Olive Branch Family YMCA

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SNAAP Special Needs Athletic and Aquatics Program

Special Needs Athletic and Aquatics Program or SNAAP offers a free safe environment for children and adults with special needs to get involved in activities that include obstacle courses, stretching, pool games, and much more. Because of much community support and volunteers, S.N.A.A.P. is free of charge to all participants.

Youth & Teens

Open to anyone in the community with a child who has special needs.  Limited to 10 children per class.  After the class is filled there will be a waiting list taken and families will be called as openings become available. Volunteer ratio is usually 1 to every 2 children. Parents are encouraged to watch as the children participate in the class. The classes are lead by trained staff and volunteers. Class will not be held on Fridays when schools are closed, severe weather, or holidays.

Youth Ages 3 – 11

Water Based  (September 1 – December 15)
45 Minutes of water exercise/play by staff and volunteers. No cotton shirts.

Land Based (January 12 – April 27)
5 minutes of guided stretching, 20 minutes of obstacle course, 15 – 20 minutes of games (parachute, relay races, Simon says, limbo, basketball, etc.), 5 minutes of cool down

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Teens Age 12 – 16

Alpha Center  (September 1 – December 15 & January 12 – April 27)
Children participate in strength training activities in our Alpha Center both semesters. Cardio machines- treadmill, elliptical, recombinant bike, upright bike. Strength machines- lower body rotation, upper body rotation

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Adults

Open to anyone in the community with special needs.  We are limited to 10 participants for the class.  This hour long class is an aerobic style class with varying classes such as dance, strength training, and cardio.  Classes are held in the Aerobic Room. After the class is filled there will be a waiting list taken and families will be called as openings become available. The classes are led by trained staff and volunteers.

Dates: August 16th – December 20th

Fill Out The Registration Form 

 

Contact
For more information on getting involved contact Amber Keel akeel@ymcamemphis.org