Day trips and special events

Therapeutic Recreation programs provide opportunities for persons with disabilities to enjoy activities through recreation, leisure and play. Our programs are designed to enhance the overall health and wellness of persons with special needs. TR programs allow participants to showcase their talents and abilities through various recreational opportunities.

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Special events and day trips

Guys Night Out 

Spend the evening with your friend attending different community events around Lexington! 

Date: Feb. 9, March 22, and May 17
Location: Various
Ages: 15 and over
Cost: TBA depending on the activity

2024 Solar Eclipse Party

Join us for an unforgettable celestial celebration! Witness the magic of the 2024 solar eclipse with friends and family at our eclipse party. Don't miss this rare opportunity to experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the sun's dance with the moon. Refreshments and protective glasses will be provided. 

Date: Monday, April 9
Location: TBA
Time: 2 – 4 p.m.
Ages: 13 and older
Cost: Free

Keeneland Spring Meet 

Spend the day with friends at the beautiful Keeneland Race Track. Limited to 20 participants.

Date: Thursday, April 18
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Drop off and pick up at Dunbar Community Center, 545 N. Upper St.
Location: Keeneland Race Track | 4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40510  
Ages: 18 and over
Cost: TBA | Bring money for food, drinks, and misc.   

Ladies Night Out

Spend the day with friends at the beautiful Keeneland Race Track. 

Date: Feb. 9, March 22, and May 17
Location: Various
Ages: 15 and over
Cost: TBA depending on the activity

Valentine Dance

Enjoy a fun dance with all your favorite valentines! RSVP is required. 

Date: Feb. 17
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Tates Creek Recreation Center, 1400 Gainesway Dr.
Ages: 13 and over
Cost: $15.00 or $7.50 with a scholarship

Spring Program Banquet and Dance

Fun-filled time to celebrate all that our participants have accomplished during the spring programming. Come out to see who scored the most bowling strikes, who hit the most bullseyes in archery or who had perfect attendance at the spring programs. Dinner will be provided with dancing to follow. 

Date: Saturday, May 18
Time: Dinner: 5 – 6 p.m. | Awards: 6 – 7 p.m. | Dance: 7 – 9 p.m.
Location: Tates Creek Recreation Center, 1400 Gainesway Dr.  
Ages: 4 and over
Cost: $25 for dinner and dance | $15 per person DANCE ONLY | $15 Parents/Caregivers/Support Staff (dinner). Payable at the door. 

Snow Tubing at Perfect North Slopes

Join us for a fun day on the snow tube slopes at Perfect North. Climb to the top of the hill with your inner tube and slide into a fun day.

Date: Jan. 16
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Drop off and pick at Dunbar Community Center, 545 N Upper Street 
Location: Perfect North Slopes, 19074 Perfect Pl Lane, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Ages: 18 and over
Cost: $40 per person for 2 hours of snow tubing and a pizza lunch. Please bring your lunch if you do not want pizza or plan to bring a credit or debit card for Perfect North’s Café. Perfect North does not accept cash at their cafes. 

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