Recreation for Special Needs

There are several Special Needs programs throughout the City of Elizabeth.

Click on the tabs below to find out more information about each program.

  1. George Washington School #1
  2. NJPC Respite Program

In collaboration with the Recreation Department, George Washington School #1 conducts a Special Needs Program for children. 


  • Arts and Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Games
  • A Lunch Program
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball


The program has a different schedule throughout the year.

  • Summer Program (July and August): Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Winter and Spring Program (December through May): Saturday (only) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Contact Information

Head Teacher 

Anthony Mendez


George Washington School #1
250 Broadway
Elizabeth, NJ 07206


  • (908) 436 – 5555