The City of San José’s, Therapeutic Recreation Services (TRS) has provided recreation, education, and community services to enrich the quality of life for individuals with disabilities since 1972.
Therapeutic Recreation Services focuses on abilities, rather than disabilities. Our programs aim to:
Therapeutic Recreation Services is divided into three major service areas: All Access Sports and Recreation, Grace Community Center and Inclusion Support Services
ALL ACCESS SPORTS and RECREATION
All Access Sports and Recreation (AASR) offers programs for children and adults with developmental, cognitive, and physical disabilities. Among these are wheelchair sports programs, cosponsored with Far West Wheelchair Athletic Association. Our wheelchair sports programs practice weekly, and provide regional and national competitions, clinics, and camps.
View All Access Community Brochure
GRACE ART AND WELLNESS
The Grace Art and Wellness Program, located at Northside Community center in downtown San Jose, is a therapeutic recreation center which serves adults with mental illness and other cognitive disabilities.
View Monthly Grace Art and Wellness Brochure | View Grace Community Center Website
INCLUSION SUPPORT SERVICES
Therapeutic Recreation Services collaborates with many community partners, including:
Internship opportunities are available for students in the field of Recreation Therapy. For information, contact:
Lisa Willan CTRS at 408-293-0422.
For Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy internships, contact Autumn Cade, MA, LMFT at
Opportunities are available for students and community members. For All Access Sports and Recreation, see our listing on Volunteersquared.
For Grace Community Center, contact
Lindsy Paine at 408-293-0422.
For Court-ordered volunteers, contact
Lisa Willan at 408-293-0422