Multiple rec programs set for this summer in NA, including one for kids with special needs

Two recreation programs for youth in North Arlington will keep youngsters occupied this summer.

The first, Summer Fun, caters to children aged 5 to 14 with disabilities, with the aim to provide quality services with a low teacher/child ratio, facilitated by a special-education certified-program director, certified teachers and teacher aides.

It’s slated for weekdays from July 8 to July 31 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Corsi House (behind Allen Park, off Schuyler Avenue). Participants will enjoy bowling, arts & crafts, board games and water sports, ensuring a diverse and engaging experience for the kids. The cost is $150 per week for the first two weeks and $90 for each of the third and fourth weeks. A minimum attendance of two weeks is required.

In addition, the Youth Summer Program, catering to all incoming K to fourth-graders, will run at Allen Park for six weeks, beginning July 8.  Activities include bowling every Friday.

Registration must be in-person, with proof of residency. Forms may be picked up at Borough Hall in the Administration office, located on the second floor. The program fee is $100 per week.

“These programs exemplify our commitment to inclusivity and providing enriching experiences for all children in North Arlington,” Councilwoman Allison Sheedy said. “Every child deserves the opportunity to enjoy their summer in a supportive and engaging environment, and these very popular programs fulfills that mission.”

For more information and registration details, visit  (Summer Fun Program) or (Youth Summer Program).

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