The Shining Star Sports League is a wonderful developmental opportunity for your special needs individual. The league is designed to fit the individual needs. A “shadow” is provided to assist in clinic style instruction. Basic fundamentals and rules of each sport are taught. Modified indoor and outdoor playing areas are utilized. Structured and repetitive lessons are implemented weekly.
League activities focus on gross motor skills, fundamentals of each sport and socialization. Participants will enjoy both clinic style instruction and games in each season. The league uses modified equipment, game play and rules to enhance the learning and play experience. Classes/clinics are Saturday mornings from September to June.
The Sports League is divided by age, with different sports offered each season. Sports include:
Soccer and Volleyball in the Fall
Basketball and Floor Hockey in the Winter
T-ball and Kickball in the Spring
Junior League - Ages 5 to 9 years old from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. on Saturday mornings.
Teen League - Ages 10 to 16 years old from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday mornings.
Young Adult League - Ages 17 and up from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday mornings.
An I.EP. or 504 plan is required for sports league and programs. For more information, please email Jennifer Quirk the Adaptive Recreation Coordinator or call 973-535-7925, ext. 403 Program are open to non-residents.