Special Programs

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The ARC Canteen

All area teens and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities are invited to attend this bi-monthly social and recreational program. Each meeting will include a theme such as dances, picnics, games, crafts, and snack time. Please bring snacks that reflect the special dietary needs of the participants.

For additional information on the ARC Canteen program contact Ashley Tobe at 540-433-2474 or Ashley.Tobe@harrisonburgva.gov.


Wheelchair Activities

Wheelchair BasketballThe Shenandoah Valley High Rollers are a wheelchair basketball team competing in the Capital Conference of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association.  The team offers an opportunity for individuals in our area with spinal cord injuries or other permanent lower limb disabilities to have a competitive, recreational outlet.  The team consists of individuals from the Harrisonburg/Rockingham/Augusta area.  This program is run through a joint effort between the Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation and the Mid-Atlantic Wheelchair Athletic Association, both of which are tax-exempt, non-profit organizations.  For additional information on this program, contact Erik Dart at 540-433-9168 or Erik.Dart@harrisonburgva.gov

For more information about the Wheelchair Basketball Team visit www.mawaa.org.




Tree Stewards Harrisonburg

The 50 & Wiser programs is collaborating with the Parks Division to start a Tree Stewards Harrisonburg program in the community. Read more.