SP- Altamonte Springs Special Needs Recreation

 The City of Altamonte Springs - Special Community Services and the Advisory Board for the Disabled, Inc. provide social and recreational activities at a minimal cost to the mentally and physically challenged population, ages 13 and up in Altamonte Springs and surrounding communities.

June 2013 e-Reminders


Like us on Facebook

In This Issue
Nightbird Dance
Swim Lessons
Summer Camp
Bowling Practices
Belly Dance
Thank you to our Sponsors
Programs to Resume in Fall
 Monthly Highlights 


June 3: Bowling

June 5: Summer Camp

June 7: Nightbird Dance

June 10: Bowling Banquet

June 12: Summer Camp

June 17: Swim Registration - Session 3

June 17: Bowling

June 19: Summer Camp

June 23: Sparklers Coaches Meeting

June 24: Session 3 Swimming Starts

June 24: Bowling

June 26: Summer Camp

June 26: Belly Dance


Quick Links

Join Our List
Join Our Mailing List
Contact Information
Activities Coordinator:
Ranwa Nin El-khoury
W: 407-571-8814
F: 407-571-8809


Mail To:
  225 Newburyport Avenue Altamonte Springs Fl, 32701

Office Location:
Eastmonte Park
830 Magnolia Drive
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

Activity Locations:
Eastmonte Park
830 Magnolia Drive
Altamonte Springs, Fl 32701

Westmonte Park
624 Bills Lane
Altamonte Springs, Fl 32714

AMF Altamonte Lanes
280 Douglas Avenue
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Lake Brantley South
1010 Sand Lake Road
Altamonte Springs, Fl 32714

Friday, June 7, 2013- Hawaiian Pool Party @ Westmonte

 Themed dances are held one Friday per month from 7-9pm.

Cost is $2 per participant and $1 per companion/family member/guest. Dances are usually held at Eastmonte Park, excluding our June pool party which is held at Westmonte Park.  Only drinks and light snacks will be served.

Prizes awarded for dance contest winners, costume contest winners & birthdays! If you have a group home or a large party, please call in advance and we will reserve your group a table(s).


The Oviedo-Winter Springs Optimist Club and Oviedo Parks and Recreation now offer dances on alternate evenings. Please click here for 2012-2013 schedule.  

Ages 3-5, 6-18, and 18 and up

  Special Needs Swim Lessons are geared toward individuals with special needs ages 3 and up. Sessions are designed to meet the needs of each individual by offering (8) 15-minute classes with 1:1 instruction (1 swimmer to 1 instructor). Classes are held M-Th for two weeks in a time slot between 6pm-6:45pm. Select your time slot when registering. Cost: $40/session for residents and $55/session for non-residents. Financial Assistance Available. Space is Limited.

Please click here for more information on our 2013 Session Dates. 

Register online at www.ASRecreation.org


2013 Swim Lessons              Registration Begins             Session Dates              
Evening Session 3                     June 17 at 9:00am         June 24 - July 3       
Evening Session 4                     July 8 at 9:00am              July 15 - July 25          
Evening Session 5                     July 29 at 9:00am            Aug 5 - Aug 15  



Camp begins on Wednesday, June 5 
Camp is offered on Wednesdays for 8 weeks in June/July at Eastmonte Recreation Center. The camp includes swimming, crafts, field trips, guest speakers, games, and much more!


Thank you to the 30+ counselors who have committed to volunteering their time with us this summer! We were able to register 93 campers because of their willingness to serve.


Check out photos throughout the coming weeks on our Facebook Page.


Files for registered campers:

2013 Summer Camp Schedule

2013 Summer Camp Medication Authorization Form    

Every Monday Excluding Holidays 
SP-BowlingPractice is held every Monday, excluding holidays, at the Altamonte AMF Lanes  from 3-5pm. Cost is $2 per game. Scores are recorded throughout the year and trophies are awarded at the Banquet with participant's high score.
This months dates:
Monday, June 3, 17, 24
NO BOWLING ON JUNE 10 (Bowling Banquet)
Pizza will be sold for $1.75 a slice on the last Monday of each month.
Special Olympics Eligibility
Altamonte Recreation Bowling is an approved site for Special Olympics Bowling or you can chose from 2 other sites. To sign up to compete with Special Olympics, please register online before June 14http://specialolympicsseminolecounty.org/sports/bowling



Next practice is Wednesday, June 26, 2013

 Our Special Needs Belly Dancers & family members meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at Eastmonte Park to exercise & prepare for performances from 6:30-7:30pm. Wear comfortable clothes or belly dance clothing. Coin belts are recommended and are available. Bring water. Cost:$15/season. Financial Assistance Available. Family members/guests dance free. 


Thank you for your support


Programs to Resume in Fall


"Saturday Time Out for Parents"

  STOP Trips take place one Saturday a month and are socially, physically and educationally beneficial field trips. Cost: $3 per person with lunch provided. Drop off and pick up is at Eastmonte Park. *Feel free to send souvenir money for trips.
To Sign Up: 
You must RSVP on the designated day a week prior to the trip by phone or email. Reservations are taken in the order received. Only one message is required. Space is limited. Please send your reservation to only: 407-571-8814 or
rrel-khoury@altamonte.org on the designated reservation day.



Next Trip(s): 


Program resumes in Fall 2013.


Westmonte Park from 7:30-8:30pm

"Thursday Night Outs" are held on the 3rd and 4th Thursday of the month. They are designed to allow participants to get together and just have some fun! Events are held at Westmonte Park from 7:30-8:30pm. Cost: $1.00 with refreshments.   *Please let us know if you will be attending the cooking class. 



Program resumes in Fall 2013


The Altamonte Sparklers are a group of male and female cheerleaders with special needs who have been training and competing since 2005.


Program resumes in Fall 2013. Coaches Needed.


To check out videos of their competition routines, visit our Facebook Page.


Keep up with news, photos and more!

We have created a Facebook page for our special needs recreation programs. Find us and "like" us to see pictures, announcements and more.
Free Sports Training and Competition
Special Olympics Seminole County offers free sports training and competition in over 12 different sports. To learn more or sign up, visit www.SpecialOlympicsSeminoleCounty.org or CLICK HERE to sign up to receive their monthly newsletter.