Jeanne Broadbent, Recreation Director 609-698-0080 x 122

email: jbroadbent@barnegat.net

Meredith Jackstadt, Certified Theraputic Recreation Specialist, Special Needs Program Coordinator

email: barnegatspecialneedsrec@gmail.com

Funding for these programs is provided in part through the Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities Grant from NJ Department of Community Affairs .   The purpose of this grant is to provide funding for individualized, inclusive recreational programming for individuals with  disabilities.

Meadowedge Social Club “A Place Where Everyone Fits In”  

is located at 550 E Bay Ave. Barnegat.  Meadowedge  is an inclusive Social Club offering encouragement, experiences and exposure to new opportunities for people age 14 & up with special needs.  A place for members and families to build friendships, learn ans interact with each other. It offers games, trips and fun 4 nights/week Monday-Thursday.  Check us out on Facebook/Meadowedge Social Club

DISCOVERY BASKETBALL

This free program for individuals with special needs will be offered Friday’s Sept  – Dec.  7-8pm at the Russell O. Brackman Middle School 600 Barnegat Blvd.   The program is open to individuals ages 5-21.  Care givers MUST stay with their children during the program.  Please print out registration form and bring to the recreation center prior to the first session.  If you can not come in, please fax to 698-1302 or email jbroadbent@barnegat.net  Registration forms are also accepted in person each Friday night.

“Barnegat Recreation Accessibility for Individuals with  Special Needs”  

is a social club designed for children ages 5-14 who may or may not have special needs.  This inclusive club offering after-school  programs year round.  The club includes sports, indoor & outdoor playground games and other recreational activities.  The club is based out of the Barnegat Recreation Center located at 900 W Bay Ave, behind the Police Department.  The “Get your Game on” programs are facilitated by  Meredith Jackstadt and Debra Majewski,  a certified Preschool – 3rd grade teacher who possess a teacher of children with disabilities certification and  is currently employed by the Barnegat School District and works at the Collins School.

The following is a listing of classes, programs and events that are currently being offered for individuals with special needs.  Please note: Residency is NOT required.

 PROGRAM INFORMATION –

ARC RECREATION HAPPENING INFORMATION –                                                                                                                                                 

DAY ON THE BAY PROGRAM INFORMATION FOR AUGUST 13

Volunteers are needed – Contact Walt Fernandez 609-290-8741 for more information

SPORT PROGRAM  INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Openings for STARS, special needs of all ages, our Sparklets team K-1st grades Spirit 2nd & 3rd grades.  .For more information email staffordsparklerscheer@comcast.net or visit our website www.staffordsparklers.com

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

BAY BEACH INFORMATION