The On Your Mark Family

Therapeutic Recreation And Family Support Services For Children

Therapeutic Recreation And Family Support Services For ChildrenOn Your Mark offers a wide variety of therapeutic recreation programs for adults. Our programs serve over 500 children and adults a wide variety of creative and innovating programs. Classes are taught by talented and dedicated professionals. These programs provide opportunities to acquire new skills and experiences for individuals served as well as offer respite for their families.

While On Your Mark utilizes a number of community centers, we have also developed our own newly designed Inclusive Community Center (ICC) for our therapeutic recreation programs. The ICC includes a State-of-the-art Fitness and Wellness Center, Gymnasium, indoor Pool, Music Studio, Computer Lab, Spin Bike Room, and a Leisure-Social Lounge. In these settings, individuals can enjoy time with their friends while promoting fitness, team sports skills, arts, music, socialization, independence, and self esteem.

Therapeutic Recreation And Family Support Services For ChildrenWe offer a Weekend Recreation Program on Friday evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays from October to May. Here, Individuals participate in a variety of recreation, art and sports activities at various locations. We also offer Day Trips, Overnights, and Sleep Away Camp during holidays and summer when the schools are closed. Previous trips include resorts and camps such as Split Rock, Camp Chen-A-Wanda, and Raquette Lake. Weekend Recreation and Holiday Trips are also available in Brooklyn.

Other recreation programs offered throughout the week include:

Therapeutic Recreation And Family Support Services For Children

  • Special Olympics and other Sport Programs: Individuals participate in adaptive sports programs that promote team work and individual skills in a variety of sports, such as softball, soccer, basketball, bowling, hockey, volleyball, and others. On Your Mark is an Independent Training Club and an active participant of the Special Olympics New York Program. On Your Mark has been nominated the #1 Sports training program in the past, and won Gold/Silver/Bronze Medals in Basketball, Floor Hockey, Volley ball and Swimming.
  • Aquatics: Aquatic programs take place both at the ICC and off site facilities. Classes include an instructional swim program.
  • After School Program: This program is offered to students who attend PS 37.
  • Ice Skating: This program takes place at the clove lake rink and incorporates instructional and free skate to individuals.

Therapeutic Recreation Schedule for 2016-2017

Begins:: Friday, October 15, 2016
Ends: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Holiday Closings

  • Thanksgiving Recess
  • Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016–Sunday, November 27th, 2016                                                      (Resumes Monday, November 28th, 2016)
  • Holiday Recess
    Friday, December 23rd, 2016- Thursday, January 1st, 2017
    (Resumes Monday, January 2nd, 2017)
  • Winter Recess
    Friday, February 17th, 2017 – Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
    (Resumes Saturday, February 21st, 2017)
  • Spring Recess
    Friday, April 10th, 2017 – Thursday, April 20th, 2017
    (Resumes Friday, April 21st, 2017)

This calendar is tentative and subject to change. On days where there is inclement weather, check this website for delayed openings or closures.

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For more information, please email us or contact Ms. Mary Giorgio, Director of Therapeutic Recreation at (718) 720-9233 Ext. 5023 or Ms. Eileen Cunningham, Director of Family Support Services at (718) 720-9233 Ext. 5027.

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