Adaptive Recreation

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
Date Time Day Class
1-June 6-8 p.m. Saturday 80's Dance
4-June 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday Cooking Class: Bruschetta Appetizer
11-June 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday Game Night
18-June 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday SOAZ "Understanding Me" Course

Scottsdale Bobcats
Special Olympics 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.

Contact Information

Adaptive Recreation Center
8102 E. Jackrabbit Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
P: 480-312-2234
[email protected]
For TTY Users - Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact the Adaptive Recreation Office at 480-312-2234.
Reasonable Accommodations
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation for access to all Adaptive Recreation programs by emailing [email protected]

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