Special Needs

Special Needs Programs

Special needs programs provide participants with the opportunity to make new friends, develop skills and have fun
For age requirements, location, cost and other program details please click "View Courses". From there you may register directly online. Please note: PIN and Barcode number are required to register online.

 Registered Programs

A.D.A.P.T. Program (Full Year)
Adult Out & About
Drop In Dance
Survivors Program
Swim & Explore
Teen Out & About

 Non Registered Programs

This is a fun and exciting way to be introduced to a variety of adapted schoolyard games. Big Beach ball Soccer, Mini-basketball, Red Rover and Tag are just some of the games played at this strictly recreational program. Children will get a chance to develop and practise wheelchair skills, communication skills, and develop hand-eye coordination while participating in a fun, safe and affordable environment. Children are welcome to bring walkers, or other adaptive equipment, for some of the games. Tuesday evenings.
Kathy Ludwig, 905-790-6732 • basketball@cruisers-sports.com   • www.cruisers-sports.com   

This program is designed for participants with upper body impairments, such as muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy. This sport will provide participants with the opportunity to participate recreationally as well as to compete at various levels. Tuesday evenings.
Dianne Christopher, 905-792-0477 • track&field@cruisers-sports.com   • www.cruisers-sports.com   

expandSledge Hockey
Sledge hockey is for children (age 6+) and adults with physical disabilities. Both males and females are welcome. Weekly games, practices and tournaments included.
Ken Hall, 905-874-1860 • sledgehockey@cruisers-sports.com   • www.cruisers-sports.com   

expandWheelchair Basketball
This is a competitive wheelchair basketball program for ages 10 and over. Monday evenings.
Kathy Ludwig, 905-790-6732 • basketball@cruisers-sports.com   • www.cruisers-sports.com   

expandTrack and Field
Individuals with physical disabilities participate in wheelchair racing in the customary track distances. Javelin, discus, and shotput are offered as field sports.
Dianne Christophe, 905-792-0477 • trackandfield@cruisers-sports.com   • www.cruisers-sports.com   

expandDrop-In Dance
This exciting drop-in program is for adults 18+ who have special needs. This includes developmentally or physically challenged adults or those who have a mental illness. Each week is different with theme nights and prizes.

The cost of the dance is $9.00 per week, payable at the door.
Loafer’s Lake Recreation Centre
Wednesday 6:30pm - 8:30 pm
September 21st, 2011 - June 20th, 2012
expandHoliday Dinner & Dance
Join us on the following nights for dinner, dancing and fun. Wear a costume for Hallowe’en, dress up in red or something fancy for Valentine’s and possibly win a prize. Support workers are welcome andare only required to pay for the dinner if wanting to eat. Open to Ages 13+

Halloween Dinner & Dance • Friday, October 28, 2011 

Valentine’s Dinner & Dance • Friday, February 10, 2012

$15.00 for Dinner & Dance • $9.00 for Dance only – 8pm
Loafer’s Lake Recreation Centre
6:30-10:30 p.m.
For ticket information, please call Program Coordinator at 905-846-2370.