The pediatric rehabilitation staff at Beaumont Children's recognizes the importance of providing more than just therapy to our
patients and their families. As the only Children's Miracle Network Hospitals affiliated hospital
in Southeast Michigan, Beaumont is able to offer these and other very
fun activities or visits from special guests for our patients and their
Throughout the year, we offer many special events for patients and
their families to participate in together. The following events are
traditional yearly events, but each year we have surprises to add.
Each year in May, approximately 25-30 Beaumont Pediatric Rehabilitation patients are fitted for adapted bikes
that they receive in July for free. This event is made possible through
grant dollars. The children are selected based on their need and how
long they have been waiting. It is always our goal to service all of our
patients who request a bike, but this is not always possible, as funds
are often limited.
Summer Swim Party
Every summer we host a free, private summer swim party along with a free barbecue for our patients and their families.
This is always a week-long event at our clinics. Children are
encouraged to come to therapy in their costumes and then they are
escorted through our building where they trick-or-treat at the different
Each year in December, the Pediatric Rehabilitation Department hosts a
holiday party in collaboration with the Delta Pilots for Kids Program.
This party is complete with gifts, crafts and treats for patients and
their families. In addition, December often brings a visit from
Santa, complete with toys and photo opportunities for patients and their
Whenever possible, we welcome siblings, parents and other family
members to join in our festivities. In addition, families who
participate in the University of Michigan Dance Marathon
program (the source of our funding to subsidize group and special event
costs) are able to participate in several fun events throughout the
year, including the Marathon itself.