Sports Programs for Children with Developmental Disabilities

Commonpoint Queens is proud to offer programs designed to meet the social, emotional, educational, and recreational needs of children with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities.

Commonpoint Queens is proud to offer programs specifically designed to meet the social, emotional, educational, and recreational needs of children with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities. 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.

Winter 2023:

Sam Field Center

Comets Cheerleading (Tuesdays)
Participants will improve physical endurance, coordination, and flexible. Exercise and stay active while still having lots of fun! Children will also socialize and form a sense of belonging.

6 weeks beginning January 10
6:15-7:15pm
$150

For more information please contact Marianna Albines at [email protected].

Central Queens

Below are our class offerings for Winter 2023. All participants will have an intake before registering online – please email [email protected]commonpointqueens.org to register. Space is limited!

Karate
8 Sundays beginning January 15
3:30 – 4:30 pm (Ages 5-9)
4:30 – 5:30 pm (Ages 10-14)
$150

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.

Swimming
10 Sundays beginning January 15
Primary/Foundational Skills: 2:45-3:30pm, 3:30-4:15pm, 4:15-5:00pm
Stroke Development/Level 3: 5:00-5:45pm, 5:45-6:00pm
$400

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.

Basketball Buddies
8 Wednesdays beginning January 18
6:00-7:00pm
$150

This 1 hour class will teach your child specific basketball skills and social skills. This is a great way for children to socialize with their peers while learning social skills and sports each week.

For more information, please email [email protected]commonpointqueens.org.

 

 

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