Recreation

Programs & Activities

Recreational activity is good for everybody! Find something fun to do! There are many different and fun programs and activities to try. What interests or excites you? Trying new things is a great way to expand your world and enrich your quality of life. You may even meet new friends!

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The Arc of Delaware
The Arc of Delaware provides recreation opportunities in the community for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to socialize and have fun. Among other activities, our monthly dances are very popular and always draw a crowd.
http://www.thearcofdelaware.org/social-and-recreational/
2 South Augustine Street · Suite B · Wilmington, DE 19804
Phone 844-344-6524 (toll-free) 302-996-9400
302-736-6140 (Kent & Sussex Co.) · 302-996-0683 (Fax) · 1-800-232-5460 (TTY/TDD Relay)

Art Studio 4:10
Phone: 302-753-3487
E-mail: artstudio410@gmail.com

Art Therapy Express Program, Inc.
Art Therapy Express is a nonprofit organization where people with all types of disabilities such as intellectual, physical, behavioral and emotional, freely express themselves through art. Art Therapy Express not only allows participants to create incredible masterpieces, but it allows participants to feel a part of something greater than themselves.

3310 10 Kiamensi Road
Wilmington, DE, 19804,
302-584-6048
https://www.arttherapyexpressprogram.org/

Asperger’s Alliance
Group members have participated in cooking classes, prepared and served meals to the homeless and recovering communities. They have volunteered at the Food Bank of Delaware and facilitated a food donation drive in which 300 food items were collected and donated to the Feed My Sheep project at Glasgow Church. Asperger’s Alliance families have adopted residents of Emily Bissell Hospital during the holidays and have designed gift bags and created decorations for each resident’s door. Our members also help plan, cook, and serve at the annual formal friends and family holiday party.

Annual Friends & Family Picnic
The Amazing Race
Art in Me
Prom & Homecoming
Activities & Trips
http://www.aspergersalliance.org/

Groups are held at Reach Church (formerly Glasgow Church) unless otherwise noted on our calendar.

2880 Summitt Bridge Rd., Bear, DE
302-285-9624

Delaware State Parks/America the Beautiful Access Pass (D)
Free entrance to parks. Must provide proof of Delaware residency and permanent disability. http://www.destateparks.com/fees/entry/golden.asp

Farm of Dreams Therapeutic Horseback Riding
Providing therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities.
Address: 2325 South DuPont Highway, Smyrna, DE 19977
Contact: (302)653-6731

Hunters with Disabilities
A variety of hunting opportunities exist for disabled hunters in Delaware. State wildlife areas offer specialized blinds/stands and hunting locations to meet the needs of people with varying degrees of physical disabilities. Special permits (such as a permit to hunt from a vehicle) are also available in certain situations.
http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/fw/Hunting/Pages/Hunt-Disabilities.aspx
New Castle County – (302) 834-8433
Kent County – (302) 284-1077
Sussex County (302) 539-3160

Rec4All
Sharing recreation resources for the entire disability community in Delaware.
Contact: (302) 224-6020
Website: Rec4All

Southern Delaware Therapeutic and Recreational Horseback Riding
Sharing its farm, pets and horses with children and adults with special needs. Providing equine-assisted therapy.
Address: Rd. 1, Box 233 A, Lewes, DE 19958
Contact: (302) 645-2780

VSA Delaware – The State Organization on Arts and Disability
Providing children and adults with disabilities, opportunities to participate and achieve in the areas of performing and visual arts.
Address: Delaware State University Art Center Gallery, 1200 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19903
Contact: (302) 857-6699