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  1. 1. SUMMER SPORTS CAMPSGet Out of the Sun & into the FUN!at Northern Colorado’s Largest Indoor Sports CenterSafe . Clean . Friendly . Locally Owned & Operated . Ample Parking sport camps Multi-sport camps Boys & Girls . 1-3 Hours per Day Girls & Boys . Grades K-5 Explore & learn basics of up to 10 different sports!. Volleyball Full Day Camps . Mon. - Fri. . 9 am - 4 pm Camp I Grades 3-8 6/20–24 Sessions Start: 6/13, 8/1, 8/8 & 8/15 Camp II Grades 3-8 7/11–15. Lacrosse youth Instructional Leagues Boys Grades 1-8 6/27–7/1 Boys & Girls . Grades K-5 Girls Grades 1-8 6/6–10 Learn, Practice & Play in the Same Day!. Tackle Football Grades 4-8 8/1–5 . Flag Football Sat. Sessions 6/4–7/9 & 7/16–8/20. softball (Rec) Grades K-8 7/18–22 . soccer. Baseball w/ Fort Collins Foxes Weds. Sessions 6/1–7/6 & 7/13–8/17 Camp I (Rec only) Ages 5-14 6/27–7/1 Sat. Sessions 7/16–8/20 Camp II (All levels) Ages 5-14 7/5–8 Camp III (Comp only)Ages 9-14 7/11–7/15 Volleyball Leagues Girls & Boys . Grades 6-8 Daily Instruction All Ages M–F Practice: Tuesdays . Matches: Thursdays Sessions Start: 6/7 & 7/12 (5 week leagues). soccer GoalKeeper/striker U8-U18 7/25–29 Daytime Pre-school sports. Golf w/ Hanrahan Golf School New Sessions Start: 5/16 & 8/22 (6 week sessions) Saturdays Ages 6-14 7/23–8/27 Boys & Girls . Ages 3-5 Kinder Kickers soccerTravel Team Pre-Tryout camps First Football . First Baseball. Baseball Ages 9-14 7/25–29 Girls & Boys . Ages 4-5. Fastpitch sB Ages 9-14 7/18–22 Quick start Tennis . First Golf For D edge Regisetails & spor t tration: 970.4 scenter. 72.00 com 48 BIRTHDAY PARTIES TEAM PARTIES FAMILY PARTIES COMPANY BBQ & GAMES FIELD TRIPS BATTING CAGES Easy accEss at I-25 & Highway 14 Where Families & Safe, Clean MEETING ROOM 4450 Denrose ct. Fort collins Athletes Play & Friendly Locally Owned & Operated by Phil & Pat Ebersole
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  3. 3. PROGRAM AREAS17 Adaptive Recreation18 Alternative Programs20 Aquatics20 Learn-to-Swim28 Adult29 Lifeguard Training29 Diving30 Aqua Fitness30 Low Intensity30 Medium Intensity31 High Intensity32 Arts & Crafts32 Adult36 Pottery37 Youth41 Dance & Movement41 Adult44 Youth46 Day Camps49 Early Learning51 Parent with Child52 Education & Enrichment52 Adult57 Youth63 The Farm66 Fitness66 Adult71 Youth72 Gardens on Spring Creek74 Ice Skating74 Youth77 Adult78 Speed Skating78 Youth Hockey79 Outdoor Recreation79 Adult82 Youth85 Senior Center / 50 Plus86 Clubs & Organizations88 Services90 Events90 Social Opportunities91 Trips & Travel96 Sports96 Adult98 Youth102 Youth Team SportsDEPARTMENTS5 From the Executive Director6 Registration Information7 Facility Profiles15 Calendar of Events16 Health Information110 Age Index
  4. 4. FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Parks and Recreation Board Rob Cagen Brian Carroll Michael Chalona Shirley Christian Bruce Henderson Greg Miller Danna OrtizFellow Recreators, Selena Paulsen Dawn Theis Kelly Ohlson - City Council LiaisonSummer is nature’s way of nudging us outdoors to embrace all the amazingopportunities that exist in this great community. The warm summer sun Recreation Staff Executive Directorbeckons our inner-adventurer to explore new, sun soaked activities. The Culture, Parks, Recreation & Environmentbright, calm mornings help us rekindle our enthusiasm for some of our favorite Marty Heffernanpassions that have been tucked away in the garage for the last few months. Recreation ManagersI have always been thankful for the incredible access Fort Collins offers to Peggy Bowersexceptional recreational opportunities and facilities. Steve Budner Mike McDonnellAs you flip through the summer “Recreator” I am sure you’ll realize that the Program Supervisorsresources provided within this publication are as diverse as they are wide- Bridget Brownellranging. The contents of the “Recreator” truly offer something for everyone The Farmregardless of age, ability or skill level. From aquatics and archery to tai chi and Debra Buenotennis it’s all in here. The City of Fort Collins Recreation Department prides Teen Programsitself on being a comprehensive, community-wide recreational resource. We Suzy Danfordbelieve everyone should have an opportunity to seek out ways to enrich their Aquaticslives with fun and healthy activities, program and events. This summer I inviteyou to join me and explore new opportunities while discovering a bit more Renee Lee Adaptive Recreation Opportunitiesabout yourself. Marc RademacherListen to summer’s call and respond by taking advantage of Recreation’s Sports and Youth Programswide variety of offerings this season. I promise you’ll find something in Barb Schoenbergerthe “Recreator” that appeals to you while enriching your life. Soak up the Adult Programssummer, be well and thank you for picking up a copy of the “Recreator.” Katie Stieber Fitness, Dance & Adult EducationHave a great summer! Paul Thibert Ice Skating Community Relations John Litel Community Relations & Marketing Jill WalusisMarty Heffernan Public Relations & CommunicationsExecutive Director ContactCulture, Parks, Recreation and Environment Registration and Programs 970.221.6655 recreation@fcgov.com Advertising and Sponsorships 970.221.6875 recreator@fcgov.comON THE COVERHikers, Recreators, Foothills Trial overlooking HorsetoothOPPOSITE PAGESkateboarder at Edora Skate ParkAll Photos by Ryan Burke
  5. 5. REGISTRATION INFORMATION / Online Additional InformationOnline registration begins at 7:00 AM on May 12. Before starting Make checks payable to “Recreation.”your online registration session make sure you have the following: No registration can be approved by an instructor or coach.1. Credit card or debit card2. Your household ID number Personal information is entered into the registration database by “household.” By providing household information to the City, youForgot your household ID? Please call 970.221.6655, or email are consenting to the release of information regarding your householdrecreation@fcgov.com. Once you arrive at fcgov.com/recreator: to all members of your household.1. Select WebTrac Online Registration2. Enter your Household ID number There is a $25 charge for returned checks.3. Your default password will be the last name under which your household account is registered. Activity Discounts4. If you choose to modify your password, please note the password Reduced fees are available to residents with limited incomes. Interested change for future registration persons must apply in person for fee reduction and be approved prior to registration; please allow 10 days for processing. Applications are available at all registration sites. Activities that are not discountable Recreation Centers or partially discountable are noted as such. To utilize the reduced feeWalk-in registration begins May 12 at these locations. Registration program, please register in person or by phone/ Online discountedstarts at 7:00 AM. activity registration is not currently available.Fort Collins Senior Center Northside Aztlan Center Cancellations/Transfers1200 Raintree Drive 112 East Willow When you register for a class, we depend on your enrollment for aM-F 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM M-F 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM successful class. Please plan carefully to avoid cancellations.Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSun 10:00 AM - 9:00PM Sun Noon - 5:00 PM If you must cancel (or transfer) from a youth or teen activity, you mustEdora Pool Ice Center (EPIC) New Location! notify staff at least two business days (8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Monday-1801 Riverside Council Tree Library Friday at 970.221.6655) before the activity begins to receive a fullM-F 5:30 AM - 9:00 PM 2733 Council Tree Ave. refund or credit. Later requests will be denied. This policy does notSat 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM 7:00 AM-Noon apply to Aquatics and Ice Skating.Sun Noon - 5:30 PM If you must cancel (or transfer) from any aquatics, ice skating or adult activities, please notify staff before the first class to receive a full Phone refund. A 75% refund will be issued if the activity is canceled afterPhone registration begins on May 12 at 7:00 AM. Please have your the first class and before the second class begins. Later requests forcredit card (Master Card, VISA, Discover) or debit card information cancellation or transfer will be denied.available. Call any of the phone numbers listed below.970.221.6655 970.221.6683 970.221.6644 Refunds/Credit For Learn-to-Swim and Learn-to-Skate activity cancellations (or Fax transfers), please contact Mulberry Pool (970.221.6657), and for all other activity cancellations/transfers, please call Northside AztlanDownload, print and complete the registration form found at fcgov. Community Center (970.221.6655). Please submit cancellationcom/recreator. Include credit/debit card information, and fax to requests as early as possible to aid in staff planning.970.221.6586. In accordance with Recreation policy, if the activity you wish to cancel Mail was purchased with a credit card, the refund must be reimbursedDownload, print and complete the registration form found at fcgov. directly to the same credit card used for the original activity registration.com/recreator. Include credit/debit card information, or mail to the If the activity was originally paid with cash or check, you may chooselisted address enclosing payment and a self-addressed stamped between a refund from Finance, or if you prefer, a household creditenvelope. Any mailed or faxed registration forms received prior to which will remain in your account for future Recreation use.the first day of registration will not be processed until May 12. Anyregistration forms sent thereafter will be processed when received. What do the icons or symbols mean? Denotes program/activity is for Senior Center members only.City of Fort Collins, Recreation Administration215 North Mason Denotes program/activity has member special.Third Floor Denotes that online registration not available for program.PO Box 580Fort Collins, CO 80522 Denotes Adaptive Recreation Opportunity program.6 SUMMER 2011 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR | 970.221.6655
  6. 6. RECREATION FACILITIES / CITY PARK POOL City Park Pool | 1599 City Park Drive | fcgov.com/cityparkpoolandtrain Weather Line | 970.416.2489 x5169. City Park Pool and Railway are located in City Park. Enjoy the park surroundings and Sheldon Lake for fishing and an outdoor pool. City Park Pool is the best place to be during those hot summer days in Fort Collins. City Park Pool provides you with a water park experience right in your own backyard.Facility Profile Pool & Paddle Boats Outdoor pool Single Twilight Paddle 30-foot drop slide Age Admission Group 10-Adm 25-Adm Swim* Boats Open curly slide Under 2 & over 85 No Fee Lazy river, shallow water, geysers Attendant No Fee Large play structure Youth 2-17 $5.00 $4.50 $43.50 $95.00 $4.50 $2.50 Picnic area Adult 18-54 $6.00 $5.50 $52.00 $114.00 $4.50 $2.50 Located next to Sheldon Lake Older Adult 55-84 $5.00 $4.50 $43.50 $95.00 $4.50 $2.50 Special EventsHours First Days of SummerMay 26 Thursday, May 26 from 3:00-7:00 PM & Friday, May 27 from 10:00 AM-8:00 PMTh 3:00-7:00 PM $4.50/person (no age restriction)May 27-August 21 Join us for the kick-off weekend for City Park Pool. Swim for $4.50 regardless of age.M-F 10:00 AM-8:00 PM * Twilight SwimSa,Su 10:00 AM-5:30 PM May 28-September 5, daily, 4:30 PM to CloseAugust 21-September 4 $4.50/personM-F 10:00 AM-1:00 PM All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Twilight admission will be charged daily after 4:30 4:00-7:00 PM PM until close. No other discounts will be honored during this swim time.Sa,Su 10:00 AM-5:30 PM Splash Drive-InDrop-In Adult Water Fitness June 10, Fridays, Movies begin at 8:30 PMMay 30-September 2 Join us for movie night at City Park Pool. Movies will be shown on the patio. Finish your swim, dry offM-F 9:00-10:00 AM and then join us for the movie. There is no cost for movies, however entry into the pool area must be done before 7:30 PM.Paddle BoatsFee: $2.50/person, 4 persons/boat, NO PETS Pooch PlungeMay 26-September 4 See page 15 for details.M-F 3:00-7:00 PMSa,Su 10:00 AM-5:00 PM Splash Pack - $30.00 Includes four Swim admissions, four paddle boat rides and four sno-cones at City Park ProfessorSeptember 5 Munchies.M 10:00 AM-3:30 PM City Park Pool Rental & Birthday Parties Having a reunion, block party or just want to invite your best friends for a summer evening? Rent City Park Pool for a Saturday or Sunday evening. Rental times are from 6:00-8:00 PM. Birthday party rentals with designated table and swimming for up to 8 children and 2 adults. Reserve 48 hours in advance. Call for prices and availability, 970.221.6202. Refunds No cash refunds will be given once the facility opens. If the facility needs to close due to inclement weather or a maintenance issue before 1:00 PM, a pass (for use at City Park Pool only) will be issued for use at a later date. No passes will be given after 1:00 PM. Weather Closures City Park Pool will not open if the temperature has not reached 60 degrees by 9:30 AM. The closure will be re-evaluated at Noon for a late opening at 1:00 PM. Anytime lightning is visible within 10 milesCity Park Train or a storm warning has been issued for the City Park area, the pool area will be cleared and closed forClosed for 2011 a minimum of 30 minutes. The refund policy will apply at all times.The City Park Train will be closed in 2011. Please City Park Pool Passescheck our Winter Recreator (November, 2011) for City Park Pool passes can be purchased at EPIC or Mulberry Pool. EPIC and Mulberry Pool passes cannotinformation about 2012. be used at City Park. Passes available for purchase beginning April 1. SUMMER 2011 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR | 970.221.6655 7
  7. 7. RECREATION FACILITIES / EDORA POOL ICE CENTER Edora Pool Ice Center | 1801 Riverside | 970.221.6683 | fcgov.com/epic Edora Pool Ice Center, also known as EPIC, is the region’s premier ice and aquatics facility. EPIC serves the entire community with a variety of ice skating and aquatics programs, classes, events and activities. EPIC experiences over one million visits per year. EPIC is home to the CSU Hockey team, CSU Water Polo team, Fort Collins Area Swim Team and Fort Collins Figure Skating Club.Facility Profile Fees and Admission Indoor 50-meter x 25-yard pool Pool & Exercise Room Ice Rinks Two 3-meter diving boards Age Single Admission Group* Single Admission Group* Under 2 & over 85 No Fee No Fee Two 1-meter diving boards Attendant No Fee No Fee Warm water therapy pool Youth 2-17 $3.25 $2.75 $3.50 $3.00 Wading pool Adult 18-54 $4.00 $3.50 $4.50 $4.00 2 indoor 200’ x 85’ ice surfaces Older Adult 55-84 $3.25 $2.75 $4.00 $3.50 Spectator seating Towel rental available for 50 cents per towel. Skate rental available for $2.50 per pair. Cardio/weight room Group Rate* Concessions These single admission fees are for groups. A group must consist of at least 10 participants, and a 48-hour pre- registration notice is required. Groups over 50 people must provide one week’s notice. Group admission does not Multi-purpose room include skate rental. This is not a reservation and does not guarantee space for your group. For instance, if the capacity of the ice arena has been reached when your group arrives, they will be unable to skate. Skate service room Please Note Skate sharpening In 2012 we will be eliminating the 85 plus free programs. Anyone born in 1927 and earlier will be grand Free WiFi fathered in and remain free. This is true for both the drop-in and aqua-fitness class. In 2012 all reduced fees will be based on ability to pay. SuperPassPool Hours The Recreation SuperPass gives you access to EPIC, Senior Center, Mulberry Pool, and Northside AztlanThrough August 15 Community Center, and The Farm. Choose from a 10-admission or a 25-Admission SuperPass. You canM-F 5:30 AM - 8:00 PM also use your SuperPass to “drop-in” to adult fitness classes (except Aikido or Tai Chi).Sa 8:00 AM - 6:00 PMSu Noon - 5:30 PM Age 10 Admissions 25 Admissions Annual Pass Youth 2-17 $27.00 $66.00 $300.00Please NoteHigh School Swim Teams practices are held daily 5:30- Adult 18-54 $33.00 $81.00 $450.007:00 AM and 3:15-5:15 PM through 5/20. Meets are Older Adult 55-84 $27.00 $66.00 $300.00held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. No lanes will beavailable after 3:00 on those days. Please see schedulefor meet days and lane availability posted at the facilityor on the website www.fcgov.com/recreation/epic. Not-So-Prime-Time Discount Through May 26, Monday-Friday, 1:00-3:00 PMIce Arena During non-prime swim hours, discounted swim fees are available. No passes will be sold for this special time; however pass holders can use their passes to swim during these hours. No discount: 5/13.Through May 29M-F 9:00 - 11:00 AMM 3:30 - 5:15 PM Adult SupervisionTu, Th 7:30 - 9:00 PM Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult in the pool The adult mustF 5:30 - 7:00 PM pay admission, be wearing a swimsuit, and actively participating in the water with the child and must be within an arm’s reach of the child or children Children under 13 years of age must be accompanied by aSa 12:15 - 1:45 PM responsible adult in the warm water pool and must be within an arm’s reach of that adult. 5:15 - 7:15 PMSu 12:15 - 2:30 PM Children under 13 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult in the warm water pool and must be within an arm’s reach of that adult. The warm water pool will be closed to drop-inMay 31-August 21 Mondays and Wednesdays beginning May 31 through August 4 from 8:30-11:30 AM due to class scheduling. Please check at the front desk for closure times.M-F 9:30 - 11:00 AMM,W,F 1:00-2:30 PM ClosuresM,Tu,Th,F 7:30-9:00 PM Entire Pool Diving Well Only Ice ArenaSa Noon-4:00 PM May 20 Close at Noon M,W,F 6:00-7:00 AM May 30 Memorial DaySu 1:00-4:00 PM May 21 M,W 3:30-6:30 PM July 4 Independence Day May 30 (through 5/20) August 13 TournamentExercise Room June 24-26 Tu,Th 5:30-6:30 PM August 14 TournamentM-F 5:30 AM - 7:45 PM July 4 Th 6:30-8:00 PMSa 8:00 AM-5:45 PM July 9 Sa 3:00-6:00 PMSu Noon-5:15 PM September 5-98 SUMMER 2011 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR | 970.221.6655
  8. 8. RECREATION FACILITIES / THE FARM AT LEE MARTINEZ PARK The Farm | 600 North Sherwood | 970.221.6665 | fcgov.com/thefarm The Farm at Lee Martinez Park has provided hands-on family fun since 1985. The Farm serves as an educational and interactive experience for Fort Collins residents and visitors. Your visit to The Farm will be an adventure for all ages. You can learn more about the industry that shaped this region, have interactive, hands-on farm fun, and introduce your child to agriculture and farm life while visiting.Facility Profile Fees and Admission Farm animals Age Single Admission 10 Admissions 25 Admissions Hands-on experiences Interactive family fun Under 2 & over 85 No Fee Attendant No Fee Birthday party rentals Ages 2 - 84 $2.50 $20.00 $50.00 Museum Hayrides (schedule in advance) Please Note Pony rides In 2012 we will be eliminating the 85 plus free programs. Anyone born in 1927 and earlier will be grand The Farm Store fathered in and remain free. This is true for both the drop-in and aqua-fitness class. In 2012 all reduced fees Special events will be based on ability to pay.Hours Barnyard Buddy Pass - Family PassThrough June 5W-Sa 10:00 AM-5:00 PM $50.00 Per YearSu Noon-5:00 PM Includes:  Unlimited visits, up to 4 people a visit (additional guests ages 2-84 pay half admission)June 7 - August 21  Invitation to Jingle Bell Times at The FarmTu-Sa 10:00 AM-5:00 PMSu Noon-5:00 PM Commercial and Home Daycare Barnyard Buddy Passes also available. Please call The Farm forJuly 4 Closed more information, 970.221.6665.Pony Ride Hours (weather permitting) Birthday PartiesThrough October 23Sa 11:00 AM-4:00 PM Celebrate a birthday with a farm flair! Meeting the animals, riding pony or going on a hayrideSu 1:00-4:00 PM create a very unique party for your 3 to 9 year old. Call The Farm or stop by during open hours to reserve your date. A minimum charge is due at time of reservation. Your hostess willPony rides are $5 per rider. Tokens are purchased take care of all the details to ensure a stress-free day for you.in The Farm Store.RECREATION FACILITIES / FORT COLLINS POTTERY STUDIO Pottery Studio | 1541 West Oak | 970.221.6644 | fcgov.com/potterystudio The Pottery Studio is located in the northwest corner of City Park. It has provided interactive experiences and education since approximately 1971. The Pottery Studio serves as an educational and recreational facility that offers broad and diverse opportunities and adventures for students of all ages. Including classes where you can share in the experiences with your children or spouse.Facility Profile Pottery classes 23 Potters Wheels There are classes to meet almost any age range. Classes are available for 3 years and up. 7 kilns See pages 36 and 40. 200 square feet of work surface 10 different clays in stock Lab Time For people currently enrolled in class or lab during the spring session there are 18 hours per Clay pug mill week where the Pottery Studio is open for working on projects. Slab-roller. 30 inch wide Compressor with vented spray booth Power 10 inch grinder Pottery Pals 2 Clay Extruders with many different dies This is a group of people who generously donate their time and talents to help with special events and help with certain studio activities. If you are interested, please contact PatHours Dietemann 970.221.6204.Open variable hours. SUMMER 2011 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR | 970.221.6655 9
  9. 9. RECREATION FACILITIES / THE GARDENS ON SPRING CREEK Gardens on Spring Creek | 2145 Centre Ave. | 970.416.2486 | fcgov.com/gardens The Gardens on Spring Creek is your community botanic garden. Our display gardens include a Children’s Garden, a Plant Select® demonstration garden, the Xeric Parkway Strip and the Garden of Eatin’. The Gardens offer a multitude of gardening classes for adults and youth, community events, and a beautiful setting for all to enjoy. Explore your community botanic garden…Take root. Grow. Flourish.Facility Profile Fees and Admission Friends of the Gardens on Spring Creek Display gardens General admission to The Gardens on Spring Creek The Friends is a non-profit 501 (c)3 organization Community events is free to the public. Although a $2.00 per person or whose mission is to increase public awareness of the Adult & youth gardening programs $5.00 per family suggested donation is appreciated. Gardens on Spring Creek and to generate financial Garden & room rentals Programs and/or special events may have a fee. and other support to insure its’ success.Hours Membership BenefitsM-F 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM More Information on page 72 Discount on classes at The Gardens For more information on The Gardens Discount on select merchandiseSa 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM please see The Gardens section in this 10% discount at participating nurseriesSu Closed through April After May 1: Noon-5:00 PM issue of the Recreator on page 72. Visit Membership Levels fcgov.com/gardens or call 970.416.2486 Individual $35.00 for updated information, schedules andClosures Family $60.00 event details. Student $20.007/4 Open 10:00 AM-2:00 PM RECREATION FACILITIES / GOLF COURSESCity Park Nine Golf Course Collindale Golf Course SouthRidge Golf Club411 South Bryan Avenue 1441 East Horsetooth Road 5750 South Lemay Avenue970.221.6650 970.221.6651 970.416.2828fcgov.com/golf fcgov.com/golf fcgov.com/golfCity Park Nine is a regulation length 9 hole Collindale Golf Course is a championship Southridge Golf Course is an 18 hole golfmunicipal golf course that offers enjoyment length, 18 hole golf course situated on 160 course situated on 128 acres in southeast Fortand challenges for players of all ages and acres in southeast Fort Collins. Consistently Collins. Offering scenic views and challengingabilities. The course features tight fairways, recognized as having some of the best (and tee shots from multiple tee boxes, Southridgesmall greens, and mature trees and is fastest) greens in the state, it is the home of is ideal for players of all levels and ages.consistently recognized as one of the “Best local U.S. Open Qualifying and a perennialNine Hole Golf Courses” in Colorado. favorite for many State amateur events. Nine Holes  18 holes  18 holes 6,424 yards  7,157 yards  6,666 yards Par 36  Par 71  Par 71 Driving Range  Driving Range  Driving Range Practice chipping and putting greens  Practice chipping and putting greens  Practice chipping and putting greens Pro shop  Pro shop  Pro shop Clubhouse  Clubhouse  Clubhouse Food and beverages  C.B & Potts Restaurant  Mackenzie’s Pub & Grill  Patio and lounge  Patio and lounge10 SUMMER 2011 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR | 970.221.6655
  10. 10. RECREATION FACILITIES / MULBERRY POOL Mulberry Pool | 424 West Mulberry | 970.221.6657 | fcgov.com/mulberrypool Mulberry Pool, located near Downtown Fort Collins, is one of three indoor aquatic facilities operated by the City of Fort Collins Recreation Department. The pool is open year-round and includes a large “child friendly” interactive play area with slides and other fun water features. Mulberry Pool is a favorite for birthday parties and other celebrations. The pool is also popular with lap swimmers looking for an early morning or mid-day workout.Facility Profile Fees and Admission Indoor 25-yard pool Group Rate* Age Single Admission Group* 1-meter diving board These single admission fees are for Under 2 & 85 No Fee groups only and are available to non- Large shallow interactive play area Attendant No Fee profit and community organizations. Separate 7-person spa A group must consist of at least 10 Youth 2-17 $3.25 $2.75 Birthday party room participants, and a 48-hour pre- Adult 18-54 $4.00 $3.50 registration notice is required. Groups Spectator seating over 50 people must provide one Older Adult 55-84 $3.25 $2.75 Zero entry pool week’s notice. Towel rental available for 50 cents per towel.Hours Please NoteLap Swim/Recreational Swim/Aerobic Room In 2012 we will be eliminating the 85 plus free programs. Anyone born in 1927 and earlier will beThrough May 4 grandfathered in and remain free. This is true for both the drop-in and aqua-fitness class. In 2012 allM, W, F 5:30 AM-8:00 PM reduced fees will be based on ability to pay.T, Th 5:30 AM-4:00 PMSa 12:30-5:30 PM SuperPassSu Noon-3:00 PM The Recreation SuperPass gives you access to EPIC, Senior Center, Mulberry Pool, and Northside Aztlan Community Center, and The Farm. Choose from a 10-admission or a 25-Admission SuperPass. YouMay 5 - June 3 can also use your SuperPass to “drop-in” to adult fitness classes (except Aikido or Tai Chi).M-F 5:30 AM-8:00 PM Age 10 Admissions 25 Admissions Annual PassSa 12:30-5:30 PMSu Noon-3:00 PM Youth 2-17 $27.00 $66.00 $300.00 Adult 18-54 $33.00 $81.00 $450.00June 4-August 7 Older Adult 55-84 $27.00 $66.00 $300.00M, W, F 5:30 AM-8:00 PMT, Th 5:30 AM-3:30 PMSa 12:30-5:30 PM Not-So-Prime-Time DiscountSu Noon-3:00 PM Through May 26, Monday-Friday, 1:00-3:00 PM During non-prime swim hours, discounted swim fees are available. No passes will be sold for this specialClosures time; however pass holders can use their passes to swim during these hours. No discount: 5/13.May 15May 30July 4 Two Buck SundaysAugust 15-September 5 Admission is just $2.00 on Sundays. Enjoy a throw back in admission costs on Sunday from noon to 3:00 PM. This special price is per person and available to any age. Enjoy some fun-soaked Sundays atPlease NoteHigh School Swim Teams practice daily 5:30-6:45 AM Mulberry Pool this summer.and 3:30-5:30 PM through 5/20. Please call for laneavailability or visit www.fcgov.com/recreation/mulberry Birthdays at Mulberry Pool Celebrate your next birthday with us….Adult Supervision Celebrate your child’s birthday the Mulberry Pool way! Have your next birthday party at Mulberry PoolChildren under 8 years of age must be accompanied and enjoy our pool, aquatic play features and our bouldering wall in the party room for $45/hour plusby a responsible adult in the pool. The adult must swimmers at $2.75/person OR the balcony birthday area for $35/hour plus swimmers at $2.75/personpay admission, be wearing a swimsuit and actively as part of your birthday event. Space is limited; reservations are required. Call 970.221.6203 to makeparticipating (within arm’s reach) with the child. your reservations.Birthday Party NoticeSpace for birthday parties will not be allowed in the Aerobics Roomlobbies or spectator areas at EPIC or Mulberry Pool. While your child is in lessons or visiting Mulberry Pool for a birthday party, you can work out in ourSpace is available for a fee for refreshments and aerobics room overlooking the pool where there are two Expresso bikes and a treadmill. The room ispresent opening. Please contact the facility where open during recreational swim hours as well as on Saturday mornings during lessons. $2/30-minuteyou wish to hold your party for more information. session. SUMMER 2011 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR | 970.221.6655 11
  11. 11. RECREATION FACILITIES / NORTHSIDE AZTLAN COMMUNITY CENTER Northside Aztlan Center | 112 E. Willow | 970.221.6655 | fcgov.com/north This facility contains a triple gymnasium, locker rooms, kitchen, lounge, game room, computer lab, activity rooms, classrooms, indoor elevated track, and fitness center. The Center is home to a wide variety of activities, classes, programs, sports and special events. The Northside Aztlan Community Center continues to provide beneficial community programs as well as new and exciting opportunities. Visit the facility and see what’s new!Facility Profile Fees and Admission 50,000 square feet Drop-in Youth Passes Triple gymnasium complex Age Single Admission Age 10 Admission 25 Admission Elevated running track Under 2 & over 85* No Fee 2-15 $9.00 $20.00 Locker rooms Attendant No Fee 16,17,18 with H.S. ID $18.00 $40.00 Fitness areas 2-15 $1.00 Weight room with Cardio Theater Youth passes good at Northside Aztlan only. 16,17,18 w/ H.S. ID $2.00 Classrooms 18-54 $4.00 Activity rooms 55-84 $3.25 Kitchen Please Note Playground In 2012 we will be eliminating the 85 plus free programs. Anyone born in 1927 and earlier will be Skate park grand fathered in and remain free. This is true for both the drop-in and aqua-fitness class. In 2012 all Handball courts reduced fees will be based on ability to pay. Free WiFi SuperPass The Recreation SuperPass gives you access to EPIC, Senior Center, Mulberry Pool, and Northside AztlanHours Community Center, and The Farm. Choose from a 10-admission or a 25-Admission SuperPass. YouThrough August 31 can also use your SuperPass to “drop-in” to adult fitness classes (except Aikido or Tai Chi).M-F 6:00 AM-9:00 PMSa 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Age 10 Admissions 25 Admissions Annual PassSu Noon -5:00 PM* Youth 2-17 $27.00 $66.00 $300.00 Adult 18-54 $33.00 $81.00 $450.00For specific drop-in hours please call970.221.6655. *The weight room is open Older Adult 55-84 $27.00 $66.00 $300.008:00 AM-5:00 PM. Youth NightsSpecial Hours Every Thursday is your night! Arena football, dodgeball, indoor soccer, ping pong tournaments, MaddenMay 30 Closed at 3:00 PM tournaments, teen weights, field trips, dance, fitness, food, prizes and much much more!September 5 Closed at 3:00 PM Age: 12-18 years Ongoing Th 3:00-9:00 PM FreeClosuresJuly 4 Closed Kids Café The Food Bank of Larimer County Kids Cafe program provides children ages 3-18 who are at risk ofAugust 8-15 Annual Maintenance hunger access to a nutritious meal. The Northside Aztlan Community Center will offer a free weekday dinner. Meals are available to accompanying parents at a charge of $2 per meal. Call 970.221.6655 forFacility Rentals more information.Various meeting and event spaces are available Breakfast: Ongoing M-F 8:15-9:00 AM Free ($2.00 per adult)for rent. Northside Aztlan Community Center is Lunch: Ongoing M-F 12:15-1:00 PM Free ($2.00 per adult)equipped for small private business meetings of 7to 15 people or large special events, weddings and Senior VOA Mealsreceptions up to 400 people. Senior nutrition is a service of Volunteers of America in cooperation with the City of Fort Collins Recreation Department. A hot lunch is provided at Northside Aztlan Center and the Senior Center. A suggestedOutdoor Amenities donation of $2.50 is requested. Call 970.472.9630 for more information.Outdoor amenities include a playground with a Northside Aztlan Center Tu, W Noon Suggested Donation $2.50climbing structure, a state-of-the-art skate park Senior Center M, Tu, Th,F Noon Suggested Donation $2.50and outdoor handball courts. Lounge Drop-InSpecial Events Come enjoy the fun! With pool tables, ping pong tables, play station and computers, we put together aCheck out the calendar of special events in this variety of different activities throughout the night! Kids age 12-18 get in free!issue of recreator for some great family activities Ongoing M-F 10:00 AM-3:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM Freeat this facility. Ongoing Sa,Su Noon-5:00 PM Free12 SUMMER 2011 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR | 970.221.6655
  12. 12. RECREATION FACILITIES / FORT COLLINS SENIOR CENTER Senior Center | 1200 Raintree Drive | 970.221.6644 | fcgov.com/seniorcenter The Senior Center was recognized in the top 12 by the National Council on Aging and the National Institute of Senior Centers for 2008 and 2009. The center was awarded National Accreditation in 2003 and 2009. Of 15,000 centers in the U.S., fewer than 200 receive this distinction; the Senior Center is one of only two in Colorado. The Senior Center provides a focal point for programs and services for aging adults and their families.Facility Profile Fees and Admission 25-yard, 4-lane pool Age Single Admission Please Note In 2012 we will be eliminating the 85 plus 10-person spa Over 85 No Fee free programs. Anyone born in 1927 and Jog/walk track earlier will be grand fathered in and remain Attendant No Fee (must be pre-certified) Gymnasium free. This is true for both the drop-in and 18-54 $4.00 Multi-use area with stage aqua-fitness class. In 2012 all reduced Classrooms 55-84 $3.25 fees will be based on ability to pay. Pool/snooker Art rooms SuperPass - Fitness Drop-in Kitchen and lounge Age 10 Admissions 25 Admissions Annual Pass Media center/library Community gardens Adult 18-54 $33.00 $81.00 $450.00 Older Adult 55-84 $27.00 $66.00 $300.00HoursM-F 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Senior Center MembershipSa 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Many services at the Senior Center are limited to members only, so join today! MembershipsSu Noon to 5:00 PM are available for a minimum of $25, are good for a 12-month period and can be purchased at any time. Scholarships are available, contact the Senior Center at 970.221.6644 for moreSwim and Lap Hours information. Learn more about memberships on page 85.M-F 6:00 AM - 8:00 PMSa 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Members Only InformationSu Closed Programs, activities and events marked with an are those with member only benefits. Programs, activities and events marked with an denotes that a program has a membershipClosures special price.May 30 All Day Index of Senior Activities, Programs & EventsJuly 4 All DayAugust 8-14 Maintenance Aqua Fitness 30 Gardening 72 Social Opportunities 90July 31-August 7 Pool and Locker Room Arts & Crafts 32 Ice Skating 74 Trips & Travel 91August 15-21 Pool and Locker Room Pottery 36 Outdoor Recreation 79 Calendar of Events 15 Dance 41 Clubs & Organizations 86 Education 52 Services 88Adult Focused Fitness 66 Events 90The Senior Center is a community focal pointfor programs and services for those 50 and Senior Center Staffolder and their families. Many programs and Bill Borland Maintenance 970.224.6079activities are open to adults (18+). Peggy Bowers Recreation Manager 970.221.6357 Steve Dietemann Arts & Crafts 970.224.6028Rentals Jennifer Mayan Outdoor Recreation 970.416.2267Personal, non-profit, or commercial rentalsavailable. Amenities include chairs, tables, Pat Moore Special Events & Social Opportunities 970.224.6033bar service, full service kitchen/pantry, linens, Kelly Meyer Rentals 970.224.6113audio-visual equipment, and decorations.Call 970.224.6113 to plan your next event. John Pfeiffenberger Travel & Marketing 970.224.6030 Greg Roberts Facility Attendant 970.224.6007 Barbara Schoenberger Adult Programs 970.224.6026 Katie Stieber Dance, Education, Fitness, Wellness 970.224.6029 SUMMER 2011 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR | 970.221.6655 13
  13. 13. RECREATION FACILITIES / ADDITIONAL FACILITIES Rolland Moore Racquet Complex 2201 South Shields 970.493.7000 This facility consists of 8 lighted tennis courts, 3 outdoor handball/racquetball courts, 2 platform tennis courts, sand volleyball, and full-service pro shop. Youth Activity Center 415 East Monroe 970.221.6655 or 970.221.6309 The Youth Activity Center Gym is open for programs and rentals. Located next to Foothills Mall, it is the perfect central locationNatural Areas for your next event.970.416.2815naturalareas@fcgov.comOver 40 natural areas are yours to exploreand treasure! Visit www.fcgov.com/ Lincoln Centernaturalareas to find a natural area near you, 417 W. Magnoliasee what activities are available, find out 970.221.6735about upcoming events, see trail conditions The Lincoln Center is Fort Collins’ homeand much more. It’s all possible thanks for theatre, dance, music, visual artsto voters! Your citizen-initiated city and and children’s programs. The facility willcounty sales taxes conserve natural areas re-open in the spring of 2011. Join usand provide visitor services. on Facebook at Lincoln Center for the Performing and Visual Arts, Fort Collins. Club Tico 1599 City Park Drive 970.221.6646 Since the 1920’s Club Tico has been a community gathering place. Recently renovated, Club Tico is a great venue for receptions and large gatherings. Call 970.224.6113 for more information. Facility Rental The City of Fort Collins Culture, Parks, Recreation and Environment Division has several facilities that can be rented for a minimal fee. Whether it’s a business luncheon, wedding,Fort Collins Museum and birthday party or family reunion, the City of Fort Collins has community centers, banquetDiscovery Science Center rooms, parks and pavilions available for your event. Please contact the appropriate200 Mathews Street department for more information.970.221.6738Enjoy a variety of hands-on science and Facility Rental Contact Informationhistory exhibits that ignite your curiosity and Senior Center 970.224.6113 Club Tico 970.224.6113make learning fun for the entire family! TheFort Collins Museum & Discovery Science Northside Aztlan 970.221.6655 Parks/Park Shelters 970.221.6660Center is located in Library Park, justblocks from historic Old Town Square. For EPIC & Mulberry 970.221.6657 Lincoln Center 970.221.6735more information and a list of our current The Farm 970.221.6665 Museum 970.221.6738programs and activities, visit our website atwww.fcmdsc.org. Youth Activity Center 970.221.6309 The Gardens 970.416.248614 SUMMER 2011 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR | 970.221.6655
  14. 14. CALENDAR OF SPECIAL EVENTS / SUMMER 2011JUNE 2011 JULY 2011 AUGUST 20116.4.2011 7.1.2011 8.1.2011First Saturdays: PERFORM in The Gardens All American Picnic Fall Recreator ReleaseGardens on Spring Creek Senior CenterAge: All ages Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM (Doors open at 5:30) 8.3.2011The first Saturday of the month, June through Age: All ages Colorado Day CelebrationOctober, will offer something new, fresh, and Fee: Adult: $15, Ages 7-17: $8 (+$2 at door) Senior Centerexciting at The Gardens! Stay tuned for details. Lively music, great food and a apple pie contest. Time: 5:30-8:00 PMMore info? 970.416.2486. The Senior Center and the Optimist Club are Age: 18 years & up proud to present the 6th Annual All American Fee: $16 members/$20 non-members6.8.2011 Picnic and Apple Pie Baking Contest. See page See page 90 for details. More info?Hershey’s Track & Field Games 90 for details. More info? 970.221.6644. 970.221.6644.French FieldAge: 9-14 7.2.2011 8.6.2011Fee: Free First Saturdays: PLAY in The Gardens Bank of Choice Tribute Series:For 34 years, Hershey’s Track & Field Games have Gardens on Spring Creek Beach Boys & Surf Music Tribute Concertput fun into fitness for kids. Each meet includes Age: All ages Senior Centerbasic running, jumping and throwing events The first Saturday of the month, June through Time: 7:00-8:30 PM (Doors open at 5:30 PM)designed to make every player feel like a winner. October, will offer something new, fresh, and Age: All agesTo register at the meet bring a copy of your birth exciting at The Gardens! Stay tuned for details. Cost: Pre-purchase: $15, Door: $18certificate and shoes without spikes. Registration More info? 970.416.2486. Kahuna Beach Party presents all the songs of thebegins at 5:00 PM. More info? 970.221.6309. beloved 1960’s beach era. It’s a top-down cruise 7.4.2011 through all the big harmonies and twangy guitars.6.10.2011 (Fridays) Fourth of July More info? 970.221.6644.Splash Drive-In City ParkCity Park Pool Age: All ages 8.6.2011Time: Movies begin at 8:30 PM Come out to City Park to celebrate Independence First Saturdays: LISTEN in The GardensFee: Entry to pool (before 7:30 PM) Day in Fort Collins! Check the web for details. Gardens on Spring CreekSee page 8 for details. More info? More info? 970.221.6660. Age: All ages970.221.6644 The first Saturday of the month, June through 7.17.2011 October, will offer something new, fresh, and Mother & Son Amazing Race Challenge exciting at The Gardens! Stay tuned for details.6.11.2011 Northside Aztlan Center More info? 970.416.2486.National Get Outdoors Day Celebration Time: 1:00 to 5:00 PMSpring Canyon Community Park Age: Kindergarten-5 8.17.2011Time: Noon to 4:00 PM Fee: $30Age: All Summer Fest Code: Grades K-1: 75675-01 The FarmFee: Free Grades 2-3: 75675-02Bring your friends and family out to learn about Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Grades 4-5: 75675-03 Age: 50 years & upour outdoor surroundings and try popular outdoor Mother with 2 sons: 75675-04 $40 Spend a day at The Farm with cows, horses, pigs.activities such as fly fishing, rock climbing, mountain Mothers and sons come and join us for this chickens and a very friendly cat. There will be foodbiking and more! More info? 970.221.6655. special event Designed especially for you! Inspired and western music. More info? 970.221.6644. by the Amazing Race TV show, Mother and son6.12.2011 teams will compete in a series of fun challengesARTiculture: Celebrating Art in the Garden 8.18.2011 that they must complete together. The race will Fall Recreator RegistrationGardens on Spring Creek end in a fun BBQ for all! Prizes will be award to Time: 7:00 AMThe third annual sculpture-on-loan program the first mother/son team in their age group/brings new sculptures by Colorado artists toenrich the beauty of our display gardens and category to cross the finish line. All teams will receive a commemorative T-shirt. More info? SEPTEMBER 2011inspire visitors to consider how art can enhance 970.221.6655. 9.5.2011their own gardens. More info? 970.416.2486. Pooch Plunge 7.20.2011 City Park Pool6.19.2011 Forever & A Day Time: 4:00-7:00 PMFather’s Day 5K Senior Center Cost: $5.00 per dogOld Town Fort Collins Time: 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM Bring your four-footed furry friend for a swimCelebrate Dad! Run in the 14th annual Father’s Age: 18 years & up at City Park to end the summer! Tickets go onDay 5K in Old Town. Father and son and father Fee: $12 members/$16 non-members sale August 1 at City Park Pool. More info?and daughter teams are available as well See page 90 for details. More info? 970.221.6335.as individuals. Register today! More info? 970.221.6644.970.221.6337. 9.17.2011 7.25.2011 - 7.28.2011 Cemetery Stroll: Valuing Our Veterans6.22.2011 Ice Theatre of Fort Collins Service & SacrificeMary Todd Lincoln EPIC Grandview CemeterySenior Center Time: 6:00 to 7:00 PM Time: Performances at 10:00 AM & 1:30 PMTime: 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM Age: All ages Cost: $6 per ticketAge: 18 years & up Tickets: Available at EPIC beginning 7.11.2011 Grandview Cemetery is the resting place for overFee: $12 members/$16 non-members Four new productions will be performed on a 2,600 veterans who have sacrificed for their country.Code: 75087-01 frozen stage in an intimate theatre setting. More The Cemetery Stroll will honor Fort Collins veteransSee page 90 for details. More info? info? 970.221.6683 x3. who devoted their lives to serve as guardians of970.221.6644. world peace. More info? 970.221.6644. SUMMER 2011 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR | 970.221.6655 15
  15. 15. RECREATOR HEALTH / ADVICE, TIPS & INFORMATIONTake Steps to Prevent Type 2 DiabetesYou may be at risk for developing type 2 diabetes if you: • Are overweight • Exercise less than 3 times a week • Have had gestational diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy) • Are over 45 years old • Have high blood pressure or cholesterol • Have a parent, brother, or sister with diabetesIt pays to prevent diabetes.You can do a lot to prevent or delay getting type 2 diabetes,including:Maintain a normal weightBecoming overweight happens over time when the energy we takein from food is not in balance with the energy we burn from physicalactivity.Eat healthy foodsChoose foods low in fat, cholesterol, and salt.Include fresh fruits and vegetables in your daily diet.Eat more foods that are high in fiber, like oatmeal, oat bran, beans,and lentilsBe activeAim for 2 hours and 30 minutes a week of moderate aerobic activity,like walking fast or biking.If you have a health condition, be as active as your doctor advises youto be. Your doctor can help you choose the best activities for you.Control your blood pressure and cholesterolStarting at age 18, have your blood pressure checked every 2 years.If you are over 40 years old, it’s important to get your blood pressurechecked more often. Does your diet need an overhaul?High cholesterol doesn’t have any outward signs or symptoms. Adults With Healthy Weighs, you’ll learn toage 20 and older should get their cholesterol checked with a simple make delicious and nutritious food choices forblood test at least once every 5 years you and your family. Not a fad diet, but a lifelong approach to eating that promotesWant more information? a healthy weight and good health.The Center for Diabetes at Poudre Valley Hospital offers individual Now in its 13th year with 100% satisfaction.appointments and group classes. Registration is required. Call thePVH Center for Diabetes Service: 970.495.8205 or visit http://pvhs. Morning & evening classes start May 3.org/body.cfm?id=471 Space is limited. Call 224-5209.Contributed by Poudre Valley Health SystemSource: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: QuickGuide to Healthy Living. Available from: http://www.healthfinder.gov/prevention/default.aspx healthdistrict.org/nutrition16 SUMMER 2011 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR | 970.221.6655
  16. 16. ADAPTIVE RECREATION OPPORTUNITIES / ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS Area Recreation Opportunities Adaptive Recreation Opportunities Adaptive Climbing Trips & Tours for People withThe Adaptive Recreation Opportunities program provides quality and Chad O’Connor Special Needsequal opportunities for recreation and leisure programs to community 970.416.9357 Just for the Fun of Itmembers with disabilities. The ARO program offers healthy and fun chadoconnor@live.com Joan Handleyexperiences through the following three basic service areas. 970.532.4032 Dance ExpressInclusion Modern dance training and Club BunchesDo you need assistance to fully participate in activities listed performance opportunities This social club includes peoplethroughout the Recreator? The City of Fort Collins welcomes for people with and without of all abilities who participate inindividuals of all abilities into our classes and programs. If you are disabilities. weekday activities.interested in participation support, please indicate any special needs Mary Elizabeth Lenahan Christine Barrettyou may have when you register. Please note: Requests should be 970.493.2113 970.282.0695made at least two weeks before the class begins. Contact Renee Lee, danceexpress@juno.comCTRS, 970.224.6027, rlee@fcgov.com. F.R.E.E. Front RangeTransition Special Needs Swim Exceptional EquestriansIf you need more assistance in making your recreation and leisure The SLiCE office at CSU matches Therapeutic horseback ridingchoices, but want to be as independent as possible, the Transition volunteers with individuals with program.program might be right for you. Explore new experiences, learn disabilities to provide one-on- Sherry Butlerabout exciting recreation opportunities and meet new people. A one recreational swimming 970.221.0646therapeutic professional will help you develop your personal Passport opportunities. ridewithfree.orgto Recreation Profile and discuss your needs, strengths, and interests. 970.491.2321Call Alison Cope, MS, OTR 970.416.2024, ext 1. specialneedsswim@gmail.comSpecialized Programs TransportationThese programs are designed to meet the unique needs of individuals Participants are responsible for their own transportation unless oth-with physical, mental, and/or emotional disabilities. They can be erwise noted. The following resources provide transportation:found in the Recreator identified by the symbol. The Alternative Transfort 970.221.6620 SAINT 970.223.8645Programs are designed for adults with intellectual disabilities and Dial-A-Ride 970.224.6066 Larimer Lift 970.498.7541focus on community activities and social outings. Program descriptionscan be found in the Recreator in the Alternative Programs section Special Olympicsand include monthly dances, outings, cooking, bowling, crafts and Please contact the following coordinators or coaches for seasonmore! information or to volunteer: Youth BaseballAttendants Adult Unified SoftballThere is no fee for personal care attendants providing needed Renee Leeassistance unless otherwise noted; however, attendants need to 970.224.6027register separately and note whom they will be assisting. Other ARO Activities in Recreator:Volunteers NeededVolunteers are always needed, whether assisting with a few events or Aquatic Fitness Ice Skating MS Aqua 30 Adaptive Skate Lessons 77being a weekly support partner. No experience is necessary; training Twinges in the Hinges 30is provided. Join us for fun and adventure! Call Jenna Van Fossan, Twinges Plus 30 Music & TheatreCTRS, 970.224.6125. Phamaly Performance 54Thank You! Aquatics A huge thank you to our Spring Intern, (Elisha) and Fieldwork students, Adaptive Swim Lessons 21 Outdoor Recreationplus the many volunteers who help make our programs and services Adaptive Canoe Clinic 79possible. We wouldn’t be able to do it without them! Arts & Crafts Adaptive Cycling Clinic 79 Artistic Abilities 32 Adaptive Waterskiing 79Visit us online at www.fcgov.com/aro. Cabin Campout 79 Poudre Raft Trip 79For additional information, please contact the ARO staff. Early Learning Giant Friend Club 49Renee Lee, CTRS Alison Cope, MS,OTR Sports970.224.6027 970.416.2024 ext.1 Unified Softball 97 Educationrlee@fcgov.com acope@fcgov.com Baseball for All 102 Active Teen Club 56 Over the Line Event 97 Adapted Sign Language 53Jenna Van Fossan, CTRS ARO Leaders & Interns970.224.6125 970.416.2024 ext. 2 Fitnessjvanfossan@fcgov.com aro@fcgov.com Gentle Stretch & Breathe 71 MS Dryland Exercise 68 SUMMER 2011 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR | 970.221.6655 17

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