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Therapeutic Recreation

About Our Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Program

Our TR Division aims to provide inclusive, intergenerational recreation, leisure and play opportunities for individuals in the community with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our TR programs, activities, and events offer a supportive, social environment to participants with opportunities to explore and discover new hobbies with friends.

Our TR Division is supervised by a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS). Programs are created by our CTRS staff with the assistance of TR staff.

Upcoming Activities

Check out our upcoming therapeutic recreation programs and events:

TR Calendar

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Therapeutic Participants

What's happening this month in Therapeutics? Check out the Therapeutic Recreation Brochure to learn more about:

  • - Program News
  • - Weekly & Monthly Programs
  • - TR Events

Camp Redbird

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Camp Redbird is a summer day camp experience for participants 6yrs and older with a physical, intellectual and/or developmental disability. This 9-week summer camp program is jam packed with fun and educational experiences. From weekly swims at Walter Fuller pool, to creative cooking experiences and crafts, to exciting community trips this camp keeps participants entertained. Camp Redbird consists of three separate programs for youth, teen and adult participants. Reasonable accommodations are assessed and made on an individual and case by case basis. Registration for Camp Redbird opens in July for the following year of camp.

About Azalea Recreation Center

Azalea Recreation Center is located in northwest St. Petersburg in the Tyrone area. It is unique because it offers both adult and child fee classes, as well as classes to meet the needs of participants with disabilities through our Therapeutic Recreation programming. The facility has multiple rooms available for rental - an auditorium, dance room and piano room. The center is located within 35 acres of Azalea parkland.

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