special needs sports

Special Needs Sports options are still open this spring!

Special needs sports programs are still an option this spring on Long Island. From basketball to karate and lacrosse, the Nassau PAL and Be the Best Sport organizations offer many options.

Special needs sports programs are often based on specific needs, so be sure to ask for more details about a particular program in order to to ensure that it is a good fit for your child.

BASKETBALL – ages 5 & up

Where: PAL Hicksville Town of Oyster Bay Athletic Center- 167 Broadway, Hicksville

When: Beginner, Friday nights 6:30-7:30pm

When: Advanced, Friday nights 7:30-8:30pm


Where: PAL New Hyde Park Baptist Church-635 New Hyde Park Road, New Hyde Park

When: Beginner/intermediate Wednesday nights 6-7pm

When: Advanced, Wednesday nights 7-8pm


Where: Unlimited Sports Action

When: Saturdays, 2:30pm – 3:15pm, ages 10 and up

BOWLING – ages 5 & up

Where: PAL Wantagh Lanes Wantagh Avenue, Wantagh

When: Recreational, Saturdays at 3pm,  ($30 Registration fee) plus (2 games $6 per week)

When: Competitive, Saturdays at 1pm, ($30 registration fee) plus (2 games $6 per week)


CHEERLEADING – ages 5 & up

Where: PAL Town of Oyster Bay Athletic Center-167 Broadway, Hicksville ($60)

When: Friday Nights/Once per month


DANCE – teens and up

Where: New Hyde Park PAL, Denton Avenue

When: Friday nights 7:30-9:00pm (once per month)


FLAG FOOTBALL – ages 10 and up

Where: PAL Cedar Creek Park, Seaford ($60)

When: Spring & Fall, day of week TBD, time 3-5pm



Where: PAL Hicksville Sports Complex

When (Winter): Sunday morning 9am-10am


Where: PAL Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course

When: Outdoor during Spring, Summer and Fall

5 Week session $125. Contact Bob at 516-361-0029



What & Where: PAL Karate/ LI Shotokan, 130 Jericho Tpke, Floral Park

When: Saturdays 10-11am 12 & up


What & Where: Karate Unlimited Sports Action, Port Washington

When: Beginner, Saturdays, 12noon – 12:30pm, ages 4-7

When: Adaptive, Saturday 12:30pm- 1:15pm, ages 7-12


What & Where: Karate, Tokey Hill Martial Arts

When: Saturdays from 11:15am – 12noon, call 516.453.0990


What & Where: Long Island Tae Kwon Do, East Setauket

When: TBD, contact: [email protected]


KICKBALL – ages 5 & up, $60

Where: PAL Cedar Creek Park, Seaford (Softball Field A)

When:  3-4:30pm


LACROSSE CLINICS – ages 5 & up (in progress)

Where: PAL MacArthur High School

When: Sundays at 12noon

(Winter/Spring) ($60) Levittown Memorial 160 Abbey Lane, Levittown


MULTI SPORT – AGES 4-7 and ages 8-14

Where: Be the Best Sport at Unlimited Sports Action, Port Washington

When: Saturday 9:30am – 10:15am (ages 4-7), 10:15am-11am (ages 8-14)



WHERE: PAL Town of Oyster Bay Athletic Center, 167 Broadway, Hicksville NY 11801

WHEN: Mondays from 5-6pm.  Eight 1-hour sessions

**$105 registration fee Town of Oyster Bay residents/$140 Non-resident rate)


TEE-BALL ages 5 and up

Where: PAL Massapequa 510 Parkside Blvd ($60)

When: Summer (information coming)



Where: PAL Berner High School in Massapequa ($60)

When: Tuesdays 6-7pm


Where: PAL Mitchell Field

When: Saturdays 9:30am


Where: Unlimited Sports Action, Port Washington

When: Saturdays, 11:30am – 12:15pm,ages 7-15



Where: Be the Best Sport

When: Vacation programs are run during time off from school and allow parent to drop off their child for a few hours of fun and physical fitness.  Go to for more information.



Where: PAL Lakeside School 21 Babylon Rd, Merrick

When: Merrick ($50 registration fee) (ages 5 & up) (5 1-hour sessions) Thursdays 7-8pm


Contacts, Information & Other Resources:

PAL(Nassau County): Program Fees: $160 Academic Year or $60 per season unless otherwise noted.

To register, call 516-809-7617 or go to


Be the Best Sport: Call (516)453-0990 or visit their website at




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