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Cheektowaga Adapted Recreation Program

Cheektowaga Adapted Recreation Program Recreation program for individuals with special needs.

Operating as usual

Our little bundle decided to make her appearance a little early….McKenzie Paige Koeppel was born March 8 at 6:04 am. 6 l...
03/10/2022

Our little bundle decided to make her appearance a little early….McKenzie Paige Koeppel was born March 8 at 6:04 am. 6 lbs 10 oz. Mom and McKenzie are both doing well!

02/25/2022

March mailings were sent out last night!! We will have basketball on Wednesday, March 2 and mini-camp on Saturday, March 5 next week!

02/24/2022

Good morning!! As of today, February 24, Morgan has fully taken over as Special Olympic director. I will be going out earlier than expected. Going forward please see Morgan with any questions or concerns. Thank you all for your support over the last few years, I will greatly miss being involved with the program, but promise to be back to visit!

02/05/2022

Reminder - Registration open for February and April Break Clubs. Please join us for fun, structured activities. Call (716)897-7207 M-F to register.

01/20/2022

Bowling Tournament:
The bowling tournament will be held Sunday, February 6th. Athletes will receive a memo at practice this weekend if they are eligible and registered for the event, it will include all details. Please read it carefully. Also, if there are any form attached, they need to be completed and returned prior to the tournament or the athlete may be ineligible to participate.

If you do not have a blue Cheektowaga bowling t-shirt, please message me with your size. I will be sure to have it at practice on Saturday. The cost is $10. Thank you!

01/15/2022

We will be once again running program during the February and April school breaks. (Ages 5 - 12)

February 22 - 25 (Tuesday - Friday) 9:00am - 5:00pm
April 11 - 14 (Monday - Thursday) 9:00am - 5:00pm

You can call 897-7207 M-F, 9:30am - 4:00pm, to register or you can email [email protected]. Once you are registered we will send you a registration form to fill out.

Children will need a lunch and a water bottle everyday. Masks are to be work by everyone in the building regardless of vaccination status.

11/30/2021

In the event the December mailing doesn’t arrive in time.
Saturday December 4th Mini Camp participants: We will be going to the building at Losson Park. We will be doing various activities. Please dress for the weather as we might go outside a little.
Drop off: No later than 10am at the Alexander Community Center (please be on time as we will be transporting in our vans)
Pick up: If you will be bowling we will transport to the bowling alley like always and you will pick up at your designated time from Lancaster Lanes.
If you do NOT BOWL you will pick up your participant at 2pm from Losson Park (500 Losson Road)
Needed: bring a lunch and drink

11/29/2021

Just in case you do not receive your calendar in time, there is basketball this Wednesday, December 1. There is mini-camp and bowling on Saturday, December 4. Message us with any questions! Thank you!

Who’s ready for our Adapted Recreation Program annual Thanksgiving feast! #thanksgiving2021
11/20/2021

Who’s ready for our Adapted Recreation Program annual Thanksgiving feast! #thanksgiving2021

09/25/2021

The Adapted Recreation Program will be returning and starting on Saturday October 2nd. At this point we are unable to offer swimming, but we will have basketball on Wednesdays, occasional Friday Night activities, Saturday Mini Camp, and bowling on Saturdays twice a month. Please let us know if you would like to register or come in and see us Saturday October 2nd 10am-2pm. Please note, all guests to our program are required to wear a mask at this time, regardless of vaccination status.

Congratulations to our Special Olympic softball team on taking 3rd place at the local tournament today!! You guys rock!!...
09/11/2021

Congratulations to our Special Olympic softball team on taking 3rd place at the local tournament today!! You guys rock!! (We also have the cutest new employee that came to watch us play today!)

06/08/2021
04/19/2021

Due to the weather forecast for Wednesday, April 21, track practice will be CANCELLED. Practice will resume, Wednesday, April 28. Thank you for your cooperation!!

Also, May calendars will be mailed out by the end of the week!

03/24/2021

Weather pending we are planning to start track and field on Wednesday, April 7, 6-8pm. We will be holding practice in the park. Mailings will be going out in Monday’s mail with the calendar and directions for location. If you have any questions please message us here or email us at [email protected] for the quickest response. We look forward to seeing everyone!

02/27/2021

We finally have some information to share. We will not be resuming the Saturday Mini Camp portion of our Adapted Recreation Program for this season.

We are in the process of planning to run two of our sports programs. These will not be associated with Special Olympics, but will be our Adapted Recreation Sports Programs. We are looking to hold Track & Field and Softball, fully outdoors. Potentially Track will run April - June and Softball June - August, weather depending. Keep an eye on our page and your mailbox for further information to come.

Please contact us on our page or at [email protected] with questions or for more information.

09/15/2020

As per information received from the Cheektowaga Youth and Rec Department, we will not be resuming the Adapted Recreation Program or our sports programs, including Special Olympics, until most likely January. If you need to reach us for any reason, or have more specific questions please email [email protected]. Also message us here. Please do not call the office as we are unable to be in while the program is shut down.

08/26/2020

At this time we do not have any definitive information regarding Adapted Rec being able to run. Plans and programming are being discussed but unknown for now.

Madison Grace Koeppel was born June 18th at 10:00am. Mommy and Madison are both doing great!
06/19/2020

Madison Grace Koeppel was born June 18th at 10:00am. Mommy and Madison are both doing great!

Special Olympics NY
05/12/2020

Special Olympics NY

New York State Police Lieutenant Greg Peron knows how much our athletes are missing competition. So he made some surprise visits to say hello and shoot some hoops! #NationalPoliceWeek

05/05/2020

UPDATE: The Texas Roadhouse Dinner/Basket Auction scheduled for May 9th is being INDEFINITELY POSTPONED at this time. It will be held at a later date, possibly in the fall. Those who already purchased tickets, we will still honor those or we can refund your money once we are able to be in the office again.

04/30/2020
tocny.org

Lifeguards needed for Cheektowaga Youth & Recreation. Click on the link for employment application. Once complete email to [email protected]

https://tocny.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/TOC-Youth_Rec-Summer-Job-Application-2020-fillable.pdf

04/09/2020
Cheektowaga Youth and Recreation

Cheektowaga Youth and Recreation

We miss all the kids in our programs this Spring, so we have teamed up with the Easter Bunny to drive by and say Hi!! Feel free to wave and take pictures as we drive through. (Please note, we cannot guarantee approximate times/streets that the bunny will visit, but we will make every effort to drive through as many streets as possible on 4/9/20. We appreciate your understanding

04/01/2020

Hello! We hope that everyone is safe and healthy during these challenging times. You are in our thoughts and we miss everyone.

At this time ARP staff are unable to be in the office and may not be for some time.

We are available through electronic means to answer questions. Please email at [email protected] or send a message to our page.

Thank you,
Amy
Program Coordinator

Hello everyone. We hope that everyone is staying safe and healthy! We unfortunately have some disappointing news to shar...
03/25/2020
VIRTUAL - HEALTH AND PROGRAMMING | Special Olympics New York

Hello everyone. We hope that everyone is staying safe and healthy!

We unfortunately have some disappointing news to share: Special Olympics New York has cancelled competitions through the end of May. With that unfortunately this also means that Summer State Games has also been cancelled as athletes will not have participated in the required amount of training.

Athletes can continue to stay connected to Special Olympics through the link below. Live webinars are offered each Friday at 11am and daily videos are posted their YouTube channel to promote health and fitness.

https://www.specialolympics-ny.org/staying-healthy/

WEBINAR FRIDAYS We’re bringing the Special Olympics family together virtually as often as we can. Join us for a live webinar every Friday at 11 a.m. CLICK HERE TO JOIN ACCESS NEW CONTENT Every Weekday, Beginning at 11:00 am Every weekday at 11:00 a.m., a new video will be posted on the Special Oly...

03/22/2020

Posted on behalf of one of our staff -
Hello families! With schools closed right now, I would like to offer virtual tutoring to help keep kids engaged and focused on school work in a fun, educational, and interactive way. My experience includes being an occupational therapy student in grad school, an activity director and counselor for 8 years at Alexander day camp, after school program coordinator at the YMCA, and substitute teacher at Maryvale. If you are interested please email me at [email protected]. I look forward to hearing from you!
Thanks,
Brian Wroblewski

03/19/2020

The super regional basketball tournament at Brockport has officially been cancelled.

03/16/2020

The swim tournament scheduled for April 4th has been canceled. We will update you on future Special Olympic events as information is provided to us.

03/16/2020

Update: All Adapted Rec Programs cancelled until further notice, now including Saturday Mini Camp and April Break Camp.

03/14/2020

UPDATE: The Texas Roadhouse Dinner/Basket Auction originally scheduled for March 28th is being RESCHEDULED for Saturday May 9th. Those who already purchased tickets are all set. Please see staff if you would like to purchase tickets. We are still accepting basket donations as well.

To all ARP families and staff - Please read the attached letter carefully.  Thank you!
03/13/2020

To all ARP families and staff - Please read the attached letter carefully. Thank you!

03/11/2020

REMINDER: There is no swimming tonight, March 11.

03/10/2020

Attention Track and Swimming participants: There will be no track tonight, Tuesday March 10th and no swimming Wednesday March 11th. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Address

275 Alexander Ave
Cheektowaga, NY
14211

General information

Program runs from October through May, with softball continuing into early August. We offer Saturday Mini Camp, Friday night community and building events, Bowling (every other Saturday), Basketball (currently Monday evenings), Track & Field (Tuesday evenings), and Swimming (currently Wednesday evenings).

Opening Hours

9am - 2:30pm

Telephone

(716) 897-7205

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Katerina will not be at track practice tonight. Thanks Mrs Blake
Good morning! I was wondering if swimming will be starting this Wednesday. Could you confirm that and the location please? Thanks!
Hi there! We are new to the program and will be starting in January. We have a 7 year old non verbal ASD son who is going to LOVE this! We are just participating in the sports programs and I am just wondering what we can expect. What should be be bringing? Does he need an aid with him or is that provided? And where can I find a calendar to show the dates, times and location of practices? Thanks so much!
hi my name is Mrs Blake. My daughter Katerina is a program member. Could someone send me the class code to join remind. I did have remind on my phone but its gone thank you
Albany was hot, but she was on FIRE!
Francesca met, and thanked, the Color Guard before Opening Ceremonies.