EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL

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  • EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS compiled by Mrs. Tina Bridda, MEd.

    Contact GloTwpSPKN@hotmail.com if you would like to have your establishment included in this resource.

    Please note compilation of activities were gathered at the request of parents and are to be used only as a resource. Services appearing on this list do not imply an endorsement by any individual or Gloucester Township School District.

    mailto:GloTwpSPKN@hotmail.com mailto:GloTwpSPKN@hotmail.com

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    LABRADOR HILL FARM, LLC Horsemanship program which is suitable to children and adults with special needs. They provide equine relationships and assisted therapies.

    1665 Conrad Ave, Waterford, NJ 08089

    856.768.9980

    www.labradorhill.com

    WILL MOOR SCHOOL OF GYMNASTICS Private and group lessons are available.

    Medford & Mt. Laurel

    609.654.9337 http://will-moor.com

    KATZ JCC Special needs socialization and recreation programs for elementary through high school age children. Activities include swim, sports & fitness, basketball, art & theatre and more.

    1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

    856.424.4444

    www.katzjcc.org

    WEISMAN CHILDREN’S REHAB HOSPITAL Adaptive Swim Lessons.

    92 Brick Road, Marlton 856.489.4520 x 251

    AMERIKICK KARATE

    Blackwood, Haddon Heights, Marlton & Medford

    www.amerikick.com

    CHALLENGER SPORTS LEAGUES For any child that is cognitively or physically challenged and wants to play sports. These programs are open to WT residents as well as non-residents

    Washington Township Parks & Recreation

    856.589.3227

    www.twp.washington.nj.us/content/77/131/

    SPORTS

    HIGHLAND YOUTH SOCCER CLUB Soccer Stars-one group for ages 6-9 and one group for 10-16. The Soccer Stars program focuses on exercise, gross motor skills, motor planning, team work, social skills and most importantly - having fun. Lilley Elementary School, Gloucester Township BOB COOPER WWW.HYSC.ORG email: profcoop@yahoo.com

    SOUTH JERSEY STORM TWISTERS Special Needs Cheerleading

    Sports & More Center 1855 Hurfville Rd., Sewell, NJ 08080 856.404.8111 http://www.sportsandmorefun.com/ Coach Shannon: smpstorm@yahoo.com

    TBAA-TOP SOCCER The Outreach Program for Soccer is designed to accommodate all children with disabilities from the ages of 5 to 21. Each child is assigned a “Buddy” to assist them throughout the whole season. not limited to Gloucester Township residents.

    Brian Dean tbaastrykers@comcast.net or www.tbaa.net

    http://www.labradorhill.com http://www.katzjcc.org http://www.amerikick.com http://www.twp.washington.nj.us/content/77/131/ http://WWW.HYSC.ORG mailto:profcoop@yahoo.com http://www.sportsandmorefun.com mailto:smpstorm@yahoo.com mailto:tbaastrykers@comcast.net http://www.tbaa.net

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    VIRTUA WINGS OF STEEL SLED HOCKEY TEAM sled hockey is an adaptive sport that allows people with physical disabilities to skate and play hockey. Practice is every Thursday in Voorhees @ Flyers Skate Zone

    601 Laurel Oak Road, Voorhees, NJ 08043 846.261.6880 or by email- sledhockey1@comcast.net

    KALEIDOSCOPE Therapeutic Riding Program developed to foster independence, strength and growth in the minds and bodies of individuals with disabilities through equine assisted activities.

    Flora Lea Farm 21 Branin Road, Medford, NJ 08055 609.923.7847

    SPECIAL OLYMPICS NEW JERSEY Children ages 2.5-7 are eligible to participate in the Young Athlete Program. Those 8 yrs. and older may participate in the Special Olympics.

    1 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Way, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-2301 609.896.8000 email: info@sonj.org web: www.sonj.org

    SPORTS

    CAMDEN COUNTY NJ MIRACLE LEAGUE (BASEBALL) Boundless Field is located at Challenge Grove Park left of the pavilion. ages 5 & up

    101 Bortons Mill Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 www.ccnjml.org

    STRATFORD ATHLETIC ORGANIZATION challenger baseball

    Paul McGovern

    paulmcgovern3@verizon.net

    TOPSports soccer, baseball, basketball and bowling for athletes with disabilities. Certified teen volunteers. $ Mullica Hill Troy S Memis, Sr. troymgr@aol.com www.facebook.com/Haristown www.TOPSportsNJ.org

    TOPSOCCER Challenger baseball league in

    Yellin Elementary School, Stratford

    Greg Barnable

    302.494.3211

    gb61278@yahoo.com

    SOCCER STARS indoor soccer/sports/exercise/social skills organization for kids on the autism spectrum. Teen buddies assist players

    Every Tuesday night through April 7:45-9:15

    J.W. Lilley School

    Bob Cooper & Tom Storer

    profcoop@yahoo.com

    FREE

    ICan Shine Bike Camp national charitable nonprofit organization teaching people with disabilities to ride a conventional 2 wheel bicycle. Through systematic upgrades with specialized equipment, gradual steps toward independent riding. icanshine.org

    mailto:info@sonj.org mailto:gb61278@yahoo.com mailto:profcoop@yahoo.com http://icanshine.org http://www.ccnjml.org mailto:paulmcgovern3@verizon.net mailto:troymgr@aol.com http://www.facebook.com/Haristown http://www.TOPSportsNJ.org

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    SPORTS

    LITTLE SPORT the Champions Program at this play center employs guided play and team building sports (autism, sensory, etc)

    121 Kings Hwy #204

    Maple Shade, NJ 08052

    856-234-6445

    www.littlesport.net

    HELPING HANDS GYM, INC “Bringing fitness & families facing Autism & Developmental Needs together”

    www.helpinghandsgym.com

    email: helpinghandsgym@gmail.com

    37 Clementon Rd., Suite 5

    Berlin, NJ 08009

    856-753-1188

    http://www.littlesport.net http://www.helpinghandsgym.com mailto:helpinghandsgym@gmail.com

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    MUSIC-IN-ME Fun filled music and movement classes for newborn, kindergarten children and the grownups who love them.

    PO Box 774, Turnersville, NJ 08012

    856.227.4357

    www.music-in-me.com

    MUSIC WITHIN US A music program for children with special needs and their families.

    57 E. Kings Highway, Audubon, NJ 08106

    856.354.1432

    www.musicalconservatory.com

    TODAY’S DANCE CENTER Runs a class called “Create Abilities” Opportunities to perform in recital and performance groups

    174 Rt. 70, Sharps Run Plaza, Medford, NJ 08055

    609.953.0253

    www.todaysdancecenter.com/ create_abilities.html

    MUSIC, MOVEMENT AND DANCE

    JOYFUL NOISE Chorus for adults ages 17+ with physical and neurological challenges.

    17 Springbrook Road, Morristown, NJ 07960

    215.771.1003 -Allison Fromm, director

    http://www.joyfulnoisechorus.org/

    BETSY FISCHER’S GROOVE LOUNGE dance, hip hop, karaoke, glow in the dark, game shows, zumba, birthday parties, etc.

    www.grovelounge.net

    701 Cooper Road, Suite 3, Voorhees, NJ 08043

    856.504.3913

    THE DANCE FACTORY The  Dance  Factory  offers  a  unique  dance   program  for  children  with  special  needs.    This   class  offers  a  friendly  and  professional   environment  that  each  child  needs  to  explore   the  world  of  dance.    Students  learn  crea>ve   movement  within  an  emphasis  on  Jazz,  Ballet   and  Tap  techniques  tailored  to  suit  their  needs   and  abili>es.   jazz607@aol.com   703  N.  Main  Street,  Glassboro,  NJ     856-­‐863-­‐8882

    THE CENTER FOR NEUROLOGICAL & NEURODEVELOPMENTAL HEALTH (CNNH) Music and Dance/Movement therapies. no special skills required.

    250 Haddonfield-Berlin Road, Suite 105, Gibbsboro, NJ 08026

    856.346.0005 Kathleen Nace ext. 1409

    www.cnnh.org

    HAPPY FEET 10 week dance sessions

    11 Kelly Drivers Lane

    Laurel Springs, NJ 08021

    856-435-3110

    danceclassnj.com

    LOOK WHO’S DANCING A unique dance & exercise program for all ages and abilities.

    www.specialneedsdancing.com

    email: lookwhosdancing@yahoo.com

    Helene Lynch-267-718-7634

    Jean Anne Principato 856-466-1476

    http://www.grovelounge.net mailto:jazz607@aol.com http://www.music-in-me.com http://www.musicalconservatory.com http://www.todaysdancecenter.com/create_abilities.html http://www.cnnh.org http://danceclassnj.com http://www.specialneedsdancing.com mailto:lookwhosdancing@yahoo.com

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    JUBILATION CREATIONS offering the best in creative self-expression for the Special Needs community. Year round

    Jubili Beads & Yarns -713 Haddon Ave., Collingswood, NJ 08108

    856.858.7844 http://jubilationcreations.org/

    PEGASUS THE ARTS Creative Arts program designed for adults with special needs. Offers art, music, dance, role play, reading & creative writing.

    2830 Marlton Pike, Pennsauken, NJ

    856.663.0075

    THE CENTER FOR NEUROLOGICAL & NEURODEVELOPMENTAL HEALTH (CNNH) art therapiy. no special skills required.

    250 Haddonfield-Berlin Road, Suite 105, Gibbsboro, NJ 08026

    856.346.0005 Kathleen Nace ext. 1409

    www.cnnh.org

    THE SHINING STARS THEATER PROGRAM Supported by Amazing Transformations and Haddonfield Plays and Players, teens and young adults with developmental disabilities show off their