What is Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR)?

Greeley Recreation’s AIR program provides activities and services to individuals in the community who have varying levels of physical or intellectual abilities. We are dedicated to empowering all individuals to participate in recreational programming and activities while becoming part of the City of Greeley Recreation family. AIR program staff are led by a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) to coordinate programming.

Adaptive Programs

Adaptive programs are specialized programs for individuals who may have disabilities and need adaptive support to participate in activities—for example, sled hockey or adaptive swim lessons. AIR can help provide adaptive solutions for individuals.

    • AIR /ADA Assistance Fund: A portion of Greeley’s Youth Assistance Fund provides financial aid to ANY individuals with disabilities at ANY AGE to participate in Greeley Recreation Programs. Complete and return this form to the Greeley Recreation Center, Family FunPlex or Rodarte Community Center to apply.

Inclusion

The AIR program provides support for people to participate in any Greeley Recreation program.  AIR can help determine how to most effectively support individuals in recreation programs. Inquiries about what type of accommodations are available should be made at least two weeks before the class begins.

Contact AIR today to work with you to adapt activities and meet your needs.

Unified Sport Leagues

Greeley Recreation offers unified teams for sports like basketball, soccer, and softball. They are teams comprised of players with and without disabilities. These leagues may work with rule additions and changes that allow all players to be supported and make gameplay fair.

Special Olympics

For the competitive athlete, Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) offers Special Olympics sports like basketball, bowling, volleyball, swim team, soccer, track and field, and softball. Programs are geared toward individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

AIR Events and Activities

Program Age Range Date Time Prior Registration Required
Yard Games 12+ July 2 Monday
6:30-7:30 p.m.
AIR Sports for All 3-5 July 9-30 Tuesday
11-11:30 a.m. and 5-5:30 p.m.
x
AIR Sports for All 6-10 July 9-30 Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. and 5:30-6:15 p.m.
x
AIR Crafting without a Recipe 12+ July 9 Tuesday
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Special Olympics - Bocce 12+ July 9 - August 20 Tuesday
6-7 p.m.
x
July T-ball Clinic 4-8 July 16-August 6 Wednesday
5-5:50 p.m.
x
AIR Craft 12+ July 17 Wednesday
10-11 a.m.
Social Series 16+ July 19 Friday
2-3 p.m.
Game Night 12+ July 25 Thursday
5:30-7 p.m.

Program Age Range Date Time Prior Registration Required
Social Series 16+ August 2, 16, 30 Friday
2-3 p.m.
AIR Crafting without a Recipe 12+ August 13 Tuesday
12:30-1:30 p.m.
AIR Craft 12+ August 21 Wednesday
10-11 a.m.
Game Night 12+ August 22 Thursday
5:30-7 p.m.

Program Age Range Date Time Prior Registration Required
Sports for All 3-10 September 7-28 Saturdays
10:30-11 a.m. (ages 3-5),
11-11:45 a.m. (ages 6-10)
x
Unified Volleyball 8-15, 16+ September 9 - November 8 Mondays
6-6:50 p.m.
x
AIR Crafting without a Recipe 12+ September 10 Tuesday
12:30-1:30 p.m.
AIR Craft - Alcohol Ink 12+ September 18 Wednesday
10-11 a.m.
Social Club 16+ September 21 Friday
2-3 p.m.
Line Dancing 12+ September 26 Thursday
3:30-4:15 p.m.
Game Night - Family Feud 12+ September 26 Thursday
6-7 p.m.

Program Age Range Date Time Prior Registration Required
Social Club 16+ October 4 Friday
2-3 p.m.
Sports for All 3-10 October 5-26 Saturdays
10:30-11 a.m. (ages 3-5), 11-11:45 a.m. (ages 6-10)
AIR Crafting without a Recipe 12+ October 8 Tuesday
12:30-1:30 p.m.
AIR Craft - Wine Cork Sculptures 12+ October 16 Wednesday
10-11 a.m.
Game Night - Collaborative 12+ October 24 Thursday
6-7 p.m.
Line Dancing 12+ October 31 Thursday
3:30-4:15 p.m.

Program Age Range Date Time Prior Registration Required
AIR Crafting without a Recipe 12+ November 12 Tuesday
12:30-1:30 p.m.
AIR Craft - String Art 12+ November 20 Wednesday
10-11 a.m.
Line Dancing 12+ November 20 Wednesday
3:30-4:15 p.m.
Game Night - Choice Games 12+ November 21 Thursday
6-7 p.m.

Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

AIR program staff are led by a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) to coordinate AIR programming. A CTRS is a qualified professional providing recreational therapy services. Therapeutic recreation uses recreation and other activity-based interventions to address the assessed needs of individuals with illnesses or disabling conditions as a means to psychological and physical health, recovery, and well-being.

Volunteer

Volunteers are an essential piece to running adaptive recreation programs. If you are interested in volunteering and giving participants a wonderful experience, call 970-350-9779 for more information or download the volunteer application.

Contact

Kassi Decuir, CTRS
AIR Coordinator

970-350-9779
[email protected]

Upcoming Events

Game Nights

Party Games
Thursday, July 25
5:30-7 p.m.

Dice & Dominoes
Thursday, August 22
5:30-7 p.m.

Upcoming Registrations

Fall Season
  • Special Olympics – Bowling
    August 19 – November 21
    Mondays or Mondays/Thursdays
    Ages 16+
    Thursdays
    Ages 8-15
  • Special Olympics – Flag Football
    August 28 – November 6
    Wednesdays
    Ages 8-15 and 16+
  • Sports for All 
    September 7-28
    October 5-26
    Ages 3-10