Special Needs Recreation
"Creating friendships and memories... One adventure at a time."

 Altamonte Springs Recreation 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.

September 2013 e-Reminders

Sparklers Special Needs Cheerleading - Volunteer Coaches Needed
Volunteer Coaches Needed
Coaches Needed 
The Altamonte Sparklers are a group of male and female cheerleaders with special needs who have been training and competing since 2005. Practices are held on Sundays during October-April at Lake Brantley HS South. Click here to watch a short video


Volunteers, 16 and up, with or without experience are encouraged to sign up before September 15 by calling

(407) 571-8814 or rrel-khoury@altamonte.org. Coaches Training scheduled for Sunday, September 29 from 2:45 - 5:45pm. 


"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. 

Upcoming Trip: 

American Police Hall of Fame and Museum

Saturday, September 7, from 9am - 4pm
Registration opened Friday, August 30.


For more information about the Museum, please visit http://www.aphf.org/visit.html


To sign up, call (407) 571-8814 or email rrel-khoury@altamonte.org on the designated reservation day.


Registration Opens Monday, September 9

We invite current and new dancers to sign up for our Fall Ballroom dance workshop, scheduled to start on Sunday, October 6. Cost is $20 per participant and free for volunteer dance partners. Practices are held at Lake Brantley South each Sunday, October 6 - November 10 from

1 - 2:30pm. Dress Rehersal is Sunday, November 17 from 1 - 3pm with the Ballroom Stars Showcase the following week, November 24. Visit www.asrecreation.org to register. Space is limited.



Crazy Hat Dance

Join us Friday, September 13, at Eastmonte Park from 7 - 9pm. Cost is $2 per participant and $1 per guest. Drinks and light snacks will be provided. 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).


For additional dance opportunities, visit Oviedo-Winter Springs Optimist Club and Oviedo Parks and Recreation.  
Practice is held every Monday at the Altamonte AMF Lanes from 3 - 5pm. Cost is $2 per game. Scores are recorded throughout the year and trophies will be awarded at the banquet.
This months dates:
Monday, September 9, 16, 23, 30
Special Olympics Eligibility
Altamonte Recreation Bowling is an approved site for Special Olympics Bowling. Good Luck to our bowlers who will compete in Area Games on Saturday, September 28.

Westmonte Park from 7:30-8:30pm

"Thursday Night Outs" are held on the 3rd and 4th Thursday of the month at Westmonte Park from 7:30-8:30pm. Cost: $1.00 with refreshments included.  



September 12 (changed from Sept. 19): Karaoke with DJ Franckie

September 26: Cooking with Ranger Mike (make your own kabob)

*Please email Ranwa Nin El-Khoury if you plan to attend the cooking class.


Friday, October 18

Show time: 7 - 9pm; Doors open at 6:30pm

Cost: $2

Snacks & Drinks available for purchase.

Special Guests include: Orlando Belly Dance & Shimmy Knights of UCF


Click HERE for more info.

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.

Thank you for your support





For more information about Altamonte Springs Special Needs Recreation, contact:

Activities Coordinator

Ranwa Nin El-Khoury

(407) 571-8814



Emergency Cell Number: (321) 303-5255


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