NOTICE: Gilbert is rolling out new residential trash, recycling and bulk trash pickup schedules for all residents on Monday, January 4, 2016. Trash and recycling containers will be picked up on the same day and bulk trash pickup will continue to be offered one week per zone each month. VIEW your new pickup schedule.

Adaptive Recreation



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Program overview

Gilbert offers a wide variety of activities and programs for participants ages 14+ years with special needs. Activities include dances, bowling, karaoke, cheerleading, movies and more. All of our programs and activities are designed to be fun, with an emphasis on meeting people and establishing new friendships. It is our hope that our programs will enrich the lives of our participants. Classes have limited availability and are fill up quickly so sign up to reserve your spot today. Feel free to email us if you have any questions. 

We are continually updating and revising classes/programs to best fit the needs of our participants now and in the future.   It is our objective to aid in the building of lifelong friendships as well individual life skills.  It is our hope that our programs will enrich the lives of our participants.

View our Adaptive Recreation Frequently Ask Questions

Adaptive Recreation Programs

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Field Trips-Fall

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Social Nights-Fall

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Special Olympics Arizona

Learn about Special Olympics by visiting their website. For individuals participating in Cheerleading and Bowling programs, please download the Special Olympics Athletic Medical Release Form. For individuals wanting to volunteer with our Special Olympics team, please download the Unified Sports Partner Release Form.

Volunteer with Gilbert's Adaptive Recreation Program

 Ways you can get involved:

  • Bowling - Interact with and encourage bowlers, help develop friendships and record scores.
  • Special Olympics Unified Cheerleading - Assist in coaching or participate in routines to help build self-esteem.
  • Recreation Classes - Assist recreation instructors with their classes.
  • Friday Night Events - Socialize with the participants, assist with various event responsibilities.

Register on-line

Please call (480)503-6270 or email Krista Neugebauer, Christie Captain or Warren Miller for more information about Adaptive Recreation opportunities.

Gilbert Recreation Programs & Classes

On-line registration will be conducted on the website.