Special Needs Adapted Programs

About
Throughout the year, the City of Allen Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of programs for people with disabilities. The Allen Special Needs and Adapted Program (SNAP) is unique in that time is dedicated to skill development and social interaction during each class and event. SNAP’s goal is to offer everyone with special needs a fulfilling experience in a fun and supportive environment.
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All of our facilities feature handicap-designated parking and are wheelchair accessible. Most have automatic front doors and several have extra-wide parking spaces for ramped accessible vehicles.

Contact us today at the numbers included below to find out about specific dates and times offered each session.

Current Programs
Adapted Aquatics
This program introduces children, their parents, caretakers and adults of all ages to a safe aquatic environment for improving recreational swimming and water safety skills. Call 214.509.4770 to schedule a free in-water skills assessment or to find out more about the program.

Dance for Adults with Disabilities (SNAP Dance)
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Each dance features live music, a fun and creative theme, snacks and a commemorative photo. Each dance takes place the second Friday of every month. For complete information or to get on the email distribution list for dance reminders, dgillespie@cityofallen.org or call 214.509.4707.
  • Friday, January 9 - Disco
  • Friday, February 13 - Valentine's
  • Friday, March 13 - Mardi Gras
  • Friday, April 10 - 50s Sock Hop