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

Holiday Laser

Sunday, January 12, 2020

4:15pm – 5:05pm

Drop off @ 3:45 pm. Pick Up @ 5:30pm

Location: Strasenburgh Planetarium, RMSC

Favorite holiday songs play back-to-back, choreographed with dancing laser light among the stars of the Planetarium sky. Produced at the Strasenburgh Planetarium,

Cost: $9.00



Tail Waggin’ Tutors

Thursday, January 9, 2020

6:00pm – 6:30pm

Drop Off @ 5:30pm. Pick Up at 7pm

Location: Charlotte Branch Library

Kids can read to Fritz, a certified therapy dog. 

Cost: Free



Festival of Lights

Sunday, January 12, 2020

5:00pm – close

Drop off at 5pm. Pick up @ 7:30pm

Location: Log Cabin Restaurant - 2445 W Walworth Rd Macedon NY 14502

Horse drawn wagon rides, petting zoo, pony rides, feed the horses, hot beverages, maples products, and more festival activities!!

Cost: Prices vary per activity- Suggested Cost $10


St. Bonaventure vs. UMass MBB

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Doors open 6:00pm, game starts at 7:00pm

Drop off @ 6:o0. Pick up @ 9:00 pm

Location: Blue Cross Arena

The long-running tradition of Bonaventure basketball in Rochester has brought many memorable moments and some outstanding crowd support. This year's game will mark the 27th time the Bonnies have played at Blue Cross Arena and they enjoy a six-game winning streak in Rochester.

Cost: Tickets start at $13.00

Kids Create at Memorial Art Gallery

Saturday, January 25, 2020

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Drop off @ 1 pm. Pick Up @ 3pm

Location: Memorial Art Gallery

A fun and flexible creative art projects you can make before, after or while your family explores the museum, in the pavilion. All tools will be supplied for a play date with creativity.  All tools will be supplied for a play date with creativity.

Cost: $15 per child



Thursday, January 30, 2020

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Drop Off @ 5:30 pm. Pick Up @ 8pm

Location: Webster Public Library 

Thursday night is Family Night! Join us to play bingo. All ages are welcome! No registration required.

All tools will be supplied for a play date with creativity.

 Cost: Free