Young Adults

*Link Up

SPARC Link Up is an innovative day program designed to engage young adults in a wide variety of community activities.

Place(s): White Plains, Port Chester (Carver Center)
Time(s): Monday - Friday 9:00am – 2:00pm
Extended Days: 2:00-4:00pm, includes Yoga and art
Cost: 5 days each week: $700
4 days each week: $600
3 days each week: $400
2 days each week: $325
1 day each week: $250
Start Dates: Rolling admission

Golf Clinic

New and experienced golfers receive personal instruction on the driving range and putting green. Learn stances, pivots, swings, control of the ball and safety. (Teen and Young Adults)

Place(s): Mohansic Golf Course
1500 Baldwin Rd.
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Time(s): Mondays from 5:00pm -6:30pm
Cost: $150 / 5 weeks (Respite)
$250 / 5 weeks (Non-Respite)
Start Dates: 5 Weeks Fall 2022 starting 9/12/22

Mingle and Dine

Join us for 15 weeks of explosive dinner fun and new cuisine experience. Delicious meals: Enjoy visiting local eateries in the Westchester and Hudson Valley area. Friendly atmosphere: Navigate social aspects of dining out in a supportive setting.

Place(s): Westchester and Hudson Valley area. Cheesecake Factory 11/1, P.F. Chang's 11/22, Yardhouse 12/6, Legal Seafood 12/20, and many more!
Time(s): Every other Tuesday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Cost: 15 weeks / $500 (Respite)
15 weeks / $650 (Non-Respite)
Start Dates: November 1st 2022

*Bowling

Practice your technique and improve your score with friends. SPARC Young Adults form a team and play with new friends in this special bowling league. Each participant plays 2 games weekly and receives instruction as they develop practice techniques to improve their score. Fall Special Olympics optional.

Place(s): SPINS, Mt. Kisco
Time(s): Wednesdays 6:00 – 8:00pm
Cost: 15 weeks Summer 2022 / $400 (Respite)
15 weeks Summer 2022 / $550 (Non-Respite)
30 Weeks / $750 (Respite)
Start Dates: 15 Weeks Fall/Winter 2022 beginning on 10/12/2022

SPIRIT

An after-school recreation program for both Eastchester Middle & High School students. Meet friends in a supportive environment and enjoy fun activities!! Participate in group activities which may include: art, music, games and more. Discover self-esteem, achievement, self-awareness, leisure skills, social skills, decision making and independence!!

Place(s): Eastchester Middle School
Time(s): Thursdays 2:30pm-3:30pm
Cost: 24 weeks 2022-2023 / $0 - Sponsored by Eastchester School District
Start Dates: 24 weeks begins November 10, 2022

Social Club

Enjoy socialization and activities with peers in their 20's and 30's. Young adults share a social Friday night with friends. Enjoy trips, music, games, cooking, theme activities, snacks, dances, sporting events, team building activities, parties and special guests.

Place(s): Emanuel Lutheran Church, Pleasantville, NY
Time(s): Friday 6:15 - 9:15pm
Cost: 15 weeks Fall / Winter 2022 / $385 (Respite)
15 weeks Fall / Winter 2022 / $525 (Non-Respite)
30 weeks Fall / Winter 2022 / $730 (Respite)
Start Dates: 15 weeks beginning 9/30/22

*Horseback Riding

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

Place(s): Site -Sky Blue Ranches in Cortlandt Manor
Time(s): Lessons assigned at intervals that start at 10:00am and 10:45am each Saturday.
Cost: 8 weeks / $300 (Respite)
8 weeks / $515 (Non-Respite)
Start Dates: 8 weeks beginning September 24th, 2022

Film Production Workshop

Enjoy creative, project-based film making activities including acting, editing and script writing. SPARC’s production crew creates original scripts, learns camera techniques, lighting, directing, scenery/props and acting. Projects include: neighborhood events, biographies, fiction, movie reviews, music videos, animation, and interviews. Families are invited to our annual “Red Carpet Premiere.” (Teens and Young Adults)

Place(s): White Plains Presbyterian Church
Time(s): Saturdays 10:30am - 1:00pm
Cost: 15 weeks / $400 (Respite)
15 weeks / $650 (Non-Respite)

30 weeks / $765 (Respite)
Start Dates: 15 Weeks beginning 10/01/2022

Tennis Hotshots

Build tennis skills at your own pace under the supervision of a professional coach. 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): ClubFit Briarcliff, Briarcliff Manor
Time(s): Saturdays 1:00pm-2:00pm
Cost: 15 weeks / $400 (Respite)
15 weeks / $485 (Non-Respite)
Start Dates: 15 Weeks beginning 10/01/2022

Teen Time

Enjoy socialization and activities with peers ages 14-21. Join other teens for social activities including trips, games, dances, cooking theme activities, sporting events, team building activities, parties, music, snacks and special guests.

Place(s): SPARC offices, Yorktown Heights
Time(s): Fridays 6:15pm-9:15pm
Cost: 15 weeks / $385 (Respite)
15 weeks / $525 (Non Respite)
30 weeks / $730 (Respite)
Start Dates: Fall / Winter 2022/23 Beginning Sept. 30th

Social Circle for Adults

Enjoy socialization and activities with peers in their 30's and 40's

Place(s): St Joseph of Arimethea, White Plains
Time(s): Fridays 6:15pm-9:15pm
Cost: 15 weeks / $385 (Respite)
15 weeks / $525 (Non Respite)
30 weeks / $730 (Respite)
Start Dates: Sept. 30th

Virtual Arts

Weekly projects that offer a variety of art forms and ideas to excite your inner artist. (Teens & Young Adults)

Place(s): Virtual Event Via Zoom
Time(s): Mondays 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cost: 15 weeks / $270 (Respite)
15 weeks / $470 (Non-Respite)
Start Dates: 15 weeks starting 9/12

Life Skills

Learn important daily living skills such as proper hygiene, how to keep safe, money management, etc. (Teens & Young Adults)

Place(s): Virtual Event
Time(s): Tuesdays 5:00-6:30 PM
Cost: 15 weeks / $270 (Respite)
15 weeks / $470 (Non-Respite)
Start Dates: 15 weeks starting 9/6

Culinary Creations

Learn food preparation and kitchen skills while creating a variety of meal options

Place(s): St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church, White Plains
Time(s): Thursdays 5:30pm-7:30pm
Cost: 8 weeks Fall/Winter 2022 / $285 (Respite)
8 weeks Fall/Winter 2022 / $375 (Non-Respite)
Start Dates: 8 Weeks Fall/Winter 2022 beginning on 9/29/2022