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SCOPE is Longmont Recreation & Golf Services' therapeutic recreation program committed to providing recreational programs and activities for people of all abilities.

The mission of SCOPE is to provide specialized support and recreational opportunities to people with disabilities and individuals with special needs. Our vision is to enrich lives and create experiences that are memorable, empowering, fun and safe for all participants.

SCOPE encourages participation in all programs offered through the City of Longmont. If assistance is needed to accommodate your participation, please email RecSupport@LongmontColorado.gov or call at (303) 651-8394.

To view details of these programs and more offerings, view the current Recreation Brochure and look for the Therapeutic section. Here is an example of programs that are offered through the year:

Winter Programs | Spring Programs | Summer Programs | Fall Programs

click to register hereWinter Programs

SCOPE: Bowling - designed to give each participant an opportunity to enjoy this life long leisure activity. For ages 12 & up.

SCOPE: Parties - Fun for all with karaoke, dancing, seasonal themes, snacks, games and/or craft projects.  Bring your favorite music to play and sing along to and enjoy an evening with your SCOPE friends!  Winter themes include Oscars Party and Game Night.

SCOPE: Basketball - instruction and training for the Colorado Northeast Area Special Olympics Basketball Competition. For ages 8 - 15 and ages 16 & up..

SCOPE: Swimming -
training for the Colorado Northeast Area Special Olympics Swimming competition. 2 teams available, depending on athlete's swimming ability.  For ages 8 & up.

SCOPE:  Drumming - This introduction to drumming is fun, easy, and accessible to anyone.  The Djembe drum from West Africa is the drum of choice, and drums are provided.  Simple rhythms will be presented slowly and patiently.

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Spring Programs

SCOPE: Bowling - designed to give each participant an opportunity to enjoy this life long leisure activity. For ages 12 & up..

SCOPE: Parties - Fun for all with karaoke, dancing, seasonal themes, snacks, games and/or craft projects.  Bring your favorite music to play and sing along to and enjoy an evening with your SCOPE friends!  Spring themes include Spring Fling and Hawaiian Luau.

SCOPE: Track and Field - instruction and training for competition in the Colorado Northeast Area Special Olympics Track and Field Program. For ages 8 & up.

SCOPE:  Drumming - This introduction to drumming is fun, easy, and accessible to anyone.  The Djembe drum from West Africa is the drum of choice, and drums are provided.  Simple rhythms will be presented slowly and patiently.

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Summer Programs

SCOPE: Bowling - designed to give each participant an opportunity to enjoy this life long leisure activity. For ages 12 & up.

SCOPE: Softball - two softball programs designed to meet the needs of people of all abilities.  Softball For All is a beginning level program for athletes who need more one-on-one assistance and is for ages 8 & up. Unified Softball offers two leagues for athletes with developmental disabilities.  These leagues provide an opportunity for athletes who know the fundamentals of softball to play with non-disabled partners in a team situation. Optional participation in Special Olympics tournament available.  Unified Softball is for players ages 13 & up.

SCOPE Teen Camp - an 8 week Summer Camp program for campers with special needs, ages 13 to 17.

SCOPE Summer Camp -
an 8 week Summer Camp program for adults with special needs, ages 18 & up. 

SCOPE:  Drumming - This introduction to drumming is fun, easy, and accessible to anyone.  The Djembe drum from West Africa is the drum of choice, and drums are provided.  Simple rhythms will be presented slowly and patiently.

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Fall Programs

SCOPE: Bowling - designed to give each participant an opportunity to enjoy this life long leisure activity. For ages 12 & up.

SCOPE: Parties - fun for all with karaoke, dancing, seasonal themes, snacks, games and/or craft projects.  Bring your favorite music to play and sing along to and enjoy an evening with your SCOPE friends!  Fall themes include the Karaoke Kick-Off, Halloween Party (with costume contest!) and annual Holiday Party. For ages 8 & up.

SCOPE: Volleyball - instruction and training for the Colorado Northeast Area Special Olympics Volleyball Competition. For ages 12 & up.

Special Olympics Swimming Prep - swim lessons/ training to prepare for the Colorado Northeast Area Special Olympics Swimming Program competition season! For ages 8 & up. 

SCOPE:  Drumming - This introduction to drumming is fun, easy, and accessible to anyone.  The Djembe drum from West Africa is the drum of choice, and drums are provided.  Simple rhythms will be presented slowly and patiently.

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