POAC events are safe, welcoming environments where our children can be themselves in a non-judgmental setting. Please note that NJAW (New Jersey Autism Warriors) events require that you join the NJAW Facebook group (open only to parents of children with autism).
You must register to attend all events. To register just click on the Register or Facebook Sign Up button.
|Date & Time||Event Title||Location||Status|
11:00am - 2:00pm
|POAC Pirate and Princess Carnival||Windward Beach, Brick, NJ||cancelled|
11:00am - 1:00pm
|POAC Autism Family BBQ in the Park||Holmdel Park, 44 Longstreet Park, Holmdel||Register|
11:00am - 2:00pm
|End of Summer BBQ Bash||VFW Post 8867, 373 Adamston Rd, Brick, NJ||Register|
|Live Pro Wrestling Free Tickets for POAC Families||The Dugout, 712 Ginesi Drive, Morganville||coming soon|
10:00am - 1:00pm
|NJAW Argo’s FarmNJAW Event||1250 Lacey Road, Forked River||Facebook Sign Up|
11:00am - 5:00pm
|NJAW Storybook Land EventNJAW Event||6415 E Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township||Facebook Sign Up|
List of Featured Recreation Events
End of Summer BBQ Bash
Rides, games, entertainment, BBQ, and lots more. This is an end of summer bash with all the trimmings. We hope you can join us. It's free for individuals with autism and their families.
Swim Lessons for Children and Adults with Autism
Learning to swim is vital for children and adults with autism. POAC and Schafer Sports are sponsoring free 6 week sessions (with one-time $20 registration fee. All other costs paid by POAC and We Care Special Sports.)
Indoor Pool Party
These events take place monthly through the fall and winter.
POAC Pirate and Princess Carnival
This is one of the best autism events of the year! It's free, but you must register.
# Of First Responders Trained by POAC
POAC trains thousands of police officers and first responders every year.
# Of Free Family Recreation Events
POAC's free recreational events are run throughout NJ and always include siblings.
# Of People Who Have Attended POAC Recreation Events
Thousands of families attend our free recreational events every year.