Therapeutic Recreation

Special Populations Paint Program


Suggest A Program Idea

Our team is always looking for program suggestions, ideas, or feedback on our program offerings.  Please send your suggestions or comments to Carlie Reed.


  1. Carlie Reed, CTRS/LRT

    Therapeutic Recreation Program Supervisor

  2. Katie Andrew, CTRS/LRT

    Senior Recreation Leader

  3. Kayla Garrett, CTRS/LRT

    Senior Recreation Leader

So, what is Therapeutic Recreation and how can it benefit you, your family, and community? So happy you asked!

Unit Overview

The Therapeutic Recreation Unit offers specialized recreation services to individuals with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities year-round. We are also home of the Piedmont Plus Senior Games and Special Olympics Forsyth County. Our outlook as professionals in this field and department is to provide greater opportunities to the community members we serve through programs, fundraisers, camps, and so much more!


We offer educational, recreational, leisure and inclusive programs. Click on the Therapeutic Recreation Programs tab located on the left hand side to check them out!

Student Success

If you are a student who is seeking a Practicum or Internship, please contact Carlie Reed for more information. 

Contact Us

Come and visit us at 2301 North Patterson Avenue to find out about Special Olympics registration, volunteering, and upcoming events.

The Black Phillips Smith Government Center also serves as a convenient, one-stop, user-friendly City Hall satellite for you to pay your water bill, city mortgages, parking tickets, and yard-waste cart stickers. We also have a fully functional computer lab available for your use outside of the hours from 10 a.m. to Noon, Monday through Thursday. For more information about any of our programs call City Link at 336-727-8000.