Special Needs Programs
Programs For Teens and Adults
Our Special Needs Programs help individuals gain confidence, promote independence and responsibility, help participants socialize and work with others, as well as nurture a healthy and active lifestyle. All programs are led by qualified YMCA individuals who help promote a safe, friendly and supportive environment.
Adaptive Musical Theater Program & Special Friends Social (ages 16+)
Featuring scenes and songs from the musical The Lion King
Teens and adults with special needs experience the many facets of musical theater: singing, dancing, acting, and performing. At the end of the 9 week program, actors showcase their diverse talents in a final performance and Special Friends Social.
Location: 100 S Atchison Street, Anaheim 92805
Fee: $60 for 9 weeks
Fall Season runs September 12th – November 7th
Class meets Thursdays, 6:30-8:00pm
Participants that require assistance must be accompanied by a caregiver or family member who can attend free of charge.
The Anaheim Family YMCA is proud to share the Anaheim Accessibility Center with two other organizations that provide specialized programming for youth and adults with special needs: Creative Identity and Dayle McIntosh Center. Please visit their websites to learn more.
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If you would like more information on our Special Needs Programs and Resources, please fill out this form and one of our YMCA staff members will be happy to help.