All Adaptive & Inclusive Programs (with the exception of Trail Buddies) are temporarily on hold through July 4th. Please join our monthly newsletter to receive updates. If you have questions, please contact Rebekah Coffey.
Our adaptive programs are specifically designed for those with physical, developmental and intellectual disabilities. We provide reasonable accommodations and aim to adapt programs so all individual needs are met.
Adaptive Sports & Martial Arts
The YMCA offers a variety of adaptive sports, including baseball, skills & drills, tennis and t-ball.
Note: These program are offered seasonally.
Adaptive Events & Respite
Come join our parents day out and parents night out events! Participants will enjoy planned activities, such as games, arts & crafts, and more! Parents & caregivers enjoy respite and a time of self-care.
Adaptive Art & Dance (Creative Expression)
Participants will engage in therapeutic activities related to art and creative expression. Participants can enjoy adaptive art and dance.
Note: These programs are offered seasonally.
Adaptive Swim Lessons & Swim Team
Adaptive swim lessons are designed for participants who have special needs, focusing on basic water skills and water adjustment to help gain confidence in the water and improve kicking and stroking ability. Participants learn to feel more positive about themselves in a safe and relaxed environment that promotes success mixed with fun and play. For those looking for competitive opportunities, we offer an adaptive swim team in partnership with East Allen Special Olympics.
Employment Readiness Partnership
This employment readiness program encourages individuals with disabilities to gain workplace experience, alongside their job coach. Participants learn skills on the “front lines” in various departments of the YMCA.
Adaptive Fitness & Group Exercise
We offer adaptive group exercise classes for members, including Zumba & Fit Camp. Fitness training is also available. Participants and coaches will set goals and create a personalized workout plan. Coaches will also help train the participant on adaptive and standard equipment usage.