Recreational, Social & Learning Opportunities

Music City AllStars

Provides a positive experience for athletes with special needs. We strive to promote mental, physical, and spiritual development through dancing.

Music City Trykes

Music City Trykes is the middle Tennessee chapter of the national service organization, AMBUCS whose primary purpose is to provide AmTryke® adaptive tricycles to children & others who are unable to ride a bike without adaptive assistance.

Nashville Dolphins

The Nashville Dolphins provide year round swim instruction, training, competition, social activities and travel at no cost to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, build confidence, develop friendships, and experience the joy and pride of being part of a team.

Nashville Metro Parks and Recreation, Disability Day Program

Metro Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of activities at select Metro Parks community centers and recreation facilities. Adult day programs, a bowling league, and "Community Day" activities for various ages are available throughout the year. During Summer months have day camps for both adults and high school age youth.

NCG Sensory Friendly Movies

A friendly environment to watch new movies with the lights up and volume not as loud. Locations in Gallatin and Kingsport Tennessee.

PEER Place

To Promote Education, Experiences, and Relationships in a community-based program for adults with intellectual and developmental differences, thus empowering them to achieve their highest potential mentally, physically, socially, emotionally and spiritually.

Pujols Family Foundation

National not-for-profit agency that exists to honor God and strengthen families through works, deeds and examples. This foundation started in 2005 focused on helping those living with Down syndrome here at home and to improve the lives of the impoverished in the Dominican Republic. 

Saddle Up! Nashville

The region’s oldest and largest recreational therapeutic riding program, and it is the only one exclusively serving children and youth with documented disabilities.  Saddle Up!’s mission is to provide children and youth with disabilities the opportunity to grow and develop through recreational activities with horses. 

Scott's All Stars

Scott's All Stars is a program providing Learn to Skate classes for children with intellectual disabilities and other special needs. Their incredible team of coaches is dedicated to helping skaters learn and have fun at a comfortable pace and in a safe and sensory friendly space. 

Special Needs Sports Foundation, Inc.

The mission of Special Needs Sports Foundation, Inc. (SNSFI) is to acknowledge and nurture the abilities of those individuals with intellectual and/or physical challenges through organized recreational and social activities, maintaining their honor and dignity at all times, and creating mentors and friendships throughout their participation.