The 2020-2021 Winter Leisure Times is now available!  The deadline to register for programs is Friday, December 18, 2020 and registration is now available on the online registration page.

Technology Assistance

If you are interested in receiving more information on obtaining a $30 Samsung tablet, and free internet service for six months, please contact the Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis at 314-726-6044. Please apply by November 23, 2020. If you apply after November 23, there will be some restrictions on the internet service provided.

New Virtual Programs

Virtual Dance Club – Take a break and dance in your living room! Join your Arc friends and dance to the sounds of DJ Lauren live via Zoom.

Shake, Rattle & Roll – This percussion music program turns items that are commonly found in the home into musical instruments. Led by a board certified music therapist, this program is intended for expressing yourself and learning to play homemade percussion instruments.

PLUG IN! – This video game sports league is specifically designed for people of all abilities to provide the opportunity for participants to have fun with their family and friends.

Virtual Weekday Fun-day – This new program will consist of a variety of fun virtual activities that you can participate in during the week. A variety of activities will be offered, including BINGO to virtual tours, movies, crafts, and cooking.

Note: All virtual programs will continue to be offered via Zoom. Once you register, we will send you detailed   instructions for creating a free Zoom account, as well as the Zoom link to access the program.

Cancellations for the Winter Session

Unfortunately, Bowling Leagues, Basketball, Arc United Basketball, Arc Escapes, and Family Fun Night will be cancelled.

A Note from the Director

I was amazed by how many people took a chance and tried our programs virtually. It is inspiring to see everyone participating and enjoying the opportunity to socialize with their friends, staff, and volunteers in the virtual activities. Hopefully, we will be able to laugh, play, and unite in Leisure programs face-to-face in the near future.

Please know the Leisure team is thinking of you and your family members and hoping that everyone is safe and healthy. If you are experiencing hardship, anxiety and or depression, please contact us and we can assist you with getting the resources you need during this time. Please be sure to sign up for the weekly Arc e-newsletter to receive information regarding program updates and COVID-19 resources. Thank you so much for your support, patience, and compassion through this challenging time.

With much appreciation, we thank you and wish you a joyous holiday season!

Rhonda Hembree

Director of Leisure Services

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