DAVIS, MORGAN AND WEBER COUNTIES
Bear-O-Care: Offers year-round respite care services for children and adults with significant disabilities.
Children will have a variety of activities to choose from. Every session has a Manager, Respite leaders, and volunteers from local high schools and universities. Depending on need, an RN or LPN can be onsite to administer medications, deliver g-tube feedings, or assist with other needs (please specify your needs in the registration form).
Website: http://www.bearocare.org/ Phone: (801) 419-4731
Ages: 6 through adulthood Location: 355 E 400 S Ste.106, Bountiful
Clearfield City Recreation: A variety of activities including a Summer Recreate in the Park program and Friday Adventures. They do allow care/support personnel for the person with a disability to attend with them for free. Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Pool now has new equipment and more specific programs.
Website: www.clearfieldcity.org *Find the Summer Guide on line or in print
Cost: Private Pay Location: 55 South State Street, Clearfield
Friend to Friend at Center Pointe Theatre: Provides a free theatre class from September to June with two performances.
Website: http://www.centerpointtheatre.org/academy/friend-to-friend/ . Location: Centerville
Freedom Riders: Freedom Riders is a non-profit equestrian program specifically designed for physically disabled children. Freedom Riders uses well trained horses and specialized equipment to provide balance, coordination, endurance, and improve ambulatory skills to children with cerebral palsy and other physical challenges. These children, with the help of dedicated volunteers, meet each week during the summer months to learn horsemanship skills as well as stretching exercises and games on horseback.
Website: http://freedomridersutah.com/ Location: Golden Spike Event Center
1000 N 1200 W St, Ogden
Contact Via Messenger: https://www.facebook.com/FreedomRidersUtah/
GiGi’s Playhouse: An achievement center with 14 different programs for individuals of all ages with Down syndrome. Free programs as well as great volunteer opportunities available. Summer activities include Pre-school Prep, Dance, and Summer Camp.
Email: email@example.com Phone: (801) 784- 7429
Location: 1916 N 700 W #140, Layton
Hoofbeats to Healing: Hoofbeats to Healing is dedicated to providing therapeutic horseback riding, using an effective natural approach to horseback riding therapy. They work with a variety of different disabilities. For more information check out their website. Wednesdays 2-6pm in Morgan County.
Website: www.hoofbeats.us Phone: (801) 836-4325
Location: 5859 N Cottonwood Canyon Rd, Mountain Green
I See You: This new organization’s purpose is to help individuals and the entire families with invisible illnesses. They will be hosting activities throughout the year, such as art therapy. To learn more visit their website, call, or e-mail Lisa. Like their Facebook page to receive info on events: https://www.facebook.com/iseeyoufoundation/
Location: Wasatch Front Phone: (801) 410-1773
Cost: Free Website: www.iseeyouutah.org
LIL Flippers: Tumbling gym for children to experience a wide variety of activities using equipment made specifically for this age group. We have a group specifically for special needs. Call the office for details.
Website: www.lilflippers.com Phone: (801) 593-8484
Age: Preschool (may req. Parent Involvement)
Location: 1246 W Flint Meadows Dr. #102, Kaysville
National Association for Child Development (NACD): NACD has been dedicated over the last several decades to addressing issues that impact on children and adults with Down syndrome. We seek to change public opinion as well as the opinions of parents and professionals about the potential of individuals with Down syndrome. NACD focuses on individualized targeted developmental and educational intervention.
Website: http://www.nacd.org Age: All ages, including adults with Ds Location: St. George, Utah and Ogden, Utah
Ogden Valley Adaptive Sports: Provides specialized ski and snowboard and other snow related activities at discounted rates. They are amazing.
Website: https://www.ogdenvalleyadaptivesports.org/ Phone: 801-695-7074
Ohana Day Center: Ohana is a unique day center for adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Members can anticipate and attend activities that are best suited for them by checking the planned weekly schedule. Summer activities include biking, hiking, fishing, swimming, canoeing, art specialists, music therapists, bowling, cultural studies, and life skills.
Website: www.ohanadaycenter.com Phone: (801) 683-8986
Age: 18 yrs + Location: 1492 S 800 W #E, Wood Cross
Cost: $50.00 a day includes lunch. There are other activities for a discounted price.
Rite Care Learning Centers: A therapist is paired with the child and parent for weekly sessions. The participation of the parent or other attending adult is essential. When the adult learns along with the child, the concepts taught can be reinforced at home and the child is much m
Phone: (801) 486-0579 Location: 3755 S Washington Blvd Suite 1A, South Ogden
Sky’s Old School Martial Arts: Martial arts/ self-defense classes for anyone 5 yrs old and up. We also have special need classes. We offer a special class for anyone that might need a little more help in class, could be as little as attention span, ADD, Impulse or could be anyone with Down Syndrome, Autism or anything else.
Website: https://sosma.ninja/ Phone: (801) 686-1607
Location: 370 S 500 E Suite 170, Clearfield Age: 5+, classes for all age groups
South Davis Recreation Center Adaptive Swimming: This special needs program provides individual and personalized instruction based on experience and ability in the water. When possible, students are placed into regular classes and appropriate swim levels. This is a unique opportunity for those with special needs to learn how to swim. Call or go online to register.
Phone: (801) 298-6220 Location: 550 N 200 W Bountiful
Cost: $40 per session (2 x per week/ 4 weeks)
SwimKids: Where Fun & Safety Meet. With over 30 years’- worth of experience teaching children 4 months and up, SwimKids can tailor lessons specifically to your child’s needs and abilities. Our well- trained, enthusiastic and caring instructors are eager to teach your child to swim. Sandy opening Summer 2019!
Website: https://www.swimkidsutah.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (801) 691-7946 (call or text) Location: 2288 W 600 N, Kaysville
TURN Community Services, Inc.: Offers various activities through their summer day camps. They also offer Saturday Day Camp and activities throughout the year for all ages. Turn accepts private pay and DSPD clients.
Website: www.turncommunityservices.org Phone: (801) 820-5471
Location: 1906 W 1800 N, Clinton Age: 6- 22 (specifically summer camp
Utah Mountain Bike Elevate Program: In partnership with the NAC and the Utah High School Cycling League, a unique opportunity to any high school student with a disability to learn how to mountain bike with the goal of competing as a member of their school’s mountain bike team. Email Tasha to register.
Email: email@example.com Age: High school students