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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
19650 E. Mainstreet
Parker, CO 80138
Individuals with Disabilities Coordinator
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.
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.