Enriching the lives of children and adults with disability and chronic illness.

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Youth & Teen Programs (ages 8 – 18)

Brand new to the Woodlands? Click here to learn how to register!

Weekend Retreats

Woodlands Weekend Retreats are occasions like no other for children with disability, chronic illness, or special needs. These weekend progrmas provide opportunities for individuals or groups to choose from a variety of fun and enriching activities that involve creative expression, sports and recreation, learning, and social time.

Fall 2012 Weekend Retreats

September 21 - 23: Safari Weekend, Cub Club - September 22
September 28 - 30: Wilderness Adventure (GUYS Only!)
October 26 - 28: Hocus Pocus Halloween, Cub Club - October 13 & 27
November 16 - 18: Space is the Place, Cub Club - November 17
December 7 - 9: Light Up the Woodlands, Cub Club - December 8

Click here to register for Fall Weekend Retreats

Music Ensemble

The Woodlands Music Ensemble is an extension of the Notes From the Heart Music Camp. Participants will engage in Vocal, Instrumental and Chime Choir instruction followed by performances! The instructor for this group is Kory Antonacci, a Board Certified Music Therapist. Click here to register for Music Ensemble.

Aqua Stars

Aqua Stars is a program for individuals with disabilities of all ages. Participants set individual goals with the instructor and achieve these goals in our Aquatics Center (water temperature is maintained at 89 degrees). Goals include, but are not limited to: learning to swim, water walking, muscle toning and strengthening, and improving balance and flexibility. A personal assistant may be necessary in the water, depending on participant’s ability. Aqua Stars is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Click here to register for Aqua Stars.

Fitness Challenge

The Woodlands Fitness Challenge is a dynamic, goal-oriented fitness program specifically designed for individuals with special needs. It is a group circuit training program that will improve health and skill related-fitness components: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, body composition, flexibility, speed, power, agility, balance, and coordination. Those enrolled in the Fitness Challenge will be recognized based upon progression through the program. A personal assistant may be required depending on participant’s ability.
Location: Woodlands Wellness Center
Days and Times: Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30-7:30p.m.
Fee: $120 for 2x per week ($10 per session)
$ 75 for 1x per week ($12.50 per session)

Click here to register for The Woodlands Fitness Challenge

Woodlands Cub Club (For youth ages 6 to 10)

This program provides additional opportunities for youth with special needs to meet and develop lasting friendships with peers. The program also gives an introduction to the many great recreation, fitness, and social programs for youth with special needs. Click here to register for Cub Club.


The Woodlands C.L.I.M.B. program is designed to provide children with disabilities the opportunity to interact and participate in recreational and social programs in a supportive and constructive atmosphere. The program reinforces life skills and encourages appropriate social behaviors through various mentoring components led by our trained staff and volunteers. Click here to register for C.L.I.M.B.

"No Handicap Golf Club"

The No Handicap Golf Club is the only facility of its kind in our region offering year-round golf instruction and resources to children and adults of all ages and abilities. The Woodlands par-3, wheelchair-accessible golf course offers all the chance to enjoy the wonderful game of golf in an inclusive and barrier-free environment. Click here to learn more about our golf program.


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