1202 5th Ave SW
Decatur, AL 35601
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."
2018 Therapeutics Calendar
Special Olympics Unified Bowling
$4.00 per person
Special Olympics "Free Spirits" Bowling
$4.00 per person
Special Olympics "Decatur Surf" Swim Team
Seasonal (September through May)
Special Olympics Bocce
Seasonal (March through May)
Wednesday - 3:00pm - 5:00 pm at Delano Park
Special Olympics Basketball
Morgan County SHOWTIME
Seasonal (September through March)
Friday - 9:00 am - 10:00 am at Fort Decatur
This is our regularly scheduled practice time.
Games will be announced on a monthly basis.
"Young at Heart"
Tuesday - 6:00 pm - 7:15 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.)
Arts & Crafts Night
Thursday - 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm at the Aquadome
Individuals will participate in a wide variety of hands-on
and creative arts and crafts projects.
Participants join together to walk in a safe, comfortable, and open environment.
Therapeutic 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 Skylar Cooley for details and specific dates.
(Dates will vary depending on previously scheduled Aquadome activities. Check the monthly calendar.)