Teens/Young Adults

PLAY GOLF – GOLF LESSONS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES

Ages 10 and over.

Sessions are held in the Spring and Fall on Sundays and Wednesdays. Day & Times to be announced

The JCC Play Golf program allows participants with physical, emotional, sensory or developmental disabilities to gain the many benefits that the game of golf teaches. The program is fun and focuses on a physical and social component, giving participants a sense of accomplishment and self worth.

Golf lessons are taught by PGA professionals & supported with one on one volunteers.

Pre-registration is required.
Maximum 20 participants.
Fee $10 per session

This program is made possible by the Sports for Youth Initiative of the UJA-Federation of New York.

NEW! GATEWAYS SPORTS!

AN INCLUSIVE RECREATION PROGRAM FOR YOUTH & TEENS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS | AGES 8-14

2016-2017 Winter Semester
10 Session Martial Arts Workshop
Monday Evenings 5-7 PM

Join Rabbi Sensei Moskowitz at the Gural JCC to Practice Martial Arts Techniques, Build Confidence, Meet New Friends & More!

Pre-Register and pay $5 per Session or pay $8 at the door.

For More Information Contact Yael Schochat
516.569.6733 ext. 213 | Yael.Schochat@guraljcc.org

Gateways Sports for Youth & Teens with Special Needs!

Jumpstart

A Program for High Functioning Teens and Young Adults with Special Needs Ages 13-21 Focusing on the Mind, Body and Soul

Jumpstart focuses on expanding the wide range of recreational, social, ADL and appropriate life skills each individual already possesses. This unique program will increase the skill sets of each participant by building on existing strengths and developing the additional sensibilities and expertise needed to secure a future filled with friendships, meaningful employment and personal satisfaction.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

“SMART ART”- Art and Education program

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“CHILL AND SKILLS” – Combination of fun recreational, socialization and ADL skilled based activities
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“MOVE AND GROOVE” – Program alternates between sports and group exercise activities
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“LIFT YOUR GIFTS” – Teaching soft job skills, role playing social situations – expanding on current strengths and assets to increase success within community settings
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Program Dates for Spring 2017 Semester:
February: 1, 8, 15
March: 1, 8, 22, 29
April: 5, 26
May: 3, 17, 24

6:00-7:15pm
$15 per session

*Dinner included in all programs*

Please call Naomi Lewis, LMSW at 516-569-6733 Ext. 215 for more information or Email Naomi.Lewis@guraljcc.org

Teen Support Group

The special needs department social worker heads a much needed and powerful support group for teens and young adults with special needs.

Wednesday, meets twice a month
The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC
6:00pm-6:30pm, JCC
Participants: Free
Non-JCC Participants: $10.