FITting Another Piece in the Puzzle
FITting ANOTHER PIECE IN THE PUZZLE
The Ragsdale Family YMCA offers FITting Another Piece in the Puzzle for exercise and social skills for youth and teens on the autism spectrum. This program is led by UNCG students and founded and funded by the David and Donna Griffin foundation.
*min 10 to run program
Registration will open in August. For more information, contact Marlee at 336.882.9622.
Adult Autism Program
Quad F - Friends, Fun, Fitness and Fusion
We are an alliance that focuses on welcoming people on the Autism Spectrum. QUAD F is dedicated to developing friendships, motivating each other, having fun and promoting fitness, fusion and community engagement. During the 8 sessions, the participants will eat together and do at least two of the following activities: swim, basketball, Zumba, Pickleball, workout in fitness room, play board games, etc.
This program was made possible through a challenge grant from the Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation as well as the William A. Stern Foundation's ongoing support.
Adaptive Swim Lessons
In Partner The Arc of Highpoint, the Ragsdale YMCA offer Adaptive Swim Lessons with water safety.
The Adaptive Swim Lesson Program will offer basic water safety instruction, introduction to the water, and beginner level swimming skills. There will be a 1:1 teacher to student ratio for all students. These classes are designed for ages 3-15.
Music Program for Youth with Autism
Voices Together in the Community
Offered in the summer, this is an interactive program that helps youth with autism expand their language, socialization and expression of emotions. Music engages children in a creative and positive experience that increases participation and produces real results. Groups start the week of June 17th and continue through the week of August 12th, with a break the week of July 1st. Contact Marlee for details: Marlee.Rindal@ymcagreensboro.org