Community Partner Events
Northern California is rich with opportunity for our families of children with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities to stay active, participate in their community and learn new skills!
WarmLine Family Resource Center – WarmLine provides resources, support, training and consultation to families of children with special needs birth to age 26 in 26 counties of Northern California.
Access Leisure – Access Leisure is a program of the City of Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation. Access Leisure provides sports, residential camping and outdoor education as well as social and fitness programs for children, teens, and adults with disabilities
Special Olympics of Northern California – Special Olympics transforms lives through the joy of sport, every day, everywhere. They are the world’s largest sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities: with more than 4.5 million athletes in 170 countries — and millions more volunteers and supporters.
Challenge Sports of California – Challenge Sports of California, an all-volunteer organization, provides year round team sports for school age athletes with developmental and/or physical disabilities. They offer soccer, basketball, bowling and trampoline in a safe, fun and positive environment.
First Tee of Greater Sacramento – The First Tee of Greater Sacramento is one of The First Tee’s largest chapters and a leader in the field of programs for teens and the disabled. The First Tee of Greater Sacramento has three site courses and eleven affiliate courses in the Greater Sacramento area. They have created a true farm system that supports children as young as 3 until they reach college.
Goals – GOALS provides opportunities for individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities to participate in community activities that they would naturally enjoy if they were not disabled. At this time we offer bowling, golf, and an annual family picnic.
California Eagles Golf Program – The core goal of our disabled golf program is to help participants become comfortable while at the golf course, as well as preparing them to play on their own. Through small group lessons, focusing on all areas of the game and on course instruction, it is our priority that students have fun while learning valuable skills for the golf course and life. Groups meet on a weekly basis with the same group and coach to ensure a comfortable and welcoming environment.
Camp ReCreation – Camp ReCreation provides residential summer camp program and year round activities for participants with developmental disabilities.
A Touch of Understanding Youth Force – Calling Youth of ALL abilities, grades 3 and up: Come join for fun, friendship and character-building activities. Learn to be a leader among your peers, and have fun doing it! Rub shoulders with others who meet the challenges of life every day.
Music To Grow On – Music Therapy is the specialized use of music by a credentialed professional in order to achieve measurable non-musical outcomes in communication, cognition and learning, psychosocial adjustments, motor and sensory processing. MTGO offers various individual and group activities.