May Bulletin - Special Needs

Practices are May 2, 9, 16 & 23
Practice is held every Monday, excluding City holidays, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Altamonte AMF Lanes. Scores are recorded throughout the year. Cost is $2 per game and includes shoes. Also, don't forget to attend the Bowling Banquet on June 13! Reservations are due May 9. To download a copy, click here.

Nightbird Dance
May 13 | Crazy Hat Dance
Themed dances are held one Friday a month from 7 to 9 p.m. at Eastmonte Park. Prizes are awarded for dance and costume contest winners and birthdays. Drinks and light snacks are provided. Cost is $2 per participant and $1 per guest (parent, caregiver, etc).

Belly Dance 
Practice on May 11 & 25
Our Special Needs Belly Dancers and family members meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Eastmonte Park to exercise and prepare for performances. 

Swim Lessons
Our swim lesson program is designed to meet the needs of each individual by offering
1-on-1 instruction. Sessions run May through August for ages 3 to 5 and 6 and up. Fifteen minute sessions are held Monday through Thursday for two weeks in a time slot between 6 to 6:45 p.m. Cost is $40 per session for City residents or $55 per session for non-residents. Space is limited. Financial assistance is available. 

SessionSession DateResident Registration Open
OneMay 9 - May 19May 2 | 9 a.m.
TwoMay 31 - June 9May 23 at 9 a.m.
ThreeJune 20 - June 30June 13 | 9 a.m.
FourJuly 11 - July 21July 5 | 9 a.m.
FiveAugust 1 - August 11 July 25 | 9 a.m.

Special Needs Clubhouse Program
STOP Trips (Saturday Time Out for Parents)
May 7 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | 34th Annual Softball Game against News 6
Join us as we celebrate 34 years of friendship, fun and softball with an exciting game featuring the STOP participants verses the News 6 Team! Participants should arrive at
10 a.m. The first pitch is at 11 a.m. on the Buddy Ball Field at Eastmonte Park. Spectators are welcome without reservations. Volunteers needed.

Clubhouse Summer Session 2016
Registration opens May 9 at 9 a.m. | Program begins June 8
The Clubhouse is a time when friends come together to experience adventures and create memories through participation in crafts, games, guest speakers, field trips and more! Bring your own lunch and we will supply the rest, including the handshake to get in! The program is held on Wednesdays for eight weeks in June and July at Eastmonte Park from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $50 per person. 

Registration fills up fast. Once registration opens, please contact Ranwa Nin Iamaio to reserve your spot by leaving a voicemail or email. Reservations are taken in the order in which they are received. You will receive a confirmation email within two business days and will have one week to complete payment/paperwork. Space is limited. Financial assistance is available. A program T-shirt is required. 

NEW: When registering, please clearly state whether you are a general participant or an assisted participant. General participants are supervised by program volunteers on a 1:5 ratio. Assisted participants provide their own 1:1 caretaker. The caretaker must be able to transport the participant and themselves. Exceptions are made for participants in wheelchairs.

Volunteers Needed
Summer Clubhouse | Wednesdays in June and July
We are recruiting volunteers for this Summer's Clubhouse. We need just a few more volunteers so we can register close to 100 participants this summer! If available, volunteers are needed on Wednesdays from 8:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Clubhouse dates are June 8, 15, 22, 29 and July 6, 13, 20, 27. Volunteers do not have to commit every week. Two orientation options are available: a morning and evening session on Wednesday, June 1. 

Thank You to Our Sponsors!
Thank you to the sponsors who make our events possible:
  • The Advisory Board for the Disabled, Inc.
  • South Seminole Optimist Club
  • News 6
  • Publix

Contact Us
For more information, please contact:
Ranwa Nin Iamaio | Activities Coordinator
Phone: (407) 571-8814 | Fax: (407) 571-8451
Mailing Address: 225 Newburyport Avenue, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Emergency Cellphone: If you need to contact us while a program is in session, call
(321) 303-5255.

Activity Locations: 
Eastmonte Park | 830 Magnolia Drive, Altamonte Springs FL 32701
Westmonte Park | 624 Bills Lane, Altamonte Springs FL 32714
Lake Brantley South Gym | 1010 Sand Lake Road, Altamonte Springs FL 32714
Altamonte AMF Lanes | 280 Douglas Ave., Altamonte Springs, FL 32714


Altamonte Recreation | 624 Bills Lane | Altamonte Springs | FL | 32714