Adaptive Recreation provides fun, safe and meaningful social and recreational opportunities for participants with neuro and physical diversities. Using art, dance, music, life skills, recreation, and sports, the team provides opportunities to grow physically, emotionally, cognitively and socially.

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Social and Recreation Programs

Adaptive Recreation hosts fun activities for people with neuro and physical diversities that promote socialization and life skills.
Upcoming Events and Programs
Class Title Day of Week Event Date Event Time
Adaptive Rec at Mavrix Tuesday July 23, 2024 5:30-7:30 p.m. Register
Adaptive Rec Olympics Tuesday July 30, 2024 6-7:30 p.m. Register
Olympic Fanfare Dance Saturday August 3, 2024 6-8 p.m. Register

Scottsdale Bobcats

Special Olympic Sports

The Scottsdale Bobcats is the Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ) Team representing the City of Scottsdale Adaptive Recreation.

SOAZ Seasons:

Fall Sports

  • Swimming (August - October)
  • Bocce (August - October)
  • Bowling (September - October)
  • Golf (September - December)
  • Soccer (October - December)

Winter Sports

  • Basketball (January - March)
  • Flag Football (January - March)

Spring Sports

  • Powerlifting (March - May)
  • Track and Field (February - May)

Program Accommodations

Adaptive Recreation staff may be able to assist, accommodate and facilitate participation for participants with disabilities in mainstreamed Scottsdale Parks & Recreation, Human Services, Leisure Education, and Community Services programs. To request an accommodation, please register for your program of interest and contact Adaptive Recreation. After reviewing your request, an accommodation will be considered after an in-person assessment at the Adaptive Recreation Center.

Making a difference

Watch how Adaptive Recreation is improving lives.
Meet Dave & Jeff
Mikayla enjoys the after-school program

Last Updated: Jul 16, 2024

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