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Therapeutic Recreation

WHO WE ARE

Therapeutic recreation enhances quality of life through the activities you love. Recreation therapists work closely with kids, youth, and families to educate and support in essential recreation participation. By eliminating barriers, optimal health, independence, new skills, and measurable goals are reached through meaningful participation.

WHAT WE DO

Working closely with other JMCC clinical staff our recreation therapist will assess, educate, consult and support children, youth and families in recreation and leisure programs.

Benefits of Therapeutic Recreation
Therapeutic recreation provides opportunities and support for children and youth with disabilities to enjoy the physical benefits of recreation as well as improve their social and communication skills, increase their self-confidence, become more independent and improve their overall health and well-being.

ELIGIBILITY & REFERRALS

Children and youth under the age of 18 who are receiving a service from JMCC are eligible for Therapeutic Recreation. Completion of the referral form is required to access this service. Families can self-refer to therapeutic recreation but to participate in the programs run in the Centre there must be an internal referral from a JMCC staff member. 

Check out the resources section for a list of our current programs! 


 

Resources
JMCC Referral Form

JMCC Recreation Programs
Bowling Program

Try-Sport: Try-Sport will allow kids to come out and play multiple sports to see what they like. Basic skills will be taught through active play and game-based activities.

Boccia: Learn new skills, make new friends, build self-confidence, strengthen cognitive function and reach new goals in this all inclusive program.   
 
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