Rec & Roll Goals

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Goals Of Rec & Roll Program

Leisure Education
  • Gain a better understanding of how to independently spend leisure time when not engaging in scheduled activities
  • Learn to connect with friends on the phone, via email, make a reservation and meet up with their friends for social time
  •  Monthly partnerships with SEASPAR’s day program, Belmont Village assisted living, Distrcit 203 Transition groups and other day programs gives the opportunity to have a larger social network
Daily Living Skills
  • Teach basic living skills including cleaning, organizing, cooking, letter writing, making change and paying for items at a store, shopping and taking public transportation
Weekly Field Trips
  • Weekly field trips that include destinations that are both fun and educational
  • Tour local businesses, festivals, grocery stores, banks, health food stores
  • Attend cultural events such plays, concerts and art displays
Service Projects
  • Give back to the community
  • Participants have helped at local businesses, recycling centers, food pantries, City Hall, animal shelters, WDSRA events and events by The Naperville Exchange Club
Computer Training and Skills
  • Learn how to use a computer and iPad including the use of the Internet, email, and printing
  • Monthly exercise includes: a bowling league, classes at Universal Spirit Yoga (Naperville), fitness classes at Ackerman Sports & Fitness (Glen Ellyn) and Fountain View Recreation Center (Carol Stream).
  • Weekly exercise includes swimming, bowling, walking, nature hikes or active games and sports.
Music Therapy & Dance
  • Move freely in a non-judging setting and teach specific dances that they can enjoy
  • Music is used daily for relaxation, meditation and during quiet projects
Animal Therapy
  • Increase relaxation, provide socialization and encourage proper animal care for pets at home
  • Research shows that animal therapy promotes blood pressure reductions, and an overwhelming sense of well-being; thus giving participants even more reason to feel happier, healthier and more alert
  • Baci & Gordie visit monthly
Art Therapy
  • Expressing yourself through art, an art therapist can help you see things about yourself that you otherwise may not have comprehended
  • Learn to make healthy choices and alternatives in recipes and while dining out
  • During the summer there are regular visits to the farmer’s markets to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Participants take monthly healthy cooking classes at the 95th Street Center
  • Create and maintain a WDSRA garden plot
  • Garden items will be incorporated into cooking projects, arts and recipes.
  • Monthly partnerships volunteering and working with the UIC master gardening program

Contact Us

For more information or to set up an observation day for you or your family member, contact Erin White and Stephanie Reeve at 630-681-0962 or