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Adaptive Recreation Opportunities Adaptive Recreation Opportunities 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. 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 recreation professional will help you develop your personal Passport to Recreation Profile and discuss your needs, strengths, and interests. Call 970.224.6027. 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! Contact Jenna Moriarty, CTRS, 970. 224.6125 or . Thank You! A huge thank you to our interns and fieldwork students and the many volunteers who help make our programs and services possible. We wouldn’t be able to do it without them! Check out our webpage, For additional information, please feel free to contact the ARO staff. Renee Lee, CTRS, 970.224.6027, Jenna Moriarty, CTRS 970.224.6125, Brenda McDowell, 970.416.2024, ARO Interns, 970.224.6034, 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 one-on-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 Butler, 970.221.0646, ridewithfree. 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 and Youth Unified Basketball Brenda McDowell, 970.416.2024 Recreator Winter 2014 21

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recreator - Winter 2014

Recreator - Winter 2014
From Recreation Director
Registration Information
Facility Profiles
Adaptive Recreation
Alternative Programs
Low Intensity
Aqua Fitness
Medium Intensity
High Intensity
Lifeguard Training
Arts & Crafts
Dance & Movement
Early Learning
Parent with Child
Education & Enrichment
The Farm
Gardens on Spring Creek
Ice Skating
Speed Skating
Youth Hockey
Outdoor Recreation
Special Events
Youth Team Sports
50 Plus
Clubs & Organizations
Social Opportunities
Trips & Travel
Age Index

Recreator - Winter 2014