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)
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.
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!