By NYMetroParents Staff

Special Needs Sports Programs in Rockland County, NY

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Get your child with special needs involved in the right sports program close to home:

 

Camp Venture

266 Rockland Lake Road, Valley Cottage

(845) 624-3860

www.campventure.org

Camp Venture is a summer day camp for children (ages 5-12) with and without developmental disabilities. While on the seven-acre campground, children can swim in one of two pools, ride horses or play on a playground.

 

Orangetown Mighty Midgets Athletic Association

30 Van Wyck Road, Blauvelt

(845) 398-1900

www.ommsoccer.org; www.buddyballsports.org

Offers a Buddy Ball program for children with developmental disabilities. Volunteer buddies help guide the registered children through the sports activities with as much or as little assistance as is needed. Seasonal sports include soccer, basketball, and tennis. 

 

Ride Kind Therapeutic Horseback Riding

220 Spook Rock Road, Montebello

(845) 356-1464

www.ridekind.com

Equine-oriented activities that help special needs students reach developmental milestones, both physical and psychological. Therapeutic riding helps increase range of motion, muscle tone, motor skills, balance, posture, and coordination.

 

Tumble-Bee Gymnastics

401 Nanuet Mall South, Nanuet

(845) 623-2553

www.tumble-beegymnastics.com

Offers a limited-size gymnastics class designed for children ages 5-12 with mild-to-moderate physical disabilities and/or developmental delays. (Children must be evaluated before joining, and may be accompanied by a "shadow" caregiver during class.)

 

 

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