SPECIAL NEEDS

At the Y, we strive to be inclusive and provide programs for all. Our special needs programs provide opportunities for fun and physical activity for youth, teens, and adults with special needs. Whether it's yoga, Champions League, or a seasonal party - come join us for fun in a safe and encouraging environment!

Champions League

The SEMONES FAMILY YMCA Champions League is a multi-sports league for individuals with special needs ages 7 to 25. We meet monthly to play a variety of different sports. Check out which sport we are playing this month! 

March 15th: Kickball/Lawn Games
April 19th: Soccer
May 17th: Flag Football
June 28th: Swim from 6:30-7:30pm*
July 26th: 1:00-2:30pm*
*Summer times and dates

Join us from 2:00-3:30pm!

Each Champions league is free and open to the community.
30 spots open for each event. Remember to register ASAP!
Register at Member Services or contact Sarah Burr with any questions.

 

Adult Champions League

Adult Champions League meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 1:00-2:00pm in the gymnasium and every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 1:00-2:00pm in the fitness center. Different workouts will be conducted each week from yoga to strength training.

Join us on May 12th from 11:30am - 1:00pm for our Spring Luncheon! Free and open to the community. Food provided. Please register with Member Services.

2020 Adult Champions League Luncheon Dates:
May 12th - Spring Celebration
October 13th - Halloween Celebration
December 8th - Christmas Celebration

 

Special Needs Celebrations

Each year we host four parties for children with special needs and their families. Come celebrate Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween, and Christmas with us! Upcoming parties:

Spring Celebration during Champions League Flag Football: May 17th, 2-3:30pm
Halloween Festival: October 24th, 5-6:30pm
Christmas Celebration: December - more details to come soon! 

Each celebration is free and open to the community.
30 spots open for each event. Remember to register ASAP!
Register at Member Services of contact Sarah Burr with any questions.

 

Inclusion Family Dance - Dance for EveryBODY

Inclusion Family Dance is a new class for adaptive and typical families alike to join in a freestyle dance program. Children between ages 5-7 will need to attend with a parent. Ages 7 and up are encouraged to participate with a family member. This class is free and open to the community, but please register with Member Services to reserve your spot.
*Inclusion Family Dance classes are currently postponed until further notice due to building construction*

 

Inclusion Yoga

Yoga can improve behavior and focus, increase strength, flexibility, balance, and promote self-regulation in those with special needs. Join us Saturdays from 12-1pm! The classes are free and open to the community. Each class is taught by a certified yoga instructor. Space is limited, please contact Member Services to register!