The ARO 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:
Experience the freedom and beauty of boating. Adaptive kayaks, sailboats and stand up paddle boards will be available for people with physical disabilities and their friends. Equipment and expertise provided. Note: Food included. Rides from the Sr. Center arranged as needed. Ages 12 years & up welcome.
June 26, 10:00 AM-1:30 PM
Location: Horsetooth Reservoir S. Bay Pavilion
Poudre River Raft Trip
July 16, 7:30 AM-1:30 PM
Leave from Senior Center. Cost: $60; $55 for attendants. Registration deadline is 7/13. Attendants may register for the -1A section.
Kayak & SUP
July 27, 4:30-7:30 PM
Location: Lonetree State Wildlife Area, Loveland. Cost: $22.
August 31, 4:00-7:30 PM
Location: Horsetooth Reservoir S. Bay Pavilion. Cost: $22.
June 28, July 19, August 2, or August 16, 7:00 AM-12:30 PM
Location: Boulder Reservoir, leave from the Senior Center. Designed for people with physical disabilities and visual impairments only. Cost: $60.
Fridays, July 8-August 5, 10:00 AM-Noon
Join kids of all abilities for a gigantic good time at the accessible Inspiration Playground. Themes, games, songs, crafts and more. Ages 4-10 years welcome.
Location: Spring Canyon Park, Tennis Shelter. Cost: $33.
Thursdays, 6/9-7/7 and 7/14-8/11 from 1:30-2:30 PM
Learn a variety of yoga postures that can be practiced from a chair, standing, or seated on the floor. This class is specifically designed for people with multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, or other neuromuscular disorders and adapted for people of all physical abilities. Ages 18 years & up welcome.
Location: Raintree Athletic Club. Cost is $38 per date range.
Are you a closet coach? Do you love leading craft projects? Do you like to make new friends? Support ARO staff and participants with your time and talents! For information about current volunteer openings, click the link above or contact YmhlaW56ZUBmY2dvdi5jb20=
Are you interested in gaining valuable career skills while serving the community? ARO provides full-time practicum opportunities for students from anywhere in the country that are pursuing a degree in Therapeutic Recreation and/or Health & Exercise Science.
Roles and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: encouraging interaction among participants, provide assistance to participants to facilitate maximal independence and fun in an activity, participate in meetings, act as a liaison with other City, County and State agencies and groups in establishing cooperative programs for persons with disabilities, and lead and direct activities.
For more information and to apply, click here.