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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
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.
Accessible Downtown Royal Oak MI; 8/29/2014 4:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
All Area Veterans are Invited to Enjoy FREE ADMISSION to
this Year's Premiere Labor Day Festival, ARTS, BEATS & EATS, in Accessible Downtown Royal Oak.
• Four admission passes, valid for any day and time of the festival (1,400 available).
• Four admission passes and VIP Passes for a special Monday concert at 5 p.m. featuring Fifty Amp Fuse (150 packages available). Appetizers and soft drinks will also be provided. Please RSVP by August 23, 2014 to receive your passes by mail.
Reservations accepted at artsbeatseats.com/veterans-program-sign-up or by calling the Arts, Beats & Eats office at (248) 541-7550.
Planet Rock, 1103 W. 13 Mile Rd., Madison Heights, MI 48071; 9/13/2014 2:00:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Saturday. Learn the basics of rock climbing. Limited to the first 12 paid registrations. $15/individuals with disabilities; $10/disabled Veterans.
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.
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.
Independence Oaks Nature Center; 10/25/2014 3:30:00 PMAdaptive Recreation
Saturday, 10 a.m.–Noon (general public)
1–3 p.m. (general public)
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.
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