Department of Parks and Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation - Come Play With Us!


Arlington County provides specialized services for individuals with disabilities of all ages as they can be at an an increased risk of physical, social or intellectual barriers. Specialized services include social clubs, family-centered programming, camps, adapted classes, and leisure education. We strive to have something for everyone!

Everyone is welcome to participate in the County's general recreation programs. We provide inclusion support for individuals with disabilities in workshops, camps and classes to ensure reasonable accommodations are made in all DPR and contracted programs. Reasonable accommodations include individualized accommodation plans, staff training, adapted equipment and techniques, additional staff, sign language interpreters, assisted listening devices, large print or Braille documents.

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Events & Activities

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Community Resources

A list of classes and programs that are available outside of Parks & Recreation.

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Classes for Children & Youth

Classes for Adults

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Camps & Clubs

New AgesISAAC-Teen Social Club

Young Adults Going Places

Adults Going Places

School Break Camps

TR Summer Camps


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Access & Inclusion

Reasonable Accommodations

How to Request Accommodations

Minimal Requirements for Inclusion


Our Vision

To create a community environment that promotes healthy leisure lifestyles for individuals who are at an increased level of risk or have special needs.

Our Mission

To facilitate the acquisition, development, or maintenance of a variety of functional leisure skills for individuals who may have or be at-risk for physical, emotional, social, cognitive/mental challenges by providing a variety of specialized recreational services. In doing so, the TR/PI office seeks to enhance the quality of life of our consumers.


Therapeutic Recreation Services
Langston-Brown Community Center
2121 North Culpeper Street
Arlington, Virginia 22207
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Last Modified: March 20, 2014
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611