• SPECIAL POPULATIONS / INCLUSION IN RECREATION

    Special-Populations 
      

    The Parks & Recreation Department proudly offers programs for children ages 16+ and adults with intellectual disabilities to participate in regularly scheduled recreational activities. Please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 305.861.3616 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 51 years of providing quality recreational / social programs for our community’s developmentally disabled population. Registered members meet on Saturdays from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM 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.

    SPECIAL POPULATIONS PROGRAM CALENDAR
    Click below to download the monthly calendar

    December 2017
    November 2017

    October 2017



     


    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 305.673.7714.

    Bowling Club
    Scott Rakow Youth Center • 2700 Sheridan Avenue
    Thursdays; 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Call 305.861.3616 for more information.

    Gardening

    North Shore Park Youth Center • 501 72 Street
    Tuesdays; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Call 305.861.3616 for more information.

    Guild for the Blind
    Scott Rakow Youth Center • 2700 Sheridan Avenue
    2nd Friday of the month; 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Call 305.673.7767 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 and the Scott Rakow Youth Center. 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
    North Shore Park Youth Center • 501 72 Street
    Wednesdays; 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (twice / month)
    Call 305.861.3616 for more information.

    Special Olympics Athletic Training
    North Shore Park Youth Center • 501 72 Street
    Thursdays; (2x a month); 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    This program alternates sites and activities between the Fall and Winter months. Call 305.861.3616 for more information.

    Yoga / Tai Chi
    North Shore Park Youth Center • 501 72 Street
    Wednesdays; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Class alternates bi-weekly. Call 305.861.3616 for more information.


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