Basketball Buddies (Kids w/ Development Disabilities)

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Commonpoint Queens


Children ages 5-21 are meticulously paired up with teen mentors who act as the children’s coaches and buddies throughout the season. The 2 hour class is run by a physical education instructor along with other staff including a licensed social worker. Each child learns soccer skills each week and the class ends with a snack break and social skills learning piece. This is a great way for children to socialize with their peers while learning social skills and sports each week. The children play in the gym and benefit from the individualized attention provided by their mentors.

Every Thursday from 6-8pm starting on November, 7th 2019. The program runs for 10 weeks.

Orientation will be held on:
10/24 @ Sam Field Center at 6pm.

The following dates are:

This is a great opportunity for teenagers ages 16+.

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About Commonpoint Queens


58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, 67-09 108th St, Forest Hills, NY 11375, Little Neck, NY 11362, US

Mission Statement

Commonpoint Queens is a non-profit, multi-service agency with flagship sites in Little Neck, Bayside, Forest Hills, and 33 additional sites throughout the community that provides a diverse array of programs and services to over 35,000 people. Since our inception, almost 60 years ago, the Samuel Field Y has been dedicated to the core element of our mission - enhancing the quality of individual, family and communal life through service to people of all ages, ability levels, stages of life and backgrounds.


For almost 60 years, Commonpoint Queens (formerly The Samuel Field and Central Queens YMWHA) has remained strong and vital and has continued to provide new and innovative programs to the greater Northeast Queens and Western Nassau communities.

As we embark on our sixth decade of providing high quality programs and services to our community, individuals of all ages learn and flourish within a caring and supportive environment at one of our 36 different sites throughout our neighborhoods.

We continue to provide life enhancing and life sustaining services to the over 35,000 people who depend on us to be their community center at each stage of their lives.

About CQY
For over two generations, CQY has been a special place for thousands of families, older adults, children and individuals who participate in its parenting, preschool, after-school, cultural arts, camping, health and fitness, social services, and senior programming. In a vital community with many synagogues and day schools, the CQY is a unique venue where everyone can come together to enjoy affordable activities and quality programs, and to discover opportunities to connect with others who share similar backgrounds and interests. Based in a 35,000 square foot dedicated facility on 108th Street with a full-sized pool and gym.


We'll work with your schedule.


The Samuel Field Center58-20 Little Neck Pkway,Little NeckLittle Neck, NY 11362



  • Child Development
  • Basketball
  • Coaching
  • Fitness Instruction


  • Teens


  • 2 hours
  • Work with children, active, organized, and dedicated

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