Category Archives: Recreation

Senior Day program March – April 2020

In collaboration with Red Oaks Retirement Residence- Sienna Senior Living. Recreational Respite is very excited to present our Senior Day Program!!

Join our inclusive program that nurtures a sense of self worth and purpose, as we age together. We strive to reduce barriers to participation by providing meaningful engagement, new friendships and connections in our communities!

The activities include; swimming, horticulture, cooking, dance and movement, arts and culture, literacy and computer learning activities.

Location: Red Oak Retirement Residence (3501 Campeau Drive Kanata, ON K2K0C1)

Date: Wednesday’s March 25, April 1, 8, 15, 2020

Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cost:  $240.00+HST (for all 4 sessions, includes lunch)

*Free to Red Oak residents

See the attached flyer for additional details, please connect with us:  or 1-877-855-7070 to register !

Red Oak-Day Program

Social Programs for Teens April, 2020

TIPES is running a number of Social Programs this spring, including the PEERSs Program for teens 13-17 years of age with “high functioning” ASD or ADHD who have difficulty making and keeping friends.  This 12 week program is sponsored by an Ottawa Community Foundation Grant so we are running it at a reduced cost.

This is the link to register for PEERS:

Building Blocks:

BB is for children For children 6-9 years of age with Autism, ADHD and other exceptionalities who need support with social skills. This is a partnership with the Military Family Resource Centre of Trenton and the program is open to civilian and military families.

This is the link to register for Building Blocks:

Puzzle Project:

This is for children 9-12 years of age with siblings with exceptionalities or disabilities.

This is the link to register for the Sibling Group, Puzzle:

This is a partnership with the Military Family Resource Centre of Trenton and the program is open to civilian and military families.

Families should contact for questions.

Puzzle project_TIPES_April

2 Young Adult programs – Recreational Respite Lifestyle Recreation Ages 18+

We are excited to share our 10 week ‘Lifestyle Recreation’ programming for 18+. Join us Tuesday Evening for Healthy Eating and Cooking and Artistic Expression opportunities!

And we are accepting  registrations to our March Break program and 10-week evening Lifestyle Recreation for young adults (ages 18+). Please see attached flyers for additional details!

Lifestyle Recreation Promo- Ottawa 10 week

Adult Promo- Ottawa March Break

If you have any questions or would like to complete a registration form, please connect with us direct at and 1-877-855-7070.

Fostering Forever Friendships Hosting Adult Day Program

Fostering Forever Friendships focuses on fostering the independence and continued growth of adults 18-45 years old with special needs in a safe and inclusive environment. Our goal is to integrate the day program with opportunities to engage in creative outlets, to participate in community outreach, and to enhance daily living skills. Fostering Forever Friendships will run on Tuesdays Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

March Break program for Young Adults (ages 18+)

We are accepting registrations to our March Break program for Young Adults (ages 18+). Our full day ‘Lifestyle Recreation’ offers  a variety of experiences in several diverse activities that will give the participants an opportunity to practice and improve their social skills and self esteem as well as many important life skills.

The activities include; yoga, health and lifestyle choices, sports and movement, cooking club, money management, music, arts and culture, science, and literacy learning activities.

Location: Tom Brown Arena – Upstairs Hall

Date: Monday March16- Friday March 20, 2020

Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cost:  $343.75+HST (for all 5 sessions, includes lunch)

*Our service and supports are accepted by SSAH, and Passport funding.

Adult Promo- Ottawa March Break