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Therapeutic Recreation Signature Events and Programs 


 Camp Challenge
 Upcoming Event Date: June 4-29
Camper Rally Night Thursday, May 31, 2018 | 6 p.m. at Chandler Senior Center

Join Chandler's Therapeutic Recreation Program at Camp Challenge this summer for an exciting month jam-packed with daily adventures. This year's camp will be held at Sanborn Elementary School. Designed for youth and young adults, ages 5-21 with developmental disabilities, Camp Challenge offers campers indoor and outdoor activities, special field trips and more. 

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Family Luau Party
Upcoming Event Date: Saturday, June 16
Hang Ten, Dude! Join Recreation and Athletics for Individuals with Disabilities (RAD) as they catch the wave and ride it into the annual Family Luau Party. Throw on your loudest Hawaiian attire and limbo down to Hamilton Aquatic Center for an island-inspired dinner and fun-filled evening of dancing and swimming. 

RAD Bowl-A-Thon
Upcoming Event Date: Saturday, August 18
Strike up some fun with Recreation and Athletics for Individuals with Disabilities (RAD) and form a bowling team. Grab your socks and favorite bowling ball and head over to Chandler AMF Lanes for our annual RAD Bowl-A-Thon! This family-friendly event requires pre-registration and is sure to be right up your alley. Bowler registration fees include shoes and two hours of bowling.

Cool Pines Day Trips

Upcoming Event Date: To Be Announced
Take a hike! Explore Arizona’s high country and escape the heat of the summer as you gain an appreciation for nature and all of its beauty. Join the fun as City of Mesa and City of Chandler trek to the mountains! This program is designed for teens ages 18 and older with developmental disabilities. 

California Vacation Adventure
Upcoming Event Date: To Be Announced
Road trip time! The group will travels to California via a chartered air-conditioned bus. You must be a participant who regularly participates with the City of Chandler Therapeutic or City of Mesa Adaptive Recreation programs to attend this trip. This trip is for individuals ages 18 and over with developmental disabilities.  For more information contact Collette at 480-782-2709.

Chandler Fun Run
Upcoming Event Date:To Be Announced
Join Chandler’s Therapeutic Recreation community in Tumbleweed Park for the annual Chandler Fun Run. The free one-mile run-walk boasts a fun, carnival-like atmosphere complete with music, face painters, balloon artists, photo booth and lunch. Lace up your sneakers it’s time to get running! RSVP date to be announced. 

You Look Marvelous Fashion Show
Upcoming Event Date: To Be Announced
Join the Cities of City Government of Chandler, Arizona and City of Mesa, Arizona Government Therapeutic and Adaptive Programs for our annual summer fashion show at the Chandler Center for the Arts. Tickets can be purchased over the phone by contacting, Collette Prather at 480-782-2709. 

Designed to promote disability awareness, the annual fashion show provides children, teens and adults with developmental disabilities the opportunity to build self-esteem as they model summer fashions.