Therapeutic Recreation

The intent of Therapeutic Recreation (TR) is to enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities, whether physical or intellectual. At CRPA our TR programs are designed to increase independence and improve quality of life through recreation and leisure for anyone with special needs.

We also encourage you and your family to participate not only in our TR programming but also everything CRPA has to offer as our programs are designed for all ages and abilities.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED How would you like to volunteer your time for Leisure Spectrum and hang out with a great group of young adults with special needs? Please contact Jen Fischer at 770‐924‐7768 or

Special Pops Tennis
Cherokee Recreation and Parks Agency is partnering with Special Pops Tennis Practices will be held at Hobgood Park on Thursdays at 5pm April 18th – May 16th If you have questions, please contact Jen Fischer at or 770-924-7768

Adaptive Gymnastics

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Adaptive August 20193-6 Register

Cooking for Independence

Participants will learn basic cooking skills and recipes that will help them be more independent in the kitchen  

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August 201911-0 Register

Inclusive Archery

Come try out Archery! No experience necessary. All equipment provided! 


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May 201913-0 Register


The focus of this 6 week program is to provide an opportunity to work in cognitive and motor skills as well as increase socialization in a fun, creative environment. Parents/caregivers may be required to stay 

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Inclusive LEGO Club MAY 20196-12 Register

Leisure Roamers

How about a day trip away from your parents to socialize with your friends and experience exciting adventures?  The Leisure Roamers Club will provide just that for our individuals with disabilities ages 21 and up.  We will meet once a month and venture out on a day trip together.  These activities can range from going to the World of Coke, Aquarium, Zoo, Dave and Busters, the movies, lunch, or just shopping at the mall. 

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Stand Up Paddle Board16-0 Register

Summer Saddle Up

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201918-0 Register

TR Aquatics

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Water Warriors April 201916-0 Register
Water Warriors May 201916-0 Register

K.A.O.S. Camp (Ages 6-22)

This exclusive camp is designed for those that have special needs and want a place to hang out over the summer!  There will be a 1:3 ratio of experienced counselors to participants and there are two field trips weekly per group.  Activities include arts and crafts, swimming, bowling, and bounce house activities, just to name a few!  Most importantly, kids will experience independence while being surrounded by peers their own age.  Participants need to bring a lunch and two snacks daily. Camp hours are from 9-3. We offer no extended care.

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KAOS Week 1 June 3 -June 7 20196-22 Register
KAOS Week 2 June 10 -June 14 20196-22 Register
KAOS Week 3 June 17 -21 20196-22 Register
KAOS Week 4 June 24-June 28 20196-22 Register
KAOS Week 6 July 8-12 20196-22 Register
KAOS Week 7 July 15-19 20196-22 Register
KAOS Week 8 July 22-29 20196-22 Register

Leisure Spectrum

Would you like to socialize with your friends? How about a night out away from your parents? Leisure Spectrum is a six-week program that involves weekly field trips into the community. These activities can range from going to see a movie or just going out to dinner and shopping at the mall. Don't wait, this one fills up fast.

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August 201913-0 Register