Recreation Club

The Arc Recreation Club is a social recreation club for young adults aged 15 & older with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The club provides fun and engaging community outings in the Portland area several times per month. Through its activities, the Recreation Club strives to promote self-confidence, positive relationships, and a sense of belonging among its members. And, oh yeah…we also just have a whole lot of fun!

Current Activities Include

  • First Saturday Bowling
    • Every First Saturday of the month!
  • Fourth Friday Outings
    • Recent Outings have included
      • Picinics
      • Oregon Zoo
      • The Nutcracker
      • Movie Matinee
  • Other activities may be added certain months

Eligibility Information

The club is self-directed; that is, members help pick activities for the group through facilitated brainstorming sessions. Here’s a bit more information:

  • Members must be at least 15 years of age, but there is no age limit.
  • Any additional costs associated with club outings are the responsibility of the individual (such as movie tickets, admission fees, etc.).
  • Members who need 1:1 support or are under the age of 18 are required to bring their own support staff, friend, or family member.
  • All activities and outings are staffed by employees of The Arc and community volunteers.
  • All activities and outings are staffed by trusted volunteers of The Arc who have a long history with the club and its members. All volunteers have completed extensive criminal history and reference checks.
For more information about Rec Club contact Anna Cournoyer

For common questions about the NEED Nutrition and Cooking Program visit the FAQ page
Get started now by completing our online Participation Application form!