Programs for Children with Developmental Disabilities in Forest Hills

Teens (Age 13-17), Youth (Age 6-12)
Central Queens (Forest Hills)
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Overview

Commonpoint Queens is proud to offer inclusive programming specifically designed to meet the social, emotional, educational, and recreational needs of children ages 5-21. An individual interview is required for each of these programs so that our professional team can welcome your child and assist in the selection of programs that would be most successful.

Swimming
8 Sundays beginning July 7
Primary/Foundational Skills: 3:00-3:45pm, 3:45-4:30pm
Intermediate/Level 3: 4:30-5:15pm, 5:15-6:00pm
$360

Primary/foundational skills is a beginner class. Students will learn safety skills and water acclimation. Students will learn basic aquatics skills such as blowing bubbles, kicking and putting their faces in the water. Concepts are introduced through fun games and activities. A parent or support staff is required to join in the water with each child.

Stroke development/Level 3 is for children who have foundational swimming skills and are ready for technicalities of swimming. This course is for children who have done well in the beginner class, or have otherwise been assessed by the swim instructor to be ready for this level class. A parent or support staff is required to join in the water with each child.

For more information, contact specialservices@commonpointqueens.org or click here to begin an intake.

Below are our class offering for Spring 2024. All participants will have an intake before registering online. For more information, contact specialservices@commonpointqueens.org, or click here to begin an intake. Space is limited!

Karate
8 Sundays beginning April 7
3:00 – 4:00 pm (Ages 5-9)
4:00 – 5:00 pm (Ages 10-14)
$200

Our Karate class helps children redirect their natural impulses toward aggression and channels them in constructive, helpful, and beneficial ways, while helping them learn about respect, focus, honor and discipline.

Basketball Buddies
8 Wednesdays beginning April 10
6:00 – 7:00 pm (Ages 5-10)
$200

This 1 hour class will promote exercise, while teaching your child basic basketball skills, as well as improve their socialization and listening skills while following 1 to 2-step directives. This is a great way for children to socialize with their peers while exercising & learning basketball.

A group of children with developmental disabilities standing in a gymnasium participating in programs.

All participants will have an intake before registering online.

For more information, contact specialservices@commonpointqueens.org, or click here to begin an intake. Space is limited!

Did you know?

Our wide variety of programs are available throughout the New York City Metropolitan Area! Browse our list of facilities to learn more about our core locations and program sites.