Special Needs - Sports


Creative Yogashine

Yoga (group and individual) for children ages 3 and up with emotional, developmental and physical disabilities. The therapeutic body movements and creative play engages children and helps them treat some of their limitations without feeling like they are "working."

7-11 Legion Drive
Phone: (914) 769-8745
Greenburgh Special Education Recreation

large array of activities and outings for children with disabilities, such as horseback riding, karate, swim classes, art classes, dances, parties and camp.

11 Olympic Lane
Phone: (914) 693-8985 ext. 128
HERO, Inc.

Adapted tennis and dance therapy are among this organization's many offerings. Tennis, which is held on an ongoing basis, provides fun, fitness and positive social experiences for children with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities. Lessons, which are held either indoors or outdoors depending on weather, are held Monday through Saturdays and are tailored to meet group and individual needs.

2975 Westchester Avenue, Suite 410
Phone: (914) 761-2130
The Miracle League of Westchester

A modified baseball program for children of all ages with disabilities. Children play baseball on a field specifically designed for wheelchair use to make sure that all children, no matter his or her level and ability, can play baseball.

30 Glenn Street, Suite 307
Phone: (914) 813-8007
North East Westchester Special Recreation, Inc.

Offers aquatics, Special Olympics training and other activities for children with developmental disabilities.

63 Bradhurst Avenue
Phone: (914) 347-4409

Therapeutic horseback riding for children with special needs. Those who ride horses get physical, emotional and social benefits that cannot be duplicated with other forms of therapy.

Phone: (203) 356-9504
Southeast Consortium for Special Services

Provides a wide range of sports and social activities for kids with special needs. Among the sports programs offered are Kids in Motion, a fitness, exercise and movement program for youths and teens; Partners in Sports, which includes sports development and cooperative skill training; aquatics; bowling and Special Olympics training and competition.

740 West Boston Post Road
Phone: (914) 698-5232
UMAC (United Martial Arts Centers)

United Martial Arts Center offers Taekwondo for children with special needs. The courses help them develop physically, mentally and socially. Each class is taught using positive reinforcement.

450 North State Road
Phone: (914) 945-7100
Backyard Sports

Basketball and soccer for boys and girls ages 5-15 with special needs. Programs are held at SUNY Purchase. Programs focus on basic coordination, athletic development and building confidence while stressing proper behaviors and group cooperation. Trained teachers and coaches handle each child's needs. Group sizes are small and determined by age and ability.

75 South Broadway
Phone: (914) 304-4052
Boys and Girls Club of Mount Kisco

Swim classes run through the year for children with special needs.

351 Main St.
Phone: (914) 666-8069
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