Special Populations

The Recreation and Parks Department offers year-round recreation programs and special events to meet the interests and needs of children, teens, adults, and seniors with disabilities. Programs are designed to encourage socialization, and overall well-being as well as to promote fun and enjoyment.

Adventure Days (Age 16+)

Adventure days are offered one Saturday a month, September through May. Activities are varied and can include arts and crafts, games and social time. Must provide current health history and release form. These events are wheelchair accessible. Participants who need assistance must bring an aide to the event; no fee is charged for the aide. Please call (707) 543-3284 to join our mailing list and receive the Adventure Day Flyer.


Fee: $14 (Pre-registration is required at least 5 days prior to event)
Time: 10am - 1:30pm
Location: Steele Lane Community Center (415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa)

Differently Abled Adults Dances (Age 16+)

Supported by Becoming Independent, these dances are the second Monday of every month (unless otherwise noted). A DJ provides music for dancing and soft drinks are available for purchase. Participants must have a current I.D. and emergency phone number for admission. These dances are wheelchair accessible.


Fee: $5 per person
Time: 7 - 8:30pm
Location: Steele Lane Community Center (415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa)

Youth Summer Camps

Kamp Kennedy

This day camp is for children and teens with developmental disabilities. Campers will enjoy boating, crafts, songs, story time, games and outdoor cooking.

Age: 6 - 18
Price: $135
Length: 4 Days
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UCP Camp Kaos

United Cerebral Palsy of the North Bay hosts this thrilling day camp at Howarth Park! Fun camp activities include arts and crafts, music, adapted sports, games, train rides and more!

Age: 6 - 17
Price: $200
Length: 4 Days
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Steele Lane Community Center
415 Steele Lane
Santa Rosa, CA 95403