Adaptive & Inclusive Recreation

Adaptive & Inclusive Recreation Programs

Special needs programs for kids and adults

The Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department offers the following events focusing on active participation for children and adults with various disabilities or limitations.We strive to create equal access to recreation, to help enhance an individual’s quality of life.

ARTS & ENRICHMENT

Art Classes
Explore your inner artist with activities such as drawing, painting, and clay art! Experience the joy of creativity while working alongside peers and enjoying project ideas. For ages 8 years and older.
Click here to register for Art Classes

Life Skills: Cooking Series – Have fun while learning important life skills! We will discover the joy of cooking through a series of classes that focus on a different theme each session.  For 13 years and older.
Click here to register for Life Skills Classes

Theatre Arts: In this program led by Joshua’s Stage, participants will have the opportunity to demonstrate their creativity, increase their self-confidence, and build their social skills while they engage in theatre arts, improv, music, dance, arts and crafts, and create-a-story. Participants will perform an original class-created play and/or mini-skits in the Showcase for the finale. A positive experience will be shared by everyone as we embrace our H.I.P.P.P. Rules – our positive behavior supports within The Creative Outlet Method.
Click here to register for Theatre Arts Classes

AQUATICS

Assisted/Fundamentals
Whether you are looking for water therapy or for your child to begin learning swimming strokes and safety techniques, this class is adaptable to the needs of your swimmer. All participants are required to bring a Parent/Guardian/Aid to the class. Class ratio is 1:6 swimmer & assistant. For ages 3 years and older.

Click here to register for Adaptive Swim Lessons

CAMPS

Holiday Camp: Dec. 30 – Jan 3 (no camp Jan. 1st)
Spring Break Camp: March 16 – 20
Click here to register for Adaptive Camps

FITNESS

All Abilities Fitness
This is a group exercise class for individuals of all abilities. Each month we will have offerings of yoga and Zumba. A variety of exercises will be taught including yoga, stretching, balance, strength, and more! The group will follow a main instructor with additional employees assisting the group. Parents/Guardians/Caregiver are welcome to assist. Come in comfortable workout attire and bring water. We can ALL be fit! For ages 13 years and older.

Click here to register for All Abilities Fitness classes

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

Monthly Social Connections

Each month come and join us for a different activity as a park of our social connections. A variety of activities are planned for you to engage with friends, serve the community, meet up and socialize!

  • January: Pizza & Karaoke
  • February: Cookie Decorating
  • March: Bingo Night
  • April: Art in the Park
  • May: Tea Party

Click here to register for Social Activities

Teen Trips
Teen Trips explore different activities and locations around the area. You can register for one of these trips or all, whatever you like! No additional money is needed for the trips. Participants must be able to stay in a group. Limited space is available. Individuals should bring a water bottle, sack lunch and a backpack.
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SPECIAL EVENTS

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UNBirthday Party – Monday, May 11, 2020 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Round Rock Parks and Recreation and Casey’s Circle invite you to the 4th annual UNBirthday Party! If you are wondering what an UNBirthday is, it’s really quite simple: Everyone has 1 birthday a year but 364 UNBirthdays. Individuals with special needs and their families are invited to the Play for All Park for an evening of fun as we celebrate our UNBirthdays together! https://caseyscircle.org

Special Needs Family Jamboree – Saturday, September 26, 2020. 9:00am – 12pm. Round Rock Parks and Recreation and Casey’s Circle are teaming up again on this free family fun event! Individuals with special needs and their families are invited to the Play for All Park to take part in a day full of games, activities, program demonstrations and opportunities to learn about Adaptive and Inclusive offerings in the area.   https://caseyscircle.org

Special Needs Dances

Fun, themed dances for individuals with special needs include dress up contests and snacks. For ages 15 and older with special needs. Chaperone/caregiver free admission. Register in advance to have your name entered into our raffle drawings!

Winter Wonderland

Dress to impress at this year’s Winter Wonderland themed dance for individuals with special needs.  Dance the night away under a snow themed dance floor, socialize with friends, enjoy snacks and make fun memories!  Chaperone/caregivers allowed free admission.

December 13, 2020: 6:00 – 8:00pm | Rabb House

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Special needs families are invited to a night full of wonder and amazement at the 4th annual family winter ball.Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited and tickets are Pre-sale only. Each family member attending must purchase a ticket.

January 25, 2020: 6:00-8:00pm | Allen R. Baca Center

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Play for All Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt
Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department and Dell Children’s Ascension invite you to come out the Play for All Abilities Park for our 6th Annual special needs egg hunt! This is a family-centered event, focusing on active participation for children, teens and adults with various disabilities or limitations.

April 4, 2020 |  Play for All Abilities Park
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Spring is here! Spring on over and enjoy a dance for individuals with special needs. Spring time fun dancing, buzz around and socialize with friends, enjoy snacks and make fun memories! Chaperone/caregivers allowed free admission.

April 27, 2020:  6:00 – 8:00pm | Rabb House

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SPORTS

Click here to register for Adaptive Sports Lessons and Leagues

Adaptive Sports Clinics
Explore a different sport each month with our Adaptive Sports Clinics. Whether you want to improve your skills or learn the sport from the beginning, these clinics are for you. All sports will be adapted to the needs of the participant.

  • January: Pickleball
  • February: Basketball
  • March: Tennis
  • April: Soccer
  • May: Football

 

INCLUSION SERVICES

The Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department promotes the power of choice to enhance the quality of life for individuals of all abilities. We do this by providing diverse, accessible recreation in an environment that fosters dignity, success, and fun. Through inclusion services, the department may provide reasonable staff support for those who prefer other Round Rock Parks and Recreation programs and/or activities. To request inclusion services, please call our administrative office at 512-218-5540 at least one month before the start of a program or class to discuss any accommodations that may be necessary.