b'Th e ra p eu ti cPortland LAND-BASED ACTIVITIESOut and Aboutcome and explore what the city has to offer! Participants will T have the opportunity to select from a number of activities to take Thheerraappeeuuttiicc part in over the course of this 8-week session.R dates: tuesdaysApril 23 through June 11, 2019Reeccrreeaattiioonn time: 6:00 pm8:00 pmages: Adultslocation: east end school and community centerWhat should i bring? water bottlethe therapeutic recreation services Program provides profes- fee: A calendar of events which includes fees will be provided.sional community-based therapeutic swimming and recreational opportunities for children and adults with disabilities in southernmin/max: 6/12maine. the program has provided services to area residentsfee Waiver eligible: nosince 1974 and is committed to providing quality services to participants with varying abilities at a reasonable cost in the leastfmi: karen mcPhee 808-5437restrictive environment. its mission is focused on promoting independent skill acquisi-tion and inclusion within the recreation department programs and community settings. Professional services include assessing leisure and recreation needs of current and potential partici-pants; collaborating with area schools and providers through service contracts; establishing partnerships with area colleges and universities for student career training in allied health pro-fessions; providing internships for therapeutic recreation majors; and offering training and in-service education for community recreation providers. Programs are designed by qualified professionals who hold certifications in therapeutic recreation and special education. All professional and para-professional staff are authorized water Safety Instructors and Lifeguards, and hold certification in First Aid, cPr and Aed training. Please Note:you can register online, incheck program dates,if you are going to utilize theContact information person, or the mail.module sessions and holidaysdisabled parking spots at thetherapeutic recreation Payment is due at the time ofclosely. All sessions are listedreiche Pool, you must clearly registration unless paymentuntil mid-August 2019. theredisplay your placard or have a212 canco road, suite Aarrangements have been putwill be a longer period of timehandicapped plate. All swimsPortland, me 04103 in place. checks can be madebetween registration packets.will be conducted at the payable to: city of Portland.Preliminary paperwork isreiche Pool and communityMain Office: 207-808-5400 needed prior to registeringcenter.karen mcPhee: 808-5437 or your email address is neededfor programs. Please callkbm@portlandmaine.gov so that we can provide peri- 874-8874 for this information. odic updates for registrationbe sure to sign all the releaserose cronin: 874-8874information, program cancel- information on the front andor rc@portlandmaine.gov lations or any programmingback of the registration form. changes. 28 P o r t l a n d r e c r e a t i o n P r o g r a m g u i d e'