Therapeutic Recreation

Safe Return

Parker Parks and Recreation is ready for a Safe Return! With the recent update to state orders, we are excited to welcome you back to our recreation facilities. The phased Safe Return plan adheres to strict safety protocols for both patrons and staff, which include reduced facility capacities, limiting gatherings, enforcing social distancing guidelines, enhancing cleaning and sanitization efforts, using PPE and more.

Therapeutic Recreation Opportunities

Parker’s Therapeutic Recreation Program is designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities through participation in adapted programming. View the current activity calendar (PDF) for a complete list of opportunities. Programs are designed to:

  • Minimize barriers
  • Increase leisure awareness within the community
  • Promote skill building
  • Celebrate individual success
  • Promote overall well-being for participants

Learn about one-on-one and small group sessions, another part of the Therapeutic Recreation Program. For additional Therapeutic Recreation information, please contact Deni Jacobs at or 303.805.3208.

Policies & Forms

Please read the Parker Therapeutic Recreation Program Policies (PDF) and complete an Assessment Form (PDF) prior to participation in therapeutic programs. One annual assessment per participant will be sufficient for all programs.

Cerebral Palsy Resources

An online resource for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, brain injuries, or birth injuries, Cerebral Palsy Group is a national organization that was created so that it may serve the individuals and families who have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy Guidance provides vital assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy.

Become a Volunteer

Volunteers are vital to our program’s success. Parents, care providers, siblings, and students are encouraged to volunteer. If you are interested in volunteering or learning more about therapeutic recreation opportunities, please email Deni Jacobs or call 303.805.3208.

Therapeutic Recreation Scholarship Program

The Town of Parker’s Therapeutic Recreation Scholarship program was designed to help individuals with disabilities who have limited financial resources to participate in Town recreation programs and facilities. Scholarships may provide a portion or all of registration costs or membership fees for individuals or groups that service individuals with disabilities.


  • In order to be eligible, the individual must be a resident of Douglas County. This requires proof of residency such as a current utility bill, housing lease, etc. This also must be the primary residence.
  • The applicant must completed the Assessment Form (PDF) prior to participation.

Application Process

Complete Scholarship Application Form (PDF) for each person or group. All information requested must be provided. Incomplete forms will not be considered. Contact Deni Jacobs at or 303.805.3208 with questions.