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Recreation & Activities

Ventura County

Actors for Autism
Programs include acting classes, animation, claymation, film making, social skills, support groups, and social activities.
Tarzana
New location in Westlake. 3717 E Thousand Oaks Blvd 818-705-1600
Social Skills Groups may be vendored through some Regional Centers (Vendor # PL0884)
www.actorsforautism.org

Alternative Recreation Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District
Phone: 805-584-4400; 805-584-4456
Website: www.rsrpd.org

Ballet for All Kids
An organization that teaches classical ballet to children with autism and special needs.
We currently teach in Woodland Hills but are expanding into the Fillmore and Camarillo Areas.
Bonnie Schlachte, Director
805 524-5503
www.balletforallkids.com

Conejo Recreation and Park District
Therapeutic Recreation
at Old Meadows Center
1600 Marview Drive
Thousand Oaks, Ca. 91362
Cecilia Laufenberg, Therapeutic Recreation Supervisor
claufenberg@crpd.org
www.crpd.org
(805) 381-2739

Kids Connections Therapy
Cynthia Conway
Sensory Integration in gym setting. (see also listings in Respite and Occupational Therapy)
info@kidsconnectionstherapy.com
Simi Valley, CA
(805) 340-1258

Connection Boys Club/Rainbow Friends Girls Club
Through Rainbow Connection Family Resource Center
(800) 332-3679

Friendship Circle
Designed to foster a relationship between community teenagers and children giving them a chance to develop social skills and the opportunity to experience a diverse array of activities. Programs offered are Sports Night, which pairs teen volunteers with kids to build skills in various sports activities; Friends at Home, pairs kids with teen volunteers for activities in the home environment; Gymnastics Programs, Sunday Circle, and a Winter Camp that includes Rock Climbing and Sibling workshops.
email: Staff@FriendshipCircleCA.com
Agoura Hills
(818) 865-2233
www.FriendshipCircleCa.com

Imagymation
Simi Valley, CA
(805) 581-4496

Ice Skating
Special Skaters Classes, Special Olympics Coaching
Contact: Pam Martin
Oxnard, CA
Phone: (805) 276-4648

Pump It Up – Parties or Events
Interactive, inflatable play structures. A great place for a sensory outlet for kids with special needs, and fun!
5120 Ralston Street
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 339-1669

Special Olympics Conejo Recreation and Park District 
Ventura County
(805) 654-7787
www.sosc.org/ventura

Special Olympics Southern California
Information on Sports Programs
Jesus Cabrera - (714) 597-6982

Train 4 Autism
Phone: 800-794-0831
Fax: 310-491-9465
Website: www.Train4Autism.org
Email: info@train4autism.org

Water Wings Swim School

30135 Agoura Rd.
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
818-436-0955 ext 6
www.waterwingsswimschool.com/our-locations.html

VIP Soccer – AYSO
Region 9 Thousand Oaks – (805) 497-8655
Region 39 Ventura – (805) 658-AYSO
Region 68 Camarillo/Somis – (805) 484-9982

Orange County (& Other Regions)

Autism on the Seas (Group Cruises)
Jamie Grover
Phone: (909) 838-1181
www.autismontheseas.com

American Camping Association
www.acacamps.org

CF Dance Academy
(714) 870-5742
www.cfdance.net

West Campus
109 S. Harbor Blvd., Suite A
Fullerton, CA 92832

East Campus
116 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832

Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra
Kathy Copeland
Offers year-round outdoor sports and activities, creates inspiring challenges, provides expert instruction and adaptive equipment, and rallying the community to comfortably accommodate people with disabilities.
PO Box 7275, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
(760) 934-0791
www.disabledsportseasternsierra.org

Leaps n' Boundz

5433 Beethoven Street
Los Angeles, CA 90066-7016
Phone: (310) 821-0963
Fax: (310) 821-3264
info@leapsnboundz.com

Little League Baseball - Challenger Division
www.littleleague.org/divisions/challenger.asp
(909) 877-6444

Macaroni Kid
Free E-Newsletter of Events for Kids (Chino, Chino Hills, Diamond Bar)
www.chinohills.macaronikid.com

McKey Music Therapy Services
1929 Main St. Suite 103
Irvine, CA 92614
Phone: (714) 348-4248
www.ocmusictherapy.com

Carla Hutchison
carlahutchison@mccoyrigby.com

No Limits
Vacations for Families with Special Needs
www.nolimitsaba.com

Orange Karate Center
1208 N. Tustin 
Orange, CA 92867
Phone: (714) 538-7620
www.orangekarate.com

Piano & Voice Lessons
2845 Mesa Verde 
East Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: (714) 376-6666
bethuumiusic@gmail.com

Pop Warner Challenge Cheer / Football
www.popwarneroec.com
www.hbpwf.org

Tom West
(949) 290-8222
president@hbpwf.org

Shooting Stars Basketball League
24701 San Doval Lane
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Phone: (949) 768-0981
www.saddlebackrecreation.com

Special Needs Summer Camp
www.leemar.com

Special Olympics Orange County Region
550 N. Parkcenter Dr., Suite 102
Santa Ana, CA 92705
www.sosc.org/orangecounty

Jennifer Powers
jpowers@sosc.org
(714) 597-6983

Lindsay Marksbury - Regional Sports Manager
lmarksbury@sosc.org
(714) 597-6986

YMCA of Orange County - Inclusion Program
13821 Newport Ave., Ste 200
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 508-7624
inclusion@ymcaoc.org

Yorba Linda Ice Rink
23641 La Palma
Yorba Linda, CA 92887
Phone: (714) 692-8776
www.yorbalindaicerink.com

Zooz Fitness
Jake Weiner - Founder & CEO
Phone: (661) 714-7222
jake@zoozfitness.com
www.zoozfitness.com

Horseback Riding - Ventura County

Ahead with Horses, Inc.
10157 Johanna Avenue
Shadow Hills, CA 91040
Phone: (818) 767-6373
Fax: (818) 767-6231

Handicapped Equestrian Learning Program (HELP)
(Pete’s Arabian Horses)
Moorpark
(805) 529-1888

Institute of Equestrian Therapy
Simi Valley
(805)522-6714
www.equestriantherapy.com

Hearts + Horses
Agoura Hills
(818) 889-8605

Heaven’s Other Side Therapeutic Riding
Moorpark
(805) 529-3281

Ride-On Therapeutic Horsemanship
Newbury Park
(805) 375-9078
www.rideon.org

SERT – Special Equestrian Riding Therapy
2182 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark
(805) 523-1244 or (818) 776-6476
www.sert.org

Horseback Riding - Orange County

Helping Hooves Equine Therapy Program
(262) 689-5677
www.helpinghandshealinghooves.org

S&D Horseback Riding
4886 California Ave.
Norco, CA 92860
(909) 645-1270
www.sunshineanddaydream.com
lxdmi532@gmail.com

Shea Therapeutic Riding Center
26284 Oso Rd.
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 240-8441
www.sheacenter.org

Tara’s Chance Equine Riding Center
219 E. Claire Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92835
(714) 681-2973
www.taraschance.org
info@taraschance.org

Yes U Can (Anaheim Equestrian)
1370 S. Sanderson Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 244-6320
www.anaheimequestriancenter.com