All Pick-Ups will be from Delaware Center, please return applications by Wednesday, March 1, 2023.
Does your child suffer from any disorder or medical condition that may impede or interfere with his/her ability to participate in any physical activity, including swimming safely?
Does your child have any seizure disorder?
Has your child experienced seizures in the past?
Is your child presently under the care of a physician for any disorder or medical condition of which the City should be aware to ensure his/her safe participation in physical activities?
Does your child take any medications or have any other special needs (including allergies)?
Youth Application(registration deadline is Friday, August 4th by 12:00 noon)MUST BE Ages 9-22 YEARS OLD TO PARTICIPATE (Still in High School)
*NO PROGRAMMING ~ MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 ~ HOLIDAY
*NO PROGRAMMING ~ THURSDAY & FRIDAY, OCT. 5TH & 6TH (DUE TO FALL GAMES ~ OCT. 6-8)
*NO PROGRAMMING FOR YOUTH ~ MONDAY, OCT. 9TH ~ HOLIDAY
*(Virtual Chair/Mat Yoga will be available on Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning August 15 – November 3)
Various Activities, Bocce & Softball / Basketball Skills (If inclement weather, below 60 or above 100 degrees, we will be at Delaware Center)
Bowling Wednesdays: (Frames n’ Games Bowling Lanes ~ 6 Towne Center Ct., Pooler, Ga) - August 16 - September 27
MT & Ceramics Wednesdays: (Savannah Cultural Arts Center) - October 4 - November 1
*All pickups are from the John S. Delaware Center @ 1815 Lincoln St. (Lincoln & 35th Streets
· Priority placement is given to City of Savannah residents. Non-residents will be placed on a waiting list and contacted when a vacancy becomes available.
· Registrations should be made as soon as possible. Space is limited and filled on a first come, first served basis.
· Youth Registration deadline is Friday, August 4th at 12:00 noon.
· The City reserves the right to refuse enrollment to participants with a history of unacceptable behavior.
· An adult must be available in the afternoon to receive participants.
· Pick up is at 5:45pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.
General Information: Parents must sign participant in and out each time the student is picked up and/or dropped off.
Adult Morning Application(Adult Registration deadline is Friday, August 4, at 12:00pm).
Adult Morning Program- Ages 22 and up *Please select all programs you are interested in registering for*
Mondays and Tuesdays: Bocce & Softball Skills @ 7171 Skidaway Rd. Paulson Softball Complex - August 14 October 30 - 8:30am - 10:45am -(Pickup is from Paulson Softball Complex by 10:45am. If inclement weather, below 60 or above 100 degrees, pick up is from Delaware Ctr.)
Wednesdays and Thursdays: Virtual Chair/Mat Yoga - August 15 - November 3 - 8:30am -10:45am - (Pickup is from the John S. Delaware Center by 10:45am)
Fridays: Social Skills Activities and Arts and Crafts - 8:30am - 11:30am - (Pickup is from the John S. Delaware Center by 11:30am)
NO PROGRAMMING – MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
NO PROGRAMMING THURSDAY & FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5TH & 6TH (DUE TO FALL GAMES ~ OCT. 6-8)
PROGRAMMING ENDS ON NOVEMBER 3, 2023
· Priority placement is given to City of Savannah residents. Non-residents will be placed on a waiting list and contacted when a vacancy becomes availability.
· Registrations should be made as soon as possible. Space is limited and filled on a first come, first-served basis.
· Adult Registration deadline is Friday, August 4, at 12:00pm.
· If your participant becomes ill a parent, guardian, or care provider will have to pick them up.
Adult Afternoon Application (Adult Registration deadline is Friday, August 4 at 12:00pm)Adult After Work Program- Ages 22 and up to participate.
*Please select all programs you are interested in registering for*
Bocce & Softball Skills (Aug. 15 -Oct. 3): Paulsen Softball Complex ~ 7171 Skidaway Rd.- Pick up from Paulsen Softball Complex 5:45pm (If inclement weather, below 60 or over 100 degrees, we will be inside @ Delaware Ctr.)
Arts & Crafts / Basketball Skill (Oct. 10 – Oct. 31)
Bowling 3:30 – 5:30pm (Location – Frames ‘n Games, Pooler, GA)
*SPECIAL OLYMPIC INDOOR WINTER GAMES JANUARY 2024*
I, as the above primary applicant and as the legal guardian of minor child(ren) list for whom I seek Recreation and Leisure Services membership, hereby knowingly, voluntarily agree, and understand, as part of myself and/or family members listed, incidents may occur and inherent risks may be exposed, including the risk of serious physical injuries (included but not limited to disability and death, as well as economic and property loss). I further realize and understand that participating in this membership may involve risks and dangers, both known and unknown; therefore, I have elected to allow myself and/or family members listed to participate in these services and activities.
Recreation and Leisure Services will always promote the opportunity for the member to utilize its computer for purposes, offer access to exercise equipment and other technological equipment to extend educational, fitness, and career goals to members; Recreation and Leisure Services will not be responsible for any information that is lost or property that is damaged or stolen. Recreation and Leisure Services do not control the content of information available on the internet. Therefore, parents should be advised that youth members will have access to worldwide information and may encounter inaccurate, offensive, or otherwise objectionable material. Members are not permitted to use the internet, center computers, equipment, supplies, or other objects to cause harm to themselves or others. Damages to Recreation and Leisure Services property due to misuse/mishandling shall be the responsibility of the member and/or primary member/guardian. Recreation and Leisure services reserve the right to monitor any and all use of equipment, including internet access.
I, as the above primary applicant and as the legal guardian of the minor child(ren), grant permission to Recreation and Leisure Services and/or representatives the right to use, edit, reproduce, assign, and modify and distribute photographs, film, video/audio recordings and any other audio/visual productions for the use in public displays, publications, public relations, slide shows, newspaper, advertising, and any other communications for the purpose of visual sharing. I insure and hold harmless the City of Savannah, Recreation and Leisure Services, its officers, employees, sponsors, and volunteers from and against any and all claims of any kind, which included all compensation and any liabilities arising from or related to the use of photographs and/or recordings and medial releases.
I authorize the City of Savannah to transport or otherwise provide transportation for myself/my child by public service bus, private automobile, vans, or other appropriate means of transportation in connection with the Therapeutics Recreation Program. I hereby release and hold harmless the City of Savannah, The Therapeutic Recreation Program, its agents, members, employees, and any individuals involved in the planning, organization, or presentation of Therapeutics Recreation events and activities, which involve transportation, for any accident, injury, illness or any damage whatsoever related to the participation mentioned above in any activity or session of the City of Savannah Therapeutic Recreation Program.
I/We understand COVID-19 is a highly contagious virus that spreads quickly through person-to-person contact. Participating in Recreation and Leisure Services programs and accessing City facilities could increase the risk of contracting COVID-19. The City in no way warrants that contracting COVID-19 or other contagions will not occur through participation and use of City programs/facilities.
In the event of an emergency resulting in medical treatment, I, the primary applicant and/or the legal guardian of the minor child(ren) for whom I request Recreation and Leisure Services membership, do hereby give permission and consent for medical attention to be administered to myself and/or al family members listed on the application as part of my membership agreement application, including but not limited to; utilization of ambulatory care, first aid, AED if available and any other equipment or treatment to assist in the emergency.
We at the City of Savannah, Recreation & Leisure Services, Therapeutics Department want to ensure that all staff and participants stay safe while enjoying each activity, field trip, event and having fun. With that being said, we have set a few disciplinary guidelines that will be followed to guarantee just that. Please note that this guideline does not list all offensive behaviors and should be used as a reference.
Examples of offenses include, but are not limited to:
*Countdown (Used to let participants correct action before staff reaches final number)
*2-3 verbal warnings
*Timeout (10–15-minute break from activity and/or group)
* 1–2-day suspension.
Examples of offenses include, but are not limited to:
2-3 verbal warnings
*Timeout (10–15-minute break from activity and/or group)
*2-3 day suspension
*One week suspension
* Two-week suspension
*Self-reflection time at home for remainder of the program
´Participants will be scheduled from a waiting list on a first come/first serve basis when classes are filled and as space becomes available.
´ Please notify the staff if your child will be unable to attend for two or more days in order to be kept on roll. You will be notified that your child /client has been taken off the roll.
´ Participants must be to center no later than 3:45pm and must be picked up by 5:45pm. Repeated offenses may cause the participant to be dropped from the program.
´ Please notify Therapeutic staff if you have any problems or concerns in our programming. We will do our best to alleviate the situation.
´ All parents/caregivers/guardians must sign participant in program by contacting Therapeutic staff . If any participant is not signed in by staff, you will be called to pick up the participant. If this happens more than one time, the participant will be dropped from the program. Please remember that COMMUNICATION is key in our partnership.
´If you have any concerns or an emergency, please contact staff at 547-1164 or 651-6791 office or the main office at 351-3841.
If your participant is co-dependent, i.e., unable to complete basic task of daily living or needs one-on-one support, and/or also considered to be a “runner”, please be sure to provide a caregiver when your participant is in attendance.
All caregivers are welcome to attend field trips as well.
*Runner: an individual who leaves designated area without permission and normally does not come back when prompted at least twice.
Recreation & Leisure Services Administrative Office (Daffin Park) is located at 1301 E. Victory Drive Savannah, GA 31404 Phone: 912-351-3841
Pick up time is at 5:45pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
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