Acceptance. Fitness. Fun.

Inclusive, autism friendly recreation for all ages and all abilities.


What our members are saying -

“ This place is amazing. Every staff member is friendly but more importantly they engage with the kids. If I could bring my son every day I would!” - D.L

“ Indescribable experience during my first tour! Respectful, educated and nurturing staff was just the start. The building is an absolute special needs parent’s dream” - K.S

Discover a unique inclusive fitness and recreation experience created for the autism community and those with developmental challenges.

Basketball Court

Indoor Turf Field

Art Studio

Sensory Room

Yoga Studio

Spring Birthday Party Special

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Soccer at the Wave


Join the Wave in June and July to learn the basics of the game of Soccer!

June - Every Monday at 4pm.- Coach Lauren (Ages 5-10)

July - Every Tuesday (Starts the 9th) at 11am - Coach Lauren & Carla


NOTE: June 12th class has been cancelled.

Social Skills Series- Ages 4-8

June 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

This program is not included in our regular drop in rate. Children should be between 4 and 8 years of age.

This series costs $100 per child which includes the four weekly classes. Tickets can be purchased on line by clicking on “Register” Button Below. If you are new to Blue Wave, please fill out a waiver from the bottom of the site!


Basketball at Blue Wave


Coach Mario offers basketball clinics and conditioning each Saturday at the Wave. Classes include the basics of shooting, dribbling, passing. For our teens, we also have added conditioning as part of the workout!

Ages 6-12 - Basketball at 9:30 - 10:30 am

Ages 13+ - Basketball 11am - 12 pm

Courts are always open for drop in play outside of these scheduled classes! This is included in monthly membership as well as drop in rate. Please register ahead of time as class size is limited.


Roman Music Therapy at the Wave


Blue Wave is happy to have Maureen Young, a music therapist from Roman Music Therapy here twice a month for classes! Maureen’s classes are a wonderful way to encourage social skills and interaction through the use of song and dance. Classes are offered on Saturdays at 11 am twice a month. This class is covered under unlimited membership and welcome to those visiting the Wave on a day pass! See schedule for details.

 Next classes are on June 8th at 11:30 am and June 22nd at 11:30 am!

Yoga Mini-Retreat for the Caregiver


Join Meg Dutton on June 23rd at 5 pm for an evening of self-care, mindfulness and meditation at the Wave. This workshop is designed for parents, teachers, therapists and caregivers. Share this night of peace at the Wave where you can be you.



Blue Wave Recreation

20 Carter Street
Tewksbury, MA. 01876


Hours of Operation:

10:30 - 6:00 Monday - Thursday

Closed Fridays

9:30 - 4:00 Saturday and Sunday

We are located next to Break Away Ice Rink - Entrance is next to soccer field!


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Community Partners


CLASS, Inc. Joins Blue Wave

CLASS Inc. and Blue Wave Recreation have entered into a partnership that provides employment for several members of the CLASS Inc. vocational program. In addition, members of the CLASS Inc. adult day program will be benefiting from weekday programming at the Tewksbury, MA site.

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Life Links, Inc.

Life Links, Inc. has been a wonderful supporter of Blue Wave. LifeLinks, Inc. is a private, non-profit human service agency headquartered in Chelmsford, MA. that provides services and supports for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. They have continued to spread the word about our program in the community and have referred many families to us. We are thankful for this “partnership”.

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Melmark New England

Welcome Melmark New England to the Blue Wave Family! Melmark NE serves individuals with autism in their school program from ages 3-22, their Adult Day Program and their Residential Program. We are happy to announce that Melmark will be joining us here for recreation as well as for vocational training opportunities for their students. Blue Wave is happy to welcome Melmark New England!