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Youth Programs

You see these awesome kids above having fun, we're just missing YOU!!!!


Metro Parks Tacoma Adaptive Recreation Programs provide recreational, social and athletic opportunities for youth ages 5-17 with physical disabilities, along with their friends and families! Check out our list of offered programs below. 

Our specially trained staff and volunteers will work with participants of all levels to reach his or her goals. Take advantage of the opportunity to: 
  • Gain social skills
  • Experince new activities
  • Make new friends
  • Develope coordination
  • Build self esteem
  • Build and maintain fitness
  • Develop skills
  • Train
  • Compete
  • Have fun and join our community!


Call us for more info about our Summer Camps!
Call our Adaptive Recreation team at 253.404.3955 to register. 
  • Kids Night Out! - Year Round (Next one is April 27th!)
  • Summer Camps - July 2018
  • Arts and Crafts - Year Round
  • Cooking - Year Round
  • Socials and Dances - Year Round
  • Hikes - Summer
  • Youth Wheelchair Basketball - Sept- March
  • Goalball - Sept - April  
  • Archery - April - Sept
  • Beep Baseball - May-Sept
  • Kayaking - May through Sept
  • Cycle/Bike Rides - April - Sept
  • Swimming - Metro Aquatics year round. Click here for more info!
  • Strength & Conditioning - Year round
  • Track and Field - April -June
Please contact the Adaptive Recreation team at 253.404.3955 or to sign up or receive more information. You can also take a tour of the STAR Center and see some of our programs in action! We always want your feedback and input so let us know your thoughts and look for surveys often.  We want to serve our community the best we can and want your input.
Have a friend or family member that wants to join? Bring them along, with or without a disability. We want to get them involved too!