Our Mission: To improve the quality of life for children,
youth, and adults with
disabilities, and their families, through recreational and
Milwaukee Recreation's Therapeutic Recreation
program offers activities specifically for individuals with
disabilities ages 3 and up. Classes are offered throughout
the year at various locations in the city of Milwaukee.
Participants are given the opportunity to recreate in a
wide variety of activities with outstanding staff members
to guide them to success. Adaptations are made to facilitate
active participation of all participants. In addition to
quality programming, participants have constant opportunities
to socialize and build life long friendships. Beyond just
fun and games, recreation participation brings opportunities
for physical fitness, increased self-confidence, cooperation,
and positive use of leisure time.
Choose from a wide variety of classes.
Try something new or return for more excitement each season!!
Aerobics : Computer Classes : Saturday Programs : Field
Trips : Cultural Events :
Family Activities : Dances and Instruction : Summer Programs
: Personal Training :
Special Events : Swim Instruction : Cooking : Scrapbooking
: Bowling :
and much more!!
Listed here are the programs in this season's flyer. (PDF)
Club Rec. (Summer Programs)
If you have an interest in working with the Therapeutic Recreation programs, please click here.
General Information of Therapeutic Recreation Program
The Milwaukee Public Schools Department of
Recreation and Community Services offers a variety of activities
for all people, regardless of ability. Programs are offered
throughout the year on a seasonal basis.
Programs take place at various locations throughout the
city of Milwaukee.
Cost varies with each program. Students ages 3-21 who qualify
for free/reduced lunch are eligible for a 50% discount on
program fees. Discount applies only to city of Milwaukee
All programs are lead by trained staff/leaders and have
a 1 to 4 staff/participant ratio.
Agencies and group homes enrolling 4 or more participants
must provide support staff to assist the Recreation staff
during the program.
For more information, you can reach us
at 647-6065 or by e-mail.