Definition: “…Recreation Therapy means a treatment service designed to restore, remediate, and rehabilitate a person’s level of functioning and independence in life activities, to promote health and wellness as well as reduce or eliminate the activity limitations and restrictions to participation in life situations caused by an illness or disabling condition…”


Recreation Therapy Service Delivery Modes:

  • 1-on-1
  • Group outings
  • Community focused activities
  • In-home service
  • Community fitness opportunities
  • Access to local fitness center
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Internship opportunities
  • Ongoing advocacy events/involvement



Recreation Therapy Outcomes:

  • Fine Motor Skill Development
  • Gross Motor Skill Development
  • Leisure Education
  • Social Skill Development
  • Life/ Choice Skill Development