Adaptive Recreation

The Missouri City Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer programs and events that encourage active participation for youth and adults with varying levels of disabilities or limitations. Our goal is to provide a safe space that will promote socialization, wellness education, and most importantly FUN! Complete an Adaptive Recreation Participation Form to get started! Check out the programs that we are currently offering:

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Drum & Rhythm Circle

When: Second Saturday of the month, 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: Recreation & Tennis Center
Fees: $7 || Register here, or call 281-403-8637

In an encouraging and structured environment, participants will engage in various musical exercises that emphasize listening, coordination, peer support, self-expression, self-empowerment, and non-verbal communication. Classes are led by an instructor from Nameless Sound Music.

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Special Olympics Volleyball

When: November 11 and December 9, 5:00 pm
Location: Recreation & Tennis Center
Fees: $5

These Adapted Recreation Volleyball Workshops provide an opportunity for those who, due to their physical and/or developmental abilities, are working on foundational motor skills and developing friendships.

Competitive Special Olympics and FUNdamental Sports will begin regular, weekly classes starting in January.
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Games & Gardening

When: Second and Fourth Thursdays of the month, 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Location: Recreation & Tennis Center
Cost: $5 

Explore your senses as you learn about caretaking in the natural world in our Sensory Garden and then head inside for some exciting rounds of Bingo! Fun prizes and light snacks will be provided.

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Social Gatherings
Twice a year
Location TBD
Cost: $15

Grab a friend and put on your dancing shoes! Twice a year we will come together for a themed party with music, a meal, and raffle prizes or games.

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Sensory Garden

When: Open
Location: Recreation & Tennis Center
Fees: FREE

Explore your senses as you learn about caretaking in the natural world. Participants will assist with maintaining our brand new Sensory Garden, which includes three ADA-compliant raised garden beds, that are filled with plants and features that appeal to all five senses. We will also occasionally be working on small nature projects and learning from experts in the field.

Contact Information

Allison Vickery
Recreation Specialist
Senior, Adapted, and Volunteer Programs