Social & Recreational Programs For Fun, Friendship, & Community Inclusion
SOCIAL / RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS– The Arc operates a variety of social and recreational (‘Soc-Rec’) programs designed for all ages. The core tenants of the program as a whole is to provide fun, friendship and social inclusion in the community, as well as form a respite for family and caretakers. The Soc-Rec Program offers a varied program, including non-competitive sports leagues, trips, dances, social groups and more!
- SEASONAL DANCES– The Arc hosts four quarterly dances a year that involve all of our members and consumers. There is music provided by a DJ, dancing, lunch or dinner, prizes, and all around fun.
- DAYTRIPPERS– This program involves daytrips to numerous exciting events. Some examples of these range from minor/major league sporting events, local theater productions, ‘Ride the Ducks’ outings, museum tours, and much more!
- FIRST FRIDAY– The First Fridays are monthly social gatherings that are themed and range from arts and crafts nights, movie nights, to karaoke. UPCOMING SCHEDULE: March 7, 2104 (St. Patrick’s Day Celebration), April 4, 2014 (to be announced), May 2, 2014 (to be announced),and June 6, 2014 (to be announced). All First Friday events run from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm.
- ADULT/TEEN INCLUSIVE SPORTS LEAGUES– We provide quite a few inclusive sports leagues and are looking to add more! Whether putt-putt golf, bowling, or soccer is your preference, we have something for everyone.
*Call The Arc or visit us online to register or for more information*
It is the mission of The Arc of Delaware County to advocate for the civil rights, social inclusion and self-determination of persons with developmental disabilities. Together with our network of members and community partners, we provide advocacy services for individuals and families, connect people with resources, improve systems of support & services, promote inclusive community practices, and influence public policy.