Programs and Classes

How Abilities Movement can help:

Abilities Movement’s goal is to help people of all abilities find their path through movement, engagement, and goal achievement.  Our programs in adapted fitness, sports, and outdoor programs help people build confidence and utilize that confidence to engage within their community. We partner with community organizations, local businesses, and disability-oriented services in Monroe and surrounding counties to help provide essential programs and opportunities.  We work closely with self-directed programs to help build classes around the needs of individuals.  Our organization is open to all and has no limitation to who we serve.

Fitness Programs

Sign up for one of the fitness programs below.

1. Adapted Fitness Training and Healthy Living program

We help those who are looking to develop healthy habits and assist in building the confidence and skills needed to explore ways to be healthy within their community. Abilities Movement will work with each participant to develop attainable goals that facilitate success.  We help people engage in their homes, local fitness centers, recreational centers, community parks, or in whatever venue works best for the individual.  We will provide individualized fitness plans, develop community resources, provide healthy cooking support, and develop integration and transition opportunities within an individual’s community.

Location

Home and Community-based

Dates and Times

To be established with the individual client

Cost

$80/per session

2. Personalized Fitness for People with Severe Medical Needs

Abilities Movement offers a health and fitness-based program for people with severe medical needs. Our adapted fitness team will engage in stretching activities, strength development, and functional-based movement to improve each individual’s quality of life. Together, we will develop a health assessment, establish goals, and employ a plan for home and community-based fitness training. We provide training within the community or as home-based programming for people of all abilities. The program will be built around each individual’s needs allowing for maximum success.

Location

Home and Community-based

Dates and Times

To be established with the individual client

Cost

$80/per session

3. Adapted TELEFitness Training and Healthy Living program

This live, personalized, and interactive TeleFitness program allows individuals to receive crucial fitness, stretching, and strengthening services, while maintaining social distancing. AM provides comprehensive personalized fitness instruction through a number of telecommunication options, individualized for each participant. We help those who are looking to develop healthy habits and assist in building the confidence and skills needed to explore ways to be healthy within their community. Abilities Movement will work with each participant to develop attainable goals that facilitate success.  We help people engage in their homes, local fitness centers, recreational centers, community parks, or in whatever venue works best for the individual.  We will provide individualized fitness plans, develop community resources, provide healthy cooking support, and develop integration and transition opportunities within an individual’s community.

Location

Home and Community-based

Dates and Times

To be established with the individual client

Cost

$80/per session

4. Personalized TeleFitness for People with Severe Medical Needs

Abilities Movement offers a health and fitness-based live, personalized, and interactive TeleFitness program for people with severe medical needs. The TeleFitness program allows individuals to receive crucial fitness, stretching, and strengthening services, while maintaining social distancing. AM provides comprehensive personalized fitness instruction through a number of telecommunication options, individualized for each participant. Family members and care providers may participate in this program, facilitating support and receiving guided instruction directly from our fitness providers. Our adapted fitness team will engage in stretching activities, strength development, and functional-based movement to improve each individual’s quality of life. Together, we will develop a health assessment, establish goals, and employ a plan for home and community-based fitness training. We provide training within the community or as home-based programming for people of all abilities. The program will be built around each individual’s needs allowing for maximum success.

Location

Home and Community-based

Dates and Times

To be established with the individual client

Cost

$80/per session

5. Adapted Group Fitness Training and Healthy Living program

GroupFitness and Healthy Living classes provide activiities of healthy living, fitness, stretching, mobility, and range of motion for groups of individuals. This program, open to Assisted Living Centers, Group Homes, Day Programs, and Agencies around the Monroe County area, help those who are looking to develop healthy habits and assist in building the confidence and skills needed to explore ways to be healthy within their community, in a group setting. Abilities Movement will work with each group and  each participant to develop attainable goals that facilitate success.  We help people engage in their homes, local fitness centers, recreational centers, community parks, or in whatever venue works best. Our providers are invested in the health of all individuals in our community.

Location

Home and Community-Based for Groups

Dates and Times

To be established with the group

Cost

Please contact Abilities Movement to learn how our group fitness instruction may meet the needs of your group

6. Adapted Group TeleFitness Training and Healthy Living Program

Abilities Movement offers a health and fitness-based live, personalized, and interactive Group TeleFitness program for people with severe medical needs. The TeleFitness program allows groups of individuals to receive crucial fitness, stretching, and strengthening services, while maintaining social distancing. AM provides comprehensive, live, personalized fitness instruction through a number of telecommunication options, individualized for each group. Family members, care providers, and facility support staff may participate in this program, facilitating support and receiving guided instruction directly from our fitness providers. Our adapted fitness team will engage in stretching activities, strength development, and functional-based movement to improve each individual’s quality of life. Together, we will develop a health assessment, establish goals, and employ a plan for home and community-based fitness training. We provide training within the community or as home-based programming for people of all abilities.

Location

TeleFitness Home and Community-Based

Dates and Times

To be established with the group

Cost

Please contact Abilities Movement to learn how our group fitness instruction may meet the needs of your group

Please contact us to inquire about signing up for Fitness Programs

You can also sign up for a fitness program by downloading and mailing the form below.

Please fill out these forms after registering with Abilities Movement Fitness Classes.

Sports/Outdoor Programs

Sign up for the sports/outdoor programs below.

1. Mighty Dunks Basketball Fall 2022 – THIS PROGRAM IS FULL AND NOT ACCEPTING ADDITIONAL REGISTRATIONS

Let’s play basketball! This exciting program is for people of all abilities, ages 13 and up. Our coaches teach basketball skills and participants play the game of basketball while experiencing the social opportunity of being part of a team! Please note the due to class size limitations, walk-ins will not be accepted. Registration is completed in the order it is recieved. This popular program fills up quickly. Join the fun! Register today!

Additional Information: Participants must bring their own basketball. If you need help purchasing please let us know.

Signing Up : This popular program has a limited enrollment and slots will fill up fast. The program is now full and not accepting any additional sign-ups. Please email us to be placed on a Wait List.

**Please Note: Sign-ups are processed in the order in which they are received. All website submissions, emails, phone calls, and texts are time-stamped and will be processed accordingly. Once the maximum number of participants is reached, no additional sign-ups will be accepted. The program is now full and not accepting any additional sign-ups. Walk-ins to the program will not be accepted.

COVID Safety Protocol: On the day of the program participants will be required to complete a COVID screening, temperature check, and use hand sanitizer. All participants and spectators must wear facemasks and socially distance to the best of their ability.

Location

Location: Perinton Community Center, 1350 Turk Hill Road, Fairport, NY 14450

Dates and Times

Date: Tuesdays – September 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6

Time: 5:45 pm-7:15pm

Cost

$120 for the session

2. Abilities Movement Run Club Winter 2022

Description: Winter is here! And, Run Club is on the move! Join the Abilities Movement Run Club outside (and in difficult weather, inside) at the Perinton Community Center, as we enjoy the weather, sights, and sounds of winter. 

We welcome everyone of all abilities, no matter your running level, experience, or adapted needs. Run or walk at your own pace, while we meet for fun and exercise. We will meet each Sunday to work on our running skills together! Dress for the weather when we are outside – layers are best. On days with bad weather, we will use the track or a workout room inside the Perinton Community Center.

All local and federal CDC safety guidelines and recommendations will be followed. Masks may be required by participants and spectators. Please bring your own water bottle.

Join us for all of the fun!

Location

Perinton Community Center – 1350 Turk Hill Rd, Fairport, NY 14450

If the weather is inclement, we will meet indoors at the Perinton Community Center.

Dates and Times

Winter 2022: Sundays – December 4, December 11, December 18, January 8, January 15, January 22, January 29, February 5, February 12, February 19, February 26, March 5, March 12, March 19, and March 26

Time: 9:00am – 10:00am

Cost

 $120 for the Run Club Session **Please note that Punch Passes for the PCC indoor facilities are provided free of cost to Run Club participants through a generous community grant from the Golisano Foundation.

3. Fall Hike with Mindful Meditation Session 1 2022!

Join Abilities Movement for a fun and uplifting hike through Tinker Nature Park to bring in the Autumn season! Tinker is a trail accessible to all that is filled with wildlife! Throughout this hike we will be making stops on the trail to take in the sights and sounds of nature and to focus on our breathing, practicing mindful mediation. Together, we will focus on being present in the moment and enjoying the parks surroundings.

 

Signing Up:

To sign up for these programs, please either send an email info@abilitiesmovement.org or call or text (585) 690-4408. All texts and messages are confidential.

Please include

1. Your Name

2. Participant Name

3. Program and Session

4. Email and phone contact information

After signing up, AM will email you a confirmation, any required registration documents, and payment information. Space is limited for this program and sign-ups are processed in the order in which they are received. Signing up does not guarantee registration in the class. All registration confirmations will be sent in the order they are received.

All local and federal CDC safety guidelines and recommendations will be followed. Masks may be required by participants and spectators.

Location

Location: Tinker Nature Park: 1525 Calkins Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534

Dates and Times

Date: Saturday, October 22nd, 2022

Time: 9:30am-10:30am

Cost

Free – This class is free to participants, thanks to generous donations and funding received from members of the community.

4. Power Wheelchair Soccer Team!

Join the Rochester Speed Demons

Join Rochester’s only Power Wheelchair Soccer Team, the Rochester Speed Demons! This team sport program is for power wheelchair athletes who would like to compete at a high level. Players must be able to maneuver and control their chair at a fast speed. New players are welcome to come and watch a practice to see if what it is about. First time players will have a board fitted to their wheelchair at the first practice. Potential players that would like to try out power soccer can have a board placed on their chair and participate. Please call, text, or send an email to sign up for this program. Come join us to see what all the fun is about!

Location

Pieters Family Life Center

1025 Common Way, Rochester, NY 14623

Dates and Times

Dates: Oct 15, Nov 5, 19, Dec 3, 17

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Cost

$50/5 week session

5. Outdoor Group Training Class!

Description: We are happy to introduce our Group Exercise Class to Abilities Movement! During this class we will be using equipment such as: battle ropes, kettlebells, dumbbell, medicine balls and much more! This class is set up to have timed stations to bring add fun and achieve the best workout! Not only that but it will be a group effort or participants to cheer each other on while working out.

Signing Up: To sign up for these programs, please either send an email info@abilitiesmovement.org or call or text (585) 690-4408. All texts and messages are confidential.

Location

Location: Channing Philbrick Park (Linear Park) Penfield, NY

Session 1 Date and Time

Date: Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Time:5:00pm-6:00pm

Cost

$10/person

Location

Location: Channing Philbrick Park (Linear Park) Penfield, NY

Session 2 Date and Time

Date: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022

Time:5:00pm-6:00pm

Cost

$10/person

Location

Lock 33 – Canal Park Edgewood Ave, Rochester, NY

Date and Time

Session 1:

Date: Monday, June 27, 2022

Time: 6:00pm- 7:30pm

Distance: 6-8 miles

Cost

Free

6. Bicycling and FALL Fun 2022!

Bicycling Session 1 – Bike & Ice Cream

Description: We will ride from Lock 33 off of Edgewood Ave into the village of Pittsford. We will have Ice Cream at Pittsford Dairy and then ride back to lock 33. You will be required to bring your own bike and money for ice cream.

Signing Up: To sign up for these programs, please either send an email info@abilitiesmovement.org or call or text (585) 690-4408. All texts and messages are confidential.

Please include

1. Your Name

2. Participant Name

3. Program and Session

4. Email and phone contact information

After signing up, AM will email you a confirmation, any required registration documents, and payment information. Space and equipment are limited for these programs, and sign-ups are processed in the order in which they are received. Signing up does not guarantee registration in the class. All registration confirmations will be sent in the order they are received. 

Location

Lock 33 – Canal Park Edgewood Ave, Rochester, NY

Date and Time

Session 1:

Date: TBD

Time: TBD

Distance: 6-8 miles

Cost

Free

7. Fall 2022 Hiking Fitness and Fun!

Fall Hiking Session 1:

Description: We will be hiking the Crescent Trail Indian Hill trail which is full of fun hills and beautiful streams. Please be sure to wear proper shoes and bring own water/sunscreen.

Signing Up: To sign up for these programs, please either send an email info@abilitiesmovement.org or call or text (585) 690-4408. All texts and messages are confidential.

Please include

1. Your Name

2. Participant Name

3. Program and Session

4. Email and phone contact information

After signing up, AM will email you a confirmation, any required registration documents, and payment information. Space and equipment are limited for these programs, and sign-ups are processed in the order in which they are received. Signing up does not guarantee registration in the class. All registration confirmations will be sent in the order they are received.

Location

Crescent Trail Indian Hill: Unnamed Road, Fairport, NY 14450

Date and Time

Session 1:

Date: TBD

Time: TBD

Distance: 3-6 Miles

Cost

Free

Fall Hiking Session 2:

Description:We will be hiking the Quaker Pond Trail in Mendon Ponds Park. It is full of beautiful ponds and wildlife. Please be sure to wear proper shoes and bring own water/sunscreen.

Signing Up: To sign up for these programs, please either send an email info@abilitiesmovement.org or call or text (585) 690-4408. All texts and messages are confidential.

Please include

1. Your Name

2. Participant Name

3. Program and Session

4. Email and phone contact information

After signing up, AM will email you a confirmation, any required registration documents, and payment information. Space and equipment are limited for these programs, and sign-ups are processed in the order in which they are received. Signing up does not guarantee registration in the class. All registration confirmations will be sent in the order they are received.

Location

Quaker Pond Trail: 95 Douglas Road, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472

Date and Time

Session 2:

Date: TBD

Time:TBD

Distance: 3-6 Miles

Cost

Free

Yearly Registration forms for Sports Programs can be dowloaded and mailed using the form below.

Address

144 Fairport Village Landing #332
Fairport, New York 14450

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