Recreation Services Charles River Center

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Contact Information

Charles River Center
Contact: Renee Scherer, Program Coordinator
Email Address:
Phone: 781-972-1000
Alternate Phone: 781-972-1048
Fax: 781-444-5146

59 East Militia Heights Road Needham, MA 02492
Area Served: Central

Map Location Recreation Services


Variety of recreation programs ranging  from after-school and vacation programs to Saturday Kid's Break and dances for adults. Book Clubs and Game Night for adults at our Natick site. Contact us  for specifics.  We only require that there be adequate staff support if needed. Fees vary according to activity.

Adult Recreation - The adult recreation/education program provides extended day, after work, evening, and weekend activities for the adult members and families of the Charles River Center.

Clubs: Cooking, Walking, Bowling (Natick)
Community Outings: These Saturday afternoon trips to local attractions are always popular
Monthly Dances: Popular for over 30 years, these dances provide a place where adults can socialize and share their love of music and dancing

Wheelchair Ramps, Elevators, Accessible Parking, Accessible Restrooms Charles River Center 3 - 4, 5 - 8, 9 - 13, 14 - 18, 19 – 22, 23 – 59, 60 + Needham Renee Scherer 781-444-5146 781-972-1000 781-972-1048 909 Recreation Services Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure, Respite 5) Central Adult Education, After School Programs, Family Rights And Guardianship, Family Support, Relationship/Friendship Support, Skills Training, Socialization Activities 59 East Militia Heights Road Program Coordinator 02492 Personal Funds Developmental Disability, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism Spectrum, Behavior Disorder, Blind, Cerebral Palsy, DeafBlind, Epilepsy/seizure Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Multiple Disability, Tourette Syndrome Local Area Program Coordinator American Sign Language, Haitian-Creole, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese ALLSTON, BACK BAY, BEACON HILL, BELMONT, BOSTON, BRIGHTON, BROOKLINE, CAMBRIDGE, CHARLESTOWN, CHELSEA, CHINATOWN, DEDHAM, DORCHESTER, DOVER, DOWNTOWN CROSSING, EAST BOSTON, FENWAY, FRAMINGHAM, HOLLISTON, HOPKINTON, HUDSON, HYDE PARK, KENMORE SQUARE, MILLIS, MISSION HILL, NATICK, NEEDHAM, NEWTON, NORTH END, PARKER HILL, REVERE, ROSLINDALE, ROXBURY, SHERBORN SOMERVILLE, SOUTH BOSTON, SOUTH END, SOUTHBOROUGH, SUDBURY, WATERTOWN, WAYLAND, WELLESLEY, WEST END, WEST ROXBURY, WESTON, WINTHROP

Service Types

  • Adult Education
  • After School Programs
  • Family Rights And Guardianship
  • Family Support
  • Skills Training
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Respite

Populations Served

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Blind
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • DeafBlind
  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Multiple Disability
  • Tourette Syndrome

Ages Served

  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language
  • Haitian-Creole
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds