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Virtual Services

Virtual services offer unique experiences in small group, one to one and Build It Workshops  that aim to provide social connection, independent skill mastery and recreation exploration, for children, youth and adults.

One to One Recreation

For more information, email us!

Our Recreation professionals work one to one with children, youth or adults with disabilities, mental health or those that face social isolation due to disease, illness or injury. Services are provided in virtual space and are person centred to promote inclusion, participation and connectivity with others. One to one services can be short or long term and goal directed. Each individuals’ needs, abilities, strengths and interests are our primary focus. Targeted goals are for positive mental health, emotional wellness and the promotion of independence for every day life.

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These supports can also be available specifically focused on personalized classroom and homework support. We’ll develop strategies for diverse learners that consider each students unique learning need and support.

Costs

$29.50 per hour

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Build It Workshops

August 2021
July 2021

REGISTRATION FORM (for virtual programs)

Our Build It workshops aim to provide independent skill mastery for children, youth and adults who want to acquire new skills with productive outcomes. These person centred workshops will cultivate life skills and promote self-care through topics that relate to:

  • social and interpersonal relationships
  • education, employment and/or volunteer readiness
  • leadership or entrepreneurship
  • recreation and leisure interests,
  • financial literacy

Each workshop will contribute to inclusive and accessible opportunities and promote healthy avenues of independence.

Ages 

Topics

  • Global Citizen (series)
  • Arts 
  • Identity and Culture
  • Financial Literacy
  • Volunteerism  
  • Leadership
  • Social Media and Healthy Habits
  • Communications (verbal and nonverbal)
  • Responsible Pet Ownership
  • Leadership 2 Community Opportunities
  • Sexual Health and Relationships
  • Mental Health and Self Love
  • Self-Identifying Recreation Interests
  • Chlöe’s Friend Den: a 10 program series addressing bully prevention

Costs

Ages 12-16 1 hour workshop $20.00 or full course (10 programs) $160 +tax

Ages 16-17 1 hour program $20.00 or full course (10 programs) $160 +tax

Ages 18+ 1.5 hour workshop $25.00 or full course programs (10 programs) $200 +tax

REGISTRATION FORM OR INQUIRY
groups@recrespite.com

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Recreation Group Programs

August 2021
July 2021

REGISTRATION FORM (for virtual programs)

Virtual group programs have been developed in partnership with our participants to address a variety of interests, skill practice, goals and outcomes that promote inclusion, encourage community participation and nurture social connectivity with others. These programs have been developed specifically with and for children, youth and adults with disabilities and mental illness, across Canada. These unique small group sessions offer a variety of thematic and interactive opportunities for self growth, new and healthy friendships and self exploration.

Ages 5-11

Ages 12-15

Ages 16+

REGISTRATION OR INQUIRY

groups@recrespite.com

Costs

$15.00 per hour

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Testimonials

It was great to collaborate some online sessions with Recreational Respite and organize programming for our families in the FASD program. Great teaching for all age groups available and we look forward to running more programming.

Jody (Woods Homes, Alberta)

I wanted to share how much we enjoy the programs for new experiences and friends. My son shared his special interest in construction with a facilitator and they created a program! He is looking forward to participating in STEM Mighty Machines this week. Thank you!

Parent (Ontario)

My son has tried one of the session – a dance one. He loved it. Dimitrios was kind and caring and patient. We were very impressed and happy for the support and opportunity to try something new. We have two sessions this week. We look forward to them!

Parent (Ontario)

Sarah has been loving the programs. She thinks its a great way to meet new people but with much less anxiety. She loves that she can do it from home where she feels comfortable but still able to learn and do cool new things. She thinks that the groups are good at making the material understandable to her comprehension level. She thinks it would be a cool idea to do a virtual group where there might be some singing, or a zumba like group. Overall, Sarah is absolutely loving these groups and talks about them nonstop. She is really hoping these continue as she looks forward to them daily.

Parent (BC)

We are really thankful for this program. Raquel struggles with communication so any chances she has to practice we consider it a good thing. She is a tough cookie to crack but we will keep pushing her to be involved because she really needs programs like this whether she agrees with us or not . It has been very important to her development socially. I think you guys are doing a great job offering this service during these ever changing times.

Parent, (Alberta)