After School Adapted Physical-Activity Programs (ASAPP)

Physical Activity Programs for Children with Special Needs

ASAPP is back face-to-face for spring 2022! Due to being virtual for the last two years, we have a lot of recruiting to do to build up our after-school program. PLEASE share with interested families.


The Kinesiology Department (KIN) at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) under the direction of Melissa Bittner, Professor and Adapted Physical Education Credential Coordinator, offers a year round (fall, spring, ASAPP and summer sessions Camp Nugget ) program of physical activity for young children with disabilities.


For more information, email the program, Melissa Bittner, or call 562.895.5522.

You can also visit the Summer Camp Nugget website.

After School Adapted Physical-activity Programs (ASAPP)

The program is offered to children ages 6 through 12 with disabilities and gross motor delays. Provided is small group ( 1-1 child/staff ratio) instruction by university students studying in the KIN Department and working toward an Adapted Physical Education Credential under the supervision of Melissa Bittner. Activities emphasized through individualized and group instruction are gross motor fundamental skills, cooperative lead-up games, sports, relaxation activities, and social interaction. Two, 10-week sessions are offered during the CSULB school year (Fall and Spring) on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons for 1 hour. The cost is $150.00 for each 10-week program that includes 20 sessions and parking.  full and partial schoarships are available.