• 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 50 years of providing quality recreational / social programs for our community’s developmentally disabled population. Registered members meet on Saturdays from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at North Shore Park and attend weekly theme parties, field trips, banquets, dances, and special programs. The program is free for Miami Beach Residents and $50 for Non-Residents. Call 305.861.3616 for more information.
     



    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
    Ages: 18+
    Fridays (2x month); 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Call 305.861.3616 for more information.

    Guild for the Blind

    Location: 21st Recreation Center • 2100 Washington Avenue
    Ages: 18+
    Second Friday of every month; 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    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 21 Street Recreation Center Teen Club. 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: 3 Street, 5 Street, 6 Street, 8 Street, 10 Street, 14 Street, 21 Street and 79 Street.

    Sailing Club (Shake-A-Leg)
    Location: North Shore Park Youth Center • 501 72 Street
    Ages: 18+
    First Wednesday of every month; 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Transportation provided for Miami Beach residents. Call 305.861.3616 for more information.

    Special Olympics Athletic Training
    Fall Season (Bowling & Basketball) • Scott Rakow Youth Center • 2700 Sheridan Avenue & 
    Winter Season (Tennis & Soccer) • North Shore Park & Youth Center • 501 72 Street
    Ages: 18+
    Fridays; (2x a month); 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Call 305.861.3616 for more information.

     


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