• SPECIAL POPULATIONS / INCLUSION IN RECREATION

    Special-Populations 
     

     
    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. 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 SCHEDULE
    January 4: New Year's Dance
    January 18: Zoo Miami
    February 1: ZUMBA Fit
    February 15: Amelia Earhart Park
    March 1: Spring Dance
    March 22: Miami-Dade County Youth Fair
    April 19: Bayside
    April 26: Annual Spring Picnic
    May 10: Margaret M. Swett Social Club End of Year Party
     
     * 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. Driver's 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 6, 2013
    Fridays; 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Bowling for the Visually Impaired
    Location: Scott Rakow Youth Center, 2700 Sheridan Avenue
    Begins: September 10, 2013
    3rd Friday of every month; 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Guild for the Blind
    Location: 21st Recreation Center, 2100 Washington Avenue
    Begins: October 11, 2013
    2nd Friday of every month; 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
     
    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 11, 2013
    Wednesdays; 1:00 pm
    Transportation provided for Miami Beach residents.

    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 28, 2013
    Wednesdays; 9:30 am


facebook twitter youtube flickr scribd (document-sharing website) Subscribe to emails