Division of Recreation Special Needs Soccer Academy

The Bayonne Division of Recreation Special Needs Soccer Academy is set to kick off its seventh season on Saturday, October 1. Registration has begun for the five-week program. Register online at

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The Special Needs Soccer Academy, open to Bayonne residents from ages 3 to adult, is a program for mentally and physically challenged youth and will provide individualized attention to develop skills and fitness, and to emphasize the fun aspects of soccer. The program is designed to provide an enjoyable time of soccer for with a range of skill levels.

A unique feature of the program is its use of athletes from the Bayonne High School Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity and JV Soccer teams. BHS players will be on hand to help assist the players in the academy. Youth soccer coaches will also be part of the program to assist.

The Special Needs Soccer Academy will meet on Saturdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on October 1, 8, 23, and 30. On October 16, the program will meet from 12 to 1 p.m. The Academy will take place at 16th Street Park. The program will meet at Veterans Stadium on October 30.

There is no fee to participate. For information, contact Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129 or email

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