Special Needs Program

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Special Needs Recreation provides activities and special assistance to individuals 13 and over with intellectual disabilities. 

Call 310.618.2934 for further information. To register for this program print and mail in the Special Needs Recreation Registration Form.




PALS (People Actively Learning and Sharing)
A social club for individuals 13 and over with intellectual disabilities that offers dances, social activities, a quarterly newsletter, and more!  The annual fee (January-December) is $20 for Torrance residents and $25 for non-residents.  The PALS membership fee includes the Special Needs Sports Program.

Special Needs Sports
This is an integrated year-round sports program for youth (aged 13 and older) and adults with intellectual disabilities. Weekly practice locations vary and competitions are held throughout Southern California. Seasonal sports include basketball, bocce, bowling, cycling, lap swim, soccer, softball, and tennis. The annual fee includes the PALS membership and must be paid prior to participation.

Special Olympics
This is a competitive sports and training program for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Sports are  offered on a seasonal basis.  Registration occurs in January and August.  Special Olympics registration and medical releases are required prior to participation.