Adaptive/Special Needs Recreation Programs
On this page:
1. On-LineNeeds Assessment Survey - Developed 1/2005
2. NEW!!! 2009 Parent Survey below - click here for Parent Survey
The Adaptive Recreation programs are designed to include children and adults with special needs in developmentally appropriate recreational activities. The goal of these programs is to provide a positive and supportive learning environment where these individuals can explore new skills, foster friendships, and have opportunities to experience success. The purpose of the survey below is to give us a better understanding of the needs and interests of the children and adults with special needs in the community of Cheshire. Please complete the survey and hit "submit" at the bottom of the page

Age Range


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Socialization (make new friends)

Learning new skills

Building confidence

Play and have fun

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Sports skills/fitness:


Outdoor activities:

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Bowling Night:


Movie Night:

Other Activities, Please   > Describe

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Your Information will be submitted directly to Barbara Costello, Adaptive Program Coordinator at Cheshire Parks and Recreation .

There is no confirmation page to wait for.
*Survey developed in January 2005 by the Cheshire Human Services Committee Needs Assessment Survey Sub-Committee, Park and Recreation Adaptive Program Director and Parents for Adaptive Programming.
                                     Also:  New 2009 Parent Survey:

Dear Parents and/or Guardians,

The Cheshire Parks and Rec Department trying to gather information about our participant’s needs and see more people utilizing our programs. I would really appreciate your help by filling out the attached survey and sending it back to Cheshire Parks and Recreation ASAP.

I am trying to develop a comprehensive recreational program through understanding the needs of the participants with various disabilities.  Your help is critical for me to plan the best activities for our participants.

I realize some parents may have some hesitations about having your child attend, so we would invite you to attend a program, meet the staff and mentors, observe how the program is run, and get a first hand “feel”  for it to see if it would be appropriate for your child.   We want you to feel comfortable having them attend our programs.  Just email me ahead of time to arrange a visit.

It should just take a few minutes to fill out, and then send it back to Cheshire Parks and Recreation at 559 South Main St., Cheshire CT, 06410.  Thank you SO MUCH!!!


Barbara Costello
Adaptive Recreation Coordinator
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