Recreation and Leisure Programs and Activities for Special Populations - Broward County, Florida SPRING / SUMMER 2019

 
Recreation and Leisure
Programs and Activities
for Special Populations

 Broward County, Florida
 SPRING / SUMMER 2019

              Prepared by the
Broward County Parks and Recreation Division
        Special Populations Section
            Phone: 954-357-8170
             TTY: 954-537-2844
   Email: SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
           www.Broward.org/Parks
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The information contained in this listing is compiled for general information purposes only and is accurate to the
              best of the preparers' knowledge. Most of the information listed was provided by the program provider / agency.
              Broward County does not endorse any of the programs or access features listed. Be sure to examine each program
              and access feature carefully, by contacting the provider listed in the entry, to determine what is desirable to meet
                    your specific interests and needs. Please note that many of the programs listed have a preregistration
                                                       requirement and may be fee based.

                          Should you have any corrections, or know of programs or access features not included, contact the
                        Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170, TTY: 954-537-2844, or SpecialPopulations@Broward.org.

                                         COUNTY PROVIDERS OUTSIDE OF BROWARD COUNTY
                            Miami Dade Parks Disability Services: 305-755-7848 - www.miamidade.gov/parks
           Palm Beach County Therapeutic Recreation: 561-966-7015, Special Olympics: 561-966-7019 - www.co.palm-beach.fl.us/parks

                                                        SUMMER PROGRAM AND CAMPS
Program Information:                                                                                    Provider, Location and Contact Information:
KAMP KOOL 2019                                                                                          City of Coral Springs Parks and Recreation
For grades 1 to 12 with intellectual and / or developmental disability                                  Mullins Hall, Coral Springs
An active camp for children & teens with special needs.                                                 Debra Futterman - Phone: 954-345-2200
Swimming, games, sports, arts & crafts, field trips, and more. 5 to 1 ratio. Campers must be self-      Dfutterman@coralsprings.org
sufficient. One, 6-week session from June 17 to July 26; or, two, 3-week sessions from June 17 to       www.coralsprings.org
July 5 or July 8 to July 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Preregistration required.

Program Information:                                                                                    Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SUMMER CAMP 2019                                                                                        City of Pembroke Pines Recreation & Cultural
For ages 6 to 22 with intellectual, developmental, physical, visual and / or hearing disability.        Arts / YMCA, Special Populations Program
Daily activities include recreational games, sports, arts & crafts, educational classes, field trips,   Charter School, Pembroke Pines
swimming, and much more. June 10 to August 2. Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.                Tom Joyce – Phone: 954-392-2127
Call / email for information and registration.                                                          Tjoyce@ppines.com
                                                                                                        www.ppines.com
Program Information:                                                                                    Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SUMMER CAMP 2019                                                                                        Abi’s Place, Coral Springs
For ages 3 to 17 with autism, CP, DS and / or complex disability.                                       Jennifer Bell - Phone: 954-753-4441
Activities based around weekly themes, IEP goals, in-house field trips, cooking, arts & crafts, and     Jenniferbell@abisplace.com
more. ABA inclined camp. June 12 to August 2. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Three             www.abisplace.com
separate session. Before- and after-care available. Call / email for information.

Program Information:                                                                                    Provider, Location and Contact Information:
MARLEEN FORKAS CAMP 2019                                                                                Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center,
For ages 3 to 22 with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or hearing         Boca Raton
disability.                                                                                             Helene & Roy Schwedelson Special Needs Dept.
A variety of typical camp activities designed to enhance social, motor, language, and other life        Ali Landman - Phone: 561-852-3269
skills that promote greater independence. Low staff ratios. June 10 to August 2. Four, 2-week           Alil@levisjcc.org
session, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pre / post care available. Call / email for information.                      www.levisjcc.org
Program Information:                                                                                    Provider, Location and Contact Information:
DAY CAMP PROGRAMS 2019                                                                                  AEF Schools, Davie
For ages 4 to 16 with ADD / ADHA and Aspergers.                                                         Mrs. Vanheyzen - Phone: 954-581-8222
Campers learn social and life skills through physical hand-on activities. One, 8-week session or        Lvanheyzen@aefschools.com
eight, 1-week sessions. June 17 to August 2, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.              www.aefcamps.com
Before- and after-care available. From 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Application on website.
Program Information:                                                                                    Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM 2019                                                                          Ann Storck Center, Fort Lauderdale
For ages 0 to 5 with intellectual, developmental, physical, visual and / or hearing disability.         Jessica Rincon – Phone: 954-584-8000
Educational, recreational and therapeutic activities. June 10 to August 6, Monday through Friday,       Jrincon@ascfl.org
7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call / email for eligibility requirements and information.                             www.ascfl.org
Program Information:                                                                                    Provider, Location and Contact Information:
CAMP ABLE 2019                                                                                          ARC Broward, Sunrise
For ages 3 to 21 with intellectual and / or developmental disability.                                   Tonya Ricker - Phone: 954-746-9400
Offers a variety of social, leisure, recreational and educational opportunities and services for        CampAble@arcbroward.com
youth with behavioral challenges. June 17 to August 8, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.                              www.arcbroward.com
Call or visit website for information and eligibility requirements.
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Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
CAMP ATLANTIS - SUMMER FUN CAMP 2019                                                                   Atlantis Academy, Coral Springs
For grades K to 8 with learning difficulty and / or disability.                                        Phone: 954-516-2752
A traditional summer camp program offering a variety of on and off campus activities. June 10 to       www.atlantisacademy.com
August 2, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call for information.
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SUMMER INTENSIVE PROGRAM                                                                               Broward Academy, Davie
For ages 4 to 22 with autism and related disability.                                                   Maria Preston - Phone: 954-401-2024
Offers intensive programming in ABA, functional life skills, social skills, academics, language,       Mariaprestonbcba@gmail.com
vocational skills, recreation and leisure skills in a fun and supportive environment. Two, 4-week      www.browardacademy.org
sessions, June 10 to August 2, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Before- and after-care
available. Call / email for information.
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAMP 2019                                                                            Cadenza Center, Hollywood
For ages 3 to 15 with autism.                                                                          Phone: 954-925-3191
A variety of enrichment and therapeutic activities including music, art, movement, drama, social       Cadenzacenter@gmail.com
skills, and organized outdoor activities at local parks. Small groups. Call / email for information.   www.cadenzacenter.com
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
MOST SUMMER CAMP 2019                                                                                  Center for Hearing and Communication
For ages 4 to 12 with hearing disability.                                                              Margate Elementary, Margate
A safe positive environment that enhances academic achievement, supports social and physical           David Williams - Phone: 954-601-1930
development, and strengthens relationships. June 10 to August 2. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.         TTY phone: 954-601-1338
to 5 p.m. Call / email for more information.                                                           Dwilliams@chchearing.org
                                                                                                       www.chchearing.org
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
DANCING ON THE SPECTRUM SUMMER PROGRAM 2019                                                            Dancing On The Spectrum
For ages 5 and over with high functioning intellectual and / or developmental disability.              Boca Raton / Deerfield Beach
A non-judgmental, fun, and safe environment for all children to learn the fundamentals of dance,       Michele Mirisola - Phone: 954-655-2712
creative movement, cheerleading, and more. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.                     Michele@dancingonthespectrum.com
Four weekly sessions. Call / email for information.                                                    www.dancingonthespectrum.com
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
CAMP GIBORIM - SUMMER CAMP 2019                                                                        David Posnack Jewish Community Center, Davie
For ages 3 to 22+ with intellectual, developmental and / or physical disability.                       Scott Dermer - Phone: 954-434-0499
Traditional camp in a nurturing environment filled with innovative activities, nonstop fun, and        Campgiborim@dpjcc.org
creative surroundings. Arts & crafts, music, sports, field trips, swimming, mini-golf, karate,         www.dpjcc.org
science, and more. June 10 to August 2. Before- and after-care available. Email and / or visit web
site for additional information, eligibility requirements, and session dates.
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SPECIAL NEEDS SUMMER RIDING CAMP 2019                                                                  Equine-Assisted Therapies of South Florida
For ages 7 and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or             Tradewinds Park North, Coconut Creek
hearing disability.                                                                                    Phone: 954-974-2007
Riding lessons, grooming, tacking, arts & crafts, games, music, and more. Each participant is          Program@equineatsf.org
paired with a "buddy". Half day & full day available. July 8-12. Call / email for information.         www.equineatsf.org
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SUPERVISED TRIPS & VACATIONS SUMMER 2019                                                               Exceptional Vacations
For ages 18 and over with intellectual and / or developmental disability.                              All trips depart and return locally
Vacation opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities and other special needs.        Jill Vassi - Phone: 561-852-0910
See General Programs for Schedule. Call / email for information.                                       Jillv@exceptional-vacations.com
                                                                                                       www.exceptional-vacations.com
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SUMMER PROGRAM 2019                                                                                    Lighthouse of Broward, Fort Lauderdale
For ages 5 to 12 with visual disability                                                                Alyssa Davis - Phone: 954-463-4217 ext. 128
Learn new things and make friends. This program filled with fun and exploration. Swimming, arts        Adavis@lhob.org
& crafts, mixed martial arts, and much more. Build self-esteem, confidence, and independence.          www.lhob.org
June 24 to July 26. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call /email for more information.
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
TEENLIFE SUMMER PROGRAM 2019                                                                           Lighthouse of Broward, Fort Lauderdale
For ages 13 to 22 with visual disability.                                                              Alyssa Davis - Phone: 954-463-4217 ext. 128
 An intensive summer program that includes real work experience throughout Broward as well as          Adavis@lhob.org
fun and socialization. Various weeks throughout June and July. Call / email for more information.      www.lhob.org
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
RAD – RECREATION FOR ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES                                                          Living Inclusively For Everyone, Inc (LIFE)
For adults, 18 and over, with intellectual and /or developmental disability.                           Plantation
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A summer program where participants are engaged in various fun, educational, and healthy               Laura Prado - Phone: 954-817-4742
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activities. Call / email for more information.                                                         Lifeflorida@gmail.com
www.life-florida.org

Program Information:                                                                                  Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SUMMER CAMPS 2019                                                                                     PAL Academy, Weston
For ages 2 to 21 with LD, NVLD, ADHD, HFA, Aspergers, PDD-NOS.                                        Elizabeth Zayas-Hines – Phone: 954-372-9710
Learn fundamentals of a sport, develop and improve skills, and/or keep the "brain" on the move        ext. 210
and learn new ideas and skills. Therapy also available. June 10 - August 2. Eight, 1-week sessions.   Info@palclinic.com
Fun in the Sun Camp (Traditional). Camp SOAR (Program for Children on the Spectrum). Before-          www.palclinic.com
and after-care available. Call / email for information.
Program Information:                                                                                  Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SHAKE-A-LEG MIAMI INCLUSIVE SUMMER CAMP 2019 – Adventure Island                                       Shake-A-Leg Miami
For ages 7 and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or            Danelys Hernandez - Phone: 305-858-5550
hearing disability.                                                                                   ext. 117
Campers spend their days on the island kayaking, sailing, fishing, swimming, and learning             Danelys@shakealegmiami.org
about the marine and island environments through hands-on art and science activities.                 www.shakealegmiami.org
June 10 to August 16. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Five sessions offered. After-
care available. Call / email for additional summer camp information.
Program Information:                                                                                  Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SHAKE-A-LEG MIAMI INCLUSIVE SUMMER CAMP 2019 – Marine Academy                                         Shake-A-Leg Miami
For grades 2 to 12 with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or hearing     Kiandra - Phone: 305-858-5550
disability.                                                                                           Kiandra@shakealegmiami.org
Campers experience Biscayne Bay as their outdoor classroom! Diverse activities reinforce              www.shakealegmiami.org
school year learning in a fun, thought provoking and interactive environment. June 10 - August 2.
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. After-care available. Call / email for additional
summer camp information.
Program Information:                                                                                  Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SOCIAL SKILLS, SCIENCE AND ART SUMMER DAY CAMPS 2019                                                  Support for Students Growth Center
For ages 5 to 14 with ASD, ADHD, Social Challenges.                                                   Boca Raton
Partial day program designed for children and teens who are mainstreamed and would benefit            Dr. Eric Nach - Phone: 561-990-7305
from a small, intensive, science technology infused and social skills-based camp experience.          Info@supportforstudentsgrowthcenter.com
Initial consultation required. Six, 1-week sessions. Limit of 12 campers each week. June 24 to        www.supportforstudentsgrowthcenter.com
August 9. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call for more information.
Program Information:                                                                                  Provider, Location and Contact Information:
TVC SUMMER PROGRAM                                                                                    The Victory Center for Autism & Related
For ages 2 to 22 with autism and related disability.                                                  Disabilities (TVC)
Program includes ABA therapy, communication training, community-based instruction, social-            MAR-JCC, North Miami Beach
play, academic tutoring, field trips, swimming, and more. June 17 to August 16.                       Anita Tomic - Phone: 305-466-1142 ext.201
Application must be completed by May 2019. Call / email for more information.                         Office@thevictoryschool.org
                                                                                                      www.thevictoryschool.org
Program Information:                                                                                  Provider, Location and Contact Information:
M.O.S.T SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM 2019                                                                      United Community Options of South Florida
For ages 3 to 22 with intellectual, developmental and / or physical disability.                       Fort Lauderdale and Pompano
Recreational, social, academic enrichment activities, field trips, and more. Two locations.           Jill Reipsa - Phone: 954-315-4058
June 10 to August 2. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Fort Lauderdale and 8 a.m. to         Jillreipsa@uco-ucpsfl.org
5 p.m. at Pompano. Call / email for more information.                                                 www.unitedcommunityoptionssfl.org
Program Information:                                                                                  Provider, Location and Contact Information:
MARTIAL ARTS SUMMER CAMP                                                                              USK Karate Academy, Coral Springs
For ages 7 and over with high functioning ASD.                                                        Jillian Alvas - Phone: 954-340-5425
Martial arts lessons, field trips, games, arts & crafts, themes, fun, and more. Call / email for      Admin@usk.ninja
information.                                                                                          www.usk.ninja
Program Information:                                                                                  Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SAILING FOR SUCCESS                                                                                   YEA (Youth Environmental Alliance)
For ages 10 and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or           Phone: 248-933-1069
hearing disability.                                                                                   Info@yeafrog.org
Experience how accessible sailing and other forms of outdoor education can help foster a              www.yeafrog.org
lifetime of success. It is also fun! Dates TBD. Call / email for information.
Program Information:                                                                                  Provider, Location and Contact Information:
YMCA MOST SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS 2019                                                                   YMCA of South Florida
For ages 4 to 22 with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or hearing       Atlantic West Elementary, Margate
disability.                                                                                           Deerfield Park Elementary, Deerfield Bch.
Program provides students a low-cost summer program that promotes social skills, literacy,            Pinewood Elementary, North Lauderdale
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fitness, science, math, and recreation. The program also offers swim lessons and drowning             Walker Elementary, Fort Lauderdale
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prevention and promotes inclusion with typically developing peers. Monday through Friday,             Walter C. Young, Pembroke Pines
7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call / email for more information.                                                 Teresa Spitler - Phone: 754-551-7169
                                                                                                       Tspitler@ymcasouthflorida.org
                                                                                                       www.ymcasouthflorida.org

                                                               GENERAL PROGRAMS
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
BOWLING                                                                                                Broward County Parks and Recreation
For adults 18 and over with intellectual, developmental, and / or physical disability.                 Sunrise
Year-round. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Preregistration required. Call / email for information.    Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8160
                                                                                                       TTY: 954-537-2844
                                                                                                       SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
                                                                                                       www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
PINS - N – PALS: YOUTH & YOUNG ADULT BOWLING                                                           Broward County Parks and Recreation
For ages 13 to 30 with intellectual, developmental, and / or physical disability.                      Sunrise
Year-round. Tuesdays, 4:40 p.m. to 6 p.m. Preregistration required. Call / email for information.      Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8160
                                                                                                       TTY: 954-537-2844
                                                                                                       SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
                                                                                                       www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
TANDEM BIKE - SKILL DEVELOPMENT                                                                        Broward County Parks and Recreation
For adults, 18 and over, with visual disability.                                                       Location Varies
Learn basic biking skills, safety, bike mechanics, trust-building, and group riding etiquette along    Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8170
with the opportunity for physical activity, fun, and socialization.                                    TTY: 954-537-2844
Call / email for information and program dates.                                                        SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
                                                                                                       www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
TANDEM BIKE LEISURE RIDES                                                                              Broward County Parks and Recreation
For graduates of the Skill Development Program.                                                        Various Parks
Quarterly. Call / email for more information.                                                          Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8170
                                                                                                       TTY: 954-537-2844
                                                                                                       SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
                                                                                                       www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
YOGA                                                                                                   Broward County Parks and Recreation
For adults, 18 and over, with visual disability.                                                       Sunview Park, Fort Lauderdale
Group yoga instruction with postures adapted to individual abilities. Meets the 2nd and 4th            Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8160
Saturday of the month. January to October. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Registration required.                   TTY: 954-537-2844
                                                                                                       SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
                                                                                                       www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
NORDIC POLE WALKING PROGRAM                                                                            Broward County Parks and Recreation
For adults, 18 and over, with intellectual and /or developmental disability and one adult guest.       Various County Parks
This inclusive cardio and strength-based program will introduce participants to a simple, low-         Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8170
impact, and healthful walking activity. Preregistration required. Call / email for program dates and   TTY: 954-537-2844
information.                                                                                           Email: SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
                                                                                                       www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
FIT WITH A FRIEND CIRCUIT PROGRAM                                                                      Broward County Parks and Recreation
For veterans, with and without disability and one adult guest.                                         TY Park, Hollywood
This inclusive program focuses on developing general fitness through a circuit rotation at the         Special Populations – Phone: 954-357-8170
park's Memorial Fitness Zone. Each class includes a warmup, circuit routine, and cooldown.             TTY: 954-537-2844
Preregistration required. Call / email for session dates / time and information.                       Email: SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
                                                                                                       www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                   Provider, Location and Contact Information:
TAKE THE STAGE!                                                                                        Broward County Parks and Recreation &
For ages 8 to 14 with intellectual, developmental, and / or physical disability.                       Plantation Parks and Recreation
A free fun dance program. Participants will explore various styles and elements of dance with          Plantation Central Park
student volunteers assisting. Program focuses on enhancing rhythm, coordination, socialization,        Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8170
self-awareness, self-expression, and confidence. Two separate programs offered Saturdays.              TTY: 954-537-2844
Program 1, 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. for ages 8 to 12 and Program 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.        SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
for ages 10 to 14. Preregistration required. Call / email for information.                             www.Broward.org/Parks
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Program Information:                                                                                     Provider, Location and Contact Information:
DISC GOLF 101                                                                                            Broward County Parks and Recreation
For veterans with and without disability.                                                                Plantation Heritage Park
Learn fundamentals, skills, equipment, field of play, rules, and more; or, hone your skills. Disc golf   Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8160
is an enjoyable, affordable, and active outdoor recreation or competitive activity that can be           TTY: 954-537-2844
played at many of Broward County's beautiful parks. Preregistration required.                            Email: SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
Call / email for information and session date.                                                           www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                     Provider, Location and Contact Information:
CROSS-ROUND FITNESS                                                                                      Broward County Parks and Recreation &
For adults, 18 and over with physical disability.                                                        Supportabilities Foundation
This free program, in partnership with Supportabilities Foundation, will teach self-defense              Plantation Heritage Park
through non-contact boxing and promote physical fitness through adaptive exercises while                 Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8170
enhancing physical, emotional, and social confidence. Preregistration required.                          TTY: 954-537-2844
Call / email for information and session dates.                                                          Email: SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
                                                                                                         www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                     Provider, Location and Contact Information:
3R's ARTS & CRAFTS – Recycle, Reuse, Repurpose                                                           Broward County Parks and Recreation
For adults, 18 and over, with intellectual and developmental disability.                                 Location Varies
This program will provide an opportunity to explore and create art with recycled, repurposed,            Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8160 TTY:
and found materials while promoting / enhancing creativity and self-expression.                          954-537-2844
Preregistration required. Call / email for information and session dates.                                Email: SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
                                                                                                         www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                     Provider, Location and Contact Information:
MUSICAL EXPRESSIONS                                                                                      Broward County Parks and Recreation
For ages 13 to 21 with intellectual and developmental disability.                                        Location Varies
Express yourself and communicate with music by learning musical skills with various percussion           Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8170
 instruments. Have fun and gain confidence as you learn rhythmic patterns and use vocals.                TTY: 954-537-2844
Preregistration required. Call / email for program dates and information.                                Email: SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
                                                                                                         www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                     Provider, Location and Contact Information:
HANDCYLES                                                                                                Broward County Parks and Recreation
For adults, 18 and over, with physical disability.                                                       Central Broward Regional Park, Lauderhill
Two handcycles, one recumbent, and one upright, may be checked out on a first-come, first-serve          Phone: 954-357-5400; TTY: 954-537-2844
basis. Handcycles are for independent use within the park. Daily, unless the park has a special          CBRP@Broward.org
event, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call for information.                                                            www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                     Provider, Location and Contact Information:
WATER SAFETY CLASSES                                                                                     Broward County Parks and Recreation
For ages 6 months to 18 with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or           SWIM Central
hearing disability.                                                                                      Various Locations throughout Broward
Broward County's chief coordinating agency for water-safety instruction and awareness. SWIM              Phone: 954-357-7946
Central maintains the most comprehensive database in Florida, tracking every single swimming             SwimCentral@broward.org
pool and program in the County.                                                                          www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                     Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SPRING FLING DANCE                                                                                       Broward County Parks and Recreation &
For adults, 18 and over, with intellectual, developmental and /or physical disability.                   Sunrise Leisure Services
Co-sponsored by Sunrise Leisure Services. Deejay music, dancing, refreshments, socializing and           Sunrise Civic Center
fun. Friday, April 26, 2019 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations required. Reserve early as space is      Special Populations – Phone: 954-357-8170
limited. Call / email for information and / or reservation.                                              TTY: 954-537-2844
*Direct supervision of participants is not provided.                                                     SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
                                                                                                         www.Broward.org/Parks
Program Information:                                                                                     Provider, Location and Contact Information:
NAMI - FRIDAY NIGHT SOCIAL                                                                               Broward County Parks and Recreation &
For adults, 18 and over, living with mental illness.                                                     National Alliance on Mental Illness,
Deejay music, dancing, refreshments, socializing, door prizes, and more.                                 Broward County
Friday, June 14, 2019 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Call / email for additional information.                  Tree Tops Park, Davie
*Direct supervision of participants is not provided.                                                     Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8170
                                                                                                         TTY: 954-537-2844 NAMI: 954-316-9907
Program Information:                                                                                     Provider, Location and Contact Information:
SUMMER SOCIAL DANCE                                                                                      Broward County Parks and Recreation
For adults, 18 and over, with intellectual, developmental and /or physical disability.                   Tree Tops Park, Davie
Deejay music, dancing, refreshments, socializing and fun. Friday, July 19, 2019                          Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8170
from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations required. Reserve early as space is limited.                         TTY: 954-537-2844
Call / email for information and / or reservation.                                                       Email: SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
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*Direct supervision of participants is not provided.                                                     www.Broward.org/Parks
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Program Information:                                                                                 Provider, Location and Contact Information:
TEEN & YOUNG ADULT SOCIAL - "Back to School Dance"                                                   Broward County Parks and Recreation &
For ages 13 – 25 with intellectual, developmental and /or physical disability.                       Sunrise Leisure Services
Deejay music, dancing, refreshments, socializing and fun. Friday, August 16, 2019                    Sunrise Civic Center
from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Reservations required.                                                      Special Populations - Phone: 954-357-8170
*Direct supervision of participants is not provided.                                                 TTY: 954-537-2844
                                                                                                     SpecialPopulations@Broward.org
                                                                                                     www.Broward.org/Parks
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CREATIVE ARTS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS                                                                      City of Coconut Creek Parks & Recreation
For ages 10 and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or          Coconut Creek Recreation Complex
hearing disability.                                                                                  Monica Cummings - Phone: 954-545-6604
Participants will explore the world of arts & crafts through adaptive techniques that will promote   Mcummings@coconutcreek.net
creative thinking, self-expression, and social interaction while developing fine motor skills and    www.coconutcreek.net/parks/special-needs
self-confidence. May 2 to May 23. Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
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SPECIAL NEEDS BOWLING LEAGUE                                                                         City of Coconut Creek Parks & Recreation
For all ages with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or hearing          AMF, Margate
disability.                                                                                          Enrique Castro / Colette Okamoto:
All levels of bowlers and experience are welcome. This program is about having fun, making           Phone: 954-545-6670
friends, and social interaction with a little friendly competition. Registration required at         Ecastro@coconutcreek.net
Community Center prior to being accepted into program. ● April 1 to June 3. Mondays,                 www.coconutcreek.net/parks/special-needs
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Call / email for information.
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FAMILY FIT HOUR: ADAPTIVE FITNESS CLASS                                                              City of Coconut Creek Parks & Recreation
For ages 12 and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or          Coconut Creek Community Center
hearing disability.                                                                                  Monica Cummings / Jeff Lacher
For individuals with special needs and their families who want to increase fitness level. Program    Phone: 954-545-6604
will consist of fun circuits, group games, and an introduction to fitness.                           Mcummings@coconutcreek.net
Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Call / email for information.                     www.coconutcreek.net/parks/special-needs
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AUTISM AWARENESS EXTRAVAGANZA                                                                        City of Coconut Creek Parks & Recreation
For all ages with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or hearing          and Coconut Creek Police Department
disability.                                                                                          Promenade at Coconut Creek
Come meet and greet with Coconut Creek Police and Fire Department and find out more about            Monica Cummings / Scotty Leamon:
our special needs programs we offer. Raffle; giveaways; police, SWAT and fire truck tours;           Phone: 954-480-7196
K9 demonstration, and more. Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.                          Sleamon@@coconutcreek.net
Call / email for more information.                                                                   www.coconutcreek.net.parks/special-needs
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SPECIAL NEEDS SPORTS FUN AND FITNESS                                                                 City of Coconut Creek Parks & Recreation
For ages 18 and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or          Coconut Creek Community Center
hearing disability.                                                                                  Monica Cummings - Phone: 954-545-6604
This program will include a variety of sports and fitness activities.                                Mcummings@coconutcreek.net
April 5 - May 24. Fridays, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Call / email for more information.                      www.coconutcreek.net/parks/special-needs
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BUTTERFLY DANCE FRIENDS                                                                              City of Coconut Creek Parks & Recreation
For ages 4 and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or           Coconut Creek Community Center
hearing disability.                                                                                  Monica Cummings - Phone: 954-545-6604
Butterfly Friends is a buddy program for children and teens with special needs. Participants will    Mcummings@coconutcreek.net
learn the basics of dance while having fun with their peers. May 4 - May 25. Saturdays,              www.coconutcreek.net/parks/special-needs
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call / email for information.
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BOWLING                                                                                              City of Coral Springs Parks & Recreation
For ages 10 an over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or           Sawgrass Lanes, Tamarac
hearing disability.                                                                                  Debra Futterman - Phone: 954-345-2200
Wednesdays, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., through May 2019.                                                   Dfutterman@coralsprings.org
Preregistration required. Call / email for information.                                              www.coralsprings.org
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BOOGIE DOWN DANCES                                                                                   City of Coral Springs Parks & Recreation
For all ages with intellectual, developmental and / or physical disability.                          Sartory Senior Center in Mullins Park
Monthly themed dances with entertainment and refreshments. First Friday of the month.                Debra Futterman - Phone: 954-345-2200
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., through June 2019. Direct supervision is not provided.                       Dfutterman@coralsprings.org
Call / email for more information.                                                                   www.coralsprings.org
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FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER CLUB                                                                                 City of Coral Springs Parks & Recreation
For 18 and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or hearing           Sartory Senior Center in Mullins Park
disability.                                                                                              Debra Futterman - Phone: 954-345-2200
Engage in socialization in a restaurant setting. Third Friday of the month. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.,            Dfutterman@coralsprings.org
through May 2019. Preregistration required. Call / email for information.                                www.coralsprings.org
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SATURDAY'S SOCIAL CLUB                                                                                   City of Coral Springs Parks & Recreation
For ages 10 and over with intellectual, developmental and / or physical disability.                      Location varies
Fun filled activity day including on-site and off-site entertainment. Times and cost vary.               Debra Futterman - Phone: 954-345-2200
Preregistration required. Participants must be self-sufficient. Most Saturdays through June 2019.        Dfutterman@coralsprings.org
Registration required. Call / email for information.                                                     www.coralsprings.org
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ALL STAR BUDDIES                                                                                         City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation
For various ages with intellectual, developmental, physical, visual and / or hearing disability.         Location Varies by Program
An all-inclusive program designed to provide fun and engaging recreational opportunities with the        Kenny Lawrence - Phone: 954-480-4494
special populations in mind but open for all to enjoy. Call / email for program information.             Klawrence@deerfield-beach.com
                                                                                                         www.dfb.city
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BUDDY MUSIC - For ages 10 and over.                                                                      City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation
Become a super star in our new music program. This program has something for everyone                    Teen Center, Deerfield Beach
from recording songs in a private studio to creating tunes on your favorite instrument.                  Kenny Lawrence - Phone: 954-480-4494
Join us and become the next Idol! March 5 - April 9. Tuesdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.mm                          Klawrence@deerfield-beach.com
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BUDDY S.T.R.E.A.M. PROGRAMMING - For ages 10 and over.                                                   City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation
This new exciting class will be packed with unique learning and creative experiences. Science,           Constitution Park, Deerfield Beach
Technology, Recreation, Engineering, Art, and Math. Each class will cover one of the important           Kenny Lawrence - Phone: 954-480-4494
aspects of S.T.R.E.A.M. programming. March 21 - April 25. Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.                 Klawrence@deerfield-beach.com
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BUDDY KICKBALL – For ages 8 and over.                                                                    City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation
Come kick it with us Saturday mornings in our All-Inclusive family fun kickball league.                  Dr. Leo J. Robb Gym, Deerfield Beach
August 17 to September 21. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.                                                 Kenny Lawrence - Phone: 954-480-4494
                                                                                                         Klawrence@deerfield-beach.com
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BUDDY FISHING – for ages 8 and over.                                                                     City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation
Come and catch the big one in our All-Inclusive fishing club held at the world-famous Deerfield          Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier
Beach International Fishing Pier. August 19 to September 23. Mondays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.                Kenny Lawrence - Phone: 954-480-4494
                                                                                                         Klawrence@deerfield-beach.com
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BUDDY PHOTOGRAPHY – for ages 8 and over.                                                                 City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation
Come stop time in our All-Inclusive photography club. August 22 to September 26.                         Hillsboro Community Center, Deerfield Beach
Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.                                                                           Kenny Lawrence - Phone: 954-480-4494
                                                                                                         Klawrence@deerfield-beach.com
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CHAIR YOGA                                                                                               City of Fort Lauderdale Parks & Recreation &
For ages 18 and over, 16 and 17 with guardian, with physical disability.                                 Broward General Wellness
Includes gently stretching, strengthening and relaxing the body. This class is perfect for individuals   Beach Community Center
with mobility limitations. Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.                               Kyle Miller - Phone: 954-828-5360
Call / email for more information.                                                                       Kyle.miller@fortlauderdale.gov
                                                                                                         www.fortlauderdale.gov
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HYDROFITNESS – for ages 18 and over with physical disability                                             City of Fort Lauderdale Parks & Recreation
Low-impact water aerobics to improve flexibility, range of motion, and help with weight loss.            Croissant Pool - Phone: 954-828-6156
 Must be comfortable in the water. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.                     Jennifer Gigler - Phone: 954-828-5435
                                                                                                         Email: Jenniferg@fortlauderdale.gov
AQUAFITNESS – for ages 18 and over with physical disability.                                             www.fortlauderdale.gov
Shallow Water. Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Call / email for further information.                                                                    Bass Park Pool: 954-828-6019
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WHEELCHAIR TENNIS PROGRAM                                                                                City of Fort Lauderdale Parks & Recreation
For adults, 18 and over, with physical disability.                                                       George English Tennis Center, Ft. Laud.
Learn how to play wheelchair tennis. All abilities welcome. Four specialized adult sport                 Phone: 954-828-4620
wheelchairs available. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., through August 2019.                                Serogers@fortlauderdale.gov
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FORT LAUDERDALE SHARKS - Wheelchair Basketball Team                                                    City of Fort Lauderdale Parks & Recreation &
For ages 16 and over with physical disability.                                                         Fort Lauderdale Sharks
Competitive & recreational wheelchair basketball. All welcome to participate. Practice held year-      Joseph C. Carter Park, Fort Lauderdale
round. Fridays, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.                                         Archie Jones - Phone: 954-828-4511
Call / email for information.                                                                          Ajones@fortlauderdale.gov
                                                                                                       ftlsharks@gmail.com
                                                                                                       www.ftlsharks.com
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JR. FORT LAUDERDALE SHARKS - Juniors Wheelchair Basketball                                             City of Fort Lauderdale Parks & Recreation
For ages 6 to 13 with physical disability.                                                             Joseph C. Carter Park, Fort Lauderdale
Sundays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Call / email for more information.                                           Archie Jones - Phone: 954-828-4511
                                                                                                       Ajones@fortlauderdale.gov
                                                                                                       Phone: 954-303-6999
                                                                                                       juniorsharksbasketball@gmail.com
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SPECIAL NEEDS SWIM LESSONS                                                                             City of Hollywood Parks, Recreation &
For ages 6 months and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, and / or hearing                Cultural Arts
disability.                                                                                            Driftwood Community Pool
Adaptive Aquatics Group swim lessons for children with disabilities.                                   Chadli Fernandez – Phone: 954-967-4644
Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Registration required. Call / email for session dates and information.   Cfernandez@hollywoodfl.org
                                                                                                       www.hollywoodfl.org
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ADULT SPECIAL NEEDS DANCES                                                                             City of Hollywood Parks, Recreation &
For ages 16 and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, and / or emotional disability.        Cultural Arts
Enjoy an evening of dancing, music and socializing. Light snacks & drinks provided.                    Boulevard Heights Community Center
Third Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.                                                     Pixie Cook - Phone: 954-967-4235
Call / email for information.                                                                          Pcook@hollywoodfl.org
                                                                                                       www.hollywoodfl.org
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ADULT SPECIAL NEEDS MOVIE                                                                              City of Hollywood Parks, Recreation &
For ages 16 and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, and / or hearing           Cultural Arts
disability.                                                                                            Boulevard Heights Community Center
Enjoy a movie and a light snack. On-going on Wednesdays from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.                  Pixie Cook - Phone: 954-967-4235
Call / email for information and movie titles.                                                         Pcook@hollywoodfl.org
                                                                                                       www.hollywoodfl.org
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ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS                                                                                  City of Margate Parks and Recreation
For ages 6 months and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual               Calypso Cove Water Park
and / or hearing disability.                                                                           Maria Moresco - Phone: 954-974-4566
One-on-one swim lessons for individuals unable to be independent in water. Designed to increase        Ccove@margatefl.com
swimming skills. Preregistration required. By appointment.                                             www.margatefl.com
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SPECIAL OLYMPICS TRACK & FIELD PRACTICE                                                                City of Miramar Parks and Recreation &
For ages 8 and over with intellectual and /or developmental disability.                                Special Olympics Broward County
Must be registered with Special Olympics. Fridays, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. to 4:30     Ansin Sports Complex, Miramar
p.m., through May 2019.                                                                                Phone: 954-262-2150
Contact Special Olympics for more information.                                                         (See Special Olympics)
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SPECIAL OLYMPICS - AQUATICS PROGRAM                                                                    City of Pembroke Pines Recreation &
For ages 8 and over with intellectual and /or developmental disability.                                Cultural Arts / YMCA
Athletes must know the basics of swimming and meet Special Olympics eligibility requirements.          Charter Central Pool, Pembroke Pines
Swim stroke, skills and competition practice. May to August. Mondays is practice, 6:30 p.m.            Jean Kneely- Phone: 954-826-0800
to 8 p.m. Saturdays is competition.                                                                    Jocelyn Lata – Phone: 954-727-9622
Call / email for more information.                                                                     Jlata@ymcasouthflorida.org
                                                                                                       www.ppines.com
                                                                                                       www.ymcasouthflorida.org
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SPECIAL POPULATIONS TENNIS                                                                             City of Pembroke Pines Recreation &
For ages 12 and over with developmental, emotional and /or physical disability.                        Cultural Arts / YMCA,
All levels of players are welcome. Sign up individually or with family members / companions.           Pembroke Lakes Tennis Center, Pembroke Pines
Fridays, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., through May 2019.                                                     Jocelyn Lata - Phone: 954-727-9622
Call / email for more information.                                                                     Jlata@ymcasouthflorida.org
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SPECIAL OLYMPICS FLAG FOOTBALL                                                                      City of Pembroke Pines Recreation &
For ages 8 and over with intellectual and /or developmental disability.                             Cultural Arts/YMCA,
Special Olympics eligibility must be met. Sundays is practice, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.,                   Town Gate Park, Pembroke Pines
Saturdays is competition, through May 2019.                                                         Jean Kneely – Phone: 954-826-0800
Call / email for information.                                                                       Jocelyn Lata - Phone: 954-727-9622
                                                                                                    Jlata@ymcasouthflorida.org
                                                                                                    www.ppines.com
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FRIENDSHIP CLUB                                                                                     City of Pembroke Pines Recreation &
For 18 and over with special needs.                                                                 Cultural Arts
Adult monthly themed socials held the second Wednesday of the month from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.        Pines Recreation Center, Pembroke Pines
During school year. Activities vary each month: parties, dances, special events, and more.          Debbie Rivera - Phone: 954-274-7321
Call / email for information.                                                                       Berdequez1957@gmail.com
                                                                                                    www.ppines.com
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WPPO MIRACLE LEAGUE BASEBALL                                                                        City of Pembroke Pines &
For ages 5 to 21 with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or hearing     West Pembroke Pines Optimists (WPPO)
disability.                                                                                         Rose G. Price Park
Played on an accessible field for individuals using wheelchairs and other walking devices.          Alex Bello - Phone: 954-224-0835
August to November. Fridays, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.                                                       Westpinesmiracleleague@gmail.com
Call / email for further information.                                                               www.facebook.com/WestPinesMiracleLeague
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SPECIAL NEEDS PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS                                                                  City of Plantation Parks and Recreation
For ages 6 months to adult with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or   Plantation Aquatic Complex, Plantation
hearing disability.                                                                                 Silvia Mousa - Phone: 954-663-6518
Swim lessons for individuals with disabilities. Designed to increase swimming skills.               Silviamousa@hotmail.com
Preregistration required. By appointment only.                                                      www.plantation.org
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SPECIAL NEEDS RECREATIONAL EXERCISE                                                                 City of Plantation Parks and Recreation
For ages 6 months to adult with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or   Plantation Aquatic Complex, Plantation
hearing disability.                                                                                 Silvia Mousa - Phone: 954-663-6518
Aquatic exercise program for individuals unable to be independent in the water. Designed to         Silviamousa@hotmail.com
increase strength, balance, flexibility and movements. Preregistration required. By appointment     www.plantation.org
only.
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"PAP" PLANTATION ADPATIVE TENNIS PROGRAM                                                            Plantation Community Tennis Corporation Frank
For ages 7 to 17 and 18 and over with physical disability.                                          Veltri Tennis Center at
Tennis instruction and play for beginners to advanced wheelchair players. All equipment             Plantation Central Park, Plantation
provided. Four specialized adult sport wheelchairs and two youth sport wheelchairs available.       Mark Morgenstern - Phone: 954-474-6897
1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.                                              Phone: 954-513-3540
                                                                                                    www.PCTC.PlantationTennis.org
                                                                                                    www.plantationtennis.org
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AQUASTRETCH - WATER AEROBICS                                                                        City of Pompano Beach
For ages 18 and over who have joint pain and / or arthritis.                                        Pompano Beach Aquatic Center
Warm-water exercises to promote flexibility and reduce joint pain and stiffness.                    Phone: 954-786-4128
Year-round. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.                               www.pompanobeachfl.gov
Call / email for more information.
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AUTISM SWIMS                                                                                        City of Sunrise Leisure Services and
For ages 5 to 18 with autism.                                                                       Autism Foundation of Broward County
A free event, for youth with autism, to promote swimming and water safety. All swimming             Sunrise Civic Center Aquatic Complex, Sunrise
abilities are welcome. Pool games and contests and educational information. Reservation             Annette Figueroa - Phone: 954-747-4637
required. Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.                                           Afigueroa@sunrisefl.gov
                                                                                                    www.sunrisefl.gov
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WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL - "Sunrise Suns"                                                              City of Sunrise Leisure Services &
For ages 18 and over with physical disability.                                                      Sunrise Suns
Professional team practice. Non-team members welcome to experience wheelchair basketball            Village Multipurpose Center Gym, Sunrise
and observe practices. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.                                     Fran Wade - Phone: 954-401-6970
                                                                                                    Sunrisesuns1@gmail.com
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211 - SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCES                                                                                 2-1-1 First Call For Help of Broward
For ages 0 to 22 with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or hearing               24-hour Helpline
disability.                                                                                                   Phone: 954-537-0211 or 2-1-1
Free information and referrals to special needs resources, including recreation and summer                    www.211-broward.org
programs and care coordination services. www.211specialneeds.org
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12th MAN FOOTBALL AND CHEER CAMP                                                                              12th Man Football & Cheer Camp
For ages 3 and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or                    Boca Raton & Miami
hearing disability.                                                                                           Allen & Kimberly Lowy - Phone: 305-970-6077
A free one-day camp designed for those who because of a special need or disability have not                   twelfthmfcc@gmail.com
had the opportunity to be involved in organized football or cheerleading.                                     www.12thmanfcc.org
February 2020 in Boca / March 2020 in Miami. Call / email for information.
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TASKS (Therapeutic After School Kids Special)                                                                 Abi's Place, Coral Springs
For ages 3 to 17 with intellectual, developmental and / or physical disability.                               Phone: 954-753-4441
An after school childcare program of developmentally appropriate activities that promotes                     Nicolej@abisplace.com
physical, intellectual and social development. Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.                     www.abisplace.com
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ABLE AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM                                                                                      Arc Broward
For ages 3 to 21 with intellectual and / or developmental disability.                                         Sunrise
Provides an enriched and specialized afterschool program for children with developmental                      Phone: 954-746-9400
disabilities and behavioral challenges. Social skills, physical fitness, cultural arts, recreation, case      www.arcbroward.com
management, and nursing services. Follows Broward County school calendar.
Monday through Friday, 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Extended hours for early release & non-school days.
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STEP - AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM                                                                                   Arc Broward
For ages 16 – 21 with intellectual and / or developmental disability.                                         Arc Broward, Sunrise; Coral Spring HS;
Social skill building, daily living skills, life skills training, employee skills training, hands on career   McArthur HS, Hollywood; Piper HS, Sunrise
exploration, and paid summer internship. Meets 3 days, Monday to Thursday, depending on site.                 Liliana Ballesteros-Asha - Phone: 954-790-9342
School dismissal time through 6 p.m.                                                                          Lballesteros@arcbroward.com
                                                                                                              www.arcbroward.com
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ARTISTS WITH AUTISM                                                                                           Artists with Autism - Training Gallery
For adults, 18 and over, with autism, intellectual, developmental disability and /or physical                 Festival Flea Market, Pompano Beach
disability                                                                                                    Cynthia Drucker - Phone: 954-895-2786
Helps aspiring artists learn business skills and social skills by showing and selling their own art           FlaGaL1106@gmail.com
work. Helps foster and encourage micro-enterprising and promote the artistic talents of                       www.artistswithautism.org
persons with autism and other disabilities.
ARTy Party: A fun & social art class, taught by a professional artist. Call / visit web site for info.
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BEST DAY FOUNDATION                                                                                           Best Day Foundation, Florida Chapter
For ages 4 to 24 with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or hearing               Pompano Beach Public Beach
disability.                                                                                                   Jaime Vanacore - Phone: 800-309-2815
Provides a fun day of aquatic / beach-based activities that build confidence and self-esteem. If              Jaime@bestdayfoundation.org
you can go to the beach, you can participate. Activities include tandem surfing, body boarding,               www.bestdayfoundation.org/locations/florida
kayaking, stand-up paddling, games, and more. Beach wheelchairs and custom-built surf chairs
available. Spring Event: April 6 and 7, 2019. Check website for updates.
Registration required. Call / email for information.
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BIT-BY-BIT THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER                                                                          Bit-by-Bit Therapy
For ages 2 and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or                    Davie
hearing disability.                                                                                           Susan March - Phone: 754-779-7888
1) Medical Therapy: Physical, speech and occupational therapy, with the use of a horse /                      Info@bitbybittherapy.org
Hippotherpy, to meet medical goals. 2) Recreational Adaptive Riding Lessons for children and                  www.bitbybittherapy.org
adults with special needs. 3) Horse For Heroes Disabled Veterans Program.
Visit website for information / program application.
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BROWARD ELITE - "FRENZY KATZ" CHEERLEADING                                                                    Broward Elite, Davie
For ages 6 to 30 with intellectual, developmental, physical, visual and / or hearing disability.              Betty Suess - Phone: 954-577-3332
Special needs competitive cheer team. Learn cheer routines, jumps, dances, stunts, tumbling.                  Bettysuess@aol.com
Competition across the country. Year-round. Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.                                  www.browardeliteallstars.com
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SPECIAL FITNESS CLASS                                                                                  Broward Health, Coral Springs
For ages 18 and over with intellectual, developmental and / or physical disability.                    Phone: 954-344-3344
An exercise class tailored for adults with mental & physical challenges who are unable to              Kbyrne@browardhealth.org
 participate in conventional exercise classes. Thursdays, 4:30 p.m. Call / email for information.      www.browardhealth.org
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For grades Pre K to 11 with intellectual, developmental, emotional and / or physical disability.       Cadenza Center, Hollywood
SATURDAY ENRICHMENT CAMP - During school year. 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.                                    Phone: 954-925-3191
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS - Call / email for information.                                                  Cadenzacenter@gmail.com
                                                                                                       www.cadenzacenter.com
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YOUTH FORCE PROGRAM                                                                                    Center for Hearing and Communication
For ages 12 to 16 with hearing disability.                                                             South Plantation High School, Plantation
Academic enrichment, prevention education, life-skills training, nutrition & fitness, cultural arts,   Olivia Angeli - Phone: 954-601-1930
community service projects, field trips, and more. During school year. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and        TTY: 954-601-1338
Thursdays, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call / email for more information.                                      Oangeli@chchearing.org
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STEP PROGRAM                                                                                           Center for Hearing and Communication
For ages 16 to 21 with hearing disability.                                                             South Plantation High School. Plantation
Hands-on experiences designed to foster independence and improve social skills,                        Olivia Angeli - Phone: 954-601-1930
communication, and employability skills. Art, culture and music activities included.                   TTY: 954-601-1338
During school year. Call / email for information.                                                      Oangeli@chchearing.org
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M.O.S.T. AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM                                                                          Center for Hearing and Communication
For ages 5 to 12 with hearing disability.                                                              Margate Elementary School, Margate
Academic enrichment, physical fitness, art, field trips, social skills, and much more.                 Grecia Rosend - Phone: 954-601-1930 ext. 322
During school year. Monday through Friday.                                                             TTY: 954-601-1338
Call / email for qualification requirements.                                                           Grosend@chchearing.org
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CHALLENGER BASEBALL                                                                                    Challenger Baseball
For ages 5 to 21 with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or hearing        Teams throughout Broward County. Players can
disability.                                                                                            play on team closest to their home.
Modified baseball program allows boys and girls, with any disability, ages 5 to 21, to play            Randy Hibshman - Phone: 954-345-9329
baseball. "Buddies" help players so they can fully participate. Free to participate.                   Dhibshman@bellsouth.net
Uniforms and equipment provided. March – May. Sundays, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Call / email for more information.
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COOPER CITY CHALLENGERS                                                                                Cooper City Challengers
For young adults with special needs.                                                                   Cooper City Pool & Tennis Center
A social group for young adults with special needs. Offered for Cooper City residents only on the      William Billings - Phone: 305-904-3741
First, second and third Friday of the month, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Call / email for more information.       Billin_s@bellsouth.net
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YOGA FOR CHILDREN - An Inclusive Program                                                               Creative Relaxation® Yoga for Children
For ages 5 and over with intellectual, developmental, physical, emotional, visual and / or             Yoga Center, Deerfield Beach
hearing disability.                                                                                    Louise Goldberg - Phone: 954-579-1604
Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., through May 21, 2019. Program resumes in the Fall.                   Louise@yogaforspecialneeds.com
Follows Broward School schedule. Call / email to register before attending.                            http://yogaforspecialneeds.com/
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GIBORIM U                                                                                              David Posnack Jewish Community
For ages 6 and over & 18 and over with intellectual, developmental and / or physical disability.       Center, Davie
A program for children, teens and adults with special needs that includes courses/classes in           Arlene Abrams - Phone: 954-434-0499 ext. 326
fitness, the arts, sports, recreation, life skills, and health and wellness.                           Debra Lombard - Phone: 954-434-0499 ext. 208
Spring Classes: March 10 to May 31, 2019. Monday through Friday & Sunday. Follows Broward              Aabrams@dpjcc.org
School schedule. Must be registered with Giborim U Program. Visit website for information,             dlombard@dpjcc.org
eligibility requirements, class offerings, and schedules.                                              www.giborimu.org
Areas of Focus:                                                                                        www.dpjcc.org
Sports & Wellness: Fitness / Weight Training / Yoga Basketball / Karate / Circuit Training /
Spinning
Socialization: Social Skills / Group Dynamics / Team Building
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The Arts: Theater / Film / Visual Arts / Drawing & Painting / Culinary / Dance / Gardening
Life Skills: Activities of Daily Living / Personal Care
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Computer Skills / Community Skills / Employment Skills Cooking Skills / Music
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