Teens

Teens

*Golf Clinic (Summer only)

SPARC Golf Clinics offer new and experienced golfers the opportunity to have fun as they receive personal instruction on the driving range and putting green. Participants learn how to setup their stance, pivot, swing, and control the flight of the golf ball, and play safely. Special Olympics are optional.

Place(s): Mohansic Golf Course, Yorktown, NY
Time(s): Mondays from 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Cost: $160 / 8 weeks
(Non-Medicaid fee-please inquire)
Start Dates: Summer 6/8/20

*Life Skills

This SPARC program helps teens develop the necessary skills to engage in daily activities, including self-care, money management, career skills, and more.

Place(s): St. Christopher’s, White Plains
Time(s): Monday 6:30 pm-8:00pm
Cost: Fall: $600 / 24 weeks
Start Dates: TBD

*Dinner Friends

What's better than enjoying an evening out on the town having dinner with friends? This SPARC program helps teens develop a sense of independence, as they practice healthy food choices, mealtime interaction and money management skills.

Place(s): Site 1 - Southern Westchester Restaurants
Site 2 - Northern Westchester Restaurants
Time(s): Tuesdays in Fall: 6:30 – 8:00pm, 2x monthly
Mondays in Summer: 6:30-8:00pm, 2x monthly

***This program can be run opposite Tuesdays Healthy Me.***
Cost: Fall: $450/18 weeks
Summer: $90/3 weeks

(Non-Medicaid fee-please inquire)
Start Dates: Summer: 7/6/20 (SWITCHES TO MONDAYS IN THE SUMMER)

*Healthy Me

This program offers activities that are fun and interactive, as teens participate in Zumba, Pilates, Yoga, and meditation. Teens also learn the importance of developing healthy eating and the importance of nutrition.

Place(s): Yorktown
Time(s): Tuesday in Fall 6:30 pm-8:00 pm, 2x monthly
Monday in Summer 6:30-8:00pm, 2x monthly

***To be run opposite Tuesday of Dinner Friends.***
Cost: Fall: $300/18 weeks
Summer: $75/3 weeks
Start Dates: Summer Mondays, starting 7/13/20

*Swim & Dine (Summer Only)

Teens have fun as they cool off at the Junior Lake Pool for a social swim and then take a short walk into town to grab a bite at one of the many eateries there.

Place(s): Yorktown
Time(s): Tuesday 5:30 – 8:00pm
Cost: Summer: $150 / 6 weeks
(Non-Medicaid fee-please inquire)
Start Dates: Summer 6/23/20

*Bowling

Teens join their friends and play in the SPARC Bowling League. We help with instruction and practice techniques to help participants improve their score while they play 2 Games every week. Fall Special Olympics optional.

Place(s): SPINS Bedford Hills
Time(s): Wednesday 6:00 – 8:00pm
Cost: Fall: $650 / 30 weeks
Summer: $150/6 weeks

(Non-Medicaid fee-please inquire)
Start Dates: Summer: 6/24/20

*Music Beats

This spirited SPARC Teen social group comes together to enjoy listening to popular hits, sing, drum, and play a variety of instruments.

Place(s): Pleasantville
Time(s): Wednesday 7:30 – 8:30pm
Cost: Fall: $600/30 weeks
Summer: $140/7 weeks
Start Dates: Summer: 6/24/20

*Now We're Cooking

This SPARC Teens program helps develop participant skills in food preparation, kitchen safety and table setting, as they work with our instructors on healthy recipes they use to prepare their favorite snacks, entrees, veggies, salads, desserts, holiday meals, and international fare.

Place(s): Elmsford
Time(s): Thursday 6:30 – 8:00pm
Cost: Fall: $610/30 weeks
Summer: $150/7 weeks

(Non-Medicaid fee-please inquire)
Start Dates: Summer: 6/4/20

*Yoga

SPARC Teens relax as the participate in the mind & body practice of Yoga and learn how to improve their balance, flexibility, strength, & breathing techniques.

Place(s): Yorktown Heights (YCCC)
Time(s): Thursday 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Cost: $150 (respite price) ($225 non respite price) 5 weeks



Start Dates: 2/13/20

*Teen Time

SPARC Teens join with friends to engage in a wide range of social activities, including trips, games, dancing, cooking, special theme activities, sporting events, team building activities, parties, listening to music, enjoying snacks, and spending time with special guests.

Place(s): SPARC Office (Yorktown Heights)
St. Joseph Arimathea Episcopal (White Plains)
Time(s): Friday in the Fall 6:30 - 9:15 pm
Cost: Respite Rate: $375 (15 week price)
Non-Respite Rate: $445 (15 week price)
Start Dates: Fall: 10/23/20

*Film Production Workshop

SPARC’s production crew works with teens to create original scripts, learns camera techniques, lighting, directing, scenery/props and acting. Project production options include: Filming neighborhood events, biographies, fiction, movie reviews, music videos, animation, and interviews. Families are invited to our annual “Red Carpet Premiere.” Watch us on YouTube.com/SPARCIncTV

Place(s): Pleasantville
Time(s): Saturdays 10:30am – 1:00pm
Cost: Fall: $675 / 30 weeks
Summer $150/6 weeks

(Non-Medicaid fee-please inquire)
Start Dates: Summer: 6/27/20

*Horseback Riding

Teens participate in individualized, adapted riding instruction that helps them focus and develop independence, better balance and posture, improved self-esteem, and a love for animals. Participants also learn how to care for and groom horses. Equestrian Special Olympics optional.

Place(s): Site 1 - Putnam Valley
Site 2 - Cortlandt Manor
Time(s): Lessons assigned at intervals that start at 9:00am, 9:45am and 10:30am each Saturday.
Cost: Fall: $640 /16 weeks
Summer: $240/6 weeks

(Non-Medicaid fee-please inquire)
Start Dates: Summer: 6/13/20

*Movie Night

Love going out on Saturday night? Our SPARC Teens develop independence, decision making and money management skills while watching and critiquing movies with friends.

Place(s): White Plains
Time(s): 1st Saturday of each month, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Cost: Fall: $270/9 months, includes movie ticket
Summer: $60/2 months

(Non-Medicaid fee-please inquire)
Start Dates: Summer: 7/11/20, 8/1/20

*Tennis Hotshots

Love tennis? Our SPARC Tennis Hotshots offer lessons from a pro, for experienced players to starters, as they learn how to play, from setting up their stance to the proper grip, basic strokes, and volley and serve. These lessons help participants Improve their eye/hand coordination and motor skills in a fun, highly social atmosphere.

Place(s): Briarcliff Club Fit
Time(s): Saturday 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Saturday 2:00 - 3:00pm
Cost: $200 / 15 weeks
$375 / 30 weeks

(Non-Medicaid fee-please inquire within)
Start Dates: Fall 2020: 9/19/20

*Totally Teens

The SPARC Totally Teens program offers high school teens a unique opportunity to enjoy activities include games, music, theme activities, lunch. Teens learn organization skills, how to handle money, reduce stress, develop good manners, become more independent, and learn about safety procedures. Local outings are scheduled throughout the year.

Place(s): Pleasantville
Time(s): Saturday 10:15am – 1:15pm
Cost: Fall: $550/30 weeks
Summer $150/5 weeks

(Non-Medicaid fee-please inquire)
Start Dates: Summer 6/27/20