Adaptive Recreation

Activities

Staff plans and coordinates a variety of structured activities that teach life skills, games that improve cognitive and motor skill development. These programs include:

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Dances
  • Field Trips
  • Integrated Classes
  • And More

Please view activity calendar for more specific days and times.

Activity Guide

Transportation

One way transportation is available within the City of Abilene limits. Bus riders can either pick-up or take home clients. Rides must be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance.

Lunch Program 

The Adaptive Recreation Services Program has a free daily lunch program. The lunch program is prepared at the Rose Park Senior Activity Center. Funds are courtesy of the United Way of Abilene.

Program Fees

The fee is $40 a month, per person.

Menus

December's Menu: lunch schedule (PDF)
January's Menu: January lunch schedule

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be able to attend structured classes and activities without being disruptive to the programs offered.
  • Must be able to understand and carry out instructions given out by staff.
  • Must be Adult (8 years-older may attend during the summer months).
  • Must be evaluated as being mature enough to attend classes/activities.
  • Must have a diagnosis of cognitive and/or physically challenged.
  • Must have self-help skills.

Special Olympics

Adaptive Recreation offers 4 sports for Special Olympic participation. The team name is the "Rec'ing Crew". Athletes must have a current Special Olympic physical form on file to be able to practice and compete.

Adaptive Recreation Services competes in the Area 14 - Big Country of Special Olympics of Texas. Adaptive Recreation Services is always seeking volunteers to participate on unified teams. For more information, please contact Barbara at 325-676-6575

Events

  • January through February: Basketball
  • March through April: Track and Field
  • August through September: Bocce
  • October through November: Bowling
Collage of Adaptive Recreation Activities