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Therapeutic Recreation Programs offer a wide variety of programs and activities to residents with varying abilities.​

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Adaptive Golf 
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Learn golf techniques from LPGA Professional Donna White. Program is designed for persons with physical disabilities or impairments. Techniques will be adapted for each individual. 

Program Dates: See newsletter for program details
Contact: Daniella Robbins at (561) 966-7083 

Paralympic Swim

Did you know swimming strengthens your cardiovascular system and the major muscle groups in your upper and lower body? Come join us and learn and practice different swim stroke techniques.

Location: Gleneagles Country Club Aquatic center at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex​
Program Dates: See newsletter for program details
Contact: Daniella Robbins at (561) 966-7083 

Adapted Sports Open Gym

Stop by the gym to train, practice with teammates, or to just have fun. When gymnasium is not reserved for programs or meetings, athletes with physical disabilities can use the gym to train for their sport. Limited sport chairs and equipment may be available for use when requested in advance.

Ages: All Ages
Location: CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex
Program Dates: See newsletter for program details
Contact: Daniella Robbins at (561) 966-7083

Boccia
people playing boccia in wheelchairs

Boccia is a Paralympic sport played indoors. The objective is to propel leather balls as close as possible to a white target ball. Open to athletes with severe locomotor disabilities of a cerebral or non-cerebral origin. This includes individuals with CP, stroke, TBI, SCI, MD, MS, ALS, and arthrogryposis.

Ages: Teens and Adults
Day: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Program Dates: Year-Round (when gymnasium is available)
Time: 1:00-5:00 pm (exact program times are subject to change)
Location: CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex
Contact: Daniella Robbins at (561) 966-7083

Handcycling
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Achilles International provides Handcycling training for athletes with physical disabilities. Train with other Athletes to compete in the Palm Beaches marathon in December, or just come out to ride and support your peers. Hand-crank cycles are available for use when requested in advance.

Program Dates: See newsletter for program details
Contact: Daniella Robbins at (561) 966-7083

Knock and Roll Wheelchair Rugby Tournament
people playing rugby in wheelchairs

Top athletes from around the world will compete in this annual action-packed wheelchair rugby tournament. The goal is to provide recreational opportunities and healthy competition through this three-day event. 

Days: Friday-Sunday
Program Dates: January 10-12, 2020
Tournament Times: 9 am-9 pm on Friday and Saturday; 9 am-4 pm on Sunday​
Location: CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex
Fee: Free for spectators
Contact: Daniella Robbins at (561) 966-7083

Olympic Day Para Swim Races
people playing rugby in wheelchairs

June 23 is Olympic Day. Paralympic Sport Palm Beach County will be celebrating the modern Olympic movement by hosting a Para Swim race event. This is a friendly swim competition opportunity for people with physical disabilities and is open to all skill levels.

Program Dates: See newsletter for program details

Contact: Daniella Robbins at (561) 966-7083

Palm Beach Jack Jam Boccia Tournament

Come out and check out Boccia athletes from around the world throw down for the championship title. This is a three-day event. 

Days: Friday-Sunday
Program Dates: February 7-9, 2020
Location: CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex
Fee: $50 per player*, $25 per support staff. Free for spectators. Pre-registration required. *Prior Boccia experience required

Wheelchair Rugby
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Looking for a high contact sport? Want to improve your physical strength and endurance? Join the South Florida Rattlers team! Wheelchair Rugby is a fast-paced sport that will feed a highly competitive spirit. The South Florida Rattlers team travels and competes in games and tournaments throughout the year. Anyone interested in playing the sport or just learning more about it is encouraged to stop by during practice times to check out the action. Equipment is available for use.

Ages: 16+
Day: Sundays (call for scheduled dates)
Program Dates: September-April
Time: 11:00 am-2:00 pm
Location: CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex
Contact: Daniella Robbins at (561) 966-7083

Wheelchair Basketball
people playing basketball in wheelchairs

Come out and ball with the Palm Beach Lightning Wheelchair Basketball team. The team travels and competes in games and tournaments throughout the year. Equipment is available for use. 

Ages: 16+
Day: Tuesdays (call for scheduled dates)
Program Dates: September–April
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex
Contact: Daniella Robbins at (561) 966-7083

​Goalball

A Paralympic sport designed for blind and visually impaired athletes. Blind-folded, players listen for the oncoming ball and attempt to block it with their body. Equipment is available for use.

Ages: 16+
Day: Some Saturdays
Program Dates: October-June
Location: CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex
Contact: Daniella Robbins at (561) 966-7083

Gentle Yoga

A great way to stay active, stretch muscles, and reduce stress in a class modified for each individual. Participate by sitting in a chair or on a yoga mat. Recommended for all abilities. 

Program Dates: See newsletter for program details. Please call prior to attending to confirm class schedule​

Wheelchair Sports / Equipment Rentals

Interested in participating in Wheelchair Sports?  We are actively recruiting individuals interested in participating in basketball, quad rugby, cycling, tennis, boccia, power soccer and more.  Sports wheelchairs, including a hand-cycle are available for use.

Call Daniella Robbins at (561) 966-7083 for information regarding equipment rentals and practice times.​

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