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Dearborn Specials / Arts & Recreation Enabling 

A program for adults with disabilities

For nearly three decades, the Dearborn Recreation & Parks Department has sponsored the Dearborn Specials/Arts & Recreation Enabling program for adults with disabilities andtheir families and friends.

This fall, the Dearborn Specials/Arts & Recreation Enabling program will offer dances, swim nights, gym nights, holiday craft nights and pizza & bingo nights. All of the activities are hosted or instructed by Recreation Specialist Camille Gibson and take place at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.

Registration is required for all activities and is accepted in person, by mail, by phone or online at https://onlineregistration.dearbornfordcenter.com


Registration Form | Calendar

Dances -- held usually on the second Tuesday of the month from 7-9 p.m. in the Hubbard Ballroom and featuring a live DJ. Tickets must be purchased at the Michael A. Guido Theater Box Office the day of the event after 11 a.m.

bowlingdsSwim Nights -- offered Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. in six-week sessions. 

Gym Nights -- offered Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in six-week sessions. 

Holiday Craft Nights -- conducted on selective Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Pizza & Bingo -- conducted on selective Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The entire Dearborn Specials/Arts & Recreation Enabling program is subject to change. For further information, call (313) 943-2350 (ext. 5517).

Important Information:

  • Registration is required for all programs one week prior to the start date.
  • Activities are for ages 17 and up.
  • If one-on-one assistance is needed, please plan on a caretaker participating in the programs.
  • You can register on-line for each activity. Register today.specialsdance021015