ANIBIC Recreational Services

Friday Night Lounge
ANIBIC’s Lounge Night offers young adults the opportunity to engage in activities of their choice while meeting with friends. Our Lounge Night includes arts & crafts, community events, guest speakers, games, and dancing. Staff supervision for each activity encourages participation and provides support for learning new skills.

The Friday Night Lounge is available to young adults, age 17 or older, who reside with their families. It takes place Friday nights from 7-10:30 pm and runs September through June. There is open enrollment for membership and you may request a guest pass by contacting us in advance.

Weekend Respite
Our Weekend Respite program is a community-based program providing engaging recreational opportunities twice a month on alternating Saturdays or Sundays. Individuals are encouraged to explore their community, develop friendships, and expand their independence in small groups as they attend cultural events within the community. The Respite Program allows family members to enjoy a day to pursue their own interests.

The program runs from September to July from 11am-4pm on Saturday or Sunday available to young adults, age 18 or older. Queens residents with a documented developmental disability who reside with a family member are eligible to apply.

Activities Include:

  • Amusement Parks
  • Bowling
  • Theater
  • Sporting Events
  • Live Entertainment
  • Picnics

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For more information please contact Intake Coordinator Jenyse Tanksley
718-423-9550 or