Welcome to Engage! Engage is a new system for the City of Fort Collins that helps you manage your involvement, either as a participant or volunteer, sponsored by the FC Volunteers Program. Browse the calendar, edit your profile, and get involved!
Welcome to Adaptive Recreation Opportunities!
Our volunteers are part of a dynamic team who strive toward a more inclusive and fun Fort Collins for people of all abilities. We provide specialized therapeutic recreation classes and events, and inclusion support for classes listed in the Recreator.
Summer training will take place the week of May 30th-June 2nd.
Training is open for sign up, see below for training and upcoming activities in need of volunteers. Additional activities can be seen after logging in.
Adaptive Water Sports Day - Horsetooth Res.
08/30/2017 Wednesday | 03:30 PM | | Registration Requiredmore
Volunteer ARO Country Hoedown
09/29/2017 Friday | 06:00 PM | Senior Center
A monthly themed dance for some country music, dances, and attire.more
Volunteer ARO Giant Friends Club
09/29/2017 Friday | 10:30 AM | Spring Canyon Park
Come play at the accessible Inspiration Playground with kids of all abilities. Assist children with the planned activities, such as: games, songs, crafts, and more.more
Volunteer ARO Jeepers Creepers Event
10/27/2017 Friday | 06:00 PM | Senior Center
A monthly themed dance created for Halloween fun and festivities.more
Volunteer ARO's Billiards Tournament
11/03/2017 Friday | 06:00 PM | Senior Center
Volunteer to play pool and enjoy a night of fun. Volunteers are paired up with another player during the competition.more
Volunteer ARO's Thanksgiving Meal
11/17/2017 Friday | 04:30 PM | Senior Center
Adults with disabilities, their families, friends, and/or supportive living providers join together for a traditional, homemade feast of gratitude.more
Accepting Applications for the following Volunteer Types:
Wondering how to get started as AN ARO Volunteer?
1.Complete your volunteer application. See further instructions below for becoming a Special Olympics Volunteer for our Unified Sports programs.
2. You will receive confirmation, and an email to
3.complete your background check.
4. Sign up for shifts and related specialized training.
5. A coordinator will get back to you to confirm your volunteer activities. You can also meet with us personally to sign up for ARO volunteer activities.
How to Become a Special Olympics/Unified Sports Volunteer:
What do Special Olympics Unified Sports volunteers do?
Fall- Flag Football and Volleyball