(*) partial Medicaid funded program for eligible participants

Day Program
Monday Karate with Master Wayne
Tuesday Kids Express (Crompond)
Wednesday Dance Movement
Kids Express (Brookside)
Thursday Kids Express (Mohansic)
Friday Yoga with Kara
Yorktown Spirit
Saturday Horseback Riding*

After-school programs for children with special needs, contracted by school districts:  

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Yorktown Spirit 

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An inclusive after-school program for elementary aged children, contracted by school districts:

Yorktown Kids Express

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*Horseback Riding

SPARC offers children the opportunity to ride horses on area horse farms, and develop a love for animals. Our individualized, adapted riding instruction helps participants develop independence, new accomplishments, balance, posture, concentration, and greater self-esteem, as they learn how to care for these amazing animals. Equestrian Special Olympics are optional.

Place(s): Skyblue Stables- Cortlandt Manor
Time(s): Lesson assigned 9:00, 9:45, 10:30am each Saturday
Cost: $640/ 16 weeks
(Non-Medicaid fee-please inquire)
Start Dates: Spring 2021: 4/10/21

Karate with Master Wayne

This program will be run by Master Wayne DeRosa from Chung Ma;s Taekwondo school in Mahopac, NY. Mr. Wayne DeRosa is an accomplished Master who has earned many awards from the Junior Olympics and the US National Taekwondo Team. During the virtual program he will be working on Taekwondo karate skills, focusing, concentration, balance, core strengths and exercises.

Place(s): Virtual
Time(s): Mondays 10:00am - 11:00am
Cost: $300 / 10 weeks (Non-Respite)
$185 / 10 weeks (Respite)
Start Dates: Begins week of January 4, 2021

Kids Express

Kids Express is a fun-filled virtual after school recreation program. Enjoy many of the same activities virtually that you enjoyed live! Children learn about making and being a good friend while enjoying unique interactive games, creative art projects, role-play and many more fun filled activities. The small group experiences in Kids Express encourage friendship, creativity, self-expression, build conversational skills, expand problem solving and decision making abilities.

Place(s): Kids Express is a virtual event.
Time(s): Yorktown School District
1 hour after school on ZOOM.
Crompond: 4:00-5:00pm, Tuesdays
Brookside: 4:30-5:30pm, Wednesdays
Mohansic: 4:30-5:30pm, Thursdays
Cost: No Cost
Registration Deadline: October 15, 2020
Start Dates: Week of October 26, 2020 for 12 weeks.

Magic of Music

Music is a great outlet for expression, and therapy, and the SPARC Magic of Music program hits the right notes. SPARC music specialists lead this lively, interactive, goal-oriented program that involves children in singing, movement and musical games. Small classes allow children to explore rhythm and rhyme, percussion instruments, and dramatic play. This program aims to develop receptive and expressive language and social skills, improve attention, and develop self-expression. The SPARC Magic of Music program can be designed and facilitated for any school age group with special needs, K-12.

Place(s): Magic of Music is a virtual event.
Time(s): Mondays 3:30 - 4:45PM
Cost: $485 (non-respite rate)

Start Dates: The program is 15 weeks long and begins the week of September 14, 2020.

Yorktown Spirit

SPIRIT is an after-school virtual recreation program for middle and high school students with special needs in Yorktown Middle School and High School. Meet friends and socialize in a supportive, safe, virtual environment after school, led by a SPARC Team Leader! > Fun teen activities and an opportunity to connect with your own peers. > Participate in group discussions which may include: art, music, games and conversations. > Discover self-esteem, achievement, self-awareness, leisure skills, social skills, decision making and independence all in a fun social hour that enables you to keep in touch with your friends and meet new ones!

Place(s): SPIRIT is a virtual event.
Time(s): Fridays 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Cost: No Cost
Registration Deadline: Oct 15, 2020
Start Dates: Begins October 30, 2020 for 12 weeks


A social skills & therapeutic recreation experience filled with laughter, friends and fun. Activities include music, art, games, lunchtime and more. Goals target: typical age recreation skills, self-esteem, increased attention, language, listening skills and managing frustration. Children are involved at their level of readiness in a positive, flexible environment.

Place(s): St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal
2172 Saw Mill River Rd.
White Plains, NY 10607
Time(s): Saturdays 10:30am-12:30pm
Cost: $485 (non-respite rate)
Start Dates: The program is 15 weeks long and begins January 23, 2021.