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

$70/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

$70/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

$70/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

$70/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 fALL 2022

Description: Autumn is here! And, Run Club is on the move! Join the Abilities Movement Run Club outside at the Perinton Community Center, as we enjoy the weather, sights, and sounds of fall.

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 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

Fall 2022: Sundays – September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 30, November 6, 13, 20

Time: 9:00am – 10:00am

Cost

$80

3. Adapted Kayaking Summer 2022!

Join us for a day on the water! Abilities Movement invites you to kayak and canoe. Whether you want to come and just experience sitting in a kayak (free to do) or venture out onto beautiful Mendon Ponds with an instructor, Abilities Movement wants you to experience the joys of kayaking. While the current adapted features of our kayaks are limited, we are expanding our fundraising efforts to increase the adapted tools needed to accommodate diverse adaptation needs and to help people of all abilities learn the joys of paddle sports. Currently, a person that signs up for the program will need to be able to sit independently without adapted equipment.

We will have a ratio of one instructor to one participant in this class. For more advanced paddlers we will offer small group class with a ratio of 1 instructor for 3 participants.

Come join us to see what all the fun is about!

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. When signing up for the Kayaking program, please include the Session or Sessions that your participant wants to attend with the 1st and 2nd choices of times for each date.

Please include

1. Your Name

2. Participant Name

3. Program and Session

4. Email and phone contact information

5. Session or Sessions that your participant wants to attend with the 1st and 2nd choices of times for each date

Location

Location: Mendon Ponds Beach

Google map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/Ag2swoNDo6Dd9Nbs5

Dates and Times

Dates:

Session 1: Saturday, July 9, 2022

Session 1 Times:

9:35am- 10:05am

10:10am- 10:40am

10:45am-11:15am

Session 2: Saturday, July 16, 2022

Session 2 Times:

9:35am- 10:05am

Session 3: Saturday, July 23, 2022

Session 3 Times:

9:00am-9:30am

9:35am- 10:05am

10:10am- 10:40am

10:45am-11:15am

Session 4: Saturday, July 30, 2022

Session 4 Times:

9:00am-9:30am

9:35am- 10:05am

10:10am- 10:40am

Session 5: Saturday, August 6, 2022

Session 5 Times:

9:35am- 10:05am

10:45am-11:15am

Session 6: Saturday, August 13, 2022

Session 6 Times:

9:00am-9:30am

9:35am- 10:05am

10:10am- 10:40am

Cost

$30/session or $180 for all 6 week sessions (1/2 hour each).

4. Pickle Ball for All!

Description: We invite you to come hang out and learn the game of pickle ball, hang out with friends, and have some fun. We will provide all of the equipment.

Come join us and let’s have some fun!

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

Potter Park, Fairport, NY

Date and Time

Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm

Cost

$5/person

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 Fun Summer 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: Monday, June 27, 2022

Time: 6:00pm- 7:30pm

Distance: 6-8 miles

Cost

Free

Bicycling Session 2 – Bike & Ice Cream:

Description: We will ride from Great Embankment Park to the village of Fairport and back. We will get ice Cream in the village of Fairport. 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

Great Embankment Park – Marsh Road, Pittsford, NY

Date and Time

Session 2:

Date: Thursday, July 14. 2022

Time:5:00pm-6:30pm

Distance: 6-8 miles

Cost

Free

Bicycling Session 3 – Bike and Picnic:

Description: We will ride from Fairport Park to Genesee Valley Park. This a long ride that is one way. We will have a water break along the way and take in the sites of the amazing Erie Canal. We will finish at Genesee Valley park with Subs, Fresh fruit, water. You will be required to bring your own bike and to request any dietary needs 1 week prior to the program.

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 3:

Date: Saturday, July 30, 2022

Time: 9:00am- 12:00pm

Distance: 12 Miles

Cost

$20

7. Summer 2022 Hiking Fitness and Fun!

Summer 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: Tuesday, July 19th, 2022

Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

Distance: 3-6 Miles

Cost

Free

Summer 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: Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Time:5:00-6:30

Distance: 3-6 Miles

Cost

Free

8. 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. 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

Time TBD

Cost

$42/6 week session

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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