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Our ROCKIN’ Equipment – The Trampoline

Since 2010, We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym has made it our priority to create a sensory-safe environment that promotes inclusivity and enjoyment. All of our equipment is specially designed to support healthy sensory development for children on the spectrum, as well as neurotypical children. To show you just how much our gym ROCKS, we want to tell you how the trampoline in our gyms promotes positive developmental growth! Today, the spotlight goes to our ROCKIN’ Springfree® Trampoline! If you’re looking for a fun but a safe way for your kid to release energy, look no further. Your kiddos will have the space to jump around freely and let loose. Best of all, you won’t need to worry about injuries as the Springfree® Trampoline features a flexible safety enclosure and shock absorbent edge to protect your little one from harm’s way. “A Trampoline is a tremendous addition for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Trampolines exercise the vestibular sense and give all children, especially …

We Rock the Spectrum – Fort Myers Grand Opening

We Rock the Spectrum – Fort Myers Grand Opening! This past weekend was exciting for the Fort Myers community as We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym finally opened its doors! The Fort Myers team saw a ROCKIN’ turnout thanks to all the buzz generated by the community and media. Even Gail Field, the COO of We Rock the Spectrum, made it out for the special occasion! Vandana (Vee) Patel, and her husband, Ankur, own the new We Rock the Spectrum – Fort Myers location. They are the parents of two kids, Aman (9) and Zara (6). Zara was diagnosed with a rare neuro-genetic disease called Angelman syndrome. With Zara on the spectrum, they realized the need for a safe and inclusive environment for kids with all abilities to aid in early intervention. After visiting We Rock the Spectrum in Boca Raton, they fell in love with the gym and decided the Fort Myers community needed one. With Vee’s passion for working with kids, we can’t …

Veteran’s Day School’s Out Program In Session

Stressed about leaving your kids at home with nothing to do this Veterans Day? Sign them up for our Veterans Day School’s Out Program! We will be offering a range of activities for children of all abilities. All. Day. Long. We have three sessions that you can sign up for: Morning Session 9am – 12pm for $39Afternoon Session 12pm – 3pm for $39All Day 9am – 2pm for $59 Your kids will be engaging in Open Play, which is the full use of our gym and all of its sensory-safe equipment, in all three sessions. The day will be broken up with intervals of Open Play so that your children will have time to unwind and explore the gym. For our sessions, we have fun activities and fun arts & crafts projects planned, designed for children of all abilities to be able to participate in. Our helpful staff will work with every kid to make sure they are receiving the support needed to feel included …

Our ROCKIN’ Equipment – The Swings

Let’s swing our attention over to an important category of equipment at We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym: The Swings! To ensure variety and excitement, all our gyms carry three types of swinging devices: the Carpet Swing, the Hammock Swing, and the Bolster Swing. Looking to get cozy? Sway on the plushy Carpet Swing or recline on the Hammock Swing! Want a bit more excitement? ROCK on the Bolster Swing and Carpet Swing to stimulate adrenaline. Whether your little one is looking for a thrill or just wants to relax, our sensory swings provide a variety of different sensory experiences to fit his/her needs. “[The swings] are great because they promote a state of calmness, allowing children to focus, relax, and recharge to get ready for more playtime.” Lana Kharitonov, the owner of We Rock the Spectrum – Laguna Hills, says of the swings, which is one of their most popular items. Play With A Purpose™ is our signature way of play designed to exercise …

We Rock the Spectrum – Brainerd Lakes Grand Opening

On October 19th, We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym opened its doors in Brainerd Lakes, Minnesota. It was a very exciting weekend for the Brainerd Lakes team and community, with a ROCKIN’ turnout. Anesha and Ben Martinka are the new owners of this new location. Together, they have a son, Onyx, who is on the spectrum. When they moved to central Minnesota, they realized there was no place for Onyx and other kids with special needs to have fun with their peers. When they learned about We Rock, they knew they had to be a part of our mission. They wanted to give back to the community and improve the quality of life for all similarly challenged families in the area. Their passion has brought a vibrant and inclusive gym to the community with their goal of providing a safe space for children of ALL abilities to Play With A Purpose™. With a great grand opening under their belt, we are excited to see how …

Our ROCKIN’ Equipment – The Zip Line

Did you know that every moving part in our gym is made to encourage fun AND healthy development? Since CEO & Founder, Dina Kimmel, opened the first We Rock the Spectrum in Tarzana in 2010, our team has created a sensory-safe environment that also promotes inclusivity and enjoyment. Each piece of equipment has been chosen so that children with autism and special needs, as well as neurotypical children, can benefit. To show you just how much our gym ROCKS, we want to showcase how our equipment promotes positive growth.  Today we are going to focus on our famous Zip Line! This high-flying piece of equipment is a great way to get your thrill seekers adrenaline going! If the daredevil life is not for your little one, the Zip Line can go at a leisurely pace and provides a comfortable place to sit as they glide. There is a safe place to land at every point along the way, but the crash pit at the end …

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