Therapeutics Activities

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Franklin Therapeutic Activities

All programs listed below take place at the Franklin Recreation Complex. For questions, please contact Jayne McFadden at 615-790-5719 ext. 2033 or jayne.mcfadden@williamsoncounty-tn.gov

Therapeutics Open Swim 
This swim time is geared towards patrons with developmental disabilities and/or intellectual disabilities and their families/caregivers. Therapeutics Open Swim is offered every Saturday  from 12pm-2pm at the Franklin Recreation Complex indoor pool. The cost is $2/person or patrons can scan their WCPR pass. Please note: Lap swimming is also allowed during this time. 

Therapeutics Open Splash Pad Nights
This program is offered to Therapeutics participants and their families. Participants can drop in and play at the splash pad with caregivers, family members, and friends. Food will not be served at this event. General admission fees apply or participants can scan their WCPR pass. 

June 23 (Registration Code 23769)
July 14 (Registration Code 23770)

Swim, Pizza, and Movie
Meet us at the Franklin Rec Center and enjoy an afternoon with friends! Participants will swim first (please remember a towel and change of clothes) followed by a pizza lunch and a movie on the big screen. This program is geared towards young adult and up is offered on a Friday from 11am-2pm. Registration is required.
*PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support).

This program will resume in the fall. 

Bingo

Please join us for a delicious dinner and bring a friend to our monthly Bingo night! Enjoy dinner and a festive atmosphere...add an hour of exciting Bingo and you have a fun-filled evening! Dinner, drinks, dessert, and prizes are provided. This program is geared towards teens and up, and is offered the one Thursday each month from 5:30pm-7:30pm. We currently offer this special event at the Franklin Recreation Complex.
*PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support).

June 2 (Registration Code 23763)
July 7 (Registration Code 23764)

Friendsday Wednesday
Wednesday should always be Friendsday! Come hang out with us as we do a variety of fun activities each month! This program meets on a Wednesday from 10am-11:30am and is for young adults and up. Registration required.
*PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support).  

May 18: Flower Craft (Registration Code 22423)
August 24: Ice Cream Party (Registration Code 23862)

Culinary Creations
Come enjoy cooking with friends! Participants will have an opportunity to cook a variety of different foods that are tasty and easy to make at home. This class meets one Wednesday each month from 10:30am-12pm. Registration is required. 
*PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support). 

August 17 "Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches" (Registration Code 23759)


Open Crafts Studio
 
Open Craft Studio will offer several craft options for participants to choose from, and all projects will be able to be taken home at the end of the program. Open Craft Studio meets on either a Monday or Friday afternoon, and the time varies. 
*PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support). 

August 19 (Registration Code 23760)


Open Paint Studio
Open Paint Studio will offer all the supplies needed to complete a painting of your choice. Canvases and paint supplies (water colors, acrylics, and oil paints) will be provided. Open Paint Studio meets on a Monday from 4pm-4:50pm. 
*PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support). 

August 22 (Registration Code 23761)
August 29 (Registration Code 23768)


Recreation Night
This teens and older program offers different activities each month, such as dinner and movie, socials, karaoke night, and dances. Dinner is also included with this activity. This program meets one Thursday each month from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Registration is required. 
*PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support. Caregivers are asked register and pay if planning to eat dinner). 

August 25 "Dinner & A Movie (Registration Code 23767)

Fitness Fun 
Want to have fun while staying healthy? Then, join us for Fitness Fun. This therapeutic recreation program for teens and up will help improve strength, balance and overall health. We start with stretching, followed by a variety of exercises using resistance bands, light hand weights and stability balls. We complete our workout with a 20-25 minute walk. Please note: Weather permitting, we will walk outside on the walking trail. If there is inclement weather, we will walk on the indoor walking track. Participants must be independent and can follow directions within a small group.  This program meets on Wednesdays at the Franklin Recreation Complex from 4pm-4:50pm.

August 10, 17, 24, 31 (Registration Code 23766)