Recreational and Wellness

Leading the Way to Physical and Mental Well-Being

Sport and leisure activities are essential elements of well-rounded lives. This philosophy is also important for people with developmental disabilities. We are pleased to offer a comprehensive array of social, cultural and recreational opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities.

Recreational Activities include:


On campus entertainment

Monthly Party Night

Zoo and museum outings


Professional sporting events

Theatre outings

Participation in Special Olympics

Out for dinner

Holiday events and dances

Mardi Gras Parades

Magnolia Talent Show and Mardi Gras Celebration

Photo credit: New Orleans Snapshots by Andrew J. Cohoon

Health and Wellness at Magnolia

Health and wellness—physically, mentally and emotionally—are key ingredients to living well. Eating healthy, caring for client safety, exercising regularly, and managing stress are all included in health and wellness.

Health and Wellness options include:

Performing arts
Visual arts
Walk aerobics

And More . . .

At Magnolia, we take wellness seriously because our clients’ health is important to us.

Magnolia’s wellness services include:

Group and Individual Fitness Training
Nutrition Management
Medication Management & Administration

The hub of our wellness services is our 5500 square foot Wellness Center, which features a gym, fitness room, our Nurses’ Station, a private medical exam room and a sick bay.

Our Wellness Team is led by Dr. Sara Fernandez, Medical Director; Dr. Jay Sevin, Psychologist; and Donna Percle, RN, Director of Nursing.

For more information on our recreational and wellness programs, please contact us!