Balance 180 Hands-on Volunteer Opportunity

Balance 180 is a local non-profit organization that focuses on integrating children with varying abilities through sports. Our volunteers work 1-1 or 2-1 with our athletes who have disabilities including autism, Down syndrome, ADD/ADHD, and cerebral palsy, among others. This is a great hands-on learning experience for student volunteers.

This is a gymnastics class that is specifically designed for children with varying abilities. We set up the gym in rotations that include vault, bars, beam, floor, and tumbletrack, so our athletes can work on a variety of motor skills. The athletes have a range of disabilities including autism, Down syndrome, ADD/ADHD, and cerebral palsy. Information on this program can be found in the flyer below. If you are interested in being a part of the Adaptive Gymnastics volunteer team, please contact Sanja Dizdarevic at balance180adaptivegymvolunteer@gmail.com. No gymnastics experience is required to volunteer.

Young Athletes Program- Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30PM. YAP is an inclusive program through Special Olympics for children ages 2 to 7 years old. Athletes work on social skills plus basic motor skills for all sports, such as relays, kicking, hitting, jumping, climbing, and much more! Information on this program can also be found in the flyer below. If you would like to sign-up, please email our YAP Volunteer Coordinator, Joeli Alpern, at balance180volunteers@gmail.com. No gymnastics experience is required to volunteer.