attn: Therapeutic Recreation Scholarship Program
20120 E. Mainstreet
Parker, CO 80138

Therapeutic Recreation Calendar of Events
We publish calendars three times a year, based on our Recreation Brochure cycle. Click here to view a printable version of the calendar.

Summer Therapeutic Recreation Calendar            

Additional Information:

Therapeutic Recreation Therapeutic Recreation Therapeutics Art

Parks and Recreation Department

Recreation Center
Ph: 303.841.4500

Ph: 303.805.6300

Weather Line: 303.805.3288
Town of Parker, Colorado