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Special Recreation – New Horizons

New Horizons is an adult day program for individuals aged 21+ with various disabilities. Special Recreation uses leisure and recreation to help people with disabilities develop and enhance their quality of life. New Horizons increases the participant’s involvement in the community as well as continued growth and training in leisure life skills as it emphasizes:

  • leisure independence
  • independent living skills
  • social interaction
  • community integration
  • community service projects
  • community awareness

New Horizons also includes volunteer projects, field trips, fitness, outdoor recreation, arts and crafts, and games. Upon occasion additional money is required. Participants must be able to function in a 1:6 ratio and perform all of their own daily living skills.

Special Recreation Participant & Parent Handbook



For more information regarding the New Horizons Adult Day program, please contact Sean Cramer at

815-547-5711 ext. 23 or


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Belvidere, IL 61008

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