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Therapeutic Recreation News

Therapeutic Recreation News

May 10

Putt Putt for visually impaired coming up April 8

Posted on May 10, 2017 at 3:21 PM by April Everett

The Rowan County Parks and Recreation Department’s Therapeutic Recreation Division will sponsor its 29th annual Statewide Visually Impaired Putt Putt Golf Tournament on April 8 on two disability-compliant Putt Putt courses at Dan Nicholas Park.

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May 10

Program teaches golf to people with disabilities

Posted on May 10, 2017 at 2:57 PM by April Everett

Rowan County Parks and Recreation's Therapeutic Recreation Division had its first "Golf Ability Day" on Thursday at Corbin Hills Golf Club.  The program allows people with disabilities to get experience playing golf, and they're taught by a professional.

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Tag(s): golf ability, golf

May 10

At your fingertips: Seventh-graders print 3D models for program

Posted on May 10, 2017 at 2:51 PM by April Everett

How do visually impaired members of the community learn about space? Last week, local middle schoolers were invited to help create tactile tools used in planetarium programs for those with limited sight or visual impairment.

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