Youth Recreation

  • Daily Programs
  • Events

Pre-registration is required for recreation programs. Age appropriate siblings are welcome where noted. Contact the staff member listed for each program. 

Session One: January 2-March 22
Session Two: April 2-May 10
Break Week: March 26-30

Mini Movers – Age 3 to 6
Monday, Wednesday: 4-4:45 p.m.

This play group introduces activities that improve socialization, strength, agility and endurance with a goal to enhance overall fine and gross motor skills and increased physical endurance. Participants will engage in a variety of land-based activities that include scooter boards, parachute, dance, yoga, movement exploration, art, music and more. Siblings are welcome. Contact Meagan Rowe at 205-313-7459 or gro.e1516643374rohse1516643374kal@r1516643374nagae1516643374m1516643374.

Fish Out of Water – Age 6 to 14
Monday, Wednesday: 4:45-5:30 p.m.

A land-based program focusing on specific functional skills such as balance, flexibility, strength, cardiovascular endurance, fine and gross motor skills and body awareness in a fun and encouraging environment. Contact Lori Watkins at 205-313-7429 or gro.e1516643374rohse1516643374kal@w1516643374irol1516643374.

Fresh – Age 6 to 18
Tuesday, Thursday: 5-5:45 p.m.

A land-based program that promotes physical fitness through recreational activities such as relay races, team building activities, yoga, parachute, scooter boards, sports, cycling, climbing and more. Siblings are welcome. Contact Lori Watkins at 205-313-7429 or gro.e1516643374rohse1516643374kal@w1516643374irol1516643374.

Regions Climbing Wall
Tuesday, Wednesday: 3-5 p.m

The Regions Climbing Wall is open to all ages multiple times each month from 3 to 5 p.m. Climbers must sign in by 4:30 p.m. Dates are listed at the climbing wall and on the TV’s located around the facility. For more information contact Kris King at 205-313-7435 or gro.e1516643374rohse1516643374kal@k1516643374sirk1516643374.

Recreation events are open to Lakeshore members and non-members. To register or for more information, contact Lori Watkins at 205-313-7429. or gro.e1516643374rohse1516643374kal@w1516643374irol1516643374

Mini Super Saturday – Age 3 to 6
February 10 and May 12: 9-11:30 a.m.
Super Saturday – Age 6 to 18
February 10 and May 12: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Super and Mini Super Saturday is a fun-filled day designed to introduce kids to adapted sports, games, and activities. Participants must be able to function independently in a group setting. Each child with a physical disability may invite one sibling or friend to attend.

Youth Hunt – Age 6 to 18
January 26-28, 2018

Youth with a physical disability along with a parent will travel to the accessible hunting property at Camp ASCCA in Jackson Gap, AL. Lakeshore staff will provide assistance to hunters to and from the deer blind (by ATV), guiding, tracking, and field dressing of harvested game.

Spring Break Camp – Age 6 to 18
March 26-28 , 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day

A fun-filled three-day, day camp for kids with a physical disability and a sibling or friend. Each year brings a different theme and includes recreational games and activities, crafts, sports with a twist, and field trips around the Birmingham area.

Paralympic Experience – Age 8 to 18
April 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Paralympic Experience is a day of learning and play focused on Paralympic sports and ideals. Participants receive entry-level instruction, skill development and have lots of fun. To register your child, contact Meagan Rowe at 205-313-7459 or gro.e1516643374rohse1516643374kal@r1516643374nagae1516643374m1516643374.