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Spring/Summer Program Guide

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The above Spring/Summer 2020 Program Guide was created prior to the coronavirus pandemic. Visit for cancelations and schedule updates.

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Columbus Recreation and Parks Department continues to place priority in keeping Columbus residents safe and healthy during the public health emergency. We are eager to open all of our programs, and we are doing our best to open as many programs and facilities as possible under the guidance of the Ohio Department of Health and Columbus Public Health. For the latest department information and updates, visit or call 614-645-3300 (and select option 3).

Therapeutic Recreation Program Therapeutic Recreation Manager - Mary Beth Moore, CTRS
Franklin Park Indoor Adventure Center
1755 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43203
(614) 645-5648
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About Our Therapeutic Recreation Program Therapeutic Recreation sponsors recreational activities that are modified to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities. We enhance an individual's physical, social, and lifetime recreational interests in a broad spectrum of leisure experiences. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate, including the non-disabled. Our Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists will work with participants on accommodations necessary to join in classes at our Community Centers through the use of the "Columbus Recreation and Parks Department Accommodation Request."

How to Register for our Classes Step One:  Create an account through Activenet (our online registration service) before continuing. If you already have an account please skip to "Step Two." If you are using a third party payer, please call (614) 645-5648.
Step Two:  Register for camps through Activenet or register in person at the Franklin Park Adventure Center or any Columbus Community Recreation Center.
Step Three:  You must download the participant waiver form through Activenet. (Fill one out for each child you are registering.)
Step Four:  Mail Participant Waiver Form(s) to: 
Mary Beth Moore, CTRS 
Columbus Recreation and Parks Department 
1111 E. Broad St. 
Columbus, OH 43205

Additional Therapeutic Recreation Information 2019-2020 Therapeutic Recreation Programs

Paralympic Experience Day Paralympic Experience Day
The Paralympic experience is a day-long celebration of competitive Paralympic and recreational port. The goal of this event, is to show individuals with physical and visual impairments how participation in sport and living a healthy active lifestyle, can have a profoundly positive impact on their lives.

Sport Physicals Sign Up: 

For Questions Contact:
Jeremy Finton

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Columbus Recreation and Parks SCI Active Living Program

The Columbus Recreation and Parks SCI Active Living Program funded in part by the Kelly Brush Foundation, ”inspire the KBF” grant, is a community-based wellness program for people living with paralysis. This program was developed by Recreation Therapists at Columbus Recreation and Parks and Physical Therapists from OhioHealth. Columbus Recreation and Parks is partnering with OhioHealth, Ohio State Medical Centers, and Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center. This program is designed to improve your physical strength, balance, flexibility and endurance. This program also focuses on not only the participants with paralysis but their families. We offer support groups, and yoga to enhance overall health through the mind and the body. This program will be adapted for all level of abilities. 

Biweekly exercise sessions on Tuesday and Thursdays from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cardiovascular conditioning
Balance training 
Yoga classes every other Wednesday of the month 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Support groups every other Wednesday of the month 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Start Date: July 23rd, 2019
Break: December 
End Date: May 31st, 2020 
Location: Franklin Park Adventure Center 
Cost: Free to participants

Katie Atkinson
Office: (614) 645-5648 

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    Paralympic Sports Club of Columbus Our Paralympic Sports Club assists athletes with disabilities in their pursuit of competing at the "next level" in a variety of sports for people with disabilities. To register, please complete the registration form below and return to it the address on the form, or call (614) 645-5648.
    Paralympic Sports Club Registration Form