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Ability Programs for Youth

YMCA of Bucks County offers adapted activities for youth of all ages at the Doylestown and Quakertown branches that include land fitness classes, one-on-one fitness instruction, karate, ACHIEVE peer socialization, summer camp, teen nights and afterschool programs. 

Ability Summer Camp

Looking for an outstanding camp experience for a child with special needs? Ability Camp is a "camp within a camp" and provides support for campers who require smaller ratios and additional support.

Registration instructions coming soon

ABILITY SPORTS, FITNESS AND HUMANITIES

The Y offers sports, fitness and humanities activities and programs at our Doylestown and Quakertown branches.

Ability Day-Off School Camp

Holiday camp is available for children of all abilities on days when schools are closed and families are looking for fun, safe and engaging coverage for their children.

DOYLESTOWN

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ABILITY Programs
Ability Holiday Camps
Send your child to the Y for their best day off from school ever! Kids will enjoy fun activities such as art, music, and games in the morning followed by outside sports and games, and swimming in the afternoon.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
ABILITY - Teen Night
Typically held the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month. Activities include swimming, dancing, sports, games and more!
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adapted Aquatics Group Lessons
Focus on water acclimation, self-confidence, and beginnings swimming skills on their front, back and side. Participants are encouraged and taught how to voluntarily submerge while standing and swimming. Ratio 1:4
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adapted Fitness - Private Lessons
Ability participants interested in beginning private lessons should contact Julianne Hirst for information regarding packages and availability. Current ability private lesson clients seeking to renew their private lessons, may do so below:
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adapted Karate - Private Lessons
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adapted Aquatics - Private Swim Lessons
Ability participants interested in beginning private lessons should contact Julianne Hirst for information regarding packages and availability. Current ability private lesson clients seeking to renew their private lessons, may do so below:
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adapted Teen Sports/Fitness
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Club After 2 (age 12 to 21)
After School Program for students ages 12-21
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Seekers - Recreational Program for Adults with Special Needs
Located in the Teen Center. | Social and recreational program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

FAIRLESS HILLS

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ABILITY Programs
Adapted Swim Lessons
*ADAPTED SWIM is for children with special abilities. Our instruction is designed around the specific needs of each participant. Smaller class sizes, limited to two participants per instructor.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Pennsbury Adapted Swim Lessons
*ADAPTED SWIM is for children with special abilities. Our instruction is designed around the specific needs of each participant. Smaller class sizes, limited to two participants per instructor.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

NEWTOWN

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ABILITY Programs
Adapted Swim Lessons (3-12 yrs)
Adapted Swim is designed for children with special abilities. Our instruction is designed around the specific needs of each participant. Smaller class sizes, limited to two participants per instructor.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

QUAKERTOWN

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ABILITY Programs
Ability Holiday Camps
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Ability Mainstream Group Classes
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Ability Special Events
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Ability Teen Night
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adapted Aquatics Group Lessons
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adapted Arts & Humanities
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adapted Private Lessons
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adapted Fitness
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adapted Fitness - Private Lessons
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adapted Gymnastics
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adapted Private Lessons
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adapted Sports
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Seekers - Recreational Program for Adults with Special Needs
Social and recreational program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Contact Welcome Center to register.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

Contact:

Quakertown 

Laura Waite
Ability Programs Specialist

215.536.9622, x108

Doylestown 
Warminster 

Daniel Hontz
Camp Director
Director of Youth Development - Camp and Teen

215.348.8131 x1117

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