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Summer fun implemented safely at Jewish institutions

Posted: August 25, 2020

Jewish institutions across South Florida feel the safety protocols they implemented in their summer camp programs have so far worked effectively. Among the various precautions the institutions implemented this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic include temperature checks for staff and children, increased cleaning support, personal protection equipment, limited capacity, smaller group sizes, mask wearing, requirement of parents to drop-off and pick up their children at the entrance and more.…

JCC, play center partner for special needs camp

Posted: August 25, 2020

The Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center’s Marleen Forkas Camp Kavod in Boca Raton has partnered with We Rock the Spectrum, an indoor gym and play center, to present its summer program for children and teens with special needs from July 6-31. This camp, which is part of the Levis JCC’s Helene & Roy Schwedelson Special Needs Department, has been housed on the campus of the Jewish Federation of…

Boca Family Essentials to Survive the Summer Season (Safely)

Posted: June 4, 2020

Well folks, it doesn’t look like the majority of us are leaving the Boca Raton area anytime soon. Summer vacations have been cancelled and most camps are iffy at best. And the worst part? COVID-19 is still a threat which means we should still be trying to stay home as much as possible. Despite the heat, my daughter and I always look forward to a fun summer every year. So,…

Garlic Fest aims for more inclusion, greater safety – The Palm Beach Post

Posted: February 7, 2020

Garlic Fest We Rock the Spectrum Boca Raton
LAKE WORTH -- The South Florida Garlic Fest opens Saturday at John Prince Park, and organizers say this year’s event will be more inclusive.The festival partnered with We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym in Boca Raton, which will provide therapists and educators for the event. Noise-canceling headphones will be available. Franzcak said many parents with autistic or special-needs children hesitate to attend gatherings like Garlic Fest because their kids are “overwhelmed” by shrieks…

We Rock the Spectrum: Sensory-safe Playground Moves to Upgraded Location

Posted: August 23, 2019

Boca Raton play gym aims to be the one place kids don’t have to say they’re sorry “I LOVE THIS PLACE!” my 6 year-old daughter and 2 year-old nephew exclaimed as my sister and I walked (they ran) into the brand-new location of We Rock the Spectrum Boca Raton. I almost yelled the same thing considering we were entering a wonderfully air conditioned space from 93-degree Florida heat outside. An…

We rock the Spectrum childrens’ gym opens in Boca Raton

Posted: August 23, 2019

BOCA RATON, Fla. (CBS12) — A place to play, learn and be accepted for children on the Autism spectrum. "He loves coming and using the zip-line and the trampoline," said one mother, Kristin Streit, of her son. But while We Rock the Spectrum looks like any other place for kids to play, it's actually specifically designed to be especially friendly to kids on the spectrum. "I have one child with…

Children’s Gym that Serves Kids with Autism and Special Needs Hosts Celebration for New Location

Posted: July 15, 2019

Boca Raton Sensory Gym Doubles in Size, Servicing 1,000+ in First Month We Rock the Spectrum – Boca Raton Hosts a Celebration for their Bigger and Better Location Boca Raton, FL – We Rock the Spectrum – Boca Raton has opened the doors to its brand-new, upgraded location that is double the size of its previous space. To celebrate their success and the opening of this amazing new gym, they…

Keeping The Kids Busy Inside This Summer – Delray Newspaper

Posted: July 11, 2018

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By: Heather McMechan Contributing Writer July is here and you know what that means. It’s probably too hot to go outside. I’m sure you’re wondering what to do with the kids and you could use a break from heat or the afternoon rainstorm. I have the scoop on some indoor places that will keep everyone happy this July. We Rock The Spectrum Boca We Rock The Spectrum Boca is an…

Mommy and Me moments: Make May a month to remember – Sun Sentinel

Posted: May 11, 2018

Mother daughter jumping
There’s nothing more precious than “mommy and me” time, so it’s essential to carve out time for those special moments before your child becomes a tween and reserves weekends and school breaks for friends and activities as far away from their parents as possible. In fact, a child’s cognitive and social skills have been linked to spending more time with their mother between the ages of 3 and 7, according…

Kids Crown Awards 2017 – South Florida Parenting Magazine

Posted: June 30, 2017

We are happy to announce that We Rock the Spectrum - Boca Raton has won the Best Indoor Activity/Attraction and Best Party Place Destination awards for South Florida Parenting magazine's Kids Crown Awards! Thank you to everyone for all the amazing support these past 3.5 years!


Posted: May 30, 2017

Looking to beat the Heat or those summer rain storms? We have found the perfect indoor play place – We Rock the Spectrum – Boca Raton! They have everything to Keep the kids busy including Swings, A Trampoline, Zip Line, Arts & Crafts Area, Sensory Toys, Monkey Bars, Climbing Wall and so much more!! The Best Part is the Story behind We Rock the Spectrum! Gail and John Opened We Rock…

WRTS Featured in The Monthly Medley Presented by We Rock for Autism

Posted: March 18, 2015

we rock the spectrum kid's gym monthly medley
We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym is a hit in Boca Raton. The only open play sensory gym in Boca Raton hasn’t even been open a full year, and already it is making waves in the community. We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym provides children with a fun and motivational environment to help them in the areas of strength, movement and sensory processing, communication experiences, behavior modifications, social interactions and…