Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation

On Your Mark, Inc. offers a wide variety of therapeutic recreation programs for children and adults. Our programs serve over 400 people with a wide variety of creative and innovating programs. Classes are taught by talented and dedicated professionals. These programs provide opportunities to acquire new skills and experiences for individuals served as well as offer respite for their families.

We offer a Weekend Recreation Program on Friday evenings and Saturdays from October to May. Here, individuals participate in a variety of recreation, art and sports activities at various locations including functional fitness, swim, music, computer lab, and yoga. We also offer Day Trips, Overnights, and Sleep Away Camp during holidays and summer when the schools are closed. Previous trips include resorts and camps such as Split Rock, Camp Chen-A-Wanda, and Villa Roma. Weekend Recreation and Holiday Trips are also available in Brooklyn.

Other recreation programs offered throughout the week include:

  • Ice Skating: This program takes place at the Clove Lake rink and incorporates instructional and free skate to individuals.
  • Bowling: Instructional Bowling and a competitive Bowling League in the Summer are available.
  • Theatre Program: Individuals participate in dance, sing, and drama provided by Theatre Company Directors. Weekend and Weekly rehearsals culminate in an end of the year performance. Past performances have included the Sound of Music, Grease, Fiddler on the Roof, Annie Get Your Gun, Hairspray , Peter Pan, Bye Bye Birdie, The Wizard of Oz, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin.
  • Aquatics: Aquatic programs and instructional swim take place at our Inclusive Community Center (ICC.)
  • After School Program: This program is offered to students who attend PS 37.

Therapeutic Recreation Schedule for 2019-2020

Begins: Friday, October 11th, 2019
Ends: Saturday, May 16th, 2020

Holiday Closings

  • Thanksgiving Recess
    Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 to December 1st, 2019
    (Resumes Monday, December 2nd)
  • Holiday Recess
    Friday, December 20th, to January 1, 2020
    (Resumes Thursday, January 2nd, 2020)
  • Winter Recess
    Friday, February 14th– February 20th, 2020
    (Resumes Friday, February 21st, 2020)
  • Spring Recess
    Friday, April 10th- Thursday April 16th, 2020
    (Resumes Friday, April 17th, 2020)

This calendar is tentative and subject to change.  On days where there is inclement weather, check this website for delayed openings or closures.

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For more information, please email us or contact Ms. Mary Giorgio, Director of Therapeutic Recreation at (718) 720-9233 Ext. 5023 or Ms. Eileen Cunningham, Director of Family Support Services at (718) 720-9233 Ext. 5027.