Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 4560   Event: Adaptive Adventures Military and Family Multi Sport Day
Application Date: 03/04/2019    Event Date: 05/22/2019
Organization: Adaptive Adventures & City of Fort Collins ARO   Phone: 303-679-2770
Address: 1315 Nelson St. Lakewood, CO 80521
Contact 1 Name: Chelsea Elder
Address: 1315 Nelson Street Unit 1
Lakewood CO 80215
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name: Renee Lee, CTRS
Address: 1200 Raintree Drive
Fort Collins CO 80526
Email: Send email

Event Information

Permit Type(s): Parks and Open Spaces
Website: http://adaptiveadventures.org
Type of Event: Education
Horsetooth Reservoir

Adaptive Adventures Inc. together with the City of Fort Collins Adaptive Recreation Opportunities (ARO) program and in collaboration with the Cheyenne VA Medical Center will host an Adaptive Military and Family Multi Sport Day for Veterans, people with physical disabilities and their families. Adaptive Adventures Inc. will be bringing trained staff, adaptive kayaks, stand up paddleboards, an outdoor climbing wall and handcycles for a multi-sport opportunity. Adaptive Adventures will be transporting their own equipment and providing individual waivers that will be signed by all participants using their equipment. Participants will register through the Adaptive Adventures webpage, https://adaptiveadventures.org Approximately 60 participants with physical disabilities, disabled veterans and family members will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of outdoor activities with the support of adaptive equipment and knowledgeable staff and volunteers. The risk management and safety communications plan will include onsite EMS staff, a motorized safety boat with a lifeguard, a climbing wall and cycling safety plan (attached) and will be closely monitored by Adaptive Adventures certified staff. A BBQ will be provided for the perfect event for Veterans and their families at the spectacular and accessible Horsetooth Reservoir South Bay Pavilion. This accessible pavilion and restroom facility with access to the water to launch the boats along with space for the portable climbing wall and cycling is perfect for this event!

Estimated Participants: 40   Estimated Spectators: 20

Food / Alcohol:
  Food is being served: CATERED
 Alcohol is NOT being Served

   Wed. 05/22/2019: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 03/06/2019
Adaptive Adventures is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, founded in 1999, to provide progressive outdoor sports opportunities to improve quality of life for children, adults and veterans with physical disabilities and their families.

If you have any questions or concerns about this application please call Chelsea Elder, Executive Director at (303) 875-9697 or email at chelsea@adaptiveadventures.org.

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

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Code Compliance

Status: Approved


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Status: Approved


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Status: Approved

Comments: The application indicates that the BBQ for the participants and their families will be catered, but no additional information was provided. Please note that food served to the attendees must be from a commercial source and not home prepared. Food service on-site must be setup like a special event vendor with food service limited to cook and serve, and all necessary provisions for hot and cold holding, handwashing station, gloves, utensils, extra containers, etc. For additional food safety and handling information for special events, please visit the Health Dept’s special event website:

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Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved


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Parks & Open Lands

Status: Approved


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Poudre Fire Authority

Status: Approved


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Poudre Valley Hospital

Status: Approved


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Risk Management

Status: Approved


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Road & Bridge

Status: Approved

Comments: No Conflict

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Status: Approved


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Final Disposition


Good Morning Chelsea,

Your special event permit application has been approved.

Please print the permit and have it available for the duration of your event.

Have fun!