City Parks and Recreation Department (Therapeutic Services)

The Parks and Recreation Departments of many cities offer Programs year-round for Individuals with Special Needs. Check back each quarter and look at the programs offered. Therapeutic Services Programs cover individuals with development, mental and physical challenges


Ages – Programs are offered for different age groups by various cities


         Youth/ Teen

         Younger Children


Programs – various types of programs are offered. Examples of programs that may be offered could be.


         Monthly Social Club

         Hip Hop Dance

         Leisure Class

         Introduction to Computers

         Community Trips (needs a fair level of independence)

         Group Gardening

         Cooperative Dances. Ages 13 and up.

         Introduction to Computers. Ages 17 and up

         Adapted Sports


Other Factors to consider

         Some programs require a fair level of independence

         Look at the staffing : participant ratio




Campbell Parks and Recreation


Cupertino City, Parks and Recreations, Therapeutic Services


Los Altos Recreation


Los Gatos-Saratoga Community Education and Recreation


Milpitas Recreation Services


Mountain View Parks and Recreation


Palo Alto Parks and Recreation


San Jose City, Parks and Recreation


Santa Clara City, Parks and Recreation


Saratoga Parks & Recreation


Sunnyvale Parks and Recreation (408-733-6611)


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