Adult Services

Day Services, Recreation and Leisure Programs
Bethesda offers a variety of additional day supports including day activities, recreation and leisure, drama and music therapy. The diversity and quality of Bethesda’s programs encourages individuals in a variety of enjoyable interests and pastimes which are
designed to support physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual needs.

Day Activities Services
  

WHO is this for?

Bethesda’s Day Activities Services are for adults with special needs, who are within Bethesda’s residential services. 

Through individualized planning, Bethesda’s Day Activities Services may also provide support to adults with special needs who:

WHAT is offered?
Bethesda’s Day Activities Services offer a wide range of supports including:

HOW are these services accessed?
Bethesda’s Day Activities Services is accessed through Bethesda’s Day Activities Program at 905-684-6918

Recreation and Leisure Activities

WHO is this for?
Bethesda’s Recreation and Leisure Services are mostly for adults with special needs who are within Bethesda’s Residential Services.

Through individualized planning, Bethesda’s Recreation and Leisure Services may also provide support to adults with special needs who:

WHAT is offered?
Bethesda’s Recreation and Leisure Services recognizes the importance of health, fitness, and fun in the lives of individuals. Programs provide diverse opportunities and support so individuals can participate in Bethesda and community activities. Programs build on strengths as well as encourage new skills and physical capabilities. Activities can include walking groups, artistic endeavours, swimming/hydro-therapy, music, pet therapy, and a wide variety of community outings. 

HOW are these services accessed?
Bethesda’s Recreation and Leisure Services are accessible through Bethesda's Recreation Department at 905-684-6918

Drama Team

WHO is this for?
Bethesda’s Drama Team, spotLight, is for individuals participating in Bethesda’s residential or day services or staff members who are interested in drama and acting. Opportunities may be considered for other individuals.

WHAT is involved?
spotLight performs topically relevant dramas for various churches, organizations, and friends throughout Ontario. Expression through drama promotes the gifts and abilities of individuals and builds self-esteem by expressing a message that is equally relevant and meaningful to the players and their audience.

HOW are these services accessed?
Bethesda’s Drama Team is accessed through Bethesda’s Music Therapy Services at 905-684-6918

Music Therapy

WHO is this for?
Bethesda’s Music Therapy Services are for adults with special needs who are receiving supports from Bethesda. Music Therapy is available for other individuals or groups residing in Niagara on a fee-for-service basis.

WHAT is involved?
Bethesda’s Music Therapy uses music and musical activities to encourage socialization; relaxation and fun through individual and group settings. The individual has freedom to make noise, shout, use instruments, move, dance, sing and more.  

HOW are these services accessed?
Bethesda’s Music Therapy is accessed through Bethesda's Music Therapy Services at 905-684-6918