Children's Programs

Baseball/ Softball

Program Description Contact Info
Colorado Wheelchair Softball League

A public health practice and resource center on health promotion for people with disabilities. NCHPAD seeks to help people with disability and other chronic health conditions achieve health benefits through increased participation in all types of physical and social activities, including fitness and aquatic activities, recreational and sports programs, adaptive equipment usage, and more.

303-936-5587

paraathlete@comcast.net

6000 West Floyd Ave., #110
Denver, Co 80227

Miracle League Metro Denver - Sports Made Possible

Provides children and adults, who are living with various mental and/or physical challenges, an opportunity to play baseball as a team member in an organized league.

jim.morgan@miracleleaguedenver.com

8200 S Quebec St.
Centennial, CO 80112


Dance

Program Description Contact Info
Colorado Ballet - Adaptive Program

Instructors work closely with Children’s Hospital Colorado's renowned physical therapist and Down Syndrome expert Pat Winders to build kinesthetic and cognitive skills through locomotor movements that incorporate shapes, rhythm, and basic dance steps.

303-837-8888

Armstrong Center for Dance
1075 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204

Colorado Conservatory of Dance - Ballet Expressions

Ballet Expressions is an inclusive program with a specifically designed adaptive curriculum, which provides children of ALL abilities with therapeutic dance experience. Students are given the tools for a successful exploration of dance while being in a safe environment.

(303)466-5685

Colorado Conservatory of Dance
3001 Industrial Lane, #12
Broomfield, CO 80020

Feel the Beat  Feel the beat is dedicated to creating sound accessible environments, using vibrotactile technology, to bring the expressive world of music and dance education to individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing and with Special Needs. Feel the Beat is a fully accessible dance studio offering both in person and virtual classes for children and adults.  

303-816-8683

info@feelthebeat.dance

3330 S Broadway Suite #452
Englewood, CO 80113


Fencing

Program Description Contact Info
Denver Fencing Center

Athletes who live with conditions that impact their ability to fence on two feet are invited to try out parafencing. Participants do not have to be full-time wheelchair users in order to participate! Many parafencers have the ability to stand and walk but participate in parafencing due to other medical conditions, such as limb loss, difference in leg length, or impaired muscle power.

(303) 922-7288

info@denverfencingcenter.com

1930 South Navajo Street
Denver, CO 80223


Hockey

Program Description Contact Info
Colorado Springs Tiger Hockey

Colorado Springs Amateur Hockey Association’s Jr. Tigers sled hockey program offers the opportunity for everybody to play ice hockey. It is open to anyone with physical or developmental disabilities over the age of 7 years old. Jr. Tigers sled hockey program consists of a youth team, adult team, and a Warrior team.

719-231-6603

dorisdonley@gmail.com

Call for practice location


Horseback Riding

Program Description Contact Info
Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center

As the oldest and largest therapeutic riding center in Colorado and one of the largest in the nation, CTRC serves nearly 500 riders through our dynamic Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) services of consisting mainly of Therapeutic Riding and Hippotherapy and has an impressive workforce of over 1,000 volunteers each year.

(303)652-9131

11968 Mineral Road
Longmont, CO 80504


Multiple Programs

Program Description Contact Info
Adaptive Recreation for Childhood Health (ARCH)

Adaptive Recreation for Childhood Health (ARCH) at Children's Hospital Colorado, formerly the Hospital Sports Program, or HSP, helps kids with physical disabilities find confidence and freedom through sports and outdoor recreation.

(720) 777-6590
Lakewood Therapeutic Recreation

Lakewood's Therapeutic Recreation Program is committed to providing special and inclusive recreation opportunities to individuals of all abilities, age six through senior adult.

(303) 987-4867

rise@lakewood.org

National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD)

The NSCD offers adaptive lessons for individuals and groups of people with disabilities in a variety of action sports, adventure sports, and competitive programs. Athletes with any physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral diagnosis can participate in sports and recreation programs year-round in Colorado’s Front Range and mountains.

(303) 633-5802

info@nscd.org

1801 Mile High Stadium Circle, #1500
Denver, CO 80204

South Suburban Parks & Recreation - STAR

Various recreation programs for individuals with disabilities.

(303) 347-5999

6631 S University Blvd.
Centennial, CO 80121

Special Olympics - Colorado

Using sports as a catalyst and programming around health and education, Special Olympics is fighting inactivity, injustice, and intolerance. As a result, people with intellectual disabilities become accepted and valued members of their communities, which leads to a more respectful and inclusive society for all.

(720) 359-3100

12450 E. Arapahoe Road, Ste. C
Centennial, CO 80112

Town of Parker Therapeutic Center

Parker's Therapeutic Recreation Program is designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities through participation in adapted programming.

(303) 841-4500

20120 E. Main Street
Parker, CO 80138

 Adaptive Sports  Adaptive Adventures offers programs in a wide-range of outdoor spaces and sports for individuals with disabilities. The rock climbing program, run by a professional adaptive climber, offers indoor climbing clubs, outdoor climbing experiences and trips, custom veteran's series, adaptive climbing trainings and portable climbing wall services for adaptive events.

 

The Adaptive Sports for Kids (ASK) Program offers year-round recreational and competitive sports opportunities for children and youth ages 6 to 20 with physical disabilities.

Adaptive Adventures programs are offered to adults of all ages and backgrounds.

AAMO (Adaptive Adventure Military Operations) provides injured veterans and active-duty military the opportunity to return to the level of fitness and activity that they had prior to being wounded

 (303) 679-2770 ext 222

 

craig@adaptiveadventures.org 

Rock Climbing

Program Description Contact Info
Paradox Sports

Paradox offers accessible climbing experiences for people with disabilities, defying the perception that people with a disability cannot lead a life of adventure. Challenges include both indoor and outdoor rock climbing, ice climbing and mountaineering.

‪(720) 638-5594‬

info@paradoxsports.org

PO Box 273
Eldorado Springs, CO 80025


Summer Camp

Program Description Contact Info
Camp Little Tree

Little Tree is a special camp for children 8 to 12 years old with sensory integration (SI) impairments, as well as learning and/or attention deficits.

(720) 777-6655

RehabOutdoorPrograms@childrenscolorado.org

300 Snowy Ridge Road
Breckenridge, CO 80424

Camp Possible

Camp Possible is for kids with cerebral palsy (CP) ages 8 to 12 years old. The 3-day camp adapts activities to foster success and a sense of achievement in children while they camp with peers in a mountain setting.

(720) 777-6655

RehabOutdoorPrograms@childrenscolorado.org

300 Snowy Ridge Road
Breckenridge, CO 80424

Colorado Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp

A sports camp for the physically disabled, designed for children who use a wheelchair or could use a wheelchair, so that they are able to compete in wheelchair sports or are ambulatory and have a physical disability.

wcscdenver@gmail.com

Venue changes yearly

Teaching the Autism Community Trades (TACT) TACT's mission is to encourage and empower the full spectrum of individuals with autism through education in skilled trades.

(303) 295-0163

PO Box 11056
Denver, CO 80211


Swimming

Program Description Contact Info
SwimLabs - Littleton

SwimLabs has developed two unique programs specifically tailored to teaching clients with special needs. All of our instructors go through specific SwimLabs training for teaching clients with special needs how to swim or to aid them in their therapy.

(720) 699-0001

littletoninfo@swimlabs.com

8500 W Crestline Ave. I
Littleton, CO 80123


Trade Skills

Program Description Contact Info
Teaching the Autism Community Trades (TACT) TACT's mission is to encourage and empower the full spectrum of individuals with autism through education in skilled trades.

(303) 295-0163

PO Box 11056
Denver, CO 80211

Winter Sports

Program Description Contact Info
National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD)

The NSCD offers adaptive lessons for individuals and groups of people with disabilities in a variety of action sports, adventure sports, and competitive programs. Athletes with any physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral diagnosis can participate in sports and recreation programs year-round in Colorado’s Front Range and mountains.

(303) 633-5802

info@nscd.org

1801 Mile High Stadium Circle, #1500
Denver, CO 80204