Youth Autism Programs
FITting ANOTHER PIECE OF THE PUZZLE & Voices Together
The Ragsdale Family YMCA offers programs for exercise and social skills and a program for music for youth and teens on the autism spectrum. These programs are led by UNCG students and founded and funded by the David and Donna Griffin foundation.
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 will be offering Adaptive Swim Lessons with water safety Spring 2017. The schedule below will be for January 2017-April 2017.
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.