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Office of Therapeutic Recreation Services

Coordinator: Karen Volz
Assistant Coordinator: Carla DeMendonca
Office Assistant: Janice Castle

Loch Raven Center
1801 Glen Keith Boulevard
Parkville, Maryland 21234

Phone: 410-887-5370 (voice) 410-887-5319 (TTY or Deaf)
Fax: 410-887-5372 


Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks' Office of Therapeutic Recreation Services provides a wide variety of recreation opportunities and services for individuals with disabilities countywide. Offering programs designed specifically for individuals with disabilities, as well as inclusion into general recreation programs, the office provides reasonable accommodations for full participation in all of our department programs. The Therapeutic Recreation Office services the needs of individuals with disabilities, and their families and friends countywide, and can provide up-to-date information regarding their programs.

Auxiliary aids and services are available to ensure full participation in all Recreation and Parks programs. Reasonable accommodations are made on an individual basis. Contact the Therapeutic Recreation Office for more information.


View more information as well as a complete list of current programs.


Some major parks, facilities and school recreation centers (SRC) have undergone renovations to provide access to individuals with disabilities. Here are a few with accessible amenities:


Distributed twice a year (Fall and Winter, Spring and Summer), the Leisure Resources newsletter lists program opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

Fall and Winter 2016 Leisure Resources Newsletter (PDF)

Featured activities include:

  • Adapted: Aquatics and soccer
  • Therapeutic: Horticulture and horseback riding
  • Social dances
  • Performing arts and acting classes
  • Martial arts
  • Show choir
  • Yoga and Pilates

Several special events and many more activities await you this year!


Revised September 22, 2016        

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