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ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS The Adaptive Recreation Opportunities program provides quality and equal opportunities for recreation and leisure programs to community members with disabilities. The ARO program offers healthy and fun experiences through the following three basic service areas. Inclusion Do you need assistance to fully participate in activities listed throughout the Recreator? The City of Fort Collins welcomes individuals of all abilities into our classes and programs. If you are interested in participation support, please indicate any special needs you may have when you register. Please note, Requests should be made at least two weeks before the class begins. Contact Renee Lee, CTRS, 970.224.6027, Transition If you need more assistance in making your recreation and leisure choices, but want to be as independent as possible, the Transition program might be right for you. Explore new experiences, learn about exciting recreation opportunities and meet new people. A therapeutic professional will help you develop your personal Passport to Recreation Profile and discuss your needs, strengths, and interests. Call Alison Cope, MS, OTR 970.416.2024. Specialized Programs These programs are designed to meet the unique needs of individuals with physical, mental, and/or emotional disabilities. They can be found in the Recreator identified by the symbol. The Alternative Programs are designed for adults with intellectual disabilities and focus on community activities and social outings. Program descriptions can be found in the Recreator in the Alternative Programs section and include monthly dances, outings, cooking, bowling, crafts and more! Attendants There is no fee for personal care attendants providing needed assistance unless otherwise noted; however, attendants need to register separately and note whom they will be assisting. Volunteers Needed Volunteers are always needed, whether assisting with a few events or being a weekly support partner. No experience is necessary; training is provided. Join us for fun and adventure! Call Jenna Van Fossan, CTRS, 224.6125. Thank you! A huge thank you to the many volunteers, key service and field practicum students, who help make our programs and services possible. We wouldn’t be able to do it without them! Check out our webpage, Addition Information Please feel free to contact the ARO staff. TTY 970.224-.6002 Renee Lee, CTRS, CPRP 970.224.6027 Jenna Van Fossan, CTRS 970.224.6125 Alison Cope, MS,OTR 970.416.2024 ext.1 ARO Leaders 970.416.2024 ext. 2 Other ARO Activities in Recreator Aqua Fitness MS Aqua Aquatics Adaptive Swim Lessons Arts & Crafts Artistic Abilities Fitness Adaptive Yoga Ice Skating Adaptive Skate Lessons 69 21 23 73 77 Outdoor Recreation Adaptive Skiing 80 Adaptive Cycling 80 Sports Goalball Sled Hockey Wheelchair Rugby Unified Sports Soccer Softball 83 83 83 86 86 15 ADAPTIVE RECREATION FORT COLLINS AREA RECREATION OPPORTUNITIES Dance Express Modern dance training and performance opportunities for people with and without disabilities. Mary Elizabeth Lenahan, 970.493.2113, Special Needs Swim The Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLiCE) office at Colorado State University matches volunteers with individuals with disabilities to provide oneon-one recreational and leisure swimming opportunities. 970.491.2321, Trips & Tours for People with Special Needs “Just for the Fun of It” Joan Handley, 970.532.4032 Club Bunches This social club includes people of all abilities who participate in weekday activities. Christine Barrett, 970.282.0695 F.R.E.E. Front Range Exceptional Equestrians Therapeutic horseback riding program. Sherry 970.221.0646, Butler, Transportation Participants are responsible for their own transportation unless otherwise Noted. The following resources provide transportation: Transfort (city bus) 970.221.6620 Dial-A-Ride 970.224.6066 SAINT 970.223.8645 Larimer Lift 970.498.7541 Special Olympics Please contact the following coordinators or coaches for season information or to volunteer: Adult Unified Basketball and Soccer Jenna Van Fossan 970.224.6124 Adult Track and Field Lois Douthit 970.493.6395 Youth Track and Field Patsy Kutchar 970.377.0036 Swim Team Sarah Newton Cheerleading Tenisha Loveall Youth Basketball, Soccer and Adult Softball Renee Lee 970.224.6027

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recreator - Spring 2010

Recreator - Spring 2010
From the Executive Director
Calendar of Events
Your Health and Wellness
Registration Information
Adaptive Recreation
Arts & Crafts
Dance & Movement
Day Camps
Early Learning & Parent with Child
Adult Programs | 50+ | Senior Center
Do 50!
Recreator Profiles
Health & Wellness
Education & Enrichment
The Farm
Aqua Fitness
Gardens on Spring Creek
Ice Skating
Outdoor Recreation
Age Index

Recreator - Spring 2010