Last Updated: May 3, 2016
 WE DO PLAY ON MOTHERS DAY! FORMAL IS MAY 6. THIS YEAR'S THEME IS JOURNEY TO INDIA. WE'VE REACHED ATTENDANCE CAPACITY; WAIT LIST ONLY. SEE THE INVITATION IN "FORMS & FLYERS" FOR DRIVING DIRECTIONS AND OTHER INFORMATION.  
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  • 2016 FORMAL - JOURNEY TO INDIA - MAY 6

PRINCETON SPECIAL SPORTS


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

      The Imitation Game, 2014    

 

PSS PROGRAMS ARE OPEN TO OUR FRIENDS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS FROM ANY TOWN. PLAYERS MUST BE AT LEAST 6 AS OF JANUARY 1 OF THE YEAR FOR WHICH THEY ARE REGISTERING TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR SPORTS PROGRAMS, AND AT LEAST 13 TO ATTEND THE DANCES. GO TO HOW TO SIGN UP FOR SPORTS REGISTRATION INFORMATION. SCROLL DOWN ON THIS PAGE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE DANCES.

NEED MORE INFORMATION? PLEASE E-MAIL US IN LIEU OF CALLING. AS AN ALL VOLUNTEER GROUP, IT CAN BE DIFFICULT FOR US TO RETURN TELEPHONE CALLS PROMPTLY.

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PRINCETON COMMUNITY DANCES ... for adults and teens with special needs

 

THIS YEAR'S FORMAL DINNER DANCE (formerly the PROM) - JOURNEY TO INDIA - IS ON MAY 6. INVITATION IS IN FORMS & FLYERS.

GENERAL INFORMATION

PSS AND THE PRINCETON RECREATION DEPARTMENT CO-HOST MONTHLY FRIDAY NIGHT DANCES FROM SEPTEMBER THROUGH JUNE FOR ADULTS AND TEENS (MINIMUM AGE 13) WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. PRINCETON RESIDENCY NOT REQUIRED. THE DANCES OFFER A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO SOCIALIZE IN A COMFORTABLE HOSTED ENVIRONMENT. PLEASE CALL THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT AT (609) 921-9480 TO INQUIRE ABOUT FEE ASSISTANCE.

DATE CHANGE:: THE DATE FOR THE JUNE POOL BBQ & DANCE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO JUNE 3 (FROM JUNE 10) TO AVOID CONFLICTING WITH THE SONJ SUMMER GAMES.

TO REGISTER, GO TO https://register.communitypass.net/princeton

REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL DANCES. WE CAN'T ACCEPT ATTENDEES AT-THE-DOOR. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST PROVIDE A COMPLETED EMERGENCY MEDICAL FORM AND WAIVER BEFORE ATTENDING. GO TO FORMS & FLYERS FOR THE 2015-16 FLYER.

ONE-ON-ONE SUPPORT IS NOT AVAILABLE AT THE DANCES. WE MAY REQUIRE THAT A PARTICIPANT BE ACCOMPANIED BY A RESPONSIBLE ADULT IF WE DETERMINE IT IS IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE PARTICIPANT OR OTHER ATTENDEES.

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/.

 

ERIC LLANOS and BEN BROSOWSKY AWARDED 2015 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.

BEN BROSOWSKY, WHO WAS UNABLE TO ATTEND OUR AWARD BBQ IN JUNE, WAS PRESENTED WITH HIS AWARD ON SEPTEMBER 20. ERIC LLANOS RECEIVED HIS AWARD ON JUNE 21. BEN IS THE SON OF KATE AND THE LATE GREGORY BROSOWSKY AND LIVES IN WEST WINDSOR. ERIC IS THE SON OF NANCY AND RICH LLANOS AND LIVES IN SOMERSET. PICTURED HERE ARE JUNIOR COACHES MARYSIA KAMINSKA, BEN, KENNEDY CORRADO, AMY HAUER, GRACE SHEPPARD, AND BARBARA KAMINSKA.

PAST WINNERS ARE JOHN DIVER (2008), ETHAN GUELPH (2009), ANDREW McTIGUE (2010), JED YOUNG (2011), FRANCESCA DONA and BEN ORESKY (2012), MICHAEL CARNEVALE (2013), AND  KELLY SASOR (2014).

CONGRATULATIONS, ERIC AND BEN!

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.

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.

VOLUNTEERING

 

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS -- CONTACT ANN DIVER AT anndiver@aol.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.