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Adaptive Recreation

Oakland County Parks strives to provide recreational and leisure opportunities for all residents of Oakland County. Adaptive Recreation provides therapeutic recreation programs and services.

Our partnerships with more than 30 non-profit agencies, schools and disabled sports organization enable Oakland County Parks to cooperatively provide unique recreation options.

Inclusion services are offered so individuals with disabilities can participate in any program or event hosted by Oakland County Parks. Oakland County Parks encourages and supports the participation of individual with disabilities in all programs.

Five Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists coordinate programs and assist individuals in participating in all programs. For more information, contact doreys@oakgov.com or 248-424-7077.


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Location
Event Date
Category
Description
Baker Middle School-Troy School District, 1359 Torpey Drive, Troy MI 48083; 4/25/2014 5:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Friday. Learn the basics of Track and Field. Great course for new athletes or athletes that need a few tips. See "Registration" below to register and for additional information.
Lyon Oaks Golf Course; 5/8/2014 5:30:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Cost: $49/individuals with disabilities; $29/disabled veterans. Class size: Minimum 4 - maximum 8. Call Sandy Dorey at 248.424.7077 or adaptive@oakgov.com.
Lyon Oaks Golf Course; 5/8/2014 5:30:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $49/individuals with disabilities. $29/disabled veterans. Thursdays. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get playing the game of golf. Call Sandy Dorey at 248.424.7077 or adaptive@oakgov.com. See Additional Information below.
Southfield-Beechwood, 22200 Beech, Southfield MI 48034; 5/12/2014 5:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $12/week. No play on Monday, Memorial Day--May 26, 2014. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get playing the game of golf. Call Claudia Brewer at 248.796.4673. See Additional Information below.
Southfield-Beechwood, 22200 Beech, Southfield MI 48034; 5/19/2014 5:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $12/week. No play on Monday, Memorial Day--May 26, 2014. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get playing the game of golf. Call Claudia Brewer at 248.796.4673. See Additional Information below.
Southfield-Beechwood, 22200 Beech, Southfield MI 48034; 6/2/2014 5:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $12/week. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get playing the game of golf. Call Claudia Brewer at 248.796.4673. See Additional Information below.
Southfield-Beechwood, 22200 Beech, Southfield MI 48034; 6/2/2014 5:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $12/week. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get playing the game of golf. Call Claudia Brewer at 248.796.4673. See Additional Information below.
Southfield-Beechwood, 22200 Beech, Southfield MI 48034; 6/9/2014 5:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $12/week. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get playing the game of golf. Call Claudia Brewer at 248.796.4673. See Additional Information below.
Southfield-Beechwood, 22200 Beech, Southfield MI 48034; 6/16/2014 5:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $12/week. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get playing the game of golf. Call Claudia Brewer at 248.796.4673. See Additional Information below.
Red Oaks Golf Course; 6/17/2014 11:15:00 AMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $18/week. Tuesdays. Pay for entire season by June 17, 2014: $120/season. No play on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get Call Sandy Dorey at: 248.424.7077 or adaptive@oakgov.com. See Additional Information below.
Red Oaks Golf Course; Carl's Golfland, 1976 Telegraph, Bloomfield HIlls, MI 48302.; 6/20/2014 2:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Friday. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions. Call Monica Haubenstricker at 810.342.4345. See Additional Information below.
Independence Oaks Park; 6/20/2014 5:30:00 PMAdaptive Recreation

Individuals with disabilities ages 18 and older and friends are invited to an evening outdoors with opportunities to fish, play lawn games, enjoy a leisurely ride on a pontoon boat ride on Crooked Lake and dinner at Independence Oaks County Park. Cost is $8/person if registered by June 13, 2014; $10/person if registered after June 14. Call 248-424-7077 or email adaptive@oakgov.com to register. Visa/MasterCard/Discover cards accepted.

Southfield-Beechwood, 22200 Beech, Southfield MI 48034; 6/23/2014 5:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $12/week. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get playing the game of golf. Call Claudia Brewer at 248.796.4673. See Additional Information below.
Southfield-Beechwood, 22200 Beech, Southfield MI 48034; 6/30/2014 5:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $12/week. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get playing the game of golf. Call Claudia Brewer at 248.796.4673. See Additional Information below.
Southfield-Beechwood, 22200 Beech, Southfield MI 48034; 7/7/2014 5:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $12/week. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get playing the game of golf. Call Claudia Brewer at 248.796.4673. See Additional Information below.
Oakland International Airport, 6500 Highland Road, Waterford MI 48327; 7/12/2014 9:00:00 AMAdaptive Recreation

Children with disabilities can experience the world from a new perspective seated beside an experienced pilot in a light airplane with the company of a family member or friend.  Participants will learn about airplanes and how they fly and enjoy refreshments and fun activities before they gently escape gravity and soar into the sky for a bird's eye view of Michigan's countryside.
Each participating individual with a disability receives a Dreams and Wings T-shirt, gold aviator wings and commemorative flight certificate.
Flights are limited and participants are chosen by a lottery drawing. Register by June 13 to be placed in the lottery. Lottery is June 18 and chosen participants will be notified via e-mail by June 23.
Remaining applicants will be placed on a waiting list in case of cancellations. Registration submission does not guarantee your reservation.
Call 248-424-7077 or email adaptive@oakgov.com for details.

Oakland International Airport, 6500 Patterson Parkway, Waterford MI 48327-1607; 7/12/2014 4:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Flight times: 9:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m.; and 11:30 a.m. Please submit registration form by June 1, 2014. Registration submission does not guarantee a flight reservation. Applications are entered in a selection lottery. First-time participants receive priority. Names are selected on June 6 and participants will be notified via email. Applicants not drawn will be placed on a waiting list in case of cancellations. 50 flights available. Contact: 248-424-7077 or adaptive@oakgov.com.
Southfield-Beechwood, 22200 Beech, Southfield MI 48034; 7/14/2014 5:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $12/week. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get playing the game of golf. Call Claudia Brewer at 248.796.4673. See Additional Information below.
Southfield-Beechwood, 22200 Beech, Southfield MI 48034; 7/21/2014 5:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $12/week. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get playing the game of golf. Call Claudia Brewer at 248.796.4673. See Additional Information below.
Lakeshore Park, 601 South Lake Dr., Novi MI 48375; 7/25/2014 6:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
July 25, 2014 from 6 to 8 pm at Lakeshore Park in Novi (601 S. Lake Drive, Novi, Michigan 48375)
Individuals with disabilities ages 18 and older and friends are invited to an evening outdoors with opportunities to play lawn games and dinner at Novi’s Lakeshore Park. Cost is $8/person if registered by July 18, 2014; $10/person if registered after July 19. Call 248-424-7077 or email adaptive@oakgov.com to register. Visa/MasterCard/Discover cards accepted.  
Southfield-Beechwood, 22200 Beech, Southfield MI 48034; 7/28/2014 5:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Cost: $12/week. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone with a disability, or anyone who may be trying to get back into golf following an injury, stroke or surgery.
Throughout the summer, we will offer lessons, clinics and course play-all with the guidance of a pro and a therapist. Try adaptive equipment, learn proper form and solutions to get playing the game of golf. Call Claudia Brewer at 248.796.4673. See Additional Information below.
Red Oaks Golf Course; 8/22/2014 9:30:00 AMAdaptive Recreation
Red Oaks Golf Course in Madison Heights hosts the 17th annual Warren Orlick Memorial Golf Outing. $45 per golfer includes 9 holes, lunch and prizes. This 9-hole Modified Scramble by Ability is offered to individuals with disabilities. Each team consists of two able-bodied golfers and two golfers with disabilities.
Check in at 9:30 a.m. Tee times start at 10 a.m. Registration and payment is due Aug. 10. Call 248-424-7077 or doreys@oakgov.com for details.
Adaptive Golf Lessons will be held Mondays, May 5 - July 28, 2014 from 5 - 6 p.m. at Beech Woods Golf Course. Contact Claudia Brewer, 248.796.4673.

 Adaptive Discounts

Adaptive Discounts

For individuals with permanent physical disabilities or cognitive impairments

Oakland County Parks provides recreational opportunities for all abilities. Call 248.424.7077 for more information.

Adaptive Recreation Discount Application.  Discount card required for the following facilities:

Park fees and charges

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