Sports, Fitness, Recreation, and Leisure

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Adam’s Camp

6767 South Spruce St., Suite 102
Centennial, CO 80112
Phone: (303) 563-8290
Website: www.adamscamp.org
Adam’s Camp serves toddlers, children, youth, and young adults with mild to moderate developmental disabilities and their families. The following camps are offered:
Therapy: provide an intensive, multidisciplinary therapy experience in a fun camp setting for children with disabilities, ages 1-12, and their families.
Adventure: provide an experience that is full of fun, challenge and adventure for youth and young adults with disabilities.

Adaptive Recreation Opportunities (ARO) – City of Fort Collins

215 N. Mason St., 3rd Floor
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 224-6027
Website: www.fcgov.com/aro
Services: Provides quality & equal opportunities for sports & fitness, recreation, and leisure activities to community members with disabilities. ARO provides opportunities for kids and adults with disabilities to participate in various sports & fitness activities.

Athletes in Tandem

Phone: (970) 217-6751
Website: www.athletesintandem.org
Services: Actively participates in relationships with athletes who have a disability to enhance the quality of their lives by competing together in triathlons, running, biking and swimming events.

Best Buddies – Colorado State University

Best Buddies is an international non-profit dedicated to creating a global volunteer movement that provides opportunities for one-to-one friendships, leadership training, and integrated employment for people with I/DD.
Email: bestbuddies.csu@gmail.com
Website: www.bestbuddiesonline.org

Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado Challenge by Choice Programs

1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 300
Denver, CO 80222
Phone: (303) 355-9969
Website: http://BIAColorado.org
Email: camp@biacolorado.org
Services: Providing adults, youth, & families with day & week-long camp sessions including snow-shoeing, rock climbing, ziplining, & kayaking. Accommodates all levels of brain injury & stroke.

Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center

524 Wellington Road
Breckenridge, CO 80424
Phone: (970) 453-5633
Website: www.boec.org/
Services: Provides meaningful, educational, and inspiring outdoor experiences, with a specialized focus on serving those with disabilities and special needs

Camp Hope-Buckhorn Methodist Camp

11445 W 78th Drive
Arvada, CO 80005
Phone: (970) 484-2508
Website: http://www.buckhorncampco.org/camp-hope.html
Email: BuckhornCamp@gmail.com
Services: Christian summer camp for people with physical and developmental disabilities, which strives to open a new world of possibilities to these special individuals.

Camp Wapiyapi

University Building Management
191 University Boulevard, Box 294
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: (303) 534-0883
Website: http://www.campwapiyapi.org/
Services: hosts free summer camps & family retreats for children with cancer and their siblings.

Capernaum: Students with Disabilities-Young Life Northern Colorado

PO Box 2396
Fort Collins, CO 80522
Phone: (970) 484-9919
Website: https://www.younglife.org/ForEveryKid/Capernaum/Pages/default.aspx
Email: nococapernaum@gmail.com
Services: Young Life for students with disabilities from the age of 12-23.

ChAMP Summer Camp

P.O. Box 6639
Snowmass Village, CO 81615
Phone: (970) 923-0578
Fax: (970) 923-7338
Website: www.challengeaspen.org/
Services: Highly structured weeklong camps for outdoor adventures with ASD.

Chilson Recreation Center

700 E. Fourth Street
Loveland, CO 80537
Phone: (970) 962-2462
Website: http://www.cityofloveland.org/departments/parks-recreation/chilson-recreation-center
Email: chilson@cityofloveland.org

  • Mainstreaming/Inclusion
  • Chilson Center Workouts
  • Specialized Classes
  • Special Olympics
  • Challenger Baseball
  • Adapted Exercise Classes

Colorado Lions Camp

28541 State Highway 67
Woodland Park, CO 80866
Phone: (719) 687-2087
Website: www.coloradolionscamp.org
Services: The camp is a year round facility providing summer programs for those with developmental and physical disabilities and winter programs available for larger and smaller groups.

Community Life Center

220 N. Grant Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 449-5191
Family Services – assists families in their pursuance of vocational education, sustainable and safe housing, parenting support, financial budgeting, community connections and aid in the increase of support networks
Education – improves student’s academic skills, intellectual capacity and social abilities enabling them to creatively and practically solve their educational needs and life challenges and to provide career development support to students
Recreation – offer recreation opportunities to children, adults and whole families

Core Fitness & Nutrition

Dennis Blair
Phone: (970) 691-5789
Web: www.ftcollinspersonaltrainer.com
Email: dennis@ftcollinspersonaltrainer.com

  • Serves special needs young adults with Sensory Integration
  • Stress Reduction
  • Body Control
  • Attention Span
  • Limiting of Repetitive Behavior
  • Muscle Tone Improvement
  • Weight Management
  • Heart Strengthening

Dance Express

633 South College Avenue, Suite H.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 493-2113
Website: http://www.danceexpressfc.com/
Services: An inclusive dance company for persons with or without disabilities based in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Easter Seals

5755 West Alameda Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80226-3500
Phone: (303) 233-1666
Website: www.easterseals.com/co
Services: Camp is about all the things children and adults can do — play basketball, canoe, sing, eat s’mores and more. In addition to Easter Seals Colorado camping program at Rocky Mountain Village, summer day camps are also available. Easter Seals provides a safe, barrier-free environment for children and adults to experience all aspects of camp without usual limitations.

Easter Seals Colorado, Camp Rocky Mountain Village

P.O. Box 115
Empire, CO 80438
Phone: (303)569-2333
Services: Rocky Mountain Village is fully accessible and used by more than 800 children and adults with disabilities during the summer camp sessions. Campers enjoy swimming, fishing, overnight camping, outdoor cooking, travel camp, day trips, arts & crafts, sports and recreation, hiking, dances, music & drama, horse-back riding, and riding the zip-line. During the non-summer season, camp provides approximately seven R&R weekends. Campers come up to Rocky Mountain Village to get away and relax while giving their families a short rest from care-giving.

Extreme Sports Camp

520 South 3rd Street #29
Carbondale, CO 81623
Phone: (970) 927-3143
Website: www.ascendigo.org/
Services: Offers a fun, rewarding, and challenging day and overnight sports program that provides the opportunities and support for children and adults on the autism spectrum to progress in active sports.

Inspiration Playground at Spring Canyon Community Park

2626 West Horsetooth Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526
Website: www.fcgov.com/aro/inspirationplayground.php
Services: A place that brings children and families of all abilities together to share play experiences, recreation & relaxation. It enables children with & without disabilities the opportunity to play independently on the same equipment.

Roundup River Camp: Adam’s Camp

8333 Colorado River Road
Gypsum, CO 81637
Phone: (970) 524-2267
Website: www.roundupriverranch.org/
Services: Free medically supported summer camp for children with chronic & life threatening illnesses.

SLiCE / TGIF-Student Leadership Involvement & Community Engagement (SLiCE)

210 Lory Student Center
8033 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523
Phone: (970) 491-7817 (Brandon Devlin, the Volunteer Programs Graduate Coordinator)
Website: https://slicecsu.wordpress.com/category/t-g-i-f/
Services: A program where CSU student volunteers interact with Larimer County teens with disabilities. Each month students and their partners get together on a Friday evening for a fun activity.

Special Olympics Colorado

12450 E. Arapahoe Road, Ste. C
Centennial, CO 80112
Phone: (720)359.3100
Toll Free: (800) 777-5767
Website: www.specialolympicsco.org
Services: Provide year-round sports training & athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities eight (8) years of age & older. Giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts. Develop skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

The Cheer and Dance Connection

2130 W Horsetooth Rd,
Fort Collins, CO 80526
Primary Contact: Vel Green
Phone: (970) 305-0803
Email: velgreen970@gmail.com
Services: Provides opportunities for social interaction, physical fitness, building individual confidence, coordination, strength, skills, and techniques.

The Wayfaring Band

3327 Brighton Blvd.
Denver, CO 80216
Phone: (720) 515-1596
Email: info@thewayfaringband.com
Website: http://thewayfaringband.com/
Services: We are a wayfaring band, which means we are a band of people who travel together. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Denver, Colorado. Our programs serve adults who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as neurotypical leadership fellows.

YoungLife Northern Colorado/Capernaum

PO Box 2396
Fort Collins, CO 80522-2396
Phone: (970) 484-9919
Website: www.northerncolorado.younglife.org
Email: nococapernaum@gmail.com
Services: Capernaum is Young Life for students with disabilities from the age of 12-22. Capernaum does a summer camp and a winter camp where kids get can do activities such as Skiing, horseback riding and mountain climbing. One-on-one help is provided to ensure young people get to do as many of the camp activities as possible.


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