Therapeutic Recreation Programs for Adults


Programs Lising for: Adult Programs

 Adult Social Club-Annandale/Fairfax

Adult Social Club-Mount Vernon

Adult Social Club-Out and About (*not summer camp)

Adult Social Club-Reston

Adult Social Club-Teen and Young Adult (*not summer camp)

LeisurEscape

Meet and Mingle Social Club

Project Success II

Sports and Fitness

Weekenders' Social Club


Adult Social Club-Annandale/Fairfax

Ages: 22+

Annandale/Fairfax Adult Social Club is for adults ages 22+, with various developmental disabilities who live in the Fairfax, Annandale, Falls Church area.  Members must be able to participate in social and community activities (1:7 staff to participant ratio) with minimal support.  The group goes out 2-3 times a month and members are responsible for making suggestions and voting on the activities each quarter.  Members will have the opportunity to socialize with new friends, learn to plan their own leisure and engage with their community.  They will experience a wide variety of local activities including sporting events, community events, outdoor activities, and much more.  Annual membership is $35.00.  Trips and activities range in cost from free to $60.00 and those fees are not included in the annual membership.  Transportation is not provided to the meeting site, but is provided from the meeting site to the activity. There are two meeting locations; one in Annandale and one in Fairfax.

Social Club Membership Requirements:
- Members of this Social Club must be able to:
    •  Participate independently in a social or group structure within a community environment
    •  Maintain self-control (i.e. no violent, abusive or aggressive behaviors)
    •  Maintain their own personal care and hygiene requirements (or provide an attendant)
    •  Self-administer and carry their own medication
    •  Applicants may be asked to come in for an interview or provide additional information to determine appropriate placement


Registration is currently open for the 2014 Annual Membership. Registration is ongoing and will be accepted year round. You will not be able to sign up for monthly activities until you have completed the Annual Membership Registration.

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Adult Social Club-Mount Vernon

Ages 22+

Mount Vernon Adult Social Club is for adults ages 22+, with various developmental disabilities who live in the Alexandria, Lorton, and Springfield areas.  Members must be able to participate in social and community activities (1:7 staff to participant ratio) with minimal support.  The group goes out 2-3 times a month and members are responsible for making suggestions and voting on the activities each quarter.  Members will have the opportunity to socialize with new friends, learn to plan their own leisure and engage with their community.  They will experience a wide variety of local activities including sporting events, community events, outdoor activities, and much more.  Annual membership is $35.00. Trips and activities range in cost from free to $60.00 and those fees are not included in the annual membership. Transportation is not provided to the meeting site, but is provided from the meeting site to the activity. There are two meeting locations; one in Alexandria and one in Franconia.

Social Club Membership Requirements:
- Members of this Social Club must be able to:
    •  Participate independently in a social or group structure within a community environment
    •  Maintain self-control (i.e. no violent, abusive or aggressive behaviors)
    •  Maintain their own personal care and hygiene requirements (or provide an attendant)
    •  Self-administer and carry their own medication
    •  Applicants may be asked to come in for an interview or provide additional information to determine appropriate placement


Registration is currently open for the 2014 Annual Membership. Registration is ongoing and will be accepted year round. You will not be able to sign up for monthly activities until you have completed the Annual Membership Registration.

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Adult Social Club-Out and About (*not summer camp)

Ages: 18+

The Out and About Social Club is for participants ages 18+ with a primary physical disability. Out and About meets two times each month to engage in leisure outings within the community.   Members are responsible for making suggestions and voting on the activities each quarter.   Out and About fosters personal success and social growth through new friendships, participation in community events and leisure activities, development of leisure resources, and improving upon recreation skills. Annual membership is $35.00.  Trips and activities range in cost from free to $50.00 and those fees are not included in the annual membership. Transportation is not provided to the meeting location, but is provided from the meeting location to the activity.  There are two meeting locations; one in Annandale and one in Fairfax.

Staff to participant ratio is 1: 2 or 1:3 depending on the activity.
Out and About Membership Requirements:
-Members must be able to:
    •  Participate in a social or group structure within a community environment
    •  Assist in their own personal care and hygiene requirements (or provide an attendant)
    •  Maintain self-control (i.e. no violent, abusive or aggressive behaviors)
    •  Applicants may be asked to come in for an interview or provide additional information to

Personal Care:  Upon assessment TRS staff will work with member to determine personal care needs.  Members will train TRS staff on all areas related to their personal care.  Members will be required to bring all items needed for staff to provide personal care while in the community.  Every effort will be made to have staff of the same sex provide personal care.  No male staff members will change female participants; however, female staff may change male participants. If more attention is required for personal care, a member may be asked to provide their own care attendant or aid for activities.

Assessment/Interview Process:  Each member must be interviewed by a TRS program manager before being enrolled in this club.  During the interview, the staff member will review the applicants’ leisure interest survey; discuss the program design and the responsibilities of each member and assess personal and medical care needed for that applicant.  Staff for this program can be trained to administer most medical/personal care procedures (i.e. catheter, g-tubes, etc.) but will need time to get trained before the participant can start attending activities.  


Registration is currently open for the 2014 Annual Membership. Registration is ongoing and will be accepted year round. You will not be able to sign up for monthly activities until you have completed the Annual Membership Registration.

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Adult Social Club-Reston

Ages 22 +

Reston Adult Social Club is for adults ages 22+, with various developmental disabilities who live in the Reston, Herndon, Centreville and Chantilly areas.  Members must be able to participate in social and community activities (1:7 staff to participant ratio) with minimal support.  The group goes out 2-3 times a month and members are responsible for making suggestions and voting on the activities each quarter.  Members will have the opportunity to socialize with new friends, learn to plan their own leisure and engage with their community.  They will experience a wide variety of local activities including sporting events, community events, outdoor activities, and much more.  Annual membership is $35.00.  Trips and activities range in cost from free to $60.00 and those fees are not included in the annual membership. Transportation is not provided to the meeting site, but is provided from the meeting site to the activity. There are two meeting locations; one in Reston and one in Fairfax.

Social Club Membership Requirements:
- Members of this Social Club must be able to:
    •  Participate independently in a social or group structure within a community environment
    •  Maintain self-control (i.e. no violent, abusive or aggressive behaviors)
    •  Maintain their own personal care and hygiene requirements (or provide an attendant)
    •  Self-administer and carry their own medication
    •  Applicants may be asked to come in for an interview or provide additional information to determine appropriate placement


Registration is currently open for the 2014 Annual Membership. Registration is ongoing and will be accepted year round. You will not be able to sign up for monthly activities until you have completed the Annual Membership Registration.

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Adult Social Club-Teen and Young Adult (*not summer camp)

Ages: 14-29

Teen and Young Adult Social Club is for individuals ages 14-29 who have physical, sensory, developmental and/or learning disabilities.  Members of this club require minimal supervision, are independent in their daily living activities and can be successful in a 1:6 staff to participant ratio.  The group goes out 2 times a month and members are responsible for making suggestions and voting on the activities each quarter.  Members will have the opportunity to socialize with new friends, learn to plan their own leisure and engage with their community.  They will experience a wide variety of local activities including sporting events, community events, outdoor activities, and much more.  Annual membership is $35.00.  Trips and activities range in cost from free to $60.00 and those fees are not included in the annual membership.    Transportation is not provided to the meeting location, but is provided from the meeting location to the activity.  There are two meeting locations; one in Annandale and one in Fairfax

Teen and Young Adult Membership Requirements:
-Members must be able to:
    •  Participate independently in a social or group structure within a community environment
    •  Maintain self-control (i.e. no violent, abusive or aggressive behaviors)
    •  Maintain their own personal care and hygiene requirements (or provide an attendant)
    •  Self-administer and carry their own medication
    •  Applicants may be asked to come in for an interview or provide additional information to determine  


Registration is currently open for the 2014 Annual Membership. Registration is ongoing and will be accepted year round. You will not be able to sign up for monthly activities until you have completed the Annual Membership Registration.

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LeisurEscape

22+

The LeisurEscape program is held at the James Lee Community Center and runs twice per month from 10am - 2pm on Saturdays. LeisurEscape provides exposure to a wide range of recreational activities and leisure choices as well as education and implementation of health and wellness activities for the participant. The enrichment programs are specifically created to provide opportunities to engage in social activities, physical activities, free choice activities and other leisure activities that enrich their lives.  These programs are offered in a structured environment and are provided for individuals who require support and instruction, or those individuals who may not be adequately served by other Therapeutic Recreation Services (TRS) programs or in general recreation activities.

Session 1: October 4 & 18, November 8 & 22, December 6 & 20, January 10 & 24
(Registration Opens September 8th, 2014)

Session 2: February 7 & 21, March 7 & 21, April 11 & 18, May 2 & 16
(Registration Opens January 12, 2015)

Session 3: June 6 & 20, July 11 & 18, August 1 & 15, September 12 & 19
(Registration Opens May 11, 2015)


Session 1: Registration Opens September 8th, 2014 October 4 & 18 November 8 & 22 December 6 & 20 January 10 & 24, 2015

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Meet and Mingle Social Club

Ages: 22+

Meet and Mingle Adult Social Club is for adults ages 22+ who have a mild developmental and/or intellectual disability and require no or minimal supervision and are independent in their daily living activities.  Members will be supported by staff in a 1:10 ratio but will also have opportunities to engage more independently in the activities while out in the community.  The group goes out 2 times a month and members are responsible for making suggestions and voting on the activities each quarter.   They will experience a wide variety of leisure and recreation activities to include cheering at hockey games, checking out exhibits at museums, having a summer BBQ, and much more.  Meet and Mingle operates year-round with activities on the weekends.  Annual membership is $35.00.  Trips and activities range in cost from free to $70.00 and those fees are not included in the annual membership.    Transportation is not provided to the meeting site, but is provided from the meeting site to the activity.   There are two meting locations; one in Annandale and one in Fairfax
Assessment/Interview Process:  Each member will be interviewed by a TRS staff to review leisure interest survey, discuss the program design and the responsibilities of each member.  Each member will receive a member handbook that describes the program and the duties of the members. Members will be asked questions regarding their independence, leisure interests, and abilities such as telling time and counting money. A TRS staff will assess the appropriateness of placement in the Meet and Mingle Social Club. If members do not meet the requirements for Meet and Mingle, TRS manager may suggest one of our other three Adult Social Clubs or many other recreation programs.

Meet and Mingle Membership Requirements:
-Members must be able to:
    •  Participate in a social or group structure with no to minimal supervision
    •  Be independent in all daily living tasks
    •  Be able to tell time and manage their own money
    •  Be unsupervised for short periods of time and get self to a predetermined location by a certain time
    •  Self-administer and carry own medication


Registration is currently open for the 2014 Annual Membership. Registration is ongoing and will be accepted year round. You will not be able to sign up for monthly activities until you have completed the Annual Membership Registration.

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Project Success II

Ages: 18+

Shake up the fun! This adult program takes place at the James Lee Community Center on Thursday nights, twice a month, throughout the year from 7-9 p.m. Individuals with developmental disabilities engage in a variety of structured and free-choice activities designed to foster socialization, independence and leisure skill development. Activities include arts and crafts, service learning projects, games, cooking and hobby projects. Call for more information 703-324-5532 , TTY 711.

Session 1: Oct. 2nd & 16th, Nov. 6th & 13th, Dec. 4th & 11th, Jan. 8th & 15th
(Registration begins September 1, 2014)

Session 2: Feb. 5th & 19th, Mar. 5th & 19th, Apr. 2nd & 16th, May 7th & 21st
(Registration begins January 5, 2015)

Session 3: June 4th & 18th, July 2nd & 16th ,August 6th & 20th, September 3rd & 17th
(Registration begins May 5, 2015)


Registration begins on September 1, 2014. Registration is on a first come first serve basis.

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Sports and Fitness

Ages: 18+

Looking to improve your muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility? Want to know more about nutrition and overall well-being? If so, the Sports and Fitness Program is for you. Geared toward participants with developmental disabilities, Sports and Fitness teaches basic skills in a variety of team and individual sports. There are three 8-week sessions during the year in two locations in the county. Come on out, play a new sport, practice an old favorite, and stay healthy.

Registration begins Tuesday September 8, 2014

Tuesdays (Kilmer Center)
Session 1: Sep 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25
Session 2: Dec 9, 16, Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10
Session 3: Feb 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, Apr 7, 14, 21
(no program Mar 31 - FCPS Spring Break)

Wednesdays (Irving MS)
Session 1: Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19
Session 2: Dec 10, 17, Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11
(no program Dec 24 & Dec 31)
Session 3: Feb 25, Mar 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr 8, 15, 22
(no program Apr 1- FCPS Spring Break)

E-mail Questions or Comments, or call for more information call 703-324-5532, TTY 711


Kilmer Session 1 (Tuesdays): Sep 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25 Irving Session 1 (Wednesdays): Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 Cost: $30.00 Per Session Program Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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Weekenders' Social Club

Ages: 22+

Weekenders Social Club is for adults ages 22+, who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (after the age of 12).   Members must be able to participate in social and community activities (1:6 staff to participant ratio) with minimal support.  The group goes out 2 times a month and members are responsible for making suggestions and voting on the activities each quarter.  Members will have the opportunity to socialize with new friends, learn to plan their own leisure and engage with their community.  They will experience a wide variety of local activities including sporting events, community events, outdoor activities, and much more.  Annual membership is $35.00.  Trips and activities range in cost from free to $60.00 and those fees are not included in the annual membership. Transportation is not provided to the meeting site, but is provided from the meeting site to the activity. There are two meeting locations; one in Annandale and one in Fairfax.

Weekenders Social Club Membership Requirements:
- Members must be able to:
    •  Participate independently in a social or group structure within a community environment
    •  Maintain self-control (i.e. no violent, abusive or aggressive behaviors)
    •  Maintain their own personal care and hygiene requirements (or provide an attendant)
    •  Self-administer and carry their own medication
    •  Applicants may be asked to come in for an interview or provide additional information to determine appropriate placement


Registration is currently open for the 2014 Annual Membership. Registration is ongoing and will be accepted year round. You will not be able to sign up for monthly activities until you have completed the Annual Membership Registration.

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Project Success Phase II

Ages: 18+

Project Success Phase II shake up the fun. This adult program takes place at the James Lee Community Center on Thursday nights throughout the year from 7-9 p.m. Individuals with developmental disabilities engage in a variety of structured and free-choice activities, including arts and crafts, games, movies, dancing, cooking and working on hobby projects. E-mail Questions or Comments, or for more information call 703-324-5532, TTY 711.

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Adult Social Clubs

Ages: 22+

Friends and fun are the two key words in these Adult Social Clubs. Members get together for three activities a month, including picnics, going to museums, and special seasonal events. This program promotes personal success and the development of social skills for adults with developmental disabilities. Participants learn to plan leisure outings and events, making use of the leisure resources and opportunities in the community. Transportation is not provided to the meeting site, but is provided from the meeting site to the activity. Meeting locations are in Alexandria, Annandale, Fairfax, Reston, and Springfield. E-mail Questions or Comments, or for more information call 703-324-5532, TTY 711.

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Meet and Mingle Social Club

Ages: 22+

For adults who neeimal staff support, the Meet and Mingle Social Club is the group that guarantees good times. Participants plan leisure outings and events and are fully included in general recreation and social programs in the community. Munching on popcorn in the movies, checking out exhibits at museums, and having a summer BBQ are all part of the fun. Meet and Mingle operates year-round with activities on the weekends. Meeting locations are in Annandale and Fairfax. Transportation is not provided to the meeting site, but is provided from the meeting site to the activity. E-mail Questions or Comments, or for more information call 703-324-5532, TTY 711.

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Out and About

Ages: 18+

The Out and About Program is a social club for participants with physical disabilities. Out and About fosters personal success and social growth through new friendships, participation in community events and leisure activities, development of leisure resources, and improving upon recreation skills. Out and About meets two to three times each month to plan and engage in leisure outings. Transportation to and from the meeting site is not provided, but transportation is available from the meeting site to the activity. The meeting locations are in Falls Church and Fairfax. E-mail Questions or Comments, or for more information call 703-324-5532, TTY 711.

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