DPRC enables young people and adults with disabilities meet their full
recreational potential. The center creates an atmosphere of support,
while teaching important life skills. Our staff enables each participant
to discover their own abilities and strengths and show them how they
are best used.
We promote communication through art, music
therapy and sports. We enhance self-awareness through, art, movement,
and dance. We teach independence through games, excursions, cooking and
public transportation. We encourage team play through group sports and
fitness. We have been serving participants from Richmond, Hercules, San
Pablo, El Cerrito, Pinole and Kensington area since 1977.
Adult Morning Program (AMP)
serves participants with developmental disabilities, and we have
developed our adult morning program to incorporate independent living
skills,social skills and transitional skills through a variety of
activities all of which promote self confidence.
We are in the process of increasing program days and hours of operation.
Therapeutic Interactive Recreation Program (TIRP) DPRC
offers a full array of activities for youth, teens and young adults
with disabilities who desire to enrich their lives through recreation.
We promote a fun and safe environment geared to prepare them on an
adventure of discovering their abilities and strengths and how it is
best used. They will gain independence, confidence, social skills, life
skills and communication skills through music therapy, cooking classes,
sports/fitness, art and games. Their awareness for the community is
enriched through BART trips, excursions and community walks. We strive
to share the best in us to bring out the best in our participants.