Recreation Opportunities

All kids enjoy sports and participating in leisure activities! There are many opportunities for recreation and exercise in our IMG_0182community for children and adults with Down syndrome and other related disabilities. See below contact information for local recreation/camp opportunities. Please email to provide information about additional programs and to help keep this page up to date!  We do not endorse any particular programs. References below provided strictly for information.

  • Swimming is fun, healthy and a great social activity for our kids. For information about swimming lessons, including the voucher program, in Palm Beach County contact the Drowning Prevention Coalition at 561-616-7068 and/or Therapeutic Rec at 966-7088.
  • Special Olympics ages 8 and older – Contact County Coordinator Rich Fleming at 561-966-7019.
  • Donna Tucci School of Dance – Classes for individuals who have disabilities. Check out the link to their website or call 561-795-0053.
  • Baseball – Challenger League East Boynton Beach 561-906-5648.
  • Soccer Boca Raton – Contact TOPSoccer at 561-395-4073.
  • Dance – Contact Penni Greenly at Southern Dance in Boynton Beach at 561-736-9097 for more information.
  • Check out the municipality where you live.  Most of the cities in Palm Beach County have their own Parks and Recreation departments that host full schedules of sports/leisure activities for all ages.  Individuals with Down syndrome should be welcome and accommodated in these programs.

Sleep-away Camps
Florida Easter Seals Camp Challenge
Foundation for Dreams
Diocese of St. Augustine Camp

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