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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 
people golfing

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: Erin Kessler at (561) 966-7022 

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: Erin Kessler at (561) 966-7022 

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: Erin Kessler at (561) 966-7022

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: Erin Kessler at (561) 966-7022

Handcycling
people handcycling

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: Erin Kessler at (561) 966-7022

Wheelchair Rugby
group of people

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: Erin Kessler at (561) 966-7022

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: Erin Kessler at (561) 966-7022

​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: Erin Kessler at (561) 966-7022

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 Erin Kessler at (561) 966-7022​ for information regarding equipment rentals and practice times.​

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