Activities and Classes

Are you looking for classes and activities with a special needs child in mind? Here’s a list of places that offer classes designed for children with special needs in Spartanburg, SC.

Looking for more? Here’s our complete Guide to Special Needs Resources in SpartanburgYou’ll find everything from classes geared toward children with special needs to accessible playgrounds and available services.

Thyme and Play


A safe, family dining experience to connect with others and become part of a community. They offer resources and host events for those with special needs. Due to COVID-19, Thyme and Play’s events are temporarily suspended.

The Children's Museum of the Upstate

Both TCMU- Greenville and TCMU – Spartanburg offers special sensory friendly times at the museum. Bright lights are dimmed, exhibit sounds limited, and there will be special quiet areas established on each floor. Also during this time the museum will offer special sensory-friendly programming in their Spark Lab, Off the Wall space (art) and more.

Carolina Miracle League

864.641.7739 | 828B East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

Organized baseball and a field (Miracle Park) designed for children with mental and physical challenges.

Sensational Swim

A sensory approach to swimming that teaches children with special needs to swim. Additionally, the instructor provides aquatic therapy. Based in Spartanburg

TOP Soccer

864.268.1835 | 400 Scottswood Road, Taylors, SC

CESA’s TOP Soccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) is a soccer program designed for youth with disabilities. Accommodations are made to include any boy or girl with a physical or mental disability such that he or she can experience learning and playing soccer.

Kids Golf and Fitness Academy

Kids Golf and Fitness Academy offers a variety of fun classes such as golf, Mom/Dad and me, American Sign Language, Art, design, fitness, dance specific fitness, golf specific fitness, sports specific fitness, and more! Ages 3 and up. All skill levels, learning styles, and physical abilities welcome.

Egg-Cessible Easter Egg Hunt


A special Easter event for those in the Spartanburg community with mental and/or physical disabilities.

Dance Without Limits

864.412.7788 | 115 Pelham Road, Suite 24, Greenville, SC

Dance Without Limits serves dance students ages 18 months and up, including adults and students with disabilities. The staff has extensive experience with students of all abilities. They offer a class specifically for students with different abilities called Limitless Friends. Dance Without Limits is also an inclusive dance studio, encouraging dancers of all abilities to participate in any of their dance classes.