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Adaptive Recreation

Reach offers a variety of recreation programs specifically adapted to meet the needs of people with developmental disabilities. The programs are designed to promote physical health, gain confidence, enhance team building skills and to have fun! We offer a non-competitive environment and programs are designed for ages 14 through adulthood. Click here to download department flyer.

Click here to view our Adaptive Rec & Inclusion Staff.

Have a question?

Please contact one of our Adaptive Rec & Inclusion directors below.

Sally Krull, MA, CTRS
Director of Adaptive Rec & Inclusion
Call/Text: 952-393-5880
[email protected]

Brienna Max
Assistant Director of Adaptive Rec & Inclusion
Call/Text: 952-393-4277
[email protected]

Program Pricing

Am I a “resident”? Our adaptive recreation program is a cooperative effort with these cities:

  • Brooklyn Center
  • Brooklyn Park
  • Chanhassen
  • Edina
  • Golden Valley
  • Inver Grove Heights
  • Maple Grove
  • Plymouth
  • St. Louis Park

If you live in another city, please pay the non-resident fee upon registration.


Reach strives to make it possible for individuals of all income levels to access services. If program costs are a barrier to participation, Reach may be able to subsidize the cost based on your individual situation. Please call 952-393-5880 for more information.

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Free Programs

Climate & Sustainability

We will be offering a variety of Climate & Sustainability programs including (click on each one to register):
Climate Change Session – In Person (7/25)
Climate Change Session – Virtual (8/19)
Forest Therapy Walk (8/3)
River Study (8/8)

55+ Social Group: Prime Time Artistry

Enjoy step-by-step painting, soap making, and an interactive music session. Each week, our staff will guide the featured activity and start with an icebreaker question. All materials will be provided. *Off 11/28

Date: Thursdays, November 21 – December 19*
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Edina Senior Center: Classroom 2
Age: 55+

55+ Social Group: Learn To Play

Each week, we will focus on a different sport: pickleball, basketball, soccer, and softball. Our staff will cover the rules, guide basic skills practice, and facilitate scrimmages. All materials will be provided.

Date: Tuesdays, October 1 – 22
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Plymouth Community Center: Classroom 2C
Age: 55+

Roommate Social & Housing Info

Meet Reach’s Housing Manager, Abi, and learn about housing funding and policies. Also, enjoy social time where prospective roommates can meet each other and connect on possible living situations.

Date: Wednesday, September 18
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: SLP Rec Center: Banquet Room
Age: 18+

Therapeutic Programs

Reach is approved to bill ILS therapies for Recreation, Music and Art Therapy. Out-of-pocket payments are accepted and you can register online or via mail using the paper Registration Form. If you would like to bill your waiver, please mail in a registration form or contact Sally Krull at 952-393-5880 or [email protected]. * Not all programs listed below are waiver elgible.

Dance Workout

Get ready to move, groove, and sweat with our dynamic dance workout program! You can follow along with our energetic instructor in a series of fun and engaging dance routines that will help you burn calories, boost your fitness, and unleash your inner dancer. 

Date: Thursdays, August 8-29
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Plymouth Community Center OR Teams (virtual)
Age: 18+
Fee: $163.12

Cut Flower Arrangements

Engage your senses and creativity as you learn the therapeutic benefits of floral design, fostering mindfulness and relaxation. Join us to cultivate beauty, inner peace, and a deeper connection to nature through the transformative power of arranging flowers.

Date: Saturday, August 24
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heidi’s GrowHaus – Corcoran
Age: 18+
Fee: $26 / $28

Painting Small Group

This small group class is designed to provide a safe and supportive space for adults with disabilities to express themselves through painting. Participants can explore their emotions, build self-esteem and develop new coping skills in a therapeutic setting while creating a new project each week. 

Date: Wednesdays, September 4 – 25
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: SLP Rec Center: Gallery Room
Age: 14+
Fee: $183.60

Dance Workout

Get ready to move, groove, and sweat with our dynamic dance workout program! You can follow along with our energetic instructor in a series of fun and engaging dance routines that will help you burn calories, boost your fitness, and unleash your inner dancer. 

Date: Friday, September 27 – October 18
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Plymouth Community Center: Studio 2A OR Teams (virtual)
Age: 14+
Fee: $163.12

Sports Sampler

Let’s get in the gym and learn new skills! We’ll practice new sports each week including basketball, pickleball, soccer, and a sport of the group’s choice. *Off 11/29

Date: Friday, November 22 – December 20*
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Plymouth Community Center: Gym 2
Age: 14+
Fee: $163.20

Monday Funday

Join our daytime program designed for social connection and exercise among peers. Each week, we’ll engage in a variety of activities such as bingo, charades, crafts, workouts, and nature-based activities. The group’s interests and goals will shape our agenda, ensuring an enriching and enjoyable experience for everyone involved. *Off 11/11

Date: Mondays, October 21 – November 18*
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Plymouth Community Center: Classroom 2C
Age: 14+
Fee: $244.80

Date: Mondays, November 25 – December 16
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Plymouth Community Center: Classroom 2C
Age: 14+
Fee: $244.80

Group Therapy: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Skills

This course helps individuals to identify and cope with emotions, improve communication in their home, at work and in relationships, and helps individuals to better handle stressful and unpredictable situations that may arise. In some cases, medical insurance may cover the cost of this group. To schedule a diagnostic assessment and to determine eligibility to use insurance email: [email protected].

Date: TBD
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Reach for Resources Office
Age: 18+
Fee: $180

Program Calendar

Support Our Adaptive Rec Programs

​Looking to support on our Adaptive Rec programs?

To guarantee the seamless operation of our programs for all participants, we consistently need a wide range of supplies and items. You can conveniently purchase these directly from our Amazon Wish List or Walmart Registry and have them delivered straight to Reach. Thank you for ensuring the success of our programs!

Click here for our Amazon Wish List

Click here for our Walmart Registry

Donate directly to our Adaptive Programs

Custom Adaptive Recreation Programs

Looking to create a custom adaptive recreation program? Partner with our adaptive recreation department and staff to host an exercise program, skills development class or a just for fun event. We have a variety of different pricing and packages to choose from. Click here to learn more.

If you have any questions, please reach out to our Director of Adaptive Rec, Emily Orr at [email protected] or 952-393-5880.

Adaptive Sports & Fitness Classes

We offer different activities each season for children, teens and adults including:

Dance Workout
Monday Funday
Get Strong! Strength Training

Community-Based Social Activities

We offer a variety of activities for people of all ages!

Independent Adult Programs (formally known as On The Town) – This independent social program is for adults and young adults who want to explore their community with minimal support.

Teen Explorers  – Our teens group focuses on outdoor education and experiences. 

On The Town: All Abilities – This is a community-based social program for adults and young adults who want to explore their community. Companions are welcomed to attend.

Dances – Join your friends and groove to the latest hits on Friday nights. Locations and exact dates vary.

Social Seekers – This program is for teens and adults (15+) on the Autism spectrum. We meet once a week for fun, social interaction and to play games, solve riddles and work through our weekly highs and lows.

Wednesday Night Social – The goal of this program is to become more engaged in your community and to build social skills, coping skills and prctice flexibility.

Arts, Crafts & Seasonal Fun

Art Abilities  (Ages 12+) – Art Abilities is a series of free workshops that offers the opportunity to explore a variety of art media. The workshops will invite the participating artists to explore their creative interests beginning with warm-up exercises at each session, painting, drawing, journaling, creating masks, and other abstract creations to help the participants learn a different method of communication. This program is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

 Seasonal Arts & Crafts – Each quarter we plan and facilitate crafts and other activities associated with the season.  We do everything from tie dye, to mother’s day gifts, to gingerbread houses! Check out our quarterly newsletter to see our current offerings.