INSPIRE (Special Needs)
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INSPIRE (Formerly Special Needs) Program
INcorporates opportunities for Social, Physical and Inclusive Recreational Experiences for individuals with disabilities. INSPIRE believes that everyone, regardless of ability, deserves choices for health, leisure, recreation, education, advocacy, and wellness to enhance the quality of their lives.
Offerings include camps and specialty classes such as:
- Adaptive Climbing
- Group and private swimming lessons
- Therapeutic horseback riding
- Outing & Events
- and More!
INSPIRE Adaptive Climbing (Ages 5+)
For people of all ages with intellectual and physical disabilities, our trained climbing wall instructors will help participants reach new heights with Adaptive Climbing Wall sessions. Climbing can help improve strength, flexibility, and confidence.
INSPIRE After School Enrichment - Fall 2023 (Aug 15-Dec 19)
Description: After-school enrichment programs for INSPIRE participants!
Location: Varies by activity, programs will meet at WRC for transportation to activity.
Times: 2:30-6 PM thru the Fall 2023 school year (Aug 15-Dec 19)*
Fees: Varies by activity
INSPIRE Golf Team (8 Years & Up)
Get into the swing of things and have fun. Learn from professionals how to play golf. Tee off at some of Colorado’s finest country clubs and golf courses. Play in Special Olympics regional and state tournaments. Transportation is available for camp to practice, but not to clinics. Location: Evergreen Golf Course.
INSPIRE Outings / Events (Ages 8 and up)
Join Maren and other INSPIRE participants on exciting outings - nail salon, shopping, and more!
Fall/Winter 2023 Events coming soon...
INSPIRE Semi-Private & Private Swim Lessons (Ages 5+)
Now offering private and semi-private swim lessons for individuals with disabilities. Please email Maren Schreiber to arrange lessons.
Fees (All fees are per individual)
|Type of Lesson||District Resident Fee||Non-District Resident Fee|
|30 Minute Semi-Private||$22||$28|
|30 Minute Private||$30||$38|
INSPIRE Swim Team (8 Years & Up)
Swim like a fish and compete against other Special Olympians. Location: Buchanan Park Recreation Center.
INSPIRE Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (Ages 5+)
Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) provides adaptive sports programs to individuals from all 50 states and 10 countries around the world. Their summer offerings include adaptive activities on local rivers, lakes, bike paths, and our very own adaptive ropes course.
Therapeutic Horseback Riding (5+ Years)
Therapeutic Horseback Riding is offered on Thursdays, 8 AM-4 PM during the 2022 summer season. Improves flexibility, balance, motor learning, and sensory skills.
After registering, please complete the required paperwork for the National Sports Center for the Disabled.