Jeanne Broadbent, Recreation Director 609-698-0080 x 122
Meredith Jackstadt, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Special Needs Program Coordinator
Funding for these programs is provided in part through the Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities Grant from NJ Department of Community Affairs . The purpose of this grant is to provide funding for individualized, inclusive recreational programming for individuals with disabilities.
Meadowedge Social Club “A Place Where Everyone Fits In”
is located at 550 E Bay Ave. Barnegat. Meadowedge is an inclusive Social Club offering encouragement, experiences and exposure to new opportunities for people age 14 & up with special needs. A place for members and families to build friendships, learn ans interact with each other. It offers games, trips and fun 4 nights/week Monday-Thursday. Check us out on Facebook/Meadowedge Social Club
Annual Holiday Party will be held on Friday December 11,2020 6:30pm in the Barnegat Recreation Center 900 W Bay Ave. (Please email Meredith at firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information and to RSVP
B.R.A.I.N.S Inclusive Jr. After school Club (program held at Meadowedge Park 550 E Bay Ave)
- Wednesdays This once a week club is designed for students ages 7 to 12 who may or may not have special needs. The club includes: hands on cooking and crafting, indoor and outdoor playground games, partner games and other recreational opportunities. Emphasis will be given to developing motor and social skills. Participants may meet at off site recreational facilities. (Schedule will be distributed the 1st day of class) Minimum of 5 students required to run this program
This free program for individuals with special needs was offered Friday’s Sept. 14-Nov. 2 7-8pm at the Russell O. Brackman Middle School 600 Barnegat Blvd. The program is open to individuals ages 5-21. Care givers MUST stay with their children during the program. Please print out registration form and bring to the recreation center prior to the first session. If you can not come in, please fax to 698-1302 or email email@example.com Registration forms are also accepted in person each Friday night.
SOUTHERN YOUTH FOOTBALL & CHEER – NEW INSPIRATION CHEER TEAM FORMING
Attention parents of special needs children!!! Southern Youth Football and Cheer is forming a new inspiration cheer team for girls and boys ages 5-21! This team will learn the basics of cheerleading in a fun and compassionate environment from coaches with years of experience. And they will have the opportunity to perform all they learn at the Jersey Shore Cheer Championships. For more information or to get your child involved, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
BARNEGAT LITTLE LEAGUE CHALLENGER BASEBALL -AGES 5-21
Games will be played Friday nights (SPRING of 2020) at the Barnegat Little League Sports Complex 1001 Barnegat Blvd. N All players must register online at www.barnegatlittleleague.com under online forms
Anyone interested in coaching must download and return coaching forms. All applicants will be required to consent to a background check. Please email email@example.com or Meredith at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on this program.
“Barnegat Recreation Accessibility for Individuals with Special Needs”
is a social club designed for children ages 5-14 who may or may not have special needs. This inclusive club offering after-school programs year round. The club includes sports, indoor & outdoor playground games and other recreational activities. The club is based out of the Barnegat Recreation Center located at 900 W Bay Ave, behind the Police Department. The “Get your Game on” programs are facilitated by Meredith Jackstadt and her staff.
The following is a listing of classes, programs and events that are currently being offered for individuals with special needs. Please note: Residency is NOT required.
PROGRAM INFORMATION –
ARC RECREATION HAPPENING INFORMATION –
DAY ON THE BAY PROGRAM
Volunteers are needed – Contact Walt Fernandez 609-290-8741 for more information
SPORT PROGRAM INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
- Special Needs Activity Sports Contacts
- Brick Stars Ice Hockey Brochure
- Challenger Baseball Informational Flier
- What is TOPSoccer
- Lacey Registration for TOPSoccer
- Stafford Sparklers Special Needs Cheerleading Flier
Openings for STARS, special needs of all ages, our Sparklets team K-1st grades Spirit 2nd & 3rd grades. .For more information email email@example.com or visit our website www.staffordsparklers.com
COMMUNITY PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
BAY BEACH INFORMATION