Program Description

KEEN's core program is called "Sports," and takes place in a gym, with a variety of sports equipment available. Athletes and coaches may throw a basketball or kick a soccer ball, or they may take a walk around an outdoor track. Many athletes love to bounce on our large therapy balls, and others enjoy speeding across the floor on our 4-wheeled...

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Emergency Phone Number: Tilden MS: 301-332-9228 | St. Coletta School: 301-461-2278 | Irving Middle School: 301-461-3086 | Kilmer Center School: 301-461-3086 | Dundalk High School: 443-687-9617 | Francis Scott Key Elementary School: 301-728-0447

Amongst the many large, inflatable pool toys joyous and noisy KEEN athletes and volunteers can be found having a blast in the pool. A few even like to swim a lap or two. Like all KEEN programs, the volunteer coach works individually with their athlete to find the activities that best meet their needs. KEEN swim sessions end with a group Tug of...

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Emergency Phone Number: 301-461-2278

Unlike other KEEN programs, the music sessions are taught by professional educator artists who have extensive experience not only in their field of performance, but also in working with persons with disabilities in dance and music. The sessions expose athletes to a variety of music and create exciting ways for them to express themselves and to...

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Emergency Phone Number: Tilden MS: 301-332-9228 | St. Coletta School: 301-461-2278 | Irving Middle School: 301-461-3086

KEEN Young Adult Athletes love to bowl, meet friends and engage with the community. They have so much fun, Bowling has become one of KEEN's most popular programs.
Ages: 16 - 21

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Emergency Phone Number: AMF Dundalk: 443-687-9617; Bowl America: 301-461-3086; Bowlmor Lanes: 301-461-2278

KEEN athletes learn and practice the basics of this gentle yoga stretching program.

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Emergency Phone Number: 301-461-2278

KEEN's youngest athletes in DC, MD, and VA come together to working on ball handling and team playing skills under the direction of soccer coaches from DC SCORES. Athletes are assisted by and enjoy friendships with individual volunteer coaches.

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Emergency Phone Number: 301-461-2278

KEEN DC Teens who focus their energy on Basketball and are interested in playing more will enjoy working on ball handling and team playing skills under the direction of a local high school JV basketball coach. Athletes are assisted by and enjoy friendships with individual volunteer coaches.

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Emergency Phone Number: 301-461-2278

Coaches help Young Adult Athletes train like pros on all the different fitness equipment. KEEN retains the gym facility at the club for an open gym session for Adult Athletes and their families.

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Emergency Phone Number: 301-332-9228

KEEN Fit Adults (over 25) is held at the Washington Sports Club in N. Bethesda at Old Georgetown Road and Democracy Blvd.  KEEN retains the gym facility at the club for an open gym session for Adult Athletes and their families. The program is held on Sunday afternoons.

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Emergency Phone Number: 301-461-2278

KEEN's young adult athletes love to dance and have fun with friends so much that Zumba Fitness continues to grow in popularity. Claysmile Entertainment and ZuzuFit will provide instructors for each session. Athletes are assisted by and enjoy friendships with individual volunteer coaches.
Ages: 16-25

 

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Emergency Phone Number: Salsa With Silvia Dance Stuidio: 301-461-2278 | Kilmer Center School: 301-461-3086 | Francis Scott Key ES: 301-728-0447

KEEN Tae Kwon Do is a program for our youngest athletes, letting them work on focus and concentration as well as muscle skills. Teenaged tae kwon do student volunteers help each athlete participate in exercises and drills led by Master Moon.
Ages: 5- 12 and 13-18

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Peer Companion Program for Teens

KEEN Teens who enjoy more structure and independence find a home in KEEN Club. This is the only KEEN program where volunteers have to make a time commitment. High School students commit to partner with an individual athlete for the entire school year. They develop unique friendships while playing more...

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Emergency Phone Number: 301-332-9228

In July we hold Family Sports Days at Kilmer Center School in Vienna, VA.  KEEN athletes and their families from all programs and locations are invited to attend.

This “open gym” session is an opportunity for KEEN families to bring their KEEN athletes and other kids together for an afternoon. It’s a great time to get everyone out of the...

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Emergency Phone Number: 301-461-2278

Led by professional Zumba instructors, at KEEN Dance our young adult athletes will learn basic dance moves with the help of one-to-one volunteers coaches. Through this program, KEEN's young adults will work on coordination, balance and flexibility while building self-esteem.

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Emergency Phone Number: 301-332-9228

We never keep score at KEEN, but everyone knows what it is at KEEN Tennis: Love – Love. The junior tennis players at the Bob Pass 4 Star Tennis Academy bring their special skills to KEEN, teaching athletes how to hold the racquet and hit balls. KEEN Tennis offers kids and teens a chance to experience something truly special.

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