Therapeutic Recreation

We offer an extensive program for developmentally-disabled individuals who choose not to participate in the integrated recreation program. Register for these programs at the Parks and Recreation office, 1101 Poyntz Ave., or by calling 785-587-2754. You can also ask to be put on the Therapeutic Recreation mailing list to be the first to know about new programs.
Check out our Fall Therapeutic Recreation Brochure HERE!!

Click HERE to Register!

Special Events

Winter Soup Supper

What's more satisfying on a cold winter day than a bowl of warm soup with all of the fixings? Sharing it with your friends at Therapeutic Rec of course!
5:00-6:15 p.m.   |   January 13   |   Community House   |   $15/person

Women's Basketball Game

Pack the House is an evening game this year!! Come watch our Lady Cats play Iowa State. Game starts at 7pm!! Concessions provided.
6:30-9:00 p.m.   |   February 3   |   Bramlage Coliseum   |   $10/person

St. Patrick's Day Dance

Come celebrate the Wearing O'The Green at our Annual St. Patty's Dance. Fun food, fun friends, and fun dancing!
7:00-9:00 p.m.   |   March 17   |   City Auditorium   |   $15/person

KSU Baseball Game

We're going to try a baseball game again this year and hope for good weather. Dress accordingly! Bring a hat and sunscreen if it's sunny. The time of the game is TBD. Some concessions provided.
TBD   |   April 8   |   Tointon Family Stadium   |   $15/person


Annual prom night! Need we say more? Start planning for a wonderful night! This year's theme will be "Safari" at Sunset Zoo!
6:00-9:00 p.m.   |   May 5   |   Sunset Zoo   |   $20/person

Classes (January 8 - May 5)

Cooking Class

Cooking classes are hands-on and teach skills in basic preparation of healthy, budget-friendly recipes. Each month, recipes follow a theme. Two items are prepared per class. This may not qualify as a meal. (
4:30-5:30 p.m.   |   Mondays   |   Community House   |   $30/month
January Hot foods for cold weather
February Heart healthy foods that we love
March International foods
April Grilled sandwiches 

Bowling Blast

Come and be a part of the bowling fun with your friends each Tuesday, 4:00-5:00pm at the K-State Student Union Recreation Center. 
4:00-5:00 p.m.   |   Tuesdays   |   KSU Student Union Bowling Alley   |   $80/season


Let's grow some food, then learn how to use it! Gardening will introduce some classes on basic self-sufficiency and sustainability to our activities. Class will be outdoors when temperatures are between 50-90 degrees Fahrenheit and it is NOT raining/severe weather warnings. If weather is above or below those temperatures, class will meet at the Community House indoor gardening room.   
Community Gardens   |   $15/season
Wednesday January 10 - May 2 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Saturday January 13 - May 5 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Arts & Crafts

This semester we will continue to offer 2-3 craft choices, a coloring tables for 'while you wait' and a specialty arts table each week. Specialty arts will include yarn art, ceramics/pottery, water color painting and fabric art (sewing).
4:30-5:30 p.m.   |   Thursdays   |   Community House   |   $30/month
January Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow
February Pink and Red and Valentine's Day
March Early Spring and St. Patrick's Day
April Springtime, Easter, and Prom

Friday Fun Nights

We will offer gym sports, air hockey, pool, foosball, Uno games, puzzles, coloring, karaoke, line dancing and Wii games. If you don't feel like doing these activities, you can also sit, relax, and visit with friends. Don't forget the Un-Birthday Party!
4:30-5:30 p.m.   |   Fridays   |   Community House   |   Free