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1202 5th Ave SW

Decatur, AL 35601

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Griffin McCollum



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The Therapeutics Program provides recreational activities to assist special needs individuals with social skills, behavioral rehabilitation, speech, motor skills and many areas of emotional support in order to improve their quality of life.  The staff of the Therapeutics Program of the Decatur Parks and Recreation Department are educated and trained to engage special needs individuals with a variety of recreational activities.  

"You can learn more about a man

in an hour of play

than in a lifetime of conversation."






2020 Therapeutics Calendar 

January February  March
April May June
July August September
October November December

Special Olympics Unified Bowling
Monday 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm at River City Lanes
$5.00 per person
Special Olympics Bowling
Wednesday 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm at River City Lanes
$5.00 per person
Exercise Class
Tuesday and Thursday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Aquadome Gym
A low impact, yet highly beneficial exercise class for ALL abilities!
Water Aerobics
Tuesday and Thursday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the Aquadome Pool
A wonderful low-impact exercise class that is easy on the joints
and beneficial for ALL abilities! 
"Young at Heart"
Tuesday 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
$7.00 per person
This outing allows individuals to meet in various types of restaurant settings
and spend time with friends, enjoy a sense of independence, and
develop appropriate social skills in the community.
(Locations vary each week. Check the monthly calendar.)
Special Olympics Swim Team
Decatur Surf
Seasonal (September through May)
Tuesday and Thursday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the Aquadome Pool
Special Olympics Basketball
Morgan County SHOWTIME
Seasonal (September through March)
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am in the Aquadome Gym
This is our regularly scheduled practice time.
Games will be announced on a monthly basis.
Special Olympics Bocce
Seasonal (March through May)
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Delano Park
Day Camp
One Saturday per month from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Aquadome
$5.00 per person
This activity includes BINGO, arts and crafts projects, lunch,
and a movie showing.
Call Griffin McCollum for details and specific dates.
(Dates will vary depending on previously scheduled Aquadome activities. Check the monthly calendar.)


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