Recreation Program for Preschoolers with Developmenbtal Disabilities


Oct 20, 2018 to Nov 10, 2018
10:00 AM until 11:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.


The Somerset County Park Commission Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Department is continuing the recently introduced program for children ages 3 to 6 with developmental disabilities. “Preschool Playful Pals” will provide children accompanied by a parent the opportunity to explore a variety of fun activities including art & crafts, science, and sensory activities using different media including sand, water, paint and much more. The weekly program will feature songs, stories, and games that will provide an excellent opportunity to assist in developing motor skills, play, and social skills. The program will take place at the the North Branch Park TR Activity Center, 355 Milltown Road in Bridgewater, NJ from 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. on Saturdays, October 20 and 27 and November 3 and 10, 2018. Participants must reside in a participating municipality in Somerset County and a parent must attend each week with the registered child. Fee for the four-week program is $50 per child/parent. Registration will be accepted on a first come-first served basis as space is available. Registration will be accepted at Park Commission Headquarters at North Branch Park, by phone with a credit card at 908-526-5650 or by fax at 908-429-5508. “Our goal is to provide the children with a variety of recreational activities that enhances their leisure skills in activities appropriate to their developmental needs and functional abilities, to further develop their skills through recreation and leisure experiences, and to increase their awareness of recreational opportunities” commented Dina Trunzo, CTRS, Manager, Therapeutic Recreation. Information on this program is available by calling 908-526-5650. Individuals with a hearing/speech impairment call the Relay Service @ 711. Information on all Park Commission programs and activities is available by calling 908-722-1200 or at The Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Department is dedicated to providing year round recreation and leisure opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. The goal of the TR department is to promote an active leisure lifestyle that improves social, physical, cognitive and emotional functioning and health while enhancing each participant’s abilities.




View map Therapeutic Recreation Center
355 Milltown Road
Bridgewater, NJ

Additional Information


Somerset County Park Commission



Contact name

Dina Trunzo

Contact email


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Registration required



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