Extracurricular Activities

Montgomery County has a large variety of special needs sports, dance, social groups and other fun programs that your child may enjoy.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics Montgomery County conducts training and competition in 18 sports at various venues within the county, serving over 1,200 athletes last year. All activity is provided solely with funds and support from within the county. The programs are carried out with the 100% volunteer efforts of the management team, coaches […]

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Fantastic Friends of Suburban Philadelphia

Fantastic Friends of Suburban Philadelphia aims to celebrate uniqueness and create friendships for people with special needs in Montgomery County, PA and surrounding areas! Fantastic Friends hosts monthly social functions for friends (members with special needs) and volunteer friends (peer volunteers). Their events are different and always fun, new, and […]

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PA Heat All Stars Competitive Cheerleading

PA HEAT All-Stars is a competitive cheerleading program in Pottstown, PA determined to safely teach athletes about competitive cheer, the value of teamwork, and the importance of family. Their mission is to provide a welcoming and positive atmosphere where athletes of all ages and abilities can enjoy their sport and […]

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Tennis Buddies Squad

Tennis Buddies Squad is a special needs tennis clinic for children and adults, based in Montgomery County, PA. All ages with varying abilities are welcome to join their 7-week fall program. They meet on Saturdays, 12-1pm at the tennis courts, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA.

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Touch of Tennis

A free, six-week tennis clinic for kids and adults with disabilities held on Wednesday nights beginning in July at Gwynedd Mercy University. Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

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Sebastian Riding Associates

Sebastian offers equine assisted therapy programs for children and adults living with a variety of physical, mental health and intellectual disabilities. The focus of the program is a safe, fun and healthy approach to growth and rehabilitation through equine activities and riding. 

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Jane Lapoten School of Dance Jump for Joy Classes

Jump for Joy Dance Program for children with Down syndrome is offered on Saturdays. Scholarships are offered.

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Challenger Baseball League

The Challenger Division was established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to enable boys and girls with physical and intellectual disabilities, ages 4-18, or up to age 22 if still enrolled in high school, to enjoy the game of baseball along with the millions of other children […]

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Top Soccer

TOPSoccer (The Outreach program for Soccer) is a community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with special needs. The TOPSoccer program is designed and administered by US Youth Soccer, and its volunteer TOPSoccer committee provides meaningful learning, development and physical participation opportunities to these young athletes through the […]

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YMCA

The YMCA offers a variety of “Ability Programs” or “Special Needs Programs” for kids and adults with special needs, including swimming and fitness classes. Visit the web site for the location nearest you or check out the program guide that arrives in the mail or is on the YMCA website. […]

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ICan Shine

iCan Shine, Inc. provides quality learning opportunities and recreational activities for individuals with disabilities. By creating an environment where each person is empowered to maximize their individual abilities, everyone can shine!

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