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! 

December 15th: Christmas/Dance Party
January 19th: Floor Hockey
February 16th: Martial Arts
March 15th: Kickball/Lawn Games
April 19th: Soccer
May 17th: Flag Football

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. We will also be hosting an Adult Champions League Luncheon on December 10th from 11:30am-1:00pm - lunch and games will be provided. 

 

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:

Christmas/Dance Party - December 15 2:00-3:30pm
Valentine's Day Party - February 8 5:00-6:30pm

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. Join us Saturdays from 11am-12pm! This class is free and open to the community, but please register with Member Services to reserve your spot.

 

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!