• SPECIAL POPULATIONS / INCLUSION IN RECREATION

    Special-Populations 
     

    The Parks & Recreation Department proudly offers programs for children and adults with disabilities to participate in regularly scheduled recreational activities. Please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 305-673-7730 for more information on other activities included in Inclusion In Recreation.
     

    North Shore Margaret M. Swett Social Club
    for Developmentally Disabled Adults
     

    The North Shore Margaret M. Swett Social Club is celebrating 48 years of providing quality recreational / social programs for our community’s developmentally disabled population. The program begins on August 30, 2014. Registered members meet on Saturdays from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at North Shore Park and attend weekly theme parties, field trips, banquets, dances, and special programs. The program is free, but there are fees charged for field trips. Call 305-861-3616 for program and special event information.

    2014 FALL / WINTER SCHEDULE
    Coming Soon!
     
     * Dates/Events are subject to change



    Beach Sand Access
    The City of Miami Beach offers manual "Beach Wheelchairs", to access beach sand for those who are mobility impaired, to enjoy our beautiful beaches.  First come first serve basis. Drivers License or photo ID required. Beach Wheelchair Location: Ocean Rescue Headquarters (1001 Ocean Drive) and South Pointe Park (1 Washington Avenue). For more information please call 305-673-7000, ext. 7714.

    Bowling League
    Location: Scott Rakow Youth Center, 2700 Sheridan Avenue
    Begins: September 15, 2014
    Ages: 18+
    Fridays; 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Please call 305-673-7767 for more information.

    Bowling for the Visually Impaired
    Location: Scott Rakow Youth Center, 2700 Sheridan Avenue
    Begins: September 19, 2014
    Ages: 18+
    3rd Friday of every month; 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Please call 305-673-7767 for more information.

    Guild for the Blind
    Location: 21st Recreation Center, 2100 Washington Avenue
    Begins: September 9, 2014
    Ages: 18+
    2nd Friday of every month; 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Please call 305-673-7784 for more information.
     
    Inclusion in Recreation

    This program allows children with disabilities to participate in regularly scheduled recreational activities at the following locations: Flamingo Park (PAL), North Shore Park & Youth Center, Scott Rakow Youth Center and the 21st Street Recreation Center Teen Club. For more information please call 305-673-7730 for more information.

    Mobi-Mats
    Mobi-Mats are a safe beach access surface for those who are mobility impaired to reach our beautiful beaches. Locations: 3rd, 5th, 6th, 8th, 10th, 14th, 21st and 79th Streets.

    Sailing Club (Shake-A-Leg)
    Location: North Shore Park Youth Center, 501 72nd Street
    Begins: September 27, 2014
    Ages: 18+
    Wednesdays; 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Transportation provided for Miami Beach residents. 
    Please call 305-861-3616 for more information.

    Special Olympics Athletic Training
    Location: Fall: Scott Rakow Youth Center, 2700 Sheridan Avenue & 
    Winter: North Shore Park & Youth Center 501 72nd Street
    Fall: Bowling & Basketball, Winter: Tennis & Soccer
    Begins: August 26, 2014
    Ages: 18+
    Wednesdays; 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Please call 305-673-7767 for more information.

    YAP (Young Athletes Program)
    Location: North Shore Park Youth Center, 501 72nd Street
    Ages: 2 - 7
    September 6, 2014 - March 28, 2014
    Saturdays; 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Please call 305-861-3616 for more information.



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