Recreation Services

Recreation Services encourages personal growth and builds relationships through involvement in a variety of social events, classes, and physical activities. 

Supported activities include the ARI Artists Initiative Classes, Aqua-Aerobics, Dinner Dances, Vacations, Bocce, Trips to Watch Local Sporting Events including the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Monthly Dinners, and much more.  Members of ARI participate in community recreational groups including Challenged People in Motion Golf, Darien YMCA Funbusters, Special Olympics (including swimming, snow shoeing, bowling, and track & field), and much more.   ARI also facilitates vacations including overnight stays at nearby destinations and week long vacations.

This month’s Recreation Calendar all via ZOOM:

January, 2021

ARI Artists’ Initiative Classes will take place on Wednesday, January 13th and 27th from 4:00-5:30pm. Draw with friends and show off your artwork. Must RSVP by Friday, January 8th and 22nd to receive art supplies.

Join us for Bingo on Tuesday, January 19th from 4:00-6:00pm. Play your favorite game with friends. Must RSVP by Tuesday, January 12th to ensure that you receive a bingo card.

Join us for a Happy Hour on Wednesday, January 6th from 6:00-7:00pm. Catch up with friends. RSVP by Monday, January 4th.


***Special Olympics Activities***
What a better way to start our new fitness goals of 2021 then a fun Zumba night with our friend Lisa Kovlakas!
Tuesday, January 5th at 6pm
Click here to register!

Sports Trivia
We know you know how to PLAY sports but join us to test your knowledge and hopefully win a prize!
Hosted by our friend, Anthony from Digital Tracks Media
Tuesday, January 12th at 7pm
Click here to register!

****Please note that the following programs offer Special Olympics. If interested please contact.
Darien Lions, Kera Connolly, Sports include: aquatics, bowling, powerlifting, sailing, snowshoeing, tennis and cross country skiing.
Greenwich Special Olympics, James Warner, Sports include: aquatics, track and Field, figure skating, golf and speed skating.
Stamford YMCA, Pat Fervil, Sports include: basketball, bowling and soccer.
Special Olympics of Norwalk, Olivia Skiffington, Sports include: track and field, bowling, floor hockey and volleyball.

For more information regarding recreation services or to sign up for activities, contact Gerard Gasparino, Manager of Development & Recreation at (203) 324-9258 ext. 3023, or e-mail