Adaptive Programs

All adaptive programs from March 13-April 30 are delayed. Our goal is to reschdeule programs missed. If your program is rescheduled, you will be notified as soon as a make-up date is scheduled. Keep an eye out on your email for the most updated information. Thank you for understanding.

 

All registration information for special needs programming can be found if you click hereThis website will give detailed information of times, dates, locations, and more! Registration can also be done via phone at 248-656-8308 or in person at RARA 500 E. Second Street Rochester, MI 48307.  If you have further questions, please contact Lyndsey at lyndsey@rararecreation.org or via phone at 248-601-4041.

Diners Club

One Monday a month enjoy a meal with friends at various local restaurants. This opportunity is designed to support persons with special needs. Participants pay for their own meal, beverage and tip. You must pre-register so that we have enough assistance and space reserved in the restaurants.

This activity is supervised by RARA Staff.  

Location: various local restaurants

If you are not pre-registered, RARA cannot provide supervision.  

#8935 Culver's April 6 5:00-6:30 - #8936 Culver's April 6 6:30-8:00 CANCELLED

#8929 Chili's May 4 5:00-6:30 - #8930 Chili's May 4 - 6:30-8:00

#8931 Grand Tavern June 1 5:00-6:30 - #8932 Grand Tavern Jun 1 6:30-8:00

#8933 Ram's Horn July 6 5:00-6:30 - #8934 Ram's Horn July 6 6:30-8:00

#8935 Red Olive August 3 5:00-6:30 - #8936 Red Olive August 3 6:30-8:00

Movie Night Out

This opportunity is designed to support persons with special needs. Enjoy a movie with your friends at the theater one Friday a month.  You will pay for your own ticket and concessions. Plans are based on the current theater schedule. You must pre-register so that we have enough assistance and space reserved. Movies will be approximately 6:00-8:00. Movie select will be emailed to registrants by Wednesday the week of the event.

Location: Emagine Theater, Rochester Road

#8940 March 27 CANCELLED

  #8941 April 24 Rescheduled with new date TBD

#8988 May 22 - #8989 June 26 - #8990 July 24 - #8991 August 28

If you are not pre-registered, RARA cannot provide supervision and we can not reserve a seat for you. Detailed information regarding movie selection and times, will be sent out on Wednesday evening to those participants who are registered.

Holiday Dances

These dances are designed for peoples with disabilities.  Refreshments, a DJ playing great music, and a themed and fun atmosphere will be provided.

#8975 St. Patty's Dance - March 20 6:30-9:00 in the RARA Basketball Courts

#8974 Cinco de Mayo Dance - May 1 6:30-9:00 in the RARA Basketball Courts

Movie Pizza Night

Enjoy a movie and a pizza snack with friends, one Friday a month from September-April from 6:30-9:00. This opportunity is designed to support persons with special needs.

Location: RARA 500 East 2nd St  - Messy Room

#8986 March 13 CANCELLED

 #8987 April 17 Rescheduled with new date TBD

Adaptive Karate

Learn self discipline, self respect, strength, confidence, and goal setting in a fun environment through Shorinji Ryu Karate taught by certified instructors from Tamashi Martial Arts. The program also aims to improve strngth, flexibility, and stamina. In addition to physical exercise, karate will stimulate the mind as well. This program designed for peoples with special needs.

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:15-6:00

Fee: $100 Monthly; $35 due to instructor at participant's first class for uniform.

Location: RARA Group X

Line Dancing

Come have some fun learning how to Line Dance with Ms. Liz! We will study popular Line Dances such as the Cowboy Shuffle, The Git Up, and Boot Scootin' Boogie, along with many more. Wear comfortable clothing to enjoy this fun class. Cowboy boots are welcome!

When: April 1-May 6 7:20-8:05 PM No class April 8 - Rescheduled with new dates TBD

Where: RARA Dance Room B

Fee: $40

Adaptive Yoga

Come join Ms. Brooke, an accomplished yoga instructor! This 6-week long session is designed to support persons with special needs. Participants will be involved in yoga poses, breathing exercises and deep relaxation. The class will also include interactive games to promote social interaction. Topics will include mindfulness, compassion for others and meditation. These practices work together to balance physiological and cognitive functions, enhancing physical, cognitive, emotional and social development. A maximum of 12 participants. 
Participants should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring their own yoga mat.

When: Wednesdays June 17-July 29 7:00-7:45

Where: RARA  Messy Room

Fee: $90

Adaptive Barre Intensity Exercise

Join Ms. Liz for Barre Intensity Exercise class designed especially for people with disabilities! Barre Intensity class includes movements to strengthen muscle, lose weight, improve range of motion, increase flexibility, and increase heartrate. This is a true entire body workout!!! This class will use light weights, the bar, yoga mats, and more!

Fee: $65

Dates: Mondays June 22-July 27 5:30-6:15

Location: RARA Dance Room B

Community Outing: Jimmy John's Field

Enjoy a baseball game out with friends! A ticket, drink, chips, and hot dog are included in purachse price. Meet at Jimmy John's field for a 7:00 baseball game supervised by Ms. Wendy.

Fee: $30 per person

Date: July 16 at 7:00 PM

Adaptive Hoops Camp

#8920 Beginner/Intermediate This is an 8-week basketball camp designed specifically for individuals with special needs.  This is a basic recreation-based camp. Basic skills may or may not already be present. Camp will include shooting, passing, dribbling and defensive guarding, enhancement drills, and practice. Also, there will be strength, agility, and physical fitness training.  If you love basketball, this will prepare you for our Instructional or East leagues beginning in September.  This camp needs 3 players minimum, with a maximum of 8 players. 

#8921 Intermediate/Advanced This is an 8-week basketball camp designed specifically for individuals with special needs.  This is an advanced camp, so basic skills must already be present. Camp will include shooting, passing, dribbling and defensive guarding, enhancement drills, and practice. Also, there will be strength, agility, and physical fitness training.  If you love basketball, this will prepare you for our West or East leagues beginning in September.  This camp needs 6 players minimum, with a maximum of 8 players. 

When: June 24-August 12

Where: RARA Court

Fee: $75

Questions?

If you have any questions regarding adaptive programs, please do not hesitate to contact Lyndsey Ramsay at 248-601-4041 or via email at Lyndsey@rararecreation.org

 

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