Activities in the Community
- Gymnastic World (239) 592-0608
2187 Trade Center Way, Naples
Open gym every Sundays 9:30 – 11:00 am. Free (donations welcome)
- Naples Equestrian Challenge (239) 596 2988
206 Ridge Dr, Naples.
Offers activities to address the physical, mental, and social challenges their riders face. The
riders have disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Stroke, Autism,
Amputations, Spina Bifida, Spinal Cord injuries, Multiple Sclerosis and a range of emotional,
learning, and developmental disabilities.
- Special Olympics (239) 775-1991
Athletic activities for the special needs individual from age 8 to 80 at no cost.
Programs for this summer include: aquatics, golf and bowling.
- ABC Swim Lessons (239) 272-0529 Attention : Leigh Ann Newman
Survival swimming lessons.
- Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon) (239) 514-0084
15080 Livingston Road, Naples
C’MON’s Breaking the Barriers program is designed to provide families with children with
disabilities extra time to get used to the Museum, learn how to use the exhibits, learn how
to transition through the spaces, meet staff and volunteers, participate in regular museum
programs and more, in a safe and welcoming environment. Breaking the Barriers programs
have limited participation and registration is required to make sure each family receives the
specialized care they need to ensure success for their children. The Breaking the Barriers
program is generally the second Saturday of the month, with the first program on May 12th.
The cost for this program is $10 per person over the age of one and free for members.
C’mon’s Sensory Nights are designed for children on the autism spectrum or with other
sensory integration disorders who would not be able to attend the Museum at regular
times. Lighting and sound are muted and additional sensory activities and cool down spaces
are provided. Sensory Nights have limited participation in order to minimize crowds and
registration is required. Sensory Nights are generally the fourth Tuesday of the month, with
the first program May 22nd. The cost for this program is $10 per person over the age of one
and free for members.
If there is a financial need please contact Jennifer Sabo (239) 260-1707
- Freedom Waters 239-248-1120 Attention: Debra Frankel
895 10th Street South Suite 302-D, Naples, FL, 34102
Freedom Waters Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides boating
opportunities and marine related activities for people with disabilities, youth at risk and
others with special needs. "Making it Happen!"
This summer boat outings will be offered free of charge.