ID: 721 Event: Paralympic Sport Club-Fort Collins, Adaptive Boating Clinic Status: APPROVED Application Date: 05/31/2013 Event Date: 06/21/2013 Organization: City Ft Collins Adaptive Recreation Opportunities Phone: Address: PO Box 580, Fort Collins CO 80522
Permit Type(s): Parks and Open Spaces Website:http://www.fcgov.com/aro Type of Event: Other Location:
This will be our 3rd annual Paralympic Sport Club~ Adaptive Boating Clinic on Horsetooth Reservoir, which has become a highlighted event across the Front Range for people with disabilities and their families. The City of Fort Collins Adaptive Recreation Opportunities (ARO) program/ Paralympic Sport Club-Fort Collins will host an adaptive boating clinic for people with disabilities, ages 12+. ARO is collaborating with several agencies to provide adaptive equipment and expertise. The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) from Winterpark will be bringing staff, canoes, adaptive equipment, Community Sailing for Colorado, Ltd. will bring an accessible sailboat to demonstrate to participants and Baby Seal Stand Up Paddle boards will have equipment on hand as well. ARO will provide a motorized safety boat for this event.
Approximately 20 participants with physical disabilities and disabled veterans will have the opportunity to go canoeing with the support of adaptive equipment and knowledgeable staff (approx. 10) learn about adaptive sailboats and stand up paddle boarding. We will be having lunch and relaxing at the spectacular and accessible Horsetooth Reservoir South Bay Pavilion. This collaborative event will provide resources and information to individuals about other recreational opportunities through ARO, NSCD, the Community Sailing for Colorado programs and Horsetooth reservoir.
The Horsetooth reservoir South Bay area is ideal for this event. It has a beautiful accessible pavilion and restroom facility with access to the water to launch the boats. The wake less area of the South Bay is perfect for the adaptive boats on a beautiful Friday morning.. Participants will register through the ARO program and sign the City’s waiver forms. They will pay the Horsetooth Reservoir daily entrance fee to come to the event.
1. Date Submitted: 06/11/2013
I have provided additional attachments as requested: Sheriff - a Safety/Emergency Communications Plan Risk Management- 1-copy of certificate of insurance with $1m in general liability coverage and auto coverage. Larimer County is to be listed as additional insured
Please let me know if you need any additional inforamtion. Thanks so much, Renee Lee, CTRS (970) 222-9460
Comments: Please ensure that a detailed emergency communications plan is available, and that all staff and volunteers are familiar with the plan.
The Larimer County Department of Health & Environment is available to consult on food safety for the event, and on licensing provisions for vendors involving any catered food service. Information is available on our website at http://larimer.org/health/ehs/food.asp.
This event will occur on County open space. Details regarding the number of facilities and capacity for the event need to be coordinated with the Natural Resources Department.
Doug Ryan Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (970) 498-6777 firstname.lastname@example.org
Comments: 6/4/13: Application has been forwarded to area manager 6/20/13: approved by area manager, need signed form and payment 6/20/13 pd $25 fee by phone Batch #497 6/20/13 rec'd signed fee worksheet-Approved
Comments: Burn Bans: All camp fires must be within the regulated burn bans. Each camper is responsible for following any and all burn bans or fire restrictions at the time of the event. No fire shall be left unattended and should be within a permanently constructed fire pit.
Comments: Please provide a Safety/Emergency Communications Plan which outlines how medical/fire/law enforcement will be contacted, if necessary, and that all staff are familiar with the plan. All persons in the water or in any type of vessel must have a proper fitting personal flotation device.