Specialized Recreation

image of Specialized Recreation banner

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.

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.

image of FB_live button

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


  1. October
  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.
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

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:

image of Jabber with Jen logo
  1. September-October
  2. August
  3. July
  4. June
  5. April-May

  • Friday, September 4 - Special guests Libby and Karen from Pierce County Planning and Public Works will share about how recycling is done in Pierce County.
  • Friday, September 11 - Jenn will Jabber with special guest Chris, a program coordinator with Pierce Conservation District, about apple trees and gleaning in Pierce County.
  • Friday, September 18 - Special guests Hansel the Arson dog and his handler. Hansel trained at the ATF and is now working for Central Pierce Fire and Rescue. 
  • Friday, September 23 - Special guest Hunter Henderson will share what's new with Pitch in for Parks
  • Friday, October 2 - Special guest Kodi with Pitch in for Parks.
  • Friday, October 16 - Special guests Kerry and Jenn with Haunted Headrights event. 
  • Friday, October 22 - Replay of our voting episode with special guest Julie with Pierce County Elections.

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

Quick Links: