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Courtesy of the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department

STAFF REPORTS

The Williamson County Recreation Complex at Nolensville is offering several Therapeutic Recreation programs in September.

Williamson County Parks and Recreation provides year-round leisure activities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Therapeutic programs are led by Therapeutic Recreation Specialists who assist people with disabilities to develop skills and knowledge for daily living and community involvement.

Fit Fun Nite will take place on Sept. 5 and is designed for adolescents and older with special needs. The program will have participants do a variety of physical activities to get heart rates up and have some fun. 

A snack and drink will be provided, but feel free to send food if your child has any dietary restrictions or allergies. 

The program is for children 10 and older, with no maximum age limit. 

Enrollment is limited and online registration is required. The cost of this program is $6 per child. Register for activity #15277 by September 4 at wcparksandrec.com.

Call Krista Hollis at (615)786-0200 ext. 2421 for questions or additional information. 

Super Saturday Respite will be a day of recreation therapy activities, games and crafts on Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Send a change of clothes, lunch, snack and drink. Personal care is provided. 

For new participants: An assessment must be completed by a parent/legal guardian before attending the respite program. For 6-23 years of age. Participants must be resident of Williamson County. Cost is $25. Register for activity #15283 at wcparksandrec.com.

Parents Night Out will take place on Sept. 20 from 5-8:30 p.m. and is catered to children with special needs, ages 6-17. Siblings are welcome to register as well so that you can enjoy a night off. 

The center’s certified Rec Therapist will supervise and coordinate all of the fun activities for the duration of the evening. 

Dinner, drinks and a dessert will be provided but feel free to send food if your child has any dietary restrictions or allergies. Enrollment is limited. The cost for this program is $20.00 per child. Call Krista Hollis at (615)786-0200 ext. 2421 for questions or additional information. Register for activity #15280 by Sept. 16 at wcparksandrec.com.

The Nolensville Activity Club will create fall-related decor items to take home or to give as gifts on Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The cost for this program is $5 per young adult. This is a P.A.L.S. program (People at Leisure with Support) with caregivers required to stay with those needing support. Register for activity #15271 by Sept. 19 at wcparksandrec.com.

Friendsday Wednesday will take place on Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with a program experimenting with different painting techniques. This is a P.A.L.S. program (People at Leisure with Support) with caregivers required to stay with those needing support. Cost is $6. Register for activity #15274 by Sept. 20 at wcparksandrec.com.

The center will also host two offsite activities in September.

Friday Fun Day will take place on Sept. 27, with a fun afternoon of mini golf at SOAR Adventure Tower, located at 3794 Carothers Pkwy, Franklin, at 1 p.m. 

A pizza lunch will be provided upon arrival. The cost is $15, which includes lunch and the golf ticket. 

This program is for adults with disabilities. A caregiver is required to register and stay with those needing support. Register for activity #15289 by Sept. 19 at wcparksandrec.com. For more information, contact Krista Hollis at (615) 786-0200, ext. 2421.

Bowling will take place on Tuesdays from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Franklin Family Entertainment Center, located 1200 Lakeview Drive.

Due to staffing, one to one assistance is not available for this activity. 

Please arrive by 3:00 p.m. This is a P.A.L.S. program (People at Leisure with Support) with caregivers required to stay with those needing support. No registration required but there is a $3 fee to be paid to Franklin Family Entertainment Center which includes bowling ball and shoes. 

Please note: Bowling will not meet if Williamson County Schools are closed.

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