Recreation and Enrichment

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Recreation and Enrichment

hawks-asn-webHuntingdon College
Ability Sport Network
(Supporting Sponsor)

1500 E. Fairview Ave. Montgomery
Dr. Lisa Dorman, Director, (334) 833-4465
ldorman@hawks.huntingdon.edu
Dr. Jared Rehm, Asst. Director, (334) 833-4073
jrehm@hawks.huntingdon.edu

The Ability Sport Network (ASN) at Huntingdon College serves youth and young adults with physical disabilities, ages 6-21, in the River Region who have a desire to participate in sport and adapted activity. Ability Sport Network at Huntingdon College. Visit www.asn.huntingdon.edu.

Dream Court, Inc.
(Advertiser & Expo Participant)

Sharing hope, changing lives. Adaptive tennis program in Montgomery, AL for children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities. Dream Court provides an opportunity for individuals with intellectual and/ physical disabilities a chance to play the lifetime sport of tennis. Dream Court focuses on inclusion, active lifestyle, positive self-esteem, appropriate social behavior, and having fun while learning the sport of tennis. Please visit our website at www.dreamcourt.org or find us on Facebook: Dream Court. Call (334) 414-1980.

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Abrakadoodle
Susan Parker, (334) 265.5758 Offer several enrichment programs in Montgomery’s public and private school settings as well as daycares. We offer autism and special needs classes, which are not limited by age. Please visit us at www.abrakadoodle.com/al01 or email sparker@abrakadoodle.com.

Access To Recreation
Provides exercise and recreational equipment for people with disabilities. 8 Sandra Ct., Newbury Park, CA. (800) 634.4351. www.accesstr.com.

Alabama Angels Pageant
Renee Lantz (334) 300.9238. The Alabama Angels Pageant is a pageant specifically for individuals with special needs, both male and female of any age. The 2017 Alabama Angels Pageant will be held March 11, 2017 at Frazer United Methodist Church in Montgomery. Participation is free and it is free to come and watch. Anyone with a medically diagnosed physical or intellectual impairment is invited to participate. Participants will receive free hair and makeup and then enjoy a short rider in a limo before being dropped off at the red carpet premier.. Registration can be done online at www.angelspageantsystem.com . For more information on donations, registration, or volunteer opportunities contact Renee Lantz at (334) 300.9238 or Tanya Murphy at (334) 799.7119. Please visit our local website at www.alabamaangels.org.

Armory Athletics Center
(334) 241.2789, 1018 Madison Avenue. Classes offered and combined. Case to case basis upon the need of extra coaches. Please call for more information.

Boy Scouts of America
3067 Carter Hill Rd., (334) 262.2697. We provide an educational and social program for boys and young adults.

Brain Pump
A group exercise class, targeting children 4-12 years old. The class is the collaboration of a physical therapist and a kinesiology professor combining traditional therapy and exercise concepts with the latest cutting edge research on movement and the brain. This is all done in a fun, energetic setting, that seems much more like playing than exercising. Brain Pump is taught at Metro Fitness on Saturdays from 11-11:45 a.m. Contact Tiffany Higginbotham at Body Logic PT & Wellness (334-380-5920) for more info.

Family Karate Center
Carole Coker, (334) 277.4911; 8159 Vaughn Road. Next door to Jalapenos, Peppertree Shopping Center. Only karate center that specializes in teaching special needs students- autistic, Asperger’s Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder, ADHD, Down Syndrome, Hearing and Visually impaired, all wheel chairs welcome. Call today for registration and information. We are the only Montgomery school with a Master degree Instructor who specializes in special need children. There is no extra cost for the special needs child. A FREE gift for all new enrollments.

Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama
(334) 272.9164, 145 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, AL 36109
Helps girls self value, social and volunteering skills through troop service.

Looney’s “Special Needs Skate”
5:30-7:30 p.m. 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month. Looneys Super Skate, 3541 McGehee Rd. All ages welcome. Sensory sensitive. Volunteers available for assistance. $5. For more information contact Lyrastephens@yahoo.com.

M.A.N.E.
3699 Wallahatchie Rd., Pike Rd. (334) 213.0909; The Montgomery Area Non-
traditional Equestrians is dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with a wide range of disabilities through safe and effective therapeutic riding,
hippotherapy, and equine-assisted learning activities. Please visit our website at
http://maneweb.org.

Montgomery Area Playground
Vaughn Road Park, 3620 Vaughn Road –
Boundless Playground
Ida Belle Young Park, 5400 Vaughn Road – Sight Impaired Playground

Montgomery Miracle League
The Miracle League provides an opportunity for children and adults with physical and/or cognitive disabilities a chance to play baseball. Please visit us on Facebook under Montgomery Miracle League.

Montgomery Zoo
2301 Coliseum Parkway, Montgomery, Alabama 36110, (334) 240.4900 Montgomery Zoo is open year round with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day. The zoo opens at 9:00 am and closes at 5:00 pm. The Montgomery Zoo is handicap accessible. Wheelchairs are available for rental at the Zoofari Gift Shop. The play area does have handicap accessible swings.
Thompson Park, 1655 Ray Thorington Road – “No Limits” Miracle Field Playground and Miracle League Ball Field.

Prattville Area Playground
(334) 361.3609 Overlook Memorial , 299 Jay Street, handicap accessible, swings.
Pratt Park Child Place, 460 Doster Road, handicap accessible, swings.
Spinner’s Park, 390 West 6th Street, Metal slides for cochlear implants.

Prattville Area Parks and Recreation
(334) 361.3609
Overlook Memorial , 299 Jay Street, handicap accessible, swings.
Pratt Park Child Place, 460 Doster Road, handicap accessible, swings.
Spinner’s Park,  390 West 6th Street, Metal slides for cochlear implants.

Special Olympics Alabama
880 South Court Street, Montgomery, AL
(334) 242.3383. Offers year-round sports training and athletic competitions in 18 individual and team Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Please visit us at http://specialolympicsalabama.com/.

Storybook Farms
300 Cusseta Road – Opelika, AL 36801 –
(334) 444.5966. www.hopeonhorseback.org ; The year-round equine assisted activities are tailored to serve children ages 2 years to young adults who are challenged with life-threatening illnesses, disabilities, mental and/or emotional trauma, and grief. The gentle nature of our horses provides hope and healing. In addition to our “hope on horseback” riding programs, Storybook Farm also provides weekly Enrichment Classes for local school system’s inclusive special education classes, “Forever Families” quarterly events for families created by adoption or fostering, as well as annual events.

Therapeutic Recreation Center
 604 August St., 240.4595 (Frederick Thomas) one of Montgomery’s proudest accomplishments, makes recreation accessible to our city’s special population. The center offers a 26,000 square foot facility that is barrier free, and features a large gymnasium, indoor/outdoor swimming pools, weight room, game rooms, meeting rooms, locker rooms and a kitchen. Spring Prom and Special Olympic competitions are held here. Please visit Parks and Recreation at www.montgomeryal.gov for more information.om and Special Olympic competitions are held here.

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