For People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The Arc of Atlantic County
 

Recreation Newsletter

Please contact Sue Kinsell by email or at 609-485-0800 ext. 191 with any questions about the recreation program.


Recreation

Whether it is playing a sport, learning new life skills or enjoying social activities, there is always something fun happening through The Arc's recreation program! To receive our quarterly Recreation Newsletter with all the upcoming events and activities, please provide your name and address to Sue Kinsell at skinsell@arcatlantic.org or call her at 609-485-0800 ext. 191.

Recreation Program Benefits:

•  Provide constructive use of leisure time.

•  Contribute positively toward physical, mental, and emotional health.

•  Enhance the quality of life.

•  Create a way to cultivate friendships and partnerships in the community.

 

Social & Skill-building Activities

The Arc Recreation Department provides a variety of social activities and learning experiences for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Often Access Link can be arranged for those people without transportation to and from events.

These activities include:

•  Adult Evening Classes

•  Holiday Parties

•  Dances

•  Bingo

•  Socialization Club

Athletics

Organized training and team participation is offered on a seasonal basis in the following sports.   Participation in Special Olympic competition is included at the conclusion of each season. Some of the Special Olympics training can be adapted for younger participants.

Sports offered include:

  • Basketball
  • Bocce
  • Bowling
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field

Golf Program:

The Golf program is one of the newest and most popular recreation activities.   Players learn golfing skills and etiquette from a golf professional.   Then they are paired up with a volunteer golf partner from the community to further work on their skills and knowledge of the sport.   Golfers participate in Special Olympics golf competitions on a regional and state level.

 

 

 

 

 

For further information contact:
The Arc of Atlantic County
6550 Delilah Road, Suite 101
Egg Harbor Township, N.J. 08234
609-485-0800 or CLICK HERE to send email to the The Arc

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This Page Was Last Modified on Thursday, December 3, 2015