Our Recreational Therapy (RT) department strives to implement and facilitate inclusive and specialized recreation and leisure pursuits opportunities for participants that support a balanced and active life by providing programming that focuses on the 7 Dimensions of Wellness ultimately increasing our members quality of life. Our team of Student Staff, Volunteers, and a Nationally Certified Recreational Therapist work together to provide a multitude of inclusive and specialized recreation and leisure opportunities for groups and individuals.
Our Recreational Therapy Team works to provide accommodations for members to ensure they can engage in our services offered by The WELL.
Therapeutic Group Recreation
Therapeutic Group Recreational provides opportunities for participants that support a balanced and active life by providing programming that focuses on the 7 Dimensions of Wellness ultimately increasing their quality of life. Offerings include but are not limited to the below programs.
Semester Prep Workshops
Get a head start this semester by joining a Semester Prep Workshop! This workshop will help you gain skills needed to efficiently manage your time, so that you can work to create a sense of balance in the semester. Look for these hour long workshops within the first three weeks of each semester. We have an extra 30 min that we will offer unique support to each participant
- Dates and times:
- September 19th -1pm-2pm
Horticulture Therapy: Winterize your Garden
Come gain hands on experience in the WELL garden. This program will provide everyone that comes to the WELL with the opportunity to increase their Environmental, Spiritual, Physical, Emotional, Socio-Cultural, and Intellectual Dimension of Wellness. This fall we will teach you how to prepare your garden for a Zone 9b Winter. Sign up at our link below.
- September: 11, 18, 25
- October: 2, 9
The Recreational Therapy Department Team and City of Sacramento Access Leisure will teach basic skills needed to play various adaptive sports. We are all-In for everyone to recreate. We play all sports in the WELL. Sign up to play at our link below.
- Dates and sports:
- September 26 Rugby
- October 3, 10, Tennis
- October 17, 24, Sit Volleyball
- October 31 Basketball
- November 7 Basketball
Unified All-In-Recreation: Soccer
Hornets give back to support local school districts in providing purposeful goal-oriented recreation and leisure opportunities to encourage social emotional learning for students with disabilities from two local Sacramento School Districts. Unified All-In-Recreation runs one day a week for eight weeks in duration. If you would like to support inclusion, please fill out our volunteer application.
- Thursdays 9:00am-11:15am
- September: 14, 21, 28
- October: 5, 12, 19, 26
- November: 2, 9, 16
- WELL Front Lawn (South Greens)
Individual Recreational Therapy Sessions
Work with a Nationally Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist to support your personal growth in your Wellness journey. To receive an individual Leisure Wellness plan you can Schedule an appointment.
Working with our Recreational Therapist will include:
- Personalized Goal Setting
- Leisure Wellness plan
- Recreation Therapy Individual Session