Meet friends, learn new things, and have fun!

Recreational activities are available to individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages in all five boroughs at service sites throughout the city.

An array of socialization and skill-building recreational activities are available to children and adults with disabilities, who require different levels of support.  These age-appropriate activities take place in the five boroughs of New York City on a year-round basis.

Activities

Available in the evenings, on weekends, and on holidays, our recreational activities include educational activities, visual art, photography, drama, music, dance, sports, social dinner dances, escorted vacations and day trips into the community.

Immediate Recreation Opportunities are available!

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Opportunities by Borough

BRONX SUPPLEMENTAL DAY HABILITATION
Saturdays from 10:00am to 3:00pm

LOCATION:

William F. May Day Center
1952-74 Mayflower Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

ACTIVITIES:

Valued outcome-oriented program focusing on exploring various recreational places, socials, and events throughout the city of New York.

ELIGIBILITY:
  • Medicaid Eligibility required
  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Must reside in the Bronx
  • Must have diagnosis of ID/DD
TRANSPORTATION:
  • None, but travel with public transportation during program hours.
COST:
  • No cost
  • Lunch not provided
  • Funds may be requested for occasional special activities, advance notice will be provided to families.

BRONX ADULT DAY RECREATION
Saturdays from 10:00am to 3:00pm

LOCATION:

William F. May Day Center
1952-74 Mayflower Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

ACTIVITIES:

  • Creative arts therapy
  • Music and dance therapy
  • Recreational activities
  • Special seasonal events
  • Monthly community outings
  • The ratio of staff to the individual is 1 to 3.
ELIGIBILITY:
  • FSS Medicaid Waiver Eligibility required
  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Must reside in the Bronx, living with family
  • Must have a diagnosis of ID/DD
  • Individuals in this program require supervision and do not travel independently.
TRANSPORTATION:
  • Provided
COST:
  • No cost
  • Lunch not provided
  • Funds may be requested for occasional special activities, advance notice will be provided to families.

BRONX TEENS & YOUNG ADULT RECREATION
Saturdays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

LOCATION:

Howie Stone Adult Day Center
1420 Ferris Pl
Bronx, NY 10461

ACTIVITIES:

  • Creative arts therapy
  • Music and dance therapy
  • Recreational activities
  • Special seasonal events
  • Monthly community outings
  • The ratio of staff to the teen is 1 to 3.
ELIGIBILITY:
  • FSS Medicaid Waiver Eligibility required
  • Must be 14 to 21 years old
  • Must reside in the Bronx, living with family
  • Must have a diagnosisi of ID/DD
  • Individuals in this program require supervision and do not travel independently.
TRANSPORTATION:
  • Provided
COST:
  • No cost
  • Lunch not provided
  • Funds may be requested for occasional special activities, advance notice will be provided to families.

BRONX CHILDREN’S RECREATION (Limited Openings)
Saturdays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

LOCATION:

2280 Wallace Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467

ACTIVITIES:

  • Creative arts therapy
  • Music and dance therapy
  • Recreational activities
  • Special seasonal events
  • Monthly community outings
  • The ratio of staff to children is 1 to 3.
ELIGIBILITY:
  • FSS Medicaid Waiver Eligibility required
  • Must be 6 to 13 years old
  • Must reside in the Bronx, living with family
  • Must have a diagnosis of ID/DD
  • Individuals in this program require supervision and do not travel independently.
TRANSPORTATION:
  • Provided
COST:
  • No cost
  • Snacks are provided but NOT lunch.
  • Funds may be requested for occasional special activities, advance notice will be provided to families.

BRONX AFTER SCHOOL (Limited Openings)
Mondays through Fridays from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

LOCATION:

2280 Wallace Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467

ACTIVITIES:

  • Creative arts therapy
  • Music and dance therapy
  • Recreational activities
  • Special seasonal events
  • Monthly community outings
  • The ratio of staff to children is 1 to 3.
ELIGIBILITY:
  • Children ages 6 to 16 years old
  • Must have a diagnosis of ID/DD
  • Must attend Board of Education classes
  • Must reside in the Bronx
TRANSPORTATION:
  • Provided from school site to after-school site by Board of Education
  • Family must pick up at listed location.
COST:
  • No cost
  • Snacks are provided.

BRONX AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM @ Truman
Mondays through Fridays, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

LOCATION:

PS I76X at 178
850 Baychester Ave. Co-op City
Bronx, NY 10475

ACTIVITIES:

  • Creative arts therapy
  • Music and dance therapy
  • Recreational activities
  • Special seasonal events
  • Monthly community outings
  • The ratio of staff to children is 1 to 3.
ELIGIBILITY:
  • FSS Medicaid Waiver Eligibility required
  • Open to individuals who reside at home with their families in the Bronx and are age 6 to 21 years old, who attend classes at PS 153, 176, 181 and Truman High School.
  • The student must have a diagnosis of ID/DD
  • The student must attend Board of Education special education classes.
TRANSPORTATION:
  • Provided by the Board of Education from the after-