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Therapeutic Recreation


Therapeutic recreation enhances quality of life through the activities individuals love. At JMCC, our recreation therapist work closely with kids, youth, and families to educate and support in essential recreation participation. By eliminating barriers, recreation therapy promotes optimal health, independence, new skills, and reaching measurable goals through meaningful participation.


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.


Therapeutic Recreation services are offered to children and youth under the age of 19, and young people between the ages of 19 and 21 who remain in secondary school and reside in Windsor and Essex County.

Children and youth under the age of 19 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!