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  • JAMES GATER AWARDED 2017 JACK RUTLEDGE CUP!
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PRINCETON SPECIAL SPORTS & PROGRAMS

 

"Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of who do the things no one can imagine."

The Imitation Game, 2014    

PSS SPORTS ARE OPEN TO KIDS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS AGES 6 AND UP FROM ANY TOWN. GO TO  SPORTS REGISTRATION INFORMATION UNDER HEADLINES FOR MORE DETAILS.

THE PRINCETON COMMUNITY DANCES ARE OPEN TO ADULTS AND TEENS AGES 13 AND UP WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION LINK.

PLEASE USE EMAIL IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. AS PSS IS RUN ENTIRELY BY VOLUNTEERS, PHONE MESSAGES MAY NOT BE RETURNED.

READ THE TOWN TOPICS ARTICLE ABOUT PSS AND OTHER SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAMS HERE!

 SUPPORT PSS WHEN YOU SHOP ON AMAZON SMILE!  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/20-0422569.

PRINCETON COMMUNITY DANCES for adults and teens with special needs.

June 2 Pool Party & BBQ

PSS and the Princeton Recreation Department co-host monthly dances for adults and teens (ages 13 and up) with special needs.  Registration required. Except for the Spring Formal, which has an earlier registration deadline, you can sign up until 3:00 p.m. on the date of each dance. The season flyer is posted under Forms & Flyers. To register, CLICK HERE.

 

JAMES GATER AWARDED 2017 JACK RUTLEDGE CUP!


THE JACK RUTLEDGE CUP IS AWARDED ANNUALLY TO THE PLAYER WHO HAS   DEMONSTRATED THE EXCEPTIONAL DETERMINATION, ENTHUSIASM, AND SPORTSMANSHIP EXEMPLIFIED BY OUR FRIEND AND PLAYER, JACK RUTLEDGE. JACK LOST HIS VALIANT FIGHT AGAINST LEUKEMIA IN JANUARY 2008.

PAST WINNERS ARE JOHN DIVER (2008), ETHAN GUELPH (2009), ANDREW McTIGUE (2010), JED YOUNG (2011), FRANCESCA DONA and BEN ORESKY (2012), MICHAEL CARNEVALE (2013), KELLY SASOR (2014), BEN BROSOWSKY and ERIC LLANOS (2015), and THOMAS STELLA (2016).

CONGRATULATIONS, JAMES!

NEW JUNIOR COACHES: TOM DORAN, SAM GARTENBERG, NOAH GOLDNER, RHEA RAVICHANDER, & JON WOLFE

 

TOM DORAN, SAM GARTENBERG, NOAH GOLDNER, RHEA RAVICHANDER, AND JON WOLFE WERE NAMED JUNIOR COACHES AT THE PSS BBQ ON JUNE 25TH. JUNIOR COACHES ARE  STUDENT VOLUNTEERS (BUDDIES) WHO ARE ELEVATED BY OUR HEAD COACHES BASED ON THEIR EXTRAORDINARY DEDICATION TO PSS AND THE PEOPLE WE SERVE.

CONGRATULATIONS!

 

 

 

PRINCETON FAMILY YMCA HONORS PSS WITH 2016 CENTENNIAL AWARD

PRINCETON COUNCIL HONORS PSS WITH PROCLAMATION

ON APRIL 27, PRINCETON COUNCIL RECOGNIZED PSS WITH AN OFFICIAL PROCLAMATION FOR ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE SPECIAL NEEDS COMMUNITY!

Back row left to right: Hana Oresky, Ann Diver, Joe Marrolli, Deborah Martin Norcross, Ben Stentz, Carmine Conti, Radha Iyer. Front row: Kelly Sasor, Benjamin Oresky, Tejas Iyer, Mike Carnevale.

COUNCILMAN PATRICK SIMON AND RECREATION COMMISSIONER JOANNE ROGERS VISIT POOL BBQ & DANCE


 

Pictured left to right: PSS Secretary Hana Oresky, PSS Co-President Deborah Martin Norcross, Princeton Councilman Patrick Simon, Recreation Commissioner Joanne Rogers, and Princeton resident Jill Henderschott.

VOLUNTEERING

 

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS -- CONTACT VALERIE WALKER AT pssbuddies@outlook.com.

ADULT VOLUNTEERS -- IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN ADULT COACH OR IN OTHER ADULT VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES, PLEASE EMAIL princetonspecialsports@gmail.com. ALL PSS ADULT VOLUNTEERS MUST COMPLETE A VOLUNTEER APPLICATION AND CONSENT TO A NATIONWIDE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK. COACHES AND ON-FIELD VOLUNTEERS WILL ALSO NEED TO ATTEND SAFETY AND CONCUSSION PREVENTION TRAINING.

ARTS FOR ALL! SHOWCASE TWO A GROUND-BREAKING EVENT!

 

MORE THAN 25 VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTISTS SHOWCASED THEIR TALENTS AT THE ARTS COUNCIL OF PRINCETON ON APRIL 16TH. PRESENTED BY THE PRINCETON RECREATION DEPARTMENT AND PSS, IT WAS A GREAT AFTERNOON! READ THE PLANET PRINCETON ARTICLE HERE: http://planetprinceton.com/2016/04/19/32065/.