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Posted on: August 22, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Special Population Activities (Therapeutic Recreation)

Special Population programs provide sports/recreation/leisure/outreach services to people with physical/mental/emotional disabilities. Our goal is for participants to engage in activities that promote socialization, skill development & physical activity.


See below for upcoming Fall 2018 Special Population activities.  Participants must register in advance to program start date, except for the Halloween Costume Party - $5 fee payable at the door.


Bowling - last day is Saturday, October 6th

Unified Sports Nights on Tuesday evenings from September 11th through October 9th

Cooking Class on Thursday, October 4th

Halloween Costume Party on Thursday, October 18th

Unified Volleyball League on Tuesday evenings from October 23rd through November 20th

Cooking Class on Thursday, November 1st

Holiday Stocking Making & Hot Cocoa on Tuesday, December 4th

Cooking Class on Thursday, December 6th

Intro To Snow Sports on Sunday, January 13th

Intro To Snow Sports on Sunday, February 3rd


SPECIAL OLYMPICS WINTER GAMES will be held on January 14th and 15th, 2019.  Please contact the Iowa Special Olympics if you have specific questions on registration or event information - http://soiowa.org or call 1-877-268-0134.


For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263 or email us at parkrec@cityofdubuque.org. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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