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Recreational Therapy 

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. 

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Adaptive Sports Sampler:

Get a taste of a wide variety of adaptive sports offered at the well! In just one day, you can experience multiple adaptive sports and see what you like! The sampler will be offered on February 18 at the WELL! Bring your friends and family for an introduction into Paralympic Sports. Sport Clinics will be led by Access Leisure Staff and RTD staff. Bring your friends and family for an introduction into Inclusive Adaptive Sports. We will have Wheelchair Tennis, Wheelchair Rugby, Wheelchair Basketball, Cycling, Bocci, Adaptive Climbing, and more.

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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:
    • February 16 - 1pm-2:30pm
    • February 24 - 1pm-2:30pm

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Horticulture Therapy

Come gain hands on experience in the WELL garden.  All volunteers will be assisting the RTD with the cultivation of life along with supporting the 2 local school districts Transition students. 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.

Feb13th - May 7th 11am-12pm (Monday-Wednesday)

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CInclusion is a philosophy that we, at The WELL embrace, which is why the Recreational Therapy Department's All-In-Recreation (AIR) program welcomes WELL Members of all abilities to learn various adaptive sports and recreational activities with an inclusive play approach.

Unified All-In-Recreation

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.

Volunteer Application (

Dates and time volunteers needed: Thursdays 9:00am-11:15am
Dates: Feb 9th, 16th, 23rd, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20
Location: Gym Box

All-In-Recreation: Adaptive Sports

The Recreational Therapy Department Team love to teach basic skills needed to play various adaptive sports.

Dates and time: 4-6pm Feb, 21,28 March 7, 14 April  11,18
Location: Gym Court 2&4

  • Wheelchair Rugby - Feb 21, 28th 
  • Wheelchair Basketball - March 7th & March 14
  • Wheelchair Tennis- April 11th April 18th

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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

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