Therapeutic Recreation Program for Adults

thumbs upThe City of Hialeah’s Edgar J. Hall Special Population Center, located at 2250 W 60 Street, offers a day and evening program for developmentally disabled adults. The Special Population Center at Bucky Dent offers a program to serve adults with special needs through educational classes, recreational activities, and sports training.  Participants enjoy fun social events, Special Olympics training and competitions, and day-to-day personal development activities.  Parents of participants benefit from the shared community life that revolves around the center as well as a safe haven for their adults while they are away at work. 

Day program
runs Monday through Friday. 
Registration fee = $30.00

Weekly rate for Hialeah residents:
8:30am - 3:30pm ($110)  
8:30am - 5:30pm ($140)

Weekly rate for non-residents of Hialeah:
8:30am - 3:30pm ($125)
8:30am - 5:30pm ($155)

Evening Program runs Monday through Friday.
Registration fee = $30.00

Weekly rate for Hialeah residents:
3:00pm - 8:00pm ($80.00) 

Weekly rate for non-residents of Hialeah:           
3:00pm - 8:00pm ($95.00)

Download Program Flyer
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Download Program Application

Click here for admission criteria

Upon receipt of all required admission material and subsequent to the initial interview with an applicant, the City of Hialeah will determine eligibility for admission.  Prior to admission the applicant must have completed all admission requirements.  The decision to admit or deny is based on the applicant’s ability to meet all required criteria.  In order to determine whether this is the most appropriate setting for the participant, admission is for a 30-day trial period (start date is to be determined by the City).

For further information, please call 305-824-5705.
Edgar J Hall. Special Population Center

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