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Therapeutic Recreation programs are specialized, goal-oriented programs that assist individuals with disabilities and various health conditions to improve physical rehabilitation, leisure education, and community reintegration. Contact the Therapeutic Recreation Center at (757) 441-1764 to set up an individualized intake assessment with a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) to start the registration process.  

FALL TR PROGRAMS: “Fall” registration begins on Monday, August 29th at 10am and ends a week before each class start date.

TRC RUN, WALK, ROLL HALLOWEEN 5K&MILE

Ages 6 & Up • Run, walk, or roll a 5K (3.1 miles) or 1 mile loop that starts and ends at the TR Center. Race begins at 9am. This event is open to everyone! $20 early registration fee until 10/14. $25 until registration closes at 8:30am on 10/29. Awards for top three times in each age group and the best costume! T-shirts will be given out the day of the race. Light refreshments and award ceremony following. 

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1080005-01    Sa           10/29              9:00-11:00a               $20


SPARES & STRIKES

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided but limited. Head to AMF Little Creek Lanes for bowling fun! Adaptive equipment available. Bring $8 CASH for 2 games each week. Shoe rental included.

LOCATION: AMF LITTLE CREEK LANES 

1080105-01     M          9/12-11/14        12:00-1:30p             $15


SUNSET HIKES

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to hiking location only. Explore different hiking locations throughout Hampton Roads. Must be able to walk on uneven terrain for up to 4 miles. Wear closed-toe shoes. Water is required.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1080205-01     M          9/12-10/10        5:30-8:00p               $15


AQUACISE

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided but limited. Increase mobility and range of motion during a full body water workout. Must be able to dress/toilet independently. No swimming skills necessary but must be comfortable standing in water 4ft. deep unassisted. No class 11/8.

LOCATION: SOUTHSIDE AQUATICS CENTER

1080305-01      Tu          9/13-11/15       10:00-10:45a           $15


YOUR WAY TO 5K

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Train with peers to be able to run, walk, or roll a 5K (3.1 miles). Wear clothing that allows for ease of movement, tennis shoes & bring water. No class 11/8.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1080405-01     Tu           9/13-11/15      10:00-11:00a           $15


YOUTH ALLEY CATS

Ages 6-19 • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Learn the basics of bowling. Adaptive equipment is available if needed. Bring $8 CASH for 2 games each week. Shoe rental included. No class 11/8.

LOCATION: AMF LITTLE CREEK LANES 

1080605-01     Tu           9/13-11/15       5:15-6:15p              $15


PROBOWLERS

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Bowl without bumpers as a league to improve independent bowling skills. Bring $8 CASH for 2 games each week. Shoe rental included. No class 11/8.

LOCATION: AMF LITTLE CREEK LANES 

1080705-01     Tu           9/13-11/15       5:15-6:15p              $15


OUT & ABOUT

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to outing site only. Get out of the house & into the fun; each week we will go to different places across Hampton Roads. Bring a minimum of $20 each class to cover any snacks or spending. $20 trip fee included. No class 11/8.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1080805-01      Tu           10/18-11/15     1:00-3:30p              $35


CERAMICS

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided but limited. Embrace your creative side by painting a variety of ceramic pieces. First class, bring a minimum $75(cash) to purchase 10 weeks of ceramic pieces to paint. $10 supply fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1080905-01       W          9/14-11/16      10:00-11:30a           $25


CHAIR EXERCISE

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Low to moderate exercises to strengthen muscle, increase flexibility & range of motion from your chair. Wear tennis shoes, clothing that allows for ease of movement & bring water. Virtual option available upon request. Virtual participants must have a working email to receive weekly link to program.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1081005-01       W          9/14-11/16      3:00-3:45p              $15


NFL PICK ‘EMS

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Touchdown! Catch up on each week’s NFL highlights & show off your football knowledge by guessing all the winners of each week’s games. The person who guesses the most correct is in for a treat! $10 supply fee included. Virtual option available upon request. Virtual participants must have a working email to receive weekly link to program. No class 11/23.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1081105-01     W             9/14-12/14      5:00-6:00p             $25


MINI SAMPLER

Ages 6-19 • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. This class will give you the chance to try a variety of the classes happening at the TRC. $20 supply fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1081305-01     Th            9/15-10/13        5:00-5:45p            $35


BREWERY TOURS

Ages 21 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to brewery only. Catch up with friends & enjoy a craft beer from local breweries. Bring a minimum of $25. Must be 21+ to attend. Bring Photo ID.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1081405-01      Th          10/20-11/17        6:00-8:00p           $15


TIDES DAY GAME

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to Harbor Park only. Enjoy an afternoon at the ballpark watching the Norfolk Tides! Bring money for concessions. $20 trip fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1081505-01     Th           9/15                11:00a-3:00p           $25


MINI GOLF

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to mini golf location only. Visit a local mini golf course in Hampton Roads. Bring a minimum of $30 for lunch & golfing. $8 trip free included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1081605-01     Th           9/22              10:00a-2:00p              $13


BERGEY’S BREADBASKET

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to Bergey’s Breadbasket only. Mooove with us to the farm for a visit with the animals & a bite to eat. Bring a picnic lunch or money to buy lunch. Wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1081705-01     Th           9/29              10:00a-2:00p               $5


HICKORY RIDGE FARM

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to Hickory Ridge Farm only. Visit Hickory Ridge to buy produce. Bring at least $25 to purchase produce. Bring bag lunch.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1081805-01     Th            10/6             10:00a-2:00p               $5


HUNT CLUB FARM

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to Hunt Club Farm only. Take in all the fall festivities at the farm. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the field.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1081905-01     Th           10/13           10:00a-2:00p                 $5


CINEMA CAFE

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to Cinema Cafe only. Get out of the cold and enjoy a movie at Cinema Cafe. Bring money for food and beverage during the movie. Ticket price included in trip fee. $15 trip fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1082005-01     Th           11/3             12:00-4:00p                $20


GROUP GAMES

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Play outdoor games to board games with your friends. 

$5 supply fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1082105-01     F          9/16-10/14      10:00-11:00a               $20


CRICUT CRAFTS

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Spend 4 days making crafts with the Cricut. $15 supply fee included. No class 11/11.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1082205-01    F           10/21-11/18     10:00-11:00a              $30


GETTIN’ FIT

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided but limited. A full body workout. Bring a water bottle. Wear tennis shoes & clothing that allows for ease of movement. Virtual option available upon request. Virtual participants must have a working email to receive weekly link to program. No class 11/11.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1082305-01    F           9/16-11/18      3:00-3:45p                  $15


HOLIDAY PROGRAMS (DECEMBER):

HOLIDAY GIFTS

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided but limited. Spend 2 days making special gifts for your family & friends. $15 supply fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER

1082505-01  Tu,W         12/6-12/7       10:00a-12:00p            $22


HOLIDAY CRAFTS

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided but limited. Spend 2 days making unique holiday crafts for yourself or others. $15 supply fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER

1082605-01    Tu,W     12/13-12/14     10:00a-12:00p            $22


BUSCH GARDENS CHRISTMASTOWN

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to Busch Gardens only. Spend a magical evening at Busch Gardens. Cost of admission will be announced. Bring an additional $25 for dinner & hot drinks. Dress warm! $20 trip fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER

1082705-01     Th         12/8               1:00-9:00p                  $25


HOLIDAY PARTY

Ages 18 & Up • Close out the year with a holiday celebration with friends! Light refreshments & holiday games will be provided. $15 supply fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

1082805-01     Th         12/15              6-8p                          $15


WINTER TR PROGRAMS:

“Winter” registration begins on Monday, December 12th at 10am and ends a week before each class start date. 


SPARES & STRIKES

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided but limited. Head to AMF Little Creek Lanes for bowling fun! Adaptive equipment available. Bring $8 CASH for 2 games each week. Shoe rental included. No class 1/16 & 2/20.

LOCATION: AMF LITTLE CREEK LANES  

2080005-01     M           1/9-3/20         12:00-1:30p               $15


GROUP GAMES

Ages 6 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Play outdoor games to board games with your friends. $5 supply fee included. No class 1/16.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2080105-01     M            1/9-2/6           5:30-6:15p               $20


MINDFUL MONDAYS

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Structured time to stretch & unwind from life’s daily demands. Participants will have the opportunity to learn, create, and utilize sensory based fidgets. Bring a water bottle. Wear clothing that allows for ease of movement. The sensory cart will be utilized to provide the most relaxing sensory environment. $10 supply fee included. No class 2/20.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2080205-01     M            2/13-3/13       5:30-6:15p                $25


WINTER HIKES

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to hiking location only. Explore different hiking locations throughout Hampton Roads. Must be able to walk on uneven terrain for up to 4 miles. Wear weather appropriate clothes & closed toed shoes. Water is required.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2080305-01     Tu           1/3-3/7          10:00a-1:00p              $15


AQUACISE

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided but limited. Increase mobility and range of motion during this full body water workout. Must be able to dress/toilet independently. No swimming skills necessary but must be comfortable standing in water 4ft. deep unassisted.

LOCATION: SOUTHSIDE AQUATICS CENTER

2080405-01     Tu          1/3-3/7          10:00-10:45a               $15


PROBOWLERS

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Bowl without bumpers as a league to improve your independent bowling skills. Bring $8 CASH for 2 games each week. Shoe rental included.

LOCATION: AMF LITTLE CREEK LANES 

2080505-01     Tu          1/3-3/7          5:15-6:15p                  $15


YOUTH ALLEY CATS

Ages 6-19 • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Learn the basics of bowling. Adaptive equipment is available if needed. Bring $8 CASH for 2 games each week. Shoe rental included.

LOCATION: AMF LITTLE CREEK LANES  

2080605-01     Tu            1/3-3/7          5:15-6:15p                $15


CERAMICS

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided but limited. Embrace your creative side by painting a variety of ceramic pieces. First class, participants need to bring a minimum $75 CASH to purchase 9 weeks of ceramic pieces to paint. $10 supply fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2080705-01     W            1/4-3/8          10:00-11:30a            $25


CHAIR EXERCISE

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Low to moderate exercises to strengthen muscle, increase flexibility, and range of motion from your chair. Bring a water bottle. Wear tennis shoes and clothing that allows for ease of movement. Virtual option available upon request. Virtual participants must have a working email to receive weekly link to program.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2080805-01     W           1/4-3/8            3:00-3:45p               $15


ADMIRALS HOCKEY (FEBRUARY)

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to Norfolk Scope only. Come cheer on the Norfolk Admirals. Dress for cool temperature of hockey rink. Bring $20 if you want to purchase a drink, snack, or souvenir at the game. $23 trip fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2080905-01     W            2/15               6:00-10:30p             $28


BREWERY TOUR

Ages 21 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to brewery only. Catch up with friends and enjoy a craft beer from a local brewery. Bring a minimum of $25. Must be 21+ to attend. Bring Photo ID.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2081005-01    Th           1/12              6:00-8:00p                   $5


ODU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only.  Transportation provided from TRC to ODU only. Cheer on your local Lady Monarchs. Bring $20 if you want to purchase a drink, snack, or souvenir at the game. $12 trip fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2081105-01    Th            1/19              5:00-9:30p                 $17


CINEMA CAFE

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to Cinema Cafe only. Get out of the cold and enjoy a movie at Cinema Cafe. Bring money for food and beverage during the movie. Ticket price included in trip fee. $15 trip fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2081205-01     Th           1/26             12:00-4:00p                $20


JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to restaurant only. Let’s eat hibachi style! Bring at least $30 for meal and tip. $10 trip fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2081305-01     Th           2/2              11:30a-2:30p               $15


VALENTINE’S DAY PARTY

Ages 13 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Love is in the air! Enjoy Valentine’s Day themed fun with your friends. Light refreshments will be served. $15 supply fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2081405-01     Th           2/9               6:00-8:00p                 $15


ODU MEN’S BASKETBALL

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to ODU only. Cheer on your local Monarchs. Bring $20 if you want to purchase a drink, snack, or souvenir at the game. $23 trip fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2081505-01      Th            2/23             5:30-10:00p              $28


TRAMPOLINE PARK

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to trampoline park only. Come jump with us at a local trampoline park. Wear clothing that allows for ease of movement. Must be able to spend an hour standing/jumping without shoes. Jump time and socks included in trip fee. $27 trip fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2081605-01      Th              3/2             2:00-4:00p               $32


ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARTY

Ages 13 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Come shake your shamrocks! Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day themed fun with your friends. Light refreshments will be served. $15 supply fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2081705-01     Th               3/16           6:00-8:00p                $15


FRIDAY FUN

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Experience a variety of leisure activities with the group. Each class will be something different! Wear tennis shoes and clothing that allows for ease of movement. $5 supply fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2081805-01     F                1/6             10:00-11:00a             $20


GETTIN’ FIT

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided but limited. Join us for a full body workout. Bring a water bottle. Wear tennis shoes & clothing that allows for ease of movement. Virtual option available upon request. Virtual participants must have a working email to receive weekly link to program.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2081905-01    F                1/6-3/10       3:00-3:45p                $15


NORFOLK ADMIRAL’S (JANUARY)

Ages 18 & Up • For Current Therapeutic Recreation Participants Only. Transportation provided from TRC to Norfolk Scope only. Come cheer on the Norfolk Admirals. Dress for the cool temperature of the hockey rink. Bring $20 if you want to purchase a drink, snack, or souvenir at the game. $23 trip fee included.

LOCATION: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CENTER 

2082005-01      F          1/13            6:00-10:30p                   $28