SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Special Needs After School Program (SNAP) Advocates for Accessible Recreation ( Nonprofit ) City of Redwood City, Red Morton Park

Community Service Special Needs and Senior Center Coordinator:
  • Anna Carlos
Recreation Specialists:
  • Annette Schmidt
  • Teresita Carlos
  • Program Leader
  • Ruth Carlos
Volunteers:
  • Justin Grant
  • Amanda Barraza
  • Zack Bautista
  • Samantha Baraza
  • Chefs Club on Thursday Night
  • Teresita Carlos,Ruth Carlos, Anna Carlos, Mark and Bruce + parents 
The Redwood City Special Needs Program, located at Red Morton Park, offers a variety of recreation opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Programs and activities focus on positive experiences, learning opportunities, and life skill development in a fun, safe and caring environment.
The Special Needs Program focuses on: 
  • Positive play and peer interaction
  • Building positive self-image and enhancing self-esteem
  • Age and ability appropriate activities
  • Activities and recreation opportunities in the community
  • Appropriate social interactions and behavior
  • Gross and fine motor skill development
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Activities of daily living
  • Health and Wellness

Accessible Recreation Program ( Special Needs )

The Redwood City Accessible Recreation Program is offering a Monday-Friday afternoon program for individuals with varying abilities ages 8 and up. Participants will be divided into age appropriate sub-groups. The Program opens at 2PM and pick-up time is 6PM. Early Bird programming may also be available for additional fee.

Weekly Schedule

MONDAY:
Get Moving: 2PM-6PM - $130 per Month. Activities for this day are focused on adaptive fitness and healthy life styles. 
TUESDAY: 
At the Movies: 2PM-6PM - $130 per Month. Enjoy a weekly film in the VMSC state of the art theater or a trip to our local movie theater. 
WEDNESDAY: 
Mid-Week Local Adventure: 2PM-6PM - $130 per Month. Enjoy a trip to a local destination and once a month BOK Therapeutic Horse Ranch. May also include parks, libraries, fire stations, museums and much more. 
THURSDAY: 
Mix It Up: 2PM-6PM - $130 Per. Tap into your creative side with an arts & crafts activity. 
FRIDAY: 
Bowling: 2PM-6PM - $130 per Month. Test your bowling skills at BelMateo Bowl! 

Chef Club

On-Going, Thursday Evenings, 5:30PM-8:30PM / $69 per month or $18 at class as a drop in. Designed for teens and adults ages 14+ with differing abilities, this club is perfect for anyone who has an interest in planning and cooking healthy meals. Each week participants will plan a meal from start to finish and enjoy the fruits of their labor! After dinner, participants will engage in social activities. To register, please call Anna Carlos at (650) 780-7343 or (650)670-2206.
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