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.)

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  –  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 the designated time and be prepared to leave at the designated time.

Thursday, August 8, 2019 – Ragazzi Restaurant, Marlton Greene Shopping Center, 44 Route 70 W, Marlton, NJ. Phone 856-810-8810. Bring $26 for dinner and $3-$5 for optional dessert. Meet at the restaurant at 5:20 p.m. and be prepared to leave at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 – Holly International Buffet, 1710 Route 38, Mt. Holly, NJ 08060 (in the Dollar Tree Shopping Center). Phone 609-267-3388. Bring $22 for dinner, exact change or check. Meet at 5:30 p.m. and leave at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 – Ruby Buffet, 2100 Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJ 08022 (Plaza at Cherry Hill next to Cherry Hill Mall). Phone 856-321-8288. Bring $19 for dinner, exact change or check. Meet at 5:30 p.m. and be prepared to leave at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 7, 2019 – Golden Corral, 2904 Route 130, Delran, NJ 08075, Phone 856-824-9700. Bring $17 for dinner, exact change or check. Meet at 5:30 p.m. and be prepared to leave at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 19, 2019 – Hibachi Grill, 1105 Route 130 S., Cinnaminson, NJ 08077. Phone 856-829-5988. Bring $18 for dinner, exact change or check. Meet at 5:30 p.m. and be ready to leave at 7:30 p.m.                                                                 PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL HOLD AN OPTIONAL GIFT EXCHANGE TONIGHT, SO IF YOU WISH TO PARTICIPATE, BRING A WRAPPED GIFT ($10 VALUE) LABELED FOR A GUY,  A GIRL, OR EITHER. “BRING A GIFT, GET A GIFT!”