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 at 1015 Deacon Road, Hainesport, 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 hanging out and socializing with friends. The cost per session is $5.00 and includes refreshments and any supplies needed for the evening’s activities.

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

 

MONTHLY DANCES

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.

(Please note that as of January 2020, our admission price will become $5.00 and our dances will now run from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.)

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 to the dances) to allow us to notify en emergency contact should the need arise. Please return the updated and completed form  to staff at the dance or mail to The Arc of Burlington County, c/o Recreation, 115 East Broad Street, Burlington, NJ 08016.

 

2020 DANCE SCHEDULE

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

Friday, January 17, 2020 – Country Western – Burlington Special Services School, 20 Pioneer Blvd., Mt. Holly, NJ from 7-9 p.m.

Friday, February 28, 2020 Casino Night – Cinnaminson High School (cafeteria), 1197 Riverton Road, Cinnaminson, NJ

Friday, March 20, 2020 – Sports Teams/80s – Wilbur Watts School (cafeteria), 550 High Street, Burlington, NJ

Friday, April 24, 2020 – 70s/Tie Dye – Samuel Ridgeway School (cafeteria), 300 Delanco Road, Edgewater Park, NJ

Remember that beginning in January, 2020, our dances will run from 7-9 p.m. and the admission cost will be $5.00.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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. You 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 in advance of the event.  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. If you’re using Access Link, it’s recommended that you book times a week in advance since specific times are sometimes difficult to arrange. A late pick-up fee will be charged unless you have notified Donna in advance  of a potential problem.

Thursday, February 13, 2020 – Perkins Restaurant, 401 Route 38, Moorestown, NJ 08057. Phone 856-866-1443. Bring $20 for dinner and dessert. Meet at 5:30 and be ready to leave promptly at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 – Friendly’s Restaurant, 505 Route 130, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077. Phone 856-829-4501. Bring check or exact amount of $24 for dinner and dessert. A small sundae is included but for optional desserts, bring an extra $5 – 10.  Arrive at 5:34 p.m. and be ready to leave promptly at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 9, 2020 – Cracker Barrel Restaurant, 110 Hancock Lane, Mt. Holly, NJ. Phone 609-265-9133. Bring a check or exact changes for $24 for dinner and dessert. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. and be ready to leave promptly at 7:30 p.m.