Recreational & Therapeutic Activities

At The Inn, we offer a wide variety of daily activities to keep our families smiling and having fun. To see what’s going on during your stay, view this month’s Activities Calendar.

Additionally, check out this season’s issue of The Star, The Inn’s family newsletter.

Afternoon Activity (offered daily at 4:30 p.m.)

Examples of our afternoon activities include; arts & crafts, coffee break, healthy cooking classes, musical performances, baking, indoor/outdoor sports, games, study for fun, caregiver gatherings, science experiments and much more!

Open Playroom (offered Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

During this time, parents may drop off their children for supervised play.  Although parents must stay on Children’s Inn property during this time, they have the opportunity to enjoy an hour of quiet time to themselves for rest and relaxation, while their children can enjoy an hour of fun activities with Inn staff and other residents.

Evening Activity (offered daily at 7:00 p.m.)

Examples of our evening activities include; Bingo, movie night, game night, art & collage, fun performances, teen night, Young Adult Night Out (YANO), therapy dog visits, and much more.

Therapy Dog Program (offered daily)

The Inn has its very own therapy dog, Zilly! Zilly is at The Inn Monday-Friday during the day, and can usually be found at the front desk. Zilly loves to play with kids, go on walks, and to do tricks for treats. Meet Zilly.

Exercise Classes (offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.)

Check the schedule located outside of The Inn’s exercise room for specific workouts. Examples include: strength & conditioning, stretching/foam rolling, Tabata, and more.

Grocery Run (offered Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m., and Saturday at 12:00 p.m.)

The Children’s Inn’s shuttle takes families to local grocery and other stores such as Target, Giant, Shoppers Food Warehouse, and the mall.

Field Trips (offered weekly and based on season, weather and local events)

Examples include: dinner out, horseback riding, sightseeing in Washington, DC, local sporting events, and the VisArts studio in nearby Rockville, MD. Most field trips include transportation, tickets (when needed), and are guided by Inn program staff.

If you are interested in hosting an activity for our families, or if you have questions about our recreational activities, contact us at [email protected].