Therapeutic Recreation

These programs are independent of the Cromwell Recreation Department, please contact them directly to learn more about there offering.

Manes & Motions - is a place where participants are given the opportunity to experience freedom through movement. Horse and rider become part of a therapeutic relationship, offering participants the unique opportunity to discover or to regain a sense of adventure, excitement, accomplishment and joy. We strive to provide support to our participant, families and caregivers, while providing a safe, challenging and enjoyable enviroment for our riders. For more information - click

Camp Sunrise - is a summer recreational program for special needs children ages 3 - 21 with physical, intellectual, developmental and/or other health impairments. Serving the towns of Glastonbury, Rocky Hill, Wethersfield, Newington and Cromwell. For more information contact the Glastonbury Recreation Department at

2017 Camp Sunrise Application

TOPSoccer - US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) is a community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with disabilities, organized by youth soccer association volunteers. The program is designed to bring the opportunity of learning and playing soccer to any boy or girl, ages 4 - 19, who has a mental or physical disability. Our goal is to enable the thousands of young athletes with disabilities to become valued and successful members of the US YOUTH SOCCER family. For more info go to

Miracle League of CT - provides opportunities for Connecticut's children with physical and cognitive challenges to participate in baseball and other activities in an accessible, nurturing and noncompetitive environment where families can come together to cultivate new friendships and experience the joy of play. For more info go to 

iCan Bike - is a program to teach children with special needs (age 8 and above) to ride conventional two wheel bicycles and become lifelong independent riders. The achievement creates a gateway of opportunity, helping these new riders gain assurance and self-reliance in many other aspects of their lives. For more information contact the West Hartford Recreation Department at

Stretch - Pediatric Therapy and Creative Movement Studio - is a magical studio where children of all abilities to be celebrated.  We offer traditional pediatric physical and occupational therapy as well as developmental movement classes for children. Stretch specializes in children's yoga, "girl power" yoga, therapeutic children's yoga, therapeutic dance and creative movement programs for babies and toddlers. We have developed programs for special populations such as premature infants, and teens with special needs. All Stretch program are designed by pediatric therapists and meet the motor, cognitive and social developmental needs of our students. Activities are modified within each class to meet all children where they are developmentally to help them grow and learn.

    We believe that collaborating with families in the caring for their children is the greatest contributing factor to realizing a child's potential. Stretch works closely with families and offers workshops, events and trainings for the entire family. For more information you can either call Stretch at (860)227-9855 or goto