Overview:The Bridge Center specializes in affordable, year-round therapeutic recreation and equine-assisted therapy programs for individuals with disabilities. All programs are instructed by skilled staff and are designed to meet the social, emotional, and physical goals of participants, regardless of the nature and severity of their disabilities. Through innovative programming, The Bridge Center encourages independence and seeks to improve participants’ quality of life. Rich in history, The Bridge Center was founded in 1963 by the Knights of Pythias under the name Handi-Kids. A non-profit, tax-exempt organization, The Bridge Center and its founders have a collective vision to be a leader within the recreation community serving as a resource for community members with disabilities and their families alike. The Bridge Center has achieved many exciting milestones over the course of the last 50 years. By offering comprehensive and varied programs and camps, The Bridge Center strives to be a leader within the therapeutic recreation and equine-assisted therapy community serving as a resource for community members with disabilities and their families alike.