Special Olympics

The Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) program with Greeley Recreation offers many opportunities for recreational and competitive sports participation for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. These include basketball, bowling, volleyball, swim team, soccer, track, and softball.

Throughout the year, each sport offering will be listed on this page. Be sure to view and complete the documents provided to be able to compete.

All athletes MUST have a current Special Olympics application on file to participate in regional and state competitions. Please fill out the Physical Exam Form, then fill out the online application.

Important documents:

Get Involved

A Unified team is made up of players with and without disabilities; “athletes” and “partners”.
Athlete: A player with an intellectual or developmental disability.
Partner: A player without a disability.

If you are interested in being a partner or volunteering to coach, please contact the AIR Coordinator, Kassi Decuir.

Financial assistance is available for those in need. Find out more about the Youth Assistance Fund.
Financial assistance is available for those in need. Find out more about the Senior Assistance Fund.

Adult

Winter 2023

AIR Basketball   

AIR adult basketball will compete in local and state Special Olympics competitions. We have two separate teams and individual skills available, to make sure everyone competes where they are comfortable.

Registration: November 21 – January 6
Ages: 16+
Location: Rodarte Community Center Gym, 920 A Street, Greeley, CO 80631

Register

 

Sections

Individual Skills
This is for anyone at any skill level that would like to develop and work on basketball skills but doesn’t want to/can’t participate in the contact game aspect of basketball. Athletes can still participate in Special Olympics Competitions in the “All-Star Skills Challenge.”

Practice Time:  Mondays, 6-7 p.m.*
*no practice Jan. 16 and Feb. 20

Program starts: Monday, January 9
Program ends: week of March 15
Fee: $25

 

Team Competitive Level 3 & 4
Slower paced game. Athletes, still learning the game with the support of partners. Learning how to dribble, pass, and shoot as well as offensive and defensive concepts.

Practice: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m.*
*no practice Jan. 16 and Feb. 20

Program starts: Wednesday, January 5
Program ends: week of March 15
Fee: $35

 

Team Competitive Level 1 & 2
Fairly fast-paced game. Athletes and partners still function at a high pace but a slight difference in skill may be noticed.

Practice: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m.*
*no practice Jan. 16 and Feb. 20

Program starts: Wednesday, January 5
Program ends: week of March 15
Fee: $35

Spring 2023

Sport Offerings

  • Swim Team
  • Track
  • Soccer

Registration begins January 30

 

 

Contact

Kassi Decuir, CTRS
AIR Coordinator
970-350-9779
kassi.decuir@greeleygov.com

Youth

Financial assistance is available for those in need. Find out more about the Youth Assistance Fund.

50+

Financial assistance is available for those in need. Find out more about the Senior Assistance Fund.

Drop-In