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Franklin Therapeutics 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

Art for All Abilities
Art for All Abilities classes are a safe space for individuals with disabilities to join in on the classes offered by WCPR art instructors. Participation in Art for All Abilities classes is free to participants, but pre-registration is required as spaces are limited. On April 20, 2024, an Art for All Abilities Art Show will take place at the Williamson County Enrichment Center. Students are encouraged to submit their work from the Art for All Abilities classes. The Art for All Abilities Program is made possible by contributions from the Tennessee Arts Commission. Please click here to view more information on Art for All Abilities.

Therapeutics Open Swim 
This swim time is for patrons with developmental disabilities and/or intellectual disabilities and their families/caregivers. Therapeutics Open Swim is offered every Saturday from 1pm-2pm at the Franklin Recreation Complex indoor pool. The cost is $2/person or patrons can scan their WCPR pass. This swim time is drop-in, no registration is required. Please note: Lap swimming is also allowed during this time. 

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 meets from 11am-2pm and is for young adult and up. Registration is required.
PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support).

This program will resume soon.

Dinner & 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 meets from 5:30pm-7:30pm and is for teens and up. Registration is required. 
PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support).

Thursday, March 7 (Registration Code 32050)
Thursday, April 4 (Registration Code 32074)
Thursday, May 2 (Registration Code 32084)

Friendsday Wednesday

Wednesday should always be Friendsday! Come hang out with us as we create a fun craft or project and make a yummy snack to enjoy to together. The theme for each month will change. This program meets from 10:30am-12pm 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).  

Wednesday, March 27 (Registration Code 32345)
Wednesday, April 24 (Registration Code 32346)

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 from 10:30am-12pm and is for young adults and up. Registration is required. 
PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support). 

Wednesday, March 6: Grilled Cheese Paninis (Registration Code 32049)
Wednesday, April 10: Chicken Stuffed Croissants (Registration Code 32076)
Wednesday, May 1: Beef and Chicken Enchiladas (Registration Code 32093)

Meal Prep 101
During this new class, participants will get to make a meal for two to take home and eat or freeze for another day. Participants will also get to try the finished meal that the instructor prepares. This class meets from 10:30am-12pm and is for young adults and up. Registration is required. 
PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support).

This program will resume soon.

Strange Science & Sensory

In this class, participants will participate and interact in strange science experiments and also enjoy a variety of sensory activities. This program meets from 1pm-2:30pm and is for young adults and up. Registration is required. 
PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support). 

This program will resume soon.

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. This program meets on various days/times and is for teens and up. Registration is required.
PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support). 

Monday, March 25 (Registration Code 32053)
Monday, April 8 (Registration Code 32077)

Monday, May 6 (Registration Code 32088)

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 various days/times and is for teens and up. Registration is required. 
PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support). 

Friday March 22 (Registration Code 32056)
Monday, May 13 (Registration Code 32090)

Therapeutics Food Art
Therapeutics Food Art is a class where participants create a dessert, centerpiece, or appetizer that is creative with food. Registration is required. 
PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support).

Thursday, March 28: Peeps Centerpieces (Registration Code 32055)

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 from 5:30pm-7:30pm and is for teens and up. Registration is required. 
PALS Program: People at Leisure with Support (A caregiver is required to stay with those needing support)

Thursday, March 21: Talent Show (Registration Code 32054)
Thursday, April 18: Spring Games & Cookout (Registration Code 32078)
Thursday, May 9: Dinner & A Movie (Registration Code 32092)

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 at the Franklin Recreation Complex on Tuesdays from 4pm-4:50pm. Registration is required. 

Tuesdays, March 5, 19, 26 (Registration Code 32051) *No Fitness on 3/12
Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (Registration Code 32075)
Tuesdays, May 7, 14 (Registration Code 32087)

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