The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

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Disabilities

special needs camp

 

"There are not enough words that I can say that tells what this league means to Lana and the rest of our family." -Lana's Dad

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The YMCA offers activities and adaptive sports modified to cater to individuals with physical or mental disabilities of a variety of ages.  Our offerings vary by branch and season, below is a list of the activities that are currently available.  

Angel Camp

Angel Camp is a day camp for children with special needs that offers typical day camp activities such as horse back riding, canoeing and basketball along with field trips specially designed for kids with special needs.

Ages: 5-18 years

Enrolling: NOW!

Locations:

J.E.R. Chilton at Rockwall

 

Miracle League Baseball

Miracle League provides children and adults with special needs and other disabilities the opportunity to play softball / baseball in a safe, fun atmosphere.

Ages: 3 and Up

Enrolling: NOW!

Locations:

Irving

 

Buddy Sports 

Buddy Sports is a program specialized for children with special needs and other disabilities that partners them with a buddy who assists them in playing and cheers them on. The sports offered in this program are basketball, baseball, soccer and field hockey. 

Ages: 5-15 years

Enrolling: NOW!

Locations:

Cross Timbers

 

Champions League

The Champions League is a multi-sports league for individuals with special needs. This groups meets monthly to play a variety of different sports, like baseball, lawn games, and swimming. This league requires registration.

Ages: 7-25

Locations:

Town North

 

Swimming

Swimming programs for children and adults with special needs and other disabilities range from adapted private lessons to Special Olympics swimming team. 

Ages: varies by location and activity

Enrolling: NOW!

Locations:

Coppell

Grand Prairie

J.E.R. Chilton at Rockwall

 

Yoga

Yoga can improve behavior and focus, increase strength, flexibility, balance, and promote self-regulation in children with special needs. Each class is taught by a certified special needs yoga instructor. These classes require registration.

Locations:

Town North

 

Celebrations

Parties for children with special needs and their families are free and open to the community. Each year we celebrate Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween and Christmas. These events require registration.

Locations:

Town North