Specialized Recreation

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Welcome to the Pierce County Parks Specialized Recreation- Adventure Within Reach. We are so excited to offer a variety of programs for participants of all ages and abilities in Pierce County.  

Our programs are offered virtually, in-person, or as a combination of both, based on current state guidelines. We continue to work hard to create programming that will engage, inspire, and connect our participants with each other, and the community as a whole, in the safest way possible.

Participating Jurisdictions:

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Partners have consolidated efforts to serve residents across the county through one registration process and one pool of qualified staff to build trust and provide consistency. Jurisdictions provide program locations and outreach to local residents, and the Adventure Within Reach staff deliver the specialized services. The goal is to host activities across the county, at facilities made available by partners, so participants can recreate in their home community without excessive travel. 

Register for Activities

  • Pre-Registration is required. Class sizes are limited. 
  • Select the program information in the guide to view the activities available.
  • Pre-register for one or several sessions/events at a time.
  • For virtual activities, we will meet online. Log in each day from a personal device. 
    A ZOOM link will be emailed to you after registration.
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2 Ways to Register:

  • Pre-register online from the Fall Guide by clicking an activity code or visit Pierce County Parks' ActiveNet "Activities Page" and search for the program(s) you would like to register for. 
  • Pre-register by phone - (253) 798-4199 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This program is supported by DDA funding and respite money may be used. If using DDA funds, please be sure to mention DDA funds when calling to have a registration processed.

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Tune in to learn more about our fun activities and adventures on our Specialized Recreation Facebook group.


Our Specialized Recreation Program received the Pierce County 2020 Standing Ovation Award for Vibrant Communities for our Facebook Virtual Programming. The Standing Ovation Award is given to Pierce County Staff who show creativity, innovation, and excellence in their job.


Questions about Specialized Recreation?

Jen Spane, Recreation Supervisor
(253) 798-4753 | email