Whether it’s learning new life skills or enjoying social activities, there is always an opportunity to have fun and make new friends through The Arc’s Recreation Programs for adults with disabilities!

The Recreation Program offers a wide range of activities for adults with disabilities geared toward providing entertainment and socialization opportunities throughout Burlington County. Activities and events for developmentally disabled adults include monthly dances, Nights Out for Dinner, day trips, picnics, Broadway shows, holiday parties and many other monthly activities. 

For additional information about the Recreation Program, contact Donna Healey@ (856) 985-7345, or email her at healeydm@aol.com.


CLUB CONNECT, is an innovative program that provides community-based and on-site recreational activities each Thursday evening from 6:30 – 8:30 in Lumberton, NJ. Participants can select from a variety of activities that include physical fitness, board games, improving computer skills, arts and crafts, listening to or making music or just socializing with friends.Get more information here.

For information about our Club Connect program, email Tori Haines at torih@arcofburlington.org



Our monthly dances take place on Friday evenings at various locations throughout Burlington County and are open to men and women with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families. Dances run from 7:00 – 9:30 p.m., and there is a $4.00 admission fee that also includes refreshments or other goodies depending on the dance sponsors.There is no charge for parents or staff accompanying dancers.

Those attending who require supervision must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible adult, and all others must have an UP-TO-DATE emergency medical form on file with us (available at the entrance of the dances) to allow us to notify an emergency contact should the need arise. Please return the updated completed form to staff at the dance or mail it to The Arc of Burlington County, Recreation Department, 115 E. Broad Street, Burlington, NJ 08016.


For weather related questions to see if a dance is being cancelled, contact Donna Healey at (856) 985-7345.)

Friday, February 22, 2019 Casino Night – Cinnaminson, HS cafeteria, 1197 Riverton Road, CInnaminson, NJ

Friday, March 15, 2019 Sports Teams/80s – Wilbur Watts School cafeteria, 550 High Street, Burlington City, NJ

Friday, April 12, 2019 – S70s/Tie Dye – Samuel Ridgeway School, 300 Delanco Road, Edgewater Park, NJ

Friday, May 17, 2019 Spring Semi-Formal – Delran HS, 50 Hartford Road, Delran, NJ

Friday, June 14, 2019 Hawaiian/90s – Hainesport Fire Hall, 106 Broad Street, Hainesport, NJ

Saturday, August 3, 2019 – Pool Party/BBQ – Arc Deacon Road Day Program, 1015 Deacon Road, Hainesport, NJ (date still tentative)

Friday, September 20, 2019 Crazy Tee/60s – Hainesport FIre Hall, 106 Broad Street, Hainesport, NJ


NIGHTS OUT FOR DINNER AT CLASSIC JERSEY DINERS –  These events are open to adults with disabilities who have a high level of independence. Join us for a night out to dine and socialize without parents or staff. Must be pre-registered by calling Donna to leave a message at 856-985-7345, then pay your registration fee of $7.00 by check to The Arc of Burlington County, 115 E. Broad Street, Burlington, NJ 08016. Pay for dinner the night of the event either by check or exact change. Meet at each restaurant at 5:50 p.m. and prepare to leave by 8:00 p.m.

February 14, 2019 – Diamond Restaurant Diner, 1390 Route 38, Hainesport, NJ. Phone 609-267-0101. Bring $24 for dinner. Optional dessert is $5.00 extra.

March 21, 2019 – Marlton Diner, 781 W. Route 70, Marlton, NJ. Phone 856-574-4910. Bring $23 for dinner. Optional dessert is $5.00 extra.

April 18, 2019 – The Kettle and Grille, 230 Maple Avenue, Marlton, NJ. (In Crispin Square Shopping Center.) Phone 856-574-4910. Bring $23 for dinner. Optional dessert is $5.00 extra.