Therapeutic Recreation Center

Contact Calendar of Events Inclusion Services
Youth Programs Teen and Adult Programs Amenities

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Therapeutic Recreation Center is located off 22nd Street between Alvernon and Country Club.

Center Supervisor: Beth Lucas
Address: 1000 S. Randolph Way
Phone Number: 520-791-4504


Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri/Sat/Sun Closed
Holidays Closed

Our mission is to provide programs that develop and enhance lifelong recreational pursuits for people with disabilities through adaptive, aquatic and inclusive recreation opportunities.

Calendar of Events

Recreation Inclusion Services for Youth & Adults

Recreation Inclusion provides opportunities for youth and adults, with and without special needs or disabilities to experience recreation and leisure time together.

If you have any questions, call the Inclusion Coordinator, Sue Jansen at 520-837-8060.

Behavior Expectations

As in all programs offered by Parks and Recreation, the expectation of every participant is to follow the basic rules of conduct.

A participant may be excluded from a program if their presence poses a direct threat to the health or safety of others, or requires a fundamental alteration of the program.

Monthly Social Dance

First Saturday of each month from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Armory Center, 220 S. Fifth Ave.
Register at the door
Admission: $1 and a current ID required - 16+

Dances are co-sponsored by Old Pueblo Civitan

To register, please call 791-4504

Youth Programs

  • Young Athletes Program for kids with developmental disabilities ages 2 1/2 to 7 years, Play group to prepare children for participation in Special Olympics Sports. Wednesday afternoons at T.R.C.
  • Juniors Active in Wheelchair Sports for kids ages 6-16 Saturday mornings at Donna Liggins Center, 2160 N. 6th Ave.

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Teen and Adult Programs

  • Teens in Tucson
    Social Club for teens and youg adults ages 13-22 with ADHD or other learning disabilities. Wednesday evenings at Therapeutic Recreation Center.
  • Puzzlemania
    Explore different puzzles that challenge participants to solve problems independently or in small groups.
  • Recreational Bowling
    Ages 14+
    All disabilities
    Wednesday afternoons at Golden Pin Lanes.
  • Central Social Club
    Ages 22+ with developmental disabilities
    Thursday evenings at Therapeutic Recreation Center.
  • Adult Wheelchair Basketball
    Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Northwest Neighborhood Center, 2160 N. 6th Ave.
    Call Therapeutic Recreation at 791-4504 for information.
  • Special Olympics Basketball and Track & Field teams now forming.
    Call Therapeutic Recreation at 791-4504 for information.
  • Multiple Sclerosis Social Group for all ages.
    Call Therapeutic Recreation at 791-4504 for information.

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Amenities Information


  • Kitchen
  • Large meeting room
  • Arts and crafts room


  • Covered playground
  • Enclosed backyard
  • Covered ramada