Specialized Programs

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Winter Special Events

Bingo and Ice Cream

This event has two or our favorite things; Bingo games (with prizes) and ice cream. We will have different flavors of ice cream and special toppings for you while you play Bingo. Open to participants and families. Call 206-684-4950 to pre-register.
Saturday January 21, 2017
3 to 5 p.m.
Van Asselt Community Center

Talent Showcase

Come to the Talent Showcase to see the achievements of our participants and celebrate all they have accomplished. The showcase will include auctions, performances, and highlight the artwork from Pottery class, Creative Space and TNT.
Saturday March 25, 2017
3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Rainier Beach Community Center

Seattle of Parks and Recreation Specialized Programs offers year-round activities for people with disabilities. The purpose is to provide recreational opportunities for individuals who may choose to participate in activities specifically designed and conducted by trained staff to best meet their needs. We offer:

  • Special Olympics Sports of all kinds
  • Wheelchair basketball teams
  • Weekend trips
  • After school programs
  • Classes, such as: cooking, dance, pottery, and drama
  • Extensive camping program during the summer
  • Adult day programs
  • Evening socials

The programs are particularly suited to people with a range of cognitive and physical disabilities . The Specialized Programs staff will also work with individuals or family members who would prefer to integrate into other Department programs but need some type of accommodation such as an interpreter. 

A flyer with general information about Specialized Programs Summer Camp programs.

Seattle Adaptive Sports

Seattle Parks and Recreation Specialized Programs is proud to partner with Seattle Adaptive Sports.

The SAS Mission Statement is to enhance and promote the well-being of physically challenged individuals by giving them the opportunity to participate and compete in athletic and recreational activities. For more information, please contact Tami English at 253-297-5389 or info@seattleadaptivesports.org.