|Adaptive Outdoor Recreational Activities - Ascendigo||Ascendigo provides experiential, community-based outdoor learning opportunities for youth and adults across the autism spectrum.
Outdoor activities include but are not limited to:
- Water Sports
- Skiing and Snowboarding Lessons and Camps
Residential and day programs are available
Activities are seasonal and only offered during specific months out of the year. Call or go online for more detailed information on availability of activities and camps.||Garfield County||818 Industry Place||Ascendigo|
|Adaptive Ski Program - Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center||Offers one-on-one instruction at Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, and Keystone resorts using the latest in adaptive skiing technique and equipment. Participants learn to ski individually or with family and friends. Programs are directed toward all abilities and people with special needs, and customizable to meet each participant's needs.||Summit County||Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center||Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center|
|Adaptive Sports/Recreational Activities - Aspen Camp||Aspen Camp offers year-round activities for all ages who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Pricing and schedules can vary. Call or go online for details. Shuttle transportation is available.
- Winter Camp (ages 10-17, 5 days): basic or advanced ski and snowboard skills
- Summer Camp Session 3 (ages 8-12, 10 days): hiking, rafting, backpacking, high ropes course and more
- Summer Camp Session 2 (ages 10-15, 14 days): hiking, rafting, backpacking, high ropes course, can add additional backpacking week and entrepreneurship week
- Summer Camp Session 1 (ages 13-17, 14 days): hiking, rafting, backpacking, high ropes course, can add additional backpacking week and entrepreneurship week
- Entrepreneurship Camp (ages 10-17, 7 days): find the inner entrepreneur and work with teams to develop entrepreneurial skills and develop the latest social enterprise
- Family Camp: families with Deaf children are welcome to come to camp together for an inspiring weekend where kids will get plenty of fun and stimulation from Deaf role models while parents get to discuss and learn from each other.
- Women's Retreat (21 and older, female only, 5 days): snowshoe hiking, trips to the spa and hot springs, socializing in downtown Aspen.
- Extreme Retreat (21 and older, 5 days): advanced skiing and snowboarding on four mountains and two ski resorts. Lift passes included. Also experience the Winter X-Games up close and personal.
Aspen Camp also offers ASL classes locally for people of all ages.||Pitkin County||4862 Snowmass Creek Road||Aspen Camp |
|Denver Special Olympics (Englewood) - Special Olympics Colorado||Provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Currently, twenty summer and winter sports are offered. Prior to any competition, all athletes are required to engage in a training program. Competitions are offered locally, at State Games, and at World Games. Over 80 events are available to athletes statewide.||Arapahoe County||Special Olympics Colorado (Englewood) - Special Olympics Colorado||Special Olympics Colorado|
|Fitness Programs - Southwest Improvement Council (SWIC)||Offers a variety of fitness classes and wellness programs. Equipped with a yoga studio, an upgraded gym for basketball and a professional volleyball net for summer camps and organized leagues.||Denver County||Southwest Improvement Council (SWIC)||Southwest Improvement Council (SWIC)|
|Grand Junction Parks and Recreation||Provides and maintain multiple activity options and location throughout Mesa County.
Some services provided:
- Adult Programs and Arts & Culture
- Athletics and Aquatic Program and Facilities
- General Recreation
- Youth Activities (indoor and outdoor depending on the season)
- Facility Rentals in local parks
- And much more
||Mesa County||1340 GUNNISON AVE||Grand Junction Parks and Recreation|
|Greater Denver Special Olympics (Englewood) - Special Olympics Colorado||Provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Currently, twenty summer and winter sports are offered. Prior to any competition, all athletes are required to engage in a training program. Competitions are offered locally, at State Games, and at World Games. Over 80 events are available to athletes statewide.||Denver County||Special Olympics Colorado (Englewood) - Special Olympics Colorado||Special Olympics Colorado|
|Parks and Recreation - City of Pueblo||Provides indoor and outdoor recreational activities and facilities to the citizens of Pueblo.||Pueblo County||Parks & Recreation||City of Pueblo|
|Parks, Library, and Recreation Department (City Hall) - City of Sterling||Provides recreation and leisure activities and programs. Maintains the parks, library, recreation center, museum and cemetery in Sterling, Colorado.
||Logan County||City Hall - City of Sterling||City of Sterling|
|Parks & Recreation Department (Recreation Way) - City of Colorado Springs||Provides many recreational activities and programs for the Colorado Springs area, including biking, pools, lakes, spray parks, Sertich Ice Center, adult and youth sports, and a therapeutic Recreation Program (TRP).
||El Paso County||Recreation Way - City of Colorado Springs||City of Colorado Springs|
|Physical Fitness (Glendale Sports Center) - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||Offers a variety of physical fitness opportunities, including:
- Basketball Court
- Conditioning Training
- Elliptical Trainers
- Exercise Studios
- Fitness Center
- Group Fitness Classes
- Outdoor Tennis Courts
- Senior Activities
- Silver Sneakers® Location
- Youth Center
- Youth Rugby
- Zumba||Denver County||Glendale Sports Center - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||YMCA of Metropolitan Denver|
|Recreation Activity Center - Grand Junction Parks and Recreation||Bookcliff Activity Center is a new addition to the Parks & Rec family. It is located next to Bookcliff Middle School and has a huge calendar of events and programs to choose from for you and your family.||Mesa County||1340 GUNNISON AVE||Grand Junction Parks and Recreation|
|Recreational Activities & Alternative Therapies - Welcome Home Alliance for Veterans||Welcome Home Alliance for Veterans offers several recreational activities and alternative therapies for Veterans and their families.
Activities include but are not limited to:
- Tae Kwon Do: free for veterans and their families
Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
- Traveling Gym: exercise with a certified trainer. Free for veterans and their families. Is open to the public for a donation to the Warrior Resource Center. Call for specific days and times.
- Music Jam Session: available free of charge for everyone in the community. Individuals can bring their own instruments to play with other musicians or to listen to musicians play. Fridays beginning at 6:30 pm
- Mission: No Barriers: available to disabled Veterans only. Participate in a variety of recreational activities such as hiking, golfing, rafting, photography, horseback riding, kayaking and more. Call for more information on specific schedule.
All recreational events except for the Mission: No Barriers program are held at the Warrior Resource Center.||Montrose County||4 Hillcrest Plaza Way||Welcome Home Alliance for Veterans|
|Senior Activities - The Senior Center at the Montrose Pavilion||The Montrose Pavilion Senior Center offers a variety of activities for seniors in the community.
The Senior Center offers a variety of activities for education and enjoyments, including, but not limited to:
- Taking trips
- Watching movies
- Researching the internet
- Singing and dancing
- Spending time with friends and loved ones
Call or go online to see the what activities and special events are offered each month.
The Senior Center also offers the Golden Circle program for seniors to help keep the Senior Center running smoothly. Participants in the program help by answer questions regarding senior citizen concerns and relating senior citizen issues and concerns to Pavilion staff.
The Golden Circle meets the first Monday of every month at 12:45 PM. Meetings are open and welcome to the public.
||Montrose County||1800 Pavilion DR||The Senior Center at the Montrose Pavilion|
|Senior Center - Durango Senior Center||The Durango Senior Center is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all adults age 60 years and older and helping them age with dignity and purpose.
HOME CHORE SERVICES which include:
- Installation of grab bars and handrails
- Correction of trip hazards
- Minor step and porch repair
- Small home repairs
- Heavy house cleaning
- Spring and Fall yard clean-up
- Limited snow removal assistance
- Firewood for low income families
***Services are limited. Not able to address roof repairs, structural problems and major furnace, plumbing or electrical problems.
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES provides door-to-door assisted transportation for:
- Medical appointments
- Senior Center lunch and activities
- Exercise classes
- Other shopping needs
***Medicaid clients may use our services for medical transportation with an approval from Medicaid.
MEAL PROGRAMS which include:
- Meals on Wheels-home delivered meals to seniors age 60+ and their spouses Monday-Friday
- Dining at the Durango Senior Center-reservations must be made by 9:30 am for that day. Lunch served at 12:00 pm
SUPPORT GROUPS every month:
- Family Caregiver support group - for people who serve as caregivers for family members or loved ones. Meet twice per month.
- Vision Impaired (VIP) support group - for people who are blind or who are visually impaired. Meets monthly.
- Disabled American Veterans (DAV) support group - facilitated by the Veteran's Service Officer. Meets monthly.
- Widow/Widower's support group - Meets twice per month.
- TOPS (Take off the Pounds Sensibly) - Members support each other with their effort to lose weight and keep it off. Meets weekly.
***For details on different meeting times, see the monthly newsletter for the schedule or call for details.
RECREATIONAL ACTIVITES include:
- Learn to use computers
- Practice Tai Chi, Zumba, Yoga, Line Dancing and more
- "Watch Your Step" class for fall prevention and to improve overall fitness
- Play cards, BINGO and other games
- Play billiards and table tennis
- Study history, music, language and healthy living
- Join the quilting group, craft group or writing group
- Participate in dog training classes in the summertime
***See newsletter on the website for more events and activities guide.
||La Plata County||2424 Main Avenue||Durango Senior Center|
|Senior Nutrition and Activities - Gilpin County Department of Human Services||Provides hot and nutritious lunches for seniors and their spouses on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at the Community Center, along with educational and recreational activities. Interested participants can call to sign up to be put on the monthly mailing list calendar of events.||Gilpin County||Gilpin County Department of Human Services||Gilpin County Department of Human Services|
|Senior Services (Community and Senior Center) - Summit County Department of Health and Human Services||Offers a wide range of activities, programs, and services for seniors in the community, including:
- Monday night dinners
- Tuesday and Thursday lunches
- Computer classes
- Indoor/outdoor activities and monthly trips
- Legal assistance
- Resources for senior care and caregiver respite support
- Home health and in-home assistance
- Meal delivery
- General and medical transportation
- Timberline adult day services||Summit County||Community and Senior Center - Summit County Department of Health and Human Services||Summit County Department of Health and Human Services|
|Special Olympics (Colorado Springs) - Special Olympics Colorado||Provides a variety of competitions at the local, area, state, and international levels for athletes with disabilities.||El Paso County||Colorado Springs - Special Olympics Colorado||Special Olympics Colorado|
|Sports for the Blind - United States Association of Blind Athletes||Provides athletic opportunities for people who are blind and visually impaired. Opportunities include sports camps, clinics, and regional and national competitions.||El Paso County||United States Association of Blind Athletes||United States Association of Blind Athletes|
|Summer Program - Adaptive Sports Association||Provides outdoor, sport and recreational experiences for people with disabilities.
Summer activities include:
- Rafting, Half day and customized trips available
- Flatwater Canoeing and Kayaking:
- Overnight Camping
Visit online for activity schedule for the Summer season.
Discounted lodging available for those coming out of town.||La Plata County||125 East 32nd Street||Adaptive Sports Association |
|Team Sports (Adams County Program Office) - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||Youth sports leagues offered include the following:
- Flag football||Adams County||Adams County Program Office - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||YMCA of Metropolitan Denver|
|Y Facilities (Littleton Family YMCA) - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||More than a gym, a community resource for individuals, seniors, families and kids. The Littleton Y offers a gym, walking track, swim lessons, swim team, silver sneakers and unlimited fitness classes including yoga, pilates, cycling and more.||Arapahoe County||Littleton Family YMCA - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||YMCA of Metropolitan Denver|
|Y Facilities (Schlessman Family YMCA) - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||More than a gym or a place to workout, features a strong sense of community. Amenities include community events, a lap pool, warm water pool, gym, senior programs including Silver Sneakers, along with a wide variety of fitness classes, water aerobics classes, pilates reformers and massage therapy.For kids, the Y is a go-to spot for quality childcare, preschool, swim lessons and year-round youth sports.||Denver County||Schlessman Family YMCA - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||YMCA of Metropolitan Denver|
|Y Facilities (Southwest Family YMCA) - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||More than a gym. Offers a gym, pool, walking track, senior programs, 60+ fitness classes; including yoga, pilates, zumba and so much more.||Denver County||Southwest Family YMCA - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||YMCA of Metropolitan Denver|
|Y Facilities (Susan M Duncan Family YMCA) - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||Offers more than a gym. Engages individuals, seniors, families, and kids with activities and programs that build strong values in our community: swim lessons, fitness classes, and youth sports, as well as community outreach, volunteer opportunities and senior activities.||Jefferson County||Susan M Duncan Family YMCA - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||YMCA of Metropolitan Denver|
|Youth Activities - Totally Kids||Provides the following programs to youth in the community:
- Before and after school care
- Summer day camps
- Youth sports
- Swimming lessons||Routt County||Totally Kids||Totally Kids|
|Youth Services / Kids at Their Best||Provides enrichment opportunities and supportive services to youth.
||Morgan County||Kids At Their Best||Kids At Their Best |
|Youth Sports (Aurora Family YMCA) - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||Offers a variety of programs designed for youth, including the following:
- Flag football
- General recreation||Arapahoe County||Aurora Family YMCA - YMCA of Metropolitan Denver||YMCA of Metropolitan Denver|