Pierce: Recreation/Leisure

Special Olympics
10828 Gravelley Lake Drive, Suite 204
Tacoma, WA 98499
Phone: (206) 362-4949
Toll Free: (888) 577-3934, (800) 752-7559
Provides training and competition opportunities for developmentally disabled youth in 19 Olympic-style sports, including aquatics, athletics, bowling, gymnastics, soccer, etc.

Community Pathways Program
33901 9th Ave. S
Federal Way, WA 98002
Phone: (253) 661-4167
Cooperative program between Highline Community College and City of Federal Way. This program offers one-on-one evaluations to help meet recreation needs of individuals. Resource information geared toward individuals with developmental disabilities.

Easter Seals Washington Camping and Respite
17809 S. Vaughn Road / P.O. Box 289
Vaughn, WA 98394
Phone: (253) 884-2722
Web: wa.easterseals.com
Camping and respite care programs for individuals with disabilities.

Equest Special Riders, Inc.
Phone: (253) 531-6549
Provides special therapy for people with mental and physical disabilities. Call for information and fees.

Greater Lakewood Activities for the Developmentally Disabled (G.L.A.D.D.)
936 Daniel's Drive
Fircrest, WA 98466
Phone: (253) 565-4800
GLADD holds monthly dances at the South Park Community Center for developmentally disable adults. The dances are the third Friday of each month from 7:00PM - 9:00PM with a dollar donation suggested.

Metro Parks Specialized Recreation
4806 South 66th
Tacoma, WA 98409
Phone: (253) 591-5314
Provides recreation programs for people with special needs. Activities include sports, trips, social groups, vacation trips and special events. Call for more detailed information and/or a brochure.

Northwest Equicare
9009 366th Street E
Eatonville, WA 98328
Phone: (360) 832-6386
Offers therapeutic horseback riding for adults and children with disabilities.

Pierce County Parks and Recreation
9112 Lakewood Dr. SW, Suite 121
Lakewood, WA 98499
Phone: (253) 798-4176
Provides Pierce County citizens with opportunties for recreation and leisure activities.

Tacoma Area Coalition of Individuals with Disabilities (TACID)
6315 South 19th Street
Tacoma, WA 98465
Phone: (253) 565-9000
Web: www.tacid.org
Provides services for individuals with disabilities including the M Society, Housing Advocate Program, deaf services, sign language interpretation, visually impaired/blind programs, independent living training, peer support groups and health awareness instruction.

YMCA Recreation/Therapy for the Disabled
1002 South Pearl Street
Tacoma, WA 98465-2198
Phone: (253) 564-9622
Programs provided include adult CP swim, modified aquatic exercise, MS hydrotherapy, Back for Life, cardiac therapy, summer therapy program, and adapted aquatics.