Adaptive Recreation

Adaptive Recreation

Adaptive Recreation is a program that provides social and recreational services to all patrons with physical or developmental disabilities. Our goal is to offer a positive and supportive learning environment where individuals can explore new recreation skills, develop socialization skills through friendships and have opportunities to gain a sense of independence in their community. Inclusive recreation takes place when individuals of all abilities participate in a recreational activity together in an attempt to decrease barriers to leisure by utilizing adaptations and programming accommodations. The concept of inclusive recreation makes it possible for individuals to choose from a vast array of programs offered by BREC across the parish.

Adaptive Athletics

Through a partnership with The ARC of Baton Rouge, BREC offers inclusive leagues to participants ages 3 and older, with and without disabilities. These noncompetitive leagues teach the sport, while participants enjoy their peers. Register online at arcbatonrouge.org

For more information about Adaptive Recreation, contact:

Kendall Aguillard, Program Coordinator
225-272-9200, ext. 557
kaguillard@brec.org

Upcoming Adaptive Recreation Events

Nov
19
2018
Sunshine Adult Day Services

This program offers recreational opportunities as a learning tool for daily living activities for adults with mental and developmental disabilities. This program bridges the gap between high school and the life after for these participants.

Nov
19
2018
Adult Interactive Days

Adult Interactive Days Come out and enjoy recreational days in your parks, for adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities ages 16 and older.

Nov
19
2018
Hearts & Hooves Therapeutic Riding Program

Riders ages six and older with physical, mental, and social disabilities participate in a six-week session of riding lessons tailored to their needs. Riders enjoy a one-hour class on horseback learning stretching exercises, basic equitation and games.

Nov
19
2018
Hearts & Hooves Therapeutic Riding Program

Riders ages six and older with physical, mental, and social disabilities participate in a six-week session of riding lessons tailored to their needs. Riders enjoy a one-hour class on horseback learning stretching exercises, basic equitation and games.

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