Recreation & Leisure Resources
Informational resources on living in the Roaring fork valley for individuals with disabilities and their families. Including information on: Transportation, Housing, Accessibility, Education, and Recreation.
Provides a variety of intensive, personalized, and integrated therapeutic programs for children with special needs and their families, as well as recreational programs for youth and young adults with moderate developmental disabilities.
The R.I.S.E. program offers two summer day program options for individuals with disabilities: Camp Paha for youth ages 6 to 17 and Paha Adults in Transition (PAT) for young adults ages 18 to 25.
Challenge Aspen is dedicated to impacting lives by offering meaningful experiences to individuals faced with cognitive or physical challenges.
CAMO provides outdoor recreation opportunities for service members and veterans with physical, cognitive and emotional challenges to enhance their well-being and heal the body and mind.
The Riding Institute for Disabled Equestrians is a private, nonprofit organization designed to provide equine assisted activities through therapeutic programs to developmentally and physically disabled children and adults and offers equine-facilitated mental health activities. RIDE is a member of Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International.
Wilderness On Wheels (WOW) provides Access to Nature for people of all abilities, their families and caregivers. Nestled at the base of Kenosha Pass, WOW offers a one-mile long, eight foot wide boardwalk that rises to 9,200 feet, fishing pond, 13 campsites, 5 huts and 2 cabins – all wheelchair accessible.
WindWalkers is an equine assisted learning and therapy center with a family-centered approach. Their mission is to provide a variety of equine assisted therapies to aid in the development and growth of those with challenges, be they physical, neurological, emotional, behavioral or psychological.
Provides financial assistance to developmentally disabled individuals for activities they otherwise could not afford. They might fund the cost of tickets to a concert or football game, expensive sports equipment, or a Rocky Mountain wilderness adventure. They even provide sponsorship for weekly lessons in music, art, dance, and sports. As long as it’s fun and you live in the greater Denver Metro area, the kinds of adventures they sponsor and the types of activities they fund are limited only by your dreams and imagination!
YouthZone provides opportunities for youth to be responsible, contributing members of society and work with their families and the community toward this end.