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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Bowling
  • Camp
  • Various Recreational Activities
  • Weight Training
Building Access
  • Meets ADA standards
  • Accessible areas of building: parking area, ramps, front desk/reception area

Staff Training and Certification
  • Staff Training: adapted physical education/therapeutic recreation

Adaptive Equipment
  • Adaptive equipment available
    universal weight training equipment/station, cycles - arm and leg, supportive equipment

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


Elysian Park Therapeutic Recreation Center is located at 929 Academy Road in Los Angeles, near Dodger Stadium. They provide recreation programs for community residents, from ages two and a half thru adult, which target the interest and needs of participants with disabilities. The facility includes an office, gymnasium, classrooms, preschool rooms, as well as an outside children play area. Their programs includes a large after school programs for youth ages 6-18, as well as seasonal day camps, preschool classes, teen and adult programs such as social clubs and body conditioning, and special events such as a Holiday festival, Halloween social, Concert in the park, and a Valentines dance. Approximately 85% of their clientel are people with mental or physical disabilities.

The Elysian Park Therapeutic Recreation Center has special children's programs including a creative play pre-school, the "Funtastic Tot Lot Families" program, for parents and children, to facilitate social skills, motor skills and enhance family time, and an after-school program for school age children (6-18). Elysian Park holds an annual fund raiser at a basketball tournament to provide camping scholarships for children with disabilities.