July 4: No Bowling
July 6: Summer Camp
July 11: Bowling
July 13: Summer Camp
July 18: Bowling
July 20: Summer Camp
July 25: Bowling
July 27: Summer Camp
July 27: Belly
225 Newburyport Avenue
Altamonte Springs Fl, 32701
Altamonte Springs, FL
Altamonte Springs, Fl
Altamonte Springs, Fl 32714
280 Douglas Avenue
Springs, FL 32714
Lake Brantley South
1010 Sand Lake
Altamonte Springs, Fl
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Our Fall newsletter will
come out in mid-August. Please keep an eye out for
click here to download our
2011 Summer Newsletter.
Please remember that
the information listed in the newsletter is more
current then the calendar. Copies have been mailed
out to registered participants.
For a list of 2011 Summer
Volunteer Opportunities, please click here.
Special Needs Belly Dancers & family members
meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month
to exercise & prepare for performances. Location has been
changed to Eastmonte Park from 6:30-7:30pm.
Cost: $1.00/person. (Practice held once a
month during Jan/Feb and
|Every Monday Excluding
Practice is held every Monday, excluding
holidays, at the Altamonte
AMF Lanes from
3-5pm. Cost is $2 per game. Scores are
recorded throughout the year and trophies are
awarded at the Banquet with participant's high
Monday, July 11, 18, 25
BOWLING ON JULY 4
will be sold for $1.50 a slice on the last Monday
of each month.
BANQUET & SPECIAL OLYMPICS
THANK YOU VFW
celebration was held on Monday, June 13, 2011 at
Eastmonte Park from 6-8pm. Close to 200
people enjoyed a lovely evening of food,
friendship and trophies! Thank you to the VFW
for refurbishing trophies for our bowlers and
your generous $500 donation to the Advisory Board
for the Disabled, Inc. Check out photos of
the evening on Facebook.
scores from Monday's will be collected for
Special Olympics eligibility as of Monday,
June 20, 2011. Athlete's who wish to participate must sign up before
July 25 and have a Special Olympics physical on
file before County Games, which will be held on
Saturday, August 20, 2011.
Up Sheet will be available at Monday bowling on
June 20, or call/email to place athletes' name on
the list. Contact: Nin El-khoury,
NEEDS SWIM LESSONS
3-5 and 6-up
Altamonte Springs Recreation
will be offering American Red Cross swim lessons
to both city and non-city residents with special
needs (mental or physical disabilities). There
will be classes available in Preschool Levels one
through three (recommended for children ages three
through five) and Learn-To-Swim Levels one through
five (recommended for children ages six and
older). All classes are instructed by American Red
Cross certified Water Safety Instructors. Being
our inaugural year, we hope to make this a more
regular part of our aquatics program, eventually
opening it up to more participants in the summers
to come. For registration information, please click here.
"COOL" SPOT TO BE THIS
Summer Camp is a "cool" place
to be this summer. Campers
are having a great time enjoying special guests,
swimming and field trips. They recently traveled
Wonderworks for arcades and lazer tag. They were
also visited by guests from the Martial
Arts School of Oom Yung Doe, Canine Companions,
Super Awesome Cool Pottery, Mad Science, River
Rats College Baseball and the Gaming
month of exciting adventures has gone by, but the
fun continues until the end of July. Campers,
click here to
POOL PARTY RESCHEDULED
Friday, July 8,
Oviedo-Winter Springs Optimist Club and City of Oviedo
have been hosting monthly dances on Friday
evenings at Riverside Park. Their pool party in
June was rained out, but they invite you to join
them for their DIVE IN MOVIE on July 8- Rain or
Shine! Click here for
YOU TO THIS MONTH'S SPONSOR
BE OUT OF OFFICE IN AUGUST
August 5 - August
will be out of the office on
a mission trip to the Dominic
Republic from Friday, August 5 thru Monday,
August 15, 2011.
assistance while she is out, please
Carrozza, FCarrozza@altamonte.org or
|MEDICALS, NEWSLETTERS &
You Up To Date?
make sure to turn in your 2011 Medical Form.
These must be on file for participants to take
part in our activities. Forms do not need
a doctors signature and can be completed by the
parent or guardian. They can be mailed to you or
can be downloaded by clicking
click here to
download our 2011 Summer Newsletter. Please remember that the
information listed in the newsletter is more
current then the calendar. For a list of 2011
Volunteer Opportunities, please
were handed out at the Holiday Gala. If you did
not receive your calendar, please pick one up at
any of our events or contact us to have one mailed
to you. Calendars can also be downloaded
COMMUNITY SERVICES' NEW OFFICE
Same Park.. New
The Special Community
Services' office has been moved to a new building.
It is still located at Eastmonte Park, but
can be found in the building to the right of the
park's entrance gate. The physical address is 837
Olympics Seminole County
Sports Training and
Olympics Seminole County offers free sports
training and competition in over 12 different
sports. To learn more or sign up, visit www.SpecialOlympicsSeminoleCounty.org
or CLICK HERE to sign up to receive
their monthly newsletter.
PROGRAMS TO RESUME
Fridays at Eastmonte
dances are held one Friday per month from 7-9pm.
Light refreshments are provided. Cost
is $2 per participant and $1 per
companion/family member/guest. Dances are normally
held at Eastmonte Park, excluding our June pool
party which is held at Westmonte Park.
Prizes awarded for dance contest winners,
costume contest winners & birthdays! If you
have a group home or a large party, please call in
advance and we will reserve your group a table(s).
bring a canned good to support the Advisory
Board's food pantry... Assisting
over 80 people per month who are in need.
NEW DANCES ON THE OTHER SIDE OF
The Oviedo-Winter Springs Optimist Club and
Oviedo Parks and Recreation now offer dancers on
alternate evenings. Please click here for
"Thursday Night Outs"
are held on the 3rd and 4th Thursday of
the month. They are designed to allow participants
to get together and just have some fun! Events are
held at Westmonte Park from 7:30-8:30pm.
Cost: $1.00 with refreshments.
let us know if you will be attending the cooking
*Program resumes in Fall
Trips take place one Saturday a month and are
socially, physically and educationally beneficial
field trips. Cost: $3 per person with lunch
provided. Drop off and pick up is at
Eastmonte Park. *Feel free to send souvenir money
You must RSVP
the designated day a week prior to the trip
by phone or email. Reservations are taken in the
order received. Only one message is
required. Space is limited. Please send your
reservation to only: 407-571-8814 or
the designated reservation
will resume in Fall
DANCING & CHEERLEADING
resume in Fall