A Short Note On Recreational Therapy Meeting At The Indian Golf Course

1288 Words Oct 12th, 2016 6 Pages
Brief Overview of Meeting A Recreational Therapy Meeting was held at the Indian Golf Course in Arvada on Thursday the 7th at 9am. There were multiple TR representatives from several districts including Fort Collins, Denver, Aurora, Wheatridge, Arvada and Boulder. The main discussion of the meeting was about the events and programs that were going on in each district. Each representative took turns sharing what events and projects were going on in their organization.
Fort Collins is working on spreading information for transition students through “Passport to Recreation”. They are trying to make inclusive programs more popular where seniors ages 50+ are included with younger participants in activities. Denver’s program is involved with many programs including adaptive swimming and bowling. They had several interns attend the meeting. The interns reported on how they got involved in Denver’s TR program and what their ultimate goals are in the field. Aurora’s program is currently being rebuilt and re-structured since the new manager (Breanna Bolks) has come in. She is currently trying to incorporate more TR programs into the community and coordinate with the City of Aurora’s requests for modifications to the program. Wheatridge has seen a drop in group activities, but is currently growing in their one-on-one programs. Their biggest challenge right now is to get participant numbers up so they don’t have to cancel programs. They are currently looking…

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