Recreation

A deaf student helps a blind student learn how to fish in the recreation program.
FSDB blind student kayaking
FSDB students playing flag football.

About

The Recreation Program is part of the Boarding Services expanded core curriculum. Students have a variety of after-school and evening activity choices that promote a well-rounded and healthy lifestyle.

  • Arts and Crafts

  • Bowling

  • Exercise and Fitness

  • Fishing

  • Kayaking

  • Movie Nights

  • Rock Climbing

  • Swimming

  • Individual Sports

  • Team Sports

  • Themed Dances

  • Special Events/Trips

Day Student Participation

Recreation calendars are posted monthly for each age group, elementary school, middle school, and high school/continuing education. Please see the instructions for signing up for activities for each age group as they differ. This process is for day students. Here are the guidelines for each age group:

 

Elementary School

Activities are after school from 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.

Blind Department – Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

Deaf Department – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Students must be picked up immediately following the activity. Day student parents need to print and circle the activities for each week by the date indicated on the calendar, include the student’s name and submit the full month of activities to the appropriate administrative assistant in the schools by the deadline on each calendar.
 

Middle School

Activities are after dinner, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Blind Department – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Deaf Department – Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

Day student parents need to print and circle the activities for each week by the date indicated on the calendar, include the student’s name and submit the full month of activities to the appropriate administrative assistant in the schools by the deadline on each calendar.
 

High School/Continuing Education

Activities are 7:30 – 8:45 p.m.

Blind Department – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Deaf Department – Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.

 

Day Students and parents need to print and circle the activities for the month, include the student’s name and submit the full month of activities to the appropriate administrative assistant in the schools by the deadline on each calendar.

 

Day Students will stay in their assigned dorms prior to the recreation activity. Your form will be sent to the DSL office so we can maintain staff/student ratios. Please remember to communicate with the appropriate DSL office, Blind DSL, Michelle Wehr, 904-827-2704 and Deaf DSL, Kim Moore, 904-827-2600.

 

For questions please contact Sue Hill, Recreation Coordinator at 904-827-2601, hills@fsdbk12.org or Mary Wesley Fisher, Recreation Therapy Manager at 904-827-2841, wesleym@fsdbk12.org