Summer programs can be found at www.connect.henricorecandparks.com.
These programs are designed for individuals with disabilities.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements: All programs have minimum eligibility requirements for participation. Minimum eligibility requirements may include, but are not limited to: age, prerequisite skills, safety, endurance, behavioral, personal care, and medical issues. For specific information on a program's minimum eligibility requirements, please contact the staff person listed below each class or program.
For ages 18+. Open to individuals recovering from strokes (CVA) and other physical disabilities who meet minimum eligibility requirements. Join us each season as we celebrate with dining and dancing. Bring a friend and come dance the night away! Information: Jennifer Godfrey, 501-5135.
Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging, hosts three Friendship Cafés in Henrico County. A hot midday meal, good friends, and diverse activities help seniors, including those with lifelong disabilities, stay connected to the community. Application required. Visit www.seniorconnections-va.org or call Cheryl Goode at 343-3029 for more information.
For ages 18+. Open to individuals with intellectual disabilities who meet minimum eligibility requirements. Participants must be independent with ADL’s and follow directions. Get out of the daily grind and learn new recreational and leisure skills! You could be cooking up a storm, crafting like crazy, or energetically engaging in a variety of activities. RSVP required for each individual session. Information: Jennifer Godfrey, 501-5135.
Out & About
For ages 21+. Open to individuals with developmental disabilities who meet minimum eligibility requirements. Looking to spice up your social calendar ? This very active social group participates in a variety of recreational and leisure activities in the community. Information: Jennifer Godfrey, 501-5135.
For ages 18+. Open to survivors of brain injury who meet minimum eligibility requirements. Henrico Recreation and Parks and Chesterfield Parks and Recreation have teamed up to bring you T.G.I.F. Quarterly, area survivors of brain injury are invited to join us for the social event of the season! If you enjoy dining, dancing, and recreation with good friends, you will want to be a part of this group. Information: Jennifer Godfrey, 501-5135.
Teens Around Town
For ages 15-21. Open to individuals with developmental disabilities who meet minimum eligibility requirements. Looking for an opportunity to hang out with friends? Join this group for an evening of fun in the community. Information: Jennifer Godfrey, 501-5135.
Do you love to play baseball? Opportunities exist for persons of all ages and ability levels to participate in organized leagues. If you would like more information, please visit the following websites.
Glen Allen Buddy Ball
Tuckahoe Challenger League
Touching Bases of Virginia
But Wait... There's More!
Don't forget there are many other activities and classes that are available to you! Take a look in some of the other sections and see what you may like to try. Assistance and/or accommodations due to a disability are available to you if you need them. Questions? Call 501-5135.
Unless listed otherwise, programs are taught by Recreation Staff. All fitness, dance, and sports programs are taught by instructors who are nationally certified in their area(s) of expertise.
If you have a disability and will need assistance or special accommodations in order to enjoy any of these programs or events, call Therapeutic Recreation at 501-5135 no later than ten working days prior to the program date. For programs that require registration, please call and also check the accommodation box on the registration form.