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Therapeutic Recreation Program


Franklin Park Indoor Adventure Center
Therapeutic Recreation Manager - Mary Beth Moore, CTRS
1755 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43203
(614) 645-5648
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About Therapeutic Recreation:

Therapeutic Recreation sponsors recreational activities that are modified to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities. We enhance an individual's physical, social, and lifetime recreational interests in a broad spectrum of leisure experiences. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate, including the non-disabled. Our Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists will work with participants on accommodations necessary to join in classes at our Community Centers through the use of the "Columbus Recreation and Parks Department Accommodation Request."


2014-2015 Therapeutic Recreation Program Schedule

2015 Therapeutic Recreation Summer Camp Information

2015 Therapeutic Recreation Summer Camp Registration Form

Amputee Recreational Support Group - February 28,2015

2015 Ohio Blades Sled Hockey Fundraiser Information


How to register for our camps and classes:

Step One:  Create an account at our online registration service before continuing. If you already have an account please skip to step two. If you are using a third party payer, please call (614) 645-5648.

Step Two:  Register for camps Online  or register in person at the Franklin Park Adventure Center or any Columbus Community Recreation Center.

Step Three:  You must download the participant waiver form. Fill one out for each child you are registering.

Step Four:  Mail Participant Waiver Form(s) to:
Mary Beth Moore, CTRS
Columbus Recreation and Parks Department
1111 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43205


Quest Afterschool Program

The Quest Program provides an inclusive environment for middle school and high school youth with (and without) disabilities the opportunity to participate in an after school program in a safe structured environment to promote growth in a healthy lifestyle. The general objectives of the Quest program are to increase literacy levels, promote appropriate social skills, promote positive active participation, and positive peer interaction.


Paralympic Sports Club Columbus

Our Paralympic Sports Club assists athletes with disabilities in their pursuit of competing at the "next level" in a variety of sports for people with disabilities. To register, please complete the registration form below and return to it the address on the form, or call (614) 645-5648.

Paralympic Sprots Club Registration Form


Paralympic PSA

Paralympic PSA 2

U.S. Paralympics, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, has released a new public service announcement (PSA)

Take a look at this video featuring April Holmes (Track & Field) talking about her journey to the 2012 Paralympic games in London.


Our Therapeutic Programs

Power Soccer

Come join us for this new and exciting sport. Power Soccer is a wheelchair based sport that uses similar rules to soccer.

Contact Luke Edelbrock at (614) 645-0257 for additional information.


Adaptive Swim Team

Swimmers must be able to swim one length of the pool (25m) before the start of swim team, this is equal to a Red Cross level 4. All four Competitive strokes will be covered during camp. Enrollment in competition is optional.

Contact Rae Nutter at (614) 654-5225 for additional information.



We invite you to play Boccia, a game that can be enjoyed by persons of all ages and abilities. This Game is absolutely perfect. It can be played by everybody! Come and join our Boccia Team and our quest to be the best.

Help our Boccia Team reach the 2016 Paralympic Games! Watch THIS video.

Contact Luke Edelbrock at (614) 645-0257 for additional information.


Wheelchair Basketball

Contact  for additional information.


Wheelchair Football

Stretching, Techniques, Skills, and Drills will be taught by former Buckeye Roger Harper and Luke Edelbrock.

Contact Luke Edelbrock at (614) 645-0257 for additional information.


Quad Rugby

Contact  for additional information.



This 3 on 3 team sport was designed primarily for the blind and visually impaired but is welcome to all participants with or without disabilities for demonstration and awareness. The object of the game is to roll the ball which has bells in it past the opposing team.

Contact Jim Debus at  for additional information.


Get Fit - Get Healthy

A Family fitness, recreation, and educational program to promote healthy lifestyles for youth age 12-18 with disabilities. Grant funded by the Cardinal Health Foundation and Essential to Wellness Program.

Contact Mary Beth Moore at (614) 645-5648 for additional information.


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