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    Therapeutic Recreation Wire - November 2013

    Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation

    Therapeutic Recreation Section

    Karla GrayTR Senior [email protected]

    Liana Heinbach

    TR [email protected]

    Karen HowardTR [email protected]

    Ariel KliemTR [email protected]

    Shannon Maxwell

    TR [email protected]

    Jana McMullenTR [email protected]

    Stacey ThomasTR [email protected]

    Tari Turner

    TR [email protected]

    Abby WilkersonTR [email protected]

    Therapeutic Recreation SectionContact Information

    Looking for something to do on your schoolday out? Check out our Youth and Teen

    Schools Out Club programs!!

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    Programs by Age Group

    Page

    Youth 3

    Teen 3,6

    Young Adult 4,5,6,

    Adult 4,5,6Sports 5

    ******

    Please note that we have a new feesystem for our daytime programs

    for adults! There will be a

    discount if you register for

    multiple classes: for 2 or more

    classes, you will receive a $10

    discount for each additional class!

    2 classes = $10 discount

    3 classes = $20 discount4 classes = $30 discount

    ******

    Programs by Category

    Page

    EnrichmentGifted Gardeners 4Adult Cooking Class 4Sports and More 4

    Creative Arts 4Spill Your Beans 6Fuel for Life 6Just Dance 6

    Socials and ClubsSchools Out Club Youth 3

    Schools Out Club Teens 3TR Dance 6VIP travel 5

    SportsAdaptive Fencing 5Indoor Soccer 5

    Paralympic ProgramsBoccia 5

    Table of Contents

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    Schools Out Club for Youth

    for kids, ages 6-12, with disabilities

    Marion Diehl Rec. Center, 2219 Tyvola Road

    November 1 (Friday)

    November 11 (Monday)

    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

    $35.00 per date

    [email protected]

    [email protected]

    During their day off from school, children will

    play games, make crafts, and possibly take a

    field trip! All of these activities are used to

    promote peer interaction and appropriate

    social skills, physical activity, and

    independence.

    Schools Out Club for Teens

    for teens, ages 13-21, with disabilities

    Marion Diehl Rec. Center, 2219 Tyvola RoadNovember 1st (Friday)November 11th (Monday)8:30 am4:30 pm$35.00 per [email protected]@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov

    On your School Day Out, come and enjoy avariety of activities to promote social skills andphysical activity while spending time with yourfriends!

    Youth and Teen Programs

    mailto:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]
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    Gifted GardenersFor adults, ages 18 and up with developmental

    disabilitiesMarion Diehl Recreation Center, 2219 TyvolaRoadNovember 12December 17 (Tuesdays)10:00 a.m.12:00 noon$60.00 for 6-week [email protected]

    Welcome to the fall gardens! The GiftedGardeners will be very active: filling our raisedtables with fall-season vegetables, flowers andherbs; caring for permanent plantings at theMarion Diehl Center; and crafting items usingplant materials. Please dress for the weather, as wespend as much time outdoors as we can!

    Adult Cooking Class

    For adults and seniors, ages 18 and up withdevelopmental disabilities

    Marion Diehl Recreation Center, 2219 TyvolaRoadNovember 18December 16 (Mondays)10:00 a.m.12:00 noon$50.00 for 5-week [email protected]

    Spend Monday mornings in the kitchen! Inaddition to learning or improving basic cookingskills, participants will learn about kitchen safetyand hygiene; making healthy food choices; andproper food handling and storage practices.

    Sports and MoreFor adults, ages 18 and up with disabilitiesMarion Diehl Recreation Center, 2219 Tyvola RoadNovember 15December 20 (Fridays)No class onNovember 2910:00 a.m.12:00 noon$50.00 for 5-week [email protected]

    Come and move your way to fitness! Activities will i

    clude instruction in a variety of lifetime sport skills; bline dance instruction; and stretches and exercise moments to music. All equipment is provided. Join us fothis updated class!

    Creative ArtsFor adults and seniors, ages 18 and up with disabilit

    Marion Diehl Recreation Center, 2219 Tyvola Road

    November 13December 18 (Wednesdays)No class on November 2710:00 a.m.12:00 noon$50.00 for 5-week [email protected]

    Break out the brushes, paints, clay and much more!Spend Monday mornings expressing yourself throug

    variety of art media: painting, sculpture, collage and

    pottery, to name a few. All materials for this 5-week

    class are included in the program fee.

    Young Adult and Adult Programs

    mailto:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]
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    Special Event: Boccia Competitionfor teens and adults, ages 13 and older with CP,

    SCI, TBI, Stroke

    For event details [email protected]

    The TR Section is excited to welcome bocciaplayers from the Raleigh-Durham area for afriendly boccia competition. Test your strategyand throwing skills. Boccia is a Paralympic sport

    for individuals with spinal cord injury, cerebralpalsy, stroke, traumatic brain injury, or disabilitiesaffecting muscle control, balance or coordination.The object of the game is to throw a game ballclosest to the jack ball.

    Adaptive Fencing

    for teens and young adults, ages 13-35, with

    disabilities

    The Charlotte Fencing Center, 5410B

    Old Pineville Road

    November 2 - November 23, 2013 (Saturdays)

    11:00am12:00pm

    $50.00Includes use of all equipment needed

    [email protected]

    Fencing is beneficial to our health as it offers

    participants a physical and mental workout.

    Referred to as physical chess, fencing improves

    dexterity, endurance and discipline. Participants

    will develop a sense of self-worth as individuals

    and team players as they learn basic moves and

    skills.

    VIP Travel ClubFor adults and seniors, ages 35 and up, with a

    visual impairmentPick-up/Drop-off locations:Marion Diehl Recreation Center (MDRC),2219 Tyvola RoadMetrolina Association for the Blind (MAB),704 Louise AvenueNovember 20 (Wednesday)Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

    Pick-up: MDRC @ 9:00 a.m.., MAB @ 9:30 a.m.Drop-off: MAB @ 3:30 p.m., MDRC @ 4:00 p.m$15.00 each [email protected]

    Enjoy a social day with friends, while buildingindependence in the community. Learn abouthistorical, educational and recreational attractionsin the Charlotte area. Please bring money forlunch.

    Indoor Soccerfor teens and young adults, ages 13-35, with

    disabilities

    Marion Diehl Gymnasium, 2219 Tyvola RoadNov 11Dec 2, 2013 (Mondays)5:00 pm6:00 [email protected]

    This indoor soccer league is designed to

    further develop your soccer skills. Participants

    will have the opportunity to work on dribbling,

    shooting, and passing. A scrimmage will be

    played at the end of every session.

    Paralympic, Adaptive and Adult Programs

    mailto:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]
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    Spill Your Beansfor young women with disabilities ages 1635

    McAlisters Deli, 4805 Park Road

    MondayNovember 18th5:30pm-7:00pm$10.00 per meeting (does not include the cost ofsnacks)[email protected]

    Welcome to a super-charged ladies night!Spill

    Your Beans provides the opportunity for youngwomen to talk about and gain support for issuestheyre facing in their lives, such as health &

    safety, independent living, relationships,friendships, and self-esteem (participants willhave the opportunity to choose the topics to learnabout). Each month we will host a guest speakeror lead a discussion about issues that areimportant to you.

    Just DanceFor individuals with disabilities ages 13-35So YOU think YOU can dance?? Come out and

    show your moves with the NEW Just Dance

    Program. Just Dance will provide individuals

    the opportunity to learn the basic foundational

    moves of hip hop dancing along with plenty of

    free style and fun! For more information [email protected]

    TR Fall Hoedown Dancefor teens and adults, ages 13 and up with

    disabilities

    Marion Diehl Recreation Center,2219 Tyvola RoadNovember 15 (Friday)6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.$10.00

    [email protected]

    Dance into Fall at the Therapeutic Recreation

    Fall Hoedown Join your friends for good times,

    good food & fun fall activities. Pre-registration

    is not required, but encouraged.

    Fuel for Life

    for young men, ages 18-35 , with disabilities

    McAlisters Deli, 4805 Park Road

    November 18 (Monday)6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    $10.00 (does not include the cost of dinner)

    [email protected]

    Come hang out with the guys, fuel your bodywith a good dinner, and fuel your life with goodconversation. Fuel for Life provides theopportunity for young men to talk about andgain support for issues theyre facing in their

    lives. Each month we will host guest speakersand discuss different topics, such as employmentand job skills, relationships, life goals andvalues, and other topics that are importantto you.

    Teen and Young Adult Programs

    mailto:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]

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