Therapeutic Recreation

Camp Star Registered Participant Information

All Registered Participants Please Review Our Family Handbook and COVID-19 Safety Guide Below.

Camp Star Family Handbook

COVID-19 Safety Guide (English, Spanish)

Please note there will be no transportation or field trips provided this year due to COVID-19.

For questions or concerns, please call the Recreation Office at 413-787-6434 or Camp STAR Director at 413-313-5457.

Mission

The mission of Therapeutic Recreation at the Springfield Recreation Department is to provide opportunities for social interaction, skill development, and fun through programs for youth and adults who have a disability as well as promote awareness and integration.

Who is Therapeutic Recreation for?

We serve individuals with developmental delays, physical disabilities, and mental illnesses.

What is Therapeutic Recreation?

Therapeutic Recreation uses recreation and physical activity to engage or improve one’s functioning, independence, cognitive, physical and emotional well-being

How does Therapeutic Recreation help?

By strengthening basic motor functioning, building confidence, improving socialization, increasing physical activity, decreasing anxiety and depression.

Why is Therapeutic Recreation important?

Therapeutic Recreation promotes a healthy living lifestyle thereby allowing people to maintain wellness by helping themselves so they can enjoy life more every day.  

 

Questions or concerns please contact:

 Lena Cisero, 413-787-7779

Page last updated:  Friday, June 11, 2021 12:16 pm