Sports and Recreation Therapy

Shepherd Center incorporates recreation therapy into its rehabilitation programs to improve self-esteem, relieve stress and increase mobility.

Former brain injury patient hangs from rope swing wearing harness for adaptive wall climbing

Recreation Therapy

Find out what programs the Shepherd Center's Recreation Therapy Department has to offer.

Camp ASW participant riding water ski through lake

Adventure Skills Workshop

Get hands-on practice in activities like tubing, skiing, fishing, climbing, kayaking, scuba and more during this fun-filled weekend.

Floor-level perspective of man with sneakers sitting in wheelchair

Recreation Therapy Resources

See our handy guide featuring tips, reminders and resources for when you're out and about.

Shepherd Sharks swim team and coaches next to indoor pool

Sports Teams

Shepherd Center sponsors 11 sports teams for individuals with physical disabilities in the Atlanta area.

Female hand cyclist crosses finish line of the AJC Peachtree Road Race

Wheelchair Division of the AJC Peachtree Road Race

Every July 4, the world's top wheelchair athletes come to Atlanta for Shepherd Center's wheelchair division race.

Patient Ricky Hales lifts dumbbells in the ProMotion weight room at Shepherd Center

Promotion Fitness Center

Land-based and aquatic classes, personalized programs, private lessons and personal training.

Two men participating in recreation therapy golf clinic

Upcoming Recreation Therapy Events

Gain some insight on a variety of upcoming recreation therapy events here at Shepherd Center.