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Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation Section

2219 Tyvola Road
Charlotte, North Carolina 28210

Club Description

The Therapeutic Recreation Section provides services for individuals whohave disabilities that focus on abilities rather than disabilities and encourage people to attain thei highest level of independent leisure functioning by increasing leisure skills, improving social and communication skills, increasing independent living skills and increasing their awareness of and involvement in community recreational sctivities for individuals with disabilities by promoting accessibility at all Department parks, facilities, programs, special events and classes.

Primary Contact

Karla Gray
Therapeutic Recreation Senior Management

Disability Groups Served

  • Amputee/Limb Deficiency
  • Cerebral Palsy/Brain Injury (Hypertonia, Ataxia, Athetosis, RoM)
  • Short Stature (Growth Dysfunction)
  • Spinal Cord Injury/Spina Bifida (Impaired Muscle Power)
  • Visual Impairment

Organization Type

  • Sport Program

Program Types Offered

  • Recreational

Programs Open To

  • Adults
  • Veterans Active Duty Military Personnel
  • Youth

Programs Specific to Military Personnel & Veterans

  • No

Sports Offered

  • Boccia
  • Goalball
  • Power Soccer
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Sled Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Rugby
  • Wheelchair Tennis