Looking for a Fun Event for your Kids?

EPI Recreation Respite offers enriching activities for kids and young adults on weekends and early evenings on weekdays. Recreation Respite's participants fill their day with new exciting adventures with warm, well-trained staff, and a low child-to-caregiver ratio.

EPI also offers an After-School Respite on weekdays, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, and on Saturdays, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. For more information please contact us at (585) 442-6420 x2280.


Must be HCBS waiver certified

RSVP required one (1) week in advance to (585) 442-6420 x2280

All drop-off and pick-ups are at 1040 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607

Wednesday, December 4th:


Let's get ready for the holiday! We are going to make a lovely holiday ornament that looks like a sewn quilt!
Location: Gates Public Library.

Cost: Free

Saturday, December 7th:

2:00pm - 4:30pm

Enjoy a ride on an authentic electric trolley car, and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, with free hot chocolate and cookies for all!
Location: New York Museum of Transportation. 

Cost: $10

Saturday, December 14th:

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Enjoy an indoor winter carnival with rides, Ferris wheel, crafts, music and light show, and a special visit with Santa.
Location: Garden Factory

Cost: $5

Wednesday, December 18th:

5:00pm - 7:30pm

Wrap up your Holidays with special gift tags and gift card holders. Stamp and cut to make your gifts look extra special.
Location: Chili Public Library

Cost: $5

Saturday, December 21st:

9:00am - 12:00pm

Enjoy the magic of ROC Holiday Village! Visit the YMCA Gingerbread House, listen to holiday stories, decorate cookies and crafts. Enjoy free ice skating at the rink with free skate rentals and skate helpers. Meet with Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Santa Workshop.
Location: Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Park at Manhattan Square

Cost: $8