The Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Unit provides year-round recreation, sport and leisure programs for children, teens, and adults who have difficulty participating in recreation due to the presence of a disability. Participants of Therapeutic Recreation programs include individuals with cognitive, neurological, physical, or emotional disabilities, and/or sensory impairments. A formal disability diagnosis is not required for participation.
|Recreation Supervisor||Cecilia Laufenberg, Recreation Therapist Certified|
|Recreation Therapist||Devon Herbert, Recreation Therapist Certified|
Benefits to participation in Therapeutic Recreation programs may include improved social skills, enhanced self–esteem, increased independence
Our park includes a one-of-a-kind "
Other important staff members include Recreation Leaders Rachel Schamp, Anthony Nzeribe, Emily Hare, Melanie Gonzalez, and Amzie Mattson. Also, our Basketball & Tennis Coach Albert (Al) Rodriguez, Swim Coach Carol
Volunteers are a very important part of therapeutic recreation services contributing over 7,000 hours of service annually. A variety of volunteer opportunities is available for those ages 13 and older, including students who need service hours. The Therapeutic Recreation Unit offers an outstanding internship program for college students majoring in therapeutic recreation and interested in state certification. Volunteer Application (required)
AMERICAN DISABILITY ACT (ADA) COMPLIANCE: MISSION STATEMENT
Conejo Recreation and Park District (CRPD) strives to enrich the quality of life through the provision of quality recreation programs. We welcome people with disabilities in all recreation opportunities provided by CRPD, both through specialized options (Therapeutic Recreation) and inclusion alternatives
ADA GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
CRPD has developed an internal grievance procedure for prompt and equitable resolution of
complaints alleging any action prohibited by the United States Department of Justice regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Complaints should be addressed in writing to
• A complaint should contain the name and address of the person filing it, and briefly
describe the alleged violation of the regulations.
• A complaint should be filed within 30 days of the alleged violation.
• CRPD will conduct an investigation and notify the complainant of its findings within 30
days from receiving the written complaint.
Use of this grievance procedure is not a prerequisite to the pursuit of other remedies. CRPD strives to have all participants enjoy their experience in our programs and works to handle all concerns in a timely and fair manner.
The Conejo Valley Therapeutic Advisory Committee (