The Arc of Fort Bend County: SNEAK Calendar (Special Needs Events and Activities)
Social Motion Skills with Creative Motion: Social Motion Skills, a program of Easter Seals Greater Houston, is hosting a creative motion skills class this summer during the month of June and a TaeKwonDo class in July. Classes will be held from 3-5pm at Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church. For more information, please click here.
Young Life Capernaum Program: Capernaum is a Young Life program specifically for kids with disabilities. A team of leaders assemble together once a month at St. John the Divine Church on Westheimer to give these kids a chance to enjoy some fun activities that other teenagers get to do. For more information, please click here.
The Creator's Kids, LLC: A unique program that offers a diverse classroom experience for children with disabilities. Creator's Kids provides creative arts and a fun time for all children in a fully inclusive and safe environment. For more information, please click here.
Discover Fitness Foundation Gymnastic Classes: Discover Fitness Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides gymnastics scholarships for children with disabilities and those fighting obesity, is offering FREE gymnastic classes. For more information, please contact
SPORTS AND EXERCISE
YMCA and The Miracle League at Langham Creek: Providing opportunitites for children with special needs to play baseball, regardless of their abilities. For more information, please click here. To view the application please click here.
Wave of Impact: For more information, please visit www.wavesofimpact.com and check their calendar for local on-going clinics.
Autism Play Group of Fort Bend County: Providing social opportunities for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder including their families. Click here for more information. To view the information in Spanish, click here.
Bouncin' Bears Indoor Play Facility in Spring will be open exclusively to children like their own, ones with special needs, and their families. Click here to see monthly calendar.
Sky High Sports: On first Fridays, Sky High Sports will open an hour early for Autism/Sensory-friendly trampoline sessions. For more information, please click here.
Challenger Little League: A baseball league for children 4-18 (or until the completion of High School) with physical or mental challenges. Houston has two divisions: West University and Katy American. And now in League City and the South Belt Area!
South Belt Little League: For more information, please contact Chrystal Sulak at
Beep Softball: Practices held at Tom Bass Park. Children with disabilities ages 6-14 and siblings Contact Alice Davis at (832) 640-0611 or
Missouri City Little League: dedicated to children ages 6-18 with mental and physical disabilities. Please contact Joey Ames for more information 281-450-1649.
Cody's Field of Dreams: For children from 4 years to 6th grade with disabilities. Each child is assigned a buddy and receives a trophy and t-shirt.
Wheelchair Tennis Program for people with disabilities: Free wheelchair tennis clinics at the West Gray Multi Service Center for persons age 14- 48 with physical disabilities. For more information please call Shirley Mendoza at 713-828-3180.Cheerleading
Special Needs Cheerleading from Stars Extreme for boys and girls ages 5 and up with Mild to Moderate disabilities. Classes are every Friday from 4:30-5:30pm. Call the gym at 833-3986 for more information.Soccer/Football
Top Soccer a soccer program for young athletes with disabilities.
Challenger Football: Football league for those age 5-25 with mental or physical disabilities.
Texans Football Ability Day Camp: A free, interactive camp for kids 6-18 that includes skill development, use of equipment, prizes and games. Possible appearances by players, cheerleaders or mascot.Water Activities
Hearts of Sailing Program: Teaches sailing to special needs therapy as a form of recreational therapy.
Briar Club Special Olympics Swim Team:
Contact Eddie (713) 622-3667 or Gina (832) 274-3994
Pool Activities for children and young adults with multiple disabilities by SPARK at the W. Gray Adaptive Recreation Center (heated covered pool). For information, please call Rosario at 832-230-5486. The activities will be on the second Saturday of each month, from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
S.N.A.P: Swim lessons for children age 3 and older with special needs, held at the Fort Bend YMCA. Call 281-499-9622 for more information.
Texas Adaptive Aquatics allows people with physical and/or mental disabilities the opportunity to participate in water skiing, sailling, and kayaking. (ages 5+)Other
All-Star Martial Arts offers a "Samurai" class for those with physical, emotional, or developmental disabilities every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. (all ages)
The K2 Academy of Kids Sports' SOAR (Success and Opportunity Achieved through Recreation) program is an adaptive gymnastics program created for children with disabilities.
Bayou City Arts Festival is proud to offer a special Accessibility Hour to patrons with disabilities on October 10 at 9:00 a.m. Patrons with disabilities are invited to enter the festival one hour early by visiting the Early Bird Gate located at the intersection of Bagby and Lamar.
Houston Parks and Recreation Department has adaptive sports and recreation classes, including adult wheelchair tennis, basketball, volleyball, bowling, and football; adult beep baseball; junior wheelchair sport camp (5-19 yrs) and youth wheelchair tennis (6-16 yrs).
The Music Therapy Center of Houston, a non-profit center providing music therapy services as well as community education about music therapy to the greater Houston. Info at area.
Challenge Air for Kids and Friends offers inspiration and self-esteem building to children and youth with physical challenges through aviation, by providing a day to focus on their Abilities
Greater Houston Soap Box Derby- see Super Kids Section
Morgan's Wonderland- the world's largest park for children with special needs witll be opening soon in San Antonio!
Lil' Rustlers Rodeo- Rodeo activities for children with disabilities. If interested in participating please contact your school.
Soaring Kidz- Provide sports, recreational and educational activities for children with disabilities.
The Friendship Circle: Summer Camps for Individuals with Special Needs.
Project T.A.L.K. is a summer camp for children ages 4-10 with hearing loss.
The River for more information email
ANNUAL SPECIAL NEEDS EVENTS
Texas Children's Hospital Kids' Fun Run: a 2-mile non-competitive event for kids ages 5-15 with a shorter course for kids with special needs. The race is followed by a free breakfast at the George R. Brown convention center. Registration is $10 per child.
Mardi Gras Ball for Special People: a free event for people with disabilities and their immediate family/caregivers held at Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston. Activities include clowns, face painters, a costume contest, and refreshments. For information call Yvette Schmidt, 1-800-582-4673.
Lose the Training Wheels Bike Camp: Kinetic Kids of San Antonio hosts a camp where kids with special needs can learn to ride a traditional bike in 5 days. Feb. 18-22.
Conoco-Phillips Rodeo Run: includes a wheelchair race at Minute Maid Park.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Little Rustlers Program: This free event allows children with disabilities (4-10 yrs) to meet cowboys, clowns and other rodeo stars in the Reliant arena.
Kids on the Lake: A free fishing tournament for special needs children (5+ yrs). Call the Conroe Noon Lions Club for more information 936-760-1666.
Day of Fishing for Children with Disabilities and Diabetes: Kids are given a fishing pole and an award for participating in this free event (ages 6-16) at the Lake Houston Marina. Lunch provided. Call Don Haven for more detail 281-324-2193.
Lose the Training Wheels Bike Camp - Session Two: Kinetic Kids of San Antonio hosts a camp where kids with special needs can learn to ride a traditional bike in 5 days. Aug. 11-15.
Special Children's Day: A day of food and fun at the Houston Farm and Ranch Club, ending with a rodeo. Approximately 2,000 disabled children from 25+ youth agencies participate. Free.
Baytown Special Rodeo: A western fun day for kids with special needs that includes stick horse barrel racing, roping, hayrides, and more.
Lose the Training Wheels Bike Camp - Session Three: Kinetic Kids of San Antonio hosts a camp where kids with special needs can learn to ride a traditional bike in 5 days. Nov. 10-14.
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