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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.

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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.

Event Date
Anytime Fitness, 149 North Perry, Pontiac MI 48342; 9/27/2014 1:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Ages 6 and older. Free nutrition information and smoothies provided by Anytime Fitness. Student from beginners and on learn how to  break falls to prevent head or back injury, and many other helpful techniques. See Additional Information below. RSVP to 248.424.7077 or adaptive@oakgov.com. Sponsored by: Anytime Fitness-Pontiac; Barrick Enterprises; and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu-Pontiac.
Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marias, Royal Oak MI 48073; 10/3/2014 7:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Minimum 30 participants. For additional information:
248.424.7081 or doreys@oakgov.com. $5/person by Sept. 26; $7/person beginning Sept. 27. Money must accompany registration form.
Mail to: Oakland County Parks
Adaptive Recreation
27725 Greenfield Rd
Southfield, MI 48076
Independence Oaks Park; 10/4/2014 1:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Saturday. Held at Twin Chimneys shelter. Picnic lunch, lawn games, pontoon ride, fishing, pedal boats, bikes and handcycles, music and shuttle ride to Wint Nature Center. Details: 248.424.7081 or adaptive@oakgov.com.
Boys & Girls clubs of South Oakland County, 1545 East Lincoln, royal Oak, MI 248.544.4166; 10/11/2014 9:30:00 AMAdaptive Recreation
This program is designed for all children with disabilities between the ages of 6-18. See Registration form below. Details: Boys & Grils Club, 1545 East Lincoln, Royal Oak MI 248-544-4166. Dial 0 for the operator. www.boysandgirlsclubs.us
or Sandy Dorey, 248-424-7077.
Independence Oaks Nature Center; 10/25/2014 3:30:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Saturday, 3:30–5:30 p.m. (Children with disablities)
$6/person. Limited to the first 80 people per session. Pre-registration required. For more information and to register, please contact 248.858.0916.
Southfield Civic Center, 26000 Evergreen, Southfield MI 48076; 10/28/2014 6:30:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
For individuals 18 & older with developmental disabilities. See registration form below for details. Pre-registration required; no walk-ins or refunds.
White Lake Oaks Golf Course; 11/5/2014 6:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
WEdnesday. Dinner Buffet-Sirloin, chicken mostaccioli, veggies, potatoes, salad bar and dessert, along with music. Cost: $10/prior to Oct. 22; $15/beginning Oct. 23, 2014. See Registration form for details. 248-424-7081 or adaptive@oakgov.com.
Novi Community Center, 45175 West 10 Mile Rd., Novi 48375; 11/21/2014 6:30:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Music, dinner and dancing. $8/person; pre-registration required. Individuals with disabilities may participate in all general recreation and leisure opportunities. A recreation therapist is available to assist in making your experience a success. Adaptive sports equipment, fishing equipment, trail chairs, pool transfer chairs and hand cycles are available. Check for additional programs and sports clinics at DestinationOakland.com. Details: Sandy Dorey at adaptive@oakgov.com or 248.424.7077.

 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