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Specialized Recreation

The Specialized Recreation Program is pleased to provide a variety of inclusive recreational opportunities as well as adaptive programs for persons with disabilities. Our program provides an opportunity to participate in group leisure and recreational activities in the least restrictive environment possible. We welcome and encourage youth and adults with special needs to register for all programs offered, not just the programs listed on this page. Below are selected activities highlighting the programs offered.  Pre-registration is required for all programs.

Club Thursday

Ages 16 and up. Cost for the social program per quarter is $34 for residents and $40 for non-residents. All programs are held at the Renton Senior Activity Center from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. unless otherwise stated. See “The Buzz” for a list of each Thursday evening theme or activity.


The Renton Recreation Division offers sports training and competition through Special Olympics.  Individual, team, and unified sports are provided.  Before participating, athletes must submit a current Special Olympics Washington Application for Participation (AFP) and a Renton Recreation Division Specialized Recreation Information Form. Fees vary based on the sport and season.  See “The Buzz” for dates, time and locations.

360 Art

Ages 13 and up. Explore a wide variety of creative art mediums in this class. No art experience is necessary. Cost is $40 for residents and $48 for non-residents.  Fee includes all class supplies.

Exciting Excursions

Ages 16 and up. Meet at the Renton Community Center. Please bring $30 for admission, food, and souvenirs. Costs vary per trip. See “The Buzz” for more information.



We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available with our Specialized Recreation Programs.   If you are interested in volunteering for any of our programs, including Special Olympics, please call 425-430-6748.   

For more information on recreation programs and classes, check out "What's Happening"... the Community Services Recreation Brochure or go to Cyber Sign-up to register.