The Exceptional Community Baseball League (ECBL) is a nonprofit organization that focuses on bringing team activities through a specialized baseball program to the special needs community of Greenville, Pitt County, and Eastern NC in conjunction with community businesses, hardworking volunteer, and the Greenville Recreation and Parks Dept.
Click the picture above to visit their Facebook Page.
Bridge II Sports creates opportunities for youth and adults with physical disabilities to ‘Find The Player Within’ through the power of adapted sports. They are proud to provide year-round adapted sports programming and special events like Valor Games Southeast, August Madness and Paddle! They recognize the value and potential of all lives. Disability does not define people or outcomes.
For more information contact Program Director Wes Hall.
Or visit the B2S website.
AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! Our Sensory Friendly Film program is available on the second and fourth Saturday (family-friendly) and Tuesday evenings (mature audiences) of every month. Please check your local theatre listings for specific showtimes, and don't forget to share your family fun with #AMCSensoryFriendly.
Interested in wheelchair hockey? Greenville Rec. and Parks are currently recruiting individuals for a wheelchair hockey team.
Water, water everywhere...
Rent a kayak, paddle boat, canoe, or Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) for the day. Or the summer! EVERYONE should be able to experience the awesomeness of these activities. We can help make that happen! Check out the links below (all local), and if you need help with some modifications, just let us know!
The Boathouse at North Campus Complex
Inner Banks Outfitters
River Park North
NC Beaches - lots of rental places on the coast. For more specific recommendations, contact us.
Disc (Frisbee) Golf
Every year we do a unit on Frisbees/Disc Golf. Disc Golf, is a lifetime sport! There are three courses in Greenville...some a little more bumpy and woodsy than others, but all are free!
ECU Course - N. Campus Complex
For more information on these and other courses, click HERE.
Real life treasure hunting! Geocaching is a great activity that the entire family can do. Grab your GPS or simply download an app, and you're set! There are a ton of caches in this area! Click these links to find out more!
What is Geocaching?
Local Caches - beginner/easier caches highlighted in green
Goose Creek State Park Geocache Trail (Washington, NC)
Local Parks and Greenways
Lots and lots of light hiking/walking opportunities in eastern NC. Load up the dogs, some water, and a snack (or two), and get outside. Many of these greenways and trails are wheelchair accessible!
Pitt County Walking Trails and Routes
ECU Walking and Running Routes
Sunset Park (Rocky Mount, NC)
Goose Creek State Park (Washington, NC)
Dismal Swamp State Park (South Mills, NC)
Pettigrew State Park (Creswell, NC)
And many more! Click HERE.
List of activities that involve minimum set-up and equipment. Subjects, such as reading and math, can be integrated into many of these activities. All activities can be easily modified to meet the needs of all students.
Great activities for students of all skill levels. Activities are grouped according to activity level: low, moderate, high.
Great activities to play with multiple children during the holidays! Equipment needed, variations, and grade level included.
Diagrams for general set-up and examples of possible variations for each.
Examples of obstacle courses appropriate for all students. Great for large classes. Variations are endless!
Modifications for commonly used fitness tests: Mile Run, Shuttle Run, Sit-ups, Pull-ups, Sit and Reach.