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Ability Programs


YMCA of Bucks County welcomes individuals of all abilities and continues to support their needs as health seekers with knowledgeable staff, professional instructors, and supportive programs.

Ability Sports, Fitness and Art

Quakertown branch | Programs are offer for teens and young adult in art, fitness and sports.

Ability Membership

Doylestown branch | An ABILITY membership is available to those who qualify offering membership and programs at a reduced rate. The membership is designed so that members can be safe and successful while using the facility or participating in programs, with the assistance of a caregiver.

Club After 2

Doylestown branch | Join peers in a safe and social afterschool environment featuring all the YMCA has to offer. Activities rotate daily and include swimming, fitness, field trips and volunteerism as well as team building and games. Students are encouraged to participate by trained staff and volunteers. Program is designed for students ages 12-21 with intellectual or developmental disability or Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Ability Teen Night

Doylestown branch | Ability Teen Nights are generally offered the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month (please check events schedule to verify dates, especially around holidays)

Enjoy a night of fun with music, games and swimming. Registration available below.

Ability Teen Night may fill to capacity. Pre-registration is required and closed by 12pm on the day of the event.

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  

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