Adaptive Recreation - UPWARD

A group of children standing near a freshly-planted gardenUPWARD (Unique Programs for Windsor Area Residents with Disabilities) provides therapeutic recreation programs that meet the leisure needs and interests of individuals with disabilities and of all ages by offering opportunities for individuals to develop and/or improve leisure, recreation, and social skills.

Activities & Programs

View our photo gallery to see some of the activities we've done in the past.

Some examples of UPWARD programs include:
  • Bowling
  • Crafty Crafters
  • Dinner Night Out
  • Excursions throughout Colorado
  • Gardening
  • Let's Get Movin'
  • Market to Meal
  • Movie Night Out

To see a current list of UPWARD Programs, please visit the UPWARD section in the Activity Guide or register online.

Necessary Forms

Prior to participating in any UPWARD program, participants must have a current Participant Information Form (PDF) and Participant Code of Conduct Form (PDF), complete with parent/guardian signature, on file with the UPWARD staff. Please include all the information requested to help staff create the appropriate structure and include needed adaptations when planning programs. It is essential to have a phone number where the parent/guardian can be reached during the program hours.

Personal Care Attendants

UPWARD program staff cannot administer medication or assist with personal care of participants. Those who require assistance shall provide a personal care attendant during the activity. Personal care attendants are asked to register for programs during which transportation is included. Attendant registration will be free unless the program includes ticket purchase.

For questions regarding UPWARD or inclusive programming, please email the UPWARD Recreation Coordinator or call 970-674-3520.