Recreation therapy is a rehabilitation and healthcare profession that assists patients of all ages using recreation to improve or maintain physical, mental, and /or social functioning to assist individuals in leading a full and satisfying life.


What Services Does Recreation Therapy Provide?

  • Recreation TherapyAAHPERD fitness test
  • Exercise Challenge
  • Leisure Knowledge Assessment
  • Fitness Knowledge Assessment
  • Aerobic training
  • Sports counseling
  • Leisure education
  • Fitness education

Learn how recreation therapy can benefit children.




Clinical Trials

For more than 100 years, National Jewish Health has been committed to finding new treatments and cures for diseases. Search our clinical trials.

Reasons to Choose National Jewish Health

  • The leading respiratory hospital in the nation and the only one devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses

  • Ranked #1 or #2 in Pulmonology by U.S. News & World Report for 26 consecutive years

  • Ranked in the top 5% of hospitals in the nation by HCAHPS

  • Physicians consistently recognized among the best in the nation by multiple services, including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly

  • Among the top 6% of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to hundreds of active clinical trials

  • 124-year history of focus on care, research and education serving patients from around the world with lung, heart, immune and related disorders