Specialized Recreation

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Get social with us on Facebook! We are creating fun virtual activities as we move through the different phases of the Governor’s Safe Start reopening program. Engage in fun topics and conversations with your friends and family:

  • Have fun with cooking, crafting, and getting dressed up on “theme-days”
  • Come along as we explore and discover interesting nature in your own backyard and community.
  • Listen to some of your favorite stories read by some of your favorite Recreation Leaders!

You’re invited to share ideas, invite friends, laugh with us and spend some time in our inclusive group for all abilities. Let’s be super social - at home.

Our Specialized Recreation received the Pierce County 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.

Facebook LIVE

Tune in for fun activities to try on our Specialized Recreation Facebook group’s weekly Facebook Live adventures. We will chat about a new topic and/or activity on Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. starting April 1, 2020.

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We encourage you to keep checking this page for a current activity schedule, supply lists, and forms relating to each adventure.


  1. October-November
  2. September
  3. August
  4. July
  5. June
  6. May
  7. April
  • October 7 - Grit City Social at Meet Me in the Park activities
  • October 14 -  Great Shake Out information - A day each year we practice what to do in an Earth Quake.
  • October 21 - Story time with Jen
  • October 26 -  Let's make candy popcorn 
  • October 28 - Pumpkin decorating
  • November 2 -  Nature butterfly craft
  • November 5 - Thankful jar craft
  • November 9 - Fun with pets and learn about the upcoming Virtual Pet Party
  • November 11 - No show as we honor Veterans Day.
More Virtual Activities

Thursday Tour & Trips

Take a trip with each Thursday at 2:00 p.m. as we explore different County parks and local areas.

  • May 7 - Meridian Habitat Park
  • May 14 - Frontier Park
  • May 21 - Spanaway Park
  • May 28 - Ashford County Park
  • June 4 - North Lake Tapps Park
  • June 11 - Chambers Creek Regional Park
  • June 29 - Cape Disappointment State Park
  • July 2 - No show - July 4th weekend
  • July 9 - Parkland Prairie
  • July 16 - Heritage Recreation Center
  • July 23 - The Foothills Trail
  • July 30 - North Lake Tapps renovated open areas
  • October 1 - Tour Lakewood Community Center for Meet Me in the Park program
  • October 8 - Tour of gymnasium activities at Lakewood Community Center
  • October 22 - Tour of Sprinker Recreation Center
  • October 29 - Old Settler's Cemetery
  • November 5 - Car Wash Field Trip

Jabber with Jen(n)

Get ready to Jabber with Jen Spane and Jenn Sergent!  Each week they will talk with a special guest, asking questions submitted by members of the group in an interview style setting on our Specialized Recreation Facebook Group.

The weekly show will air on Fridays at 2:00 p.m. starting April 24, 2020.
(No show on July 3)

Friday Show Schedule:

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  1. November-December
  2. September-October
  3. August
  4. July
  5. June
  6. April-May
  • Friday, November 6 - Special Awards Video given to Specialized Recreation from Pierce County
  • Friday, November 13 - Special guest Jessica Stone, Natural Lands Manager for Pierce County Parks

Learn this fun camp song brought to you by our very own recreation staff!

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