Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Recreation Programs

2021 Schedule 

We are proud of our multi-day programs, one-day recreation programs, and numerous social events.  Participants will experience the best of Colorado with caring, professional and highly experienced staff. The activities include hiking, climbing, a ropes course, cycling, rafting, and social gatherings and outings. Winter activities include skiing, snowboarding, tubing, and ice fishing. Survivors of all levels of recovery from anywhere in the US are welcome to attend.

Multi-day Application

Volunteer Application

BOEC Camp Overview, Criteria, and COVID Guidelines

Scholarship Request Form

One-day and Social Events

Multi-Day Programs

Camping with BIAC – Chatfield State Park

October 9th – 10th $80 camping gear available to rent

Come join a night camping BIAC at Chatfield State Park with other survivors as well as some BIAC staff. We will have camp games, cooking, smores, learn what you need to go camping with others, and have a great time building connections with the community.

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Frozen Assets Adaptive Ski Program

January 3-7, $1,390

Enjoy fresh snow! The Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado (BIAC) is offering a five day retreat in partnership with the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC).  Activities include skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and tubing.  This program is designed for adults living with a brain injury.  The program is based out of BOEC’s accessible Scott Griffith Lodge, and include meals and plenty of time to relax and enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery. Adaptive ski and snowboard lessons will be run through the adaptive ski program at the BOEC.  The retreat is open to all levels.


Challenge by Choice #1

July 11-16, $2,390

River rafting, ropes course, hand cycling, wall climbing, theme dance. Program staffed by volunteers, registered nurse, and Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) experienced staff/instructors & interns. Accommodation is at the Scott Griffith Lodge in Breckenridge.


Challenge by Choice  #2

Aug 1- Aug 6, $2,390

River rafting, ropes course, hand cycling, wall climbing, theme dance. Program staffed by volunteers, registered nurse, and Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) experienced staff/instructors and interns. Accommodation is at the Scott Griffith Lodge in Breckenridge.


Challenge by Choice  #3

August 15-20, $2,390

River rafting, ropes course, hand cycling, wall climbing, theme dance. Program staffed by volunteers, registered nurse, and Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) experienced staff/instructors and interns. Accommodation is at the Scott Griffith Lodge in Breckenridge.


Ruby & Horse Thief Canyons River Excursion 

August 30-September 3, $1070

Join us for a gentle float downstream and enjoy the scenery you only thought existed. You will be travel by van to Grand Junction and put into the water there.  Rumor has it you might see a bald eagle or two. You will experience team building, rafting, camping on shore cooking, fishing, swimming, splashing, and star gazing. The journey begins and ends at the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC). Accommodations at the beginning and end of your trip will be at the Scott Griffith Lodge in Breckenridge.

Creative Minds 

September 10-13, $1090

Cooking, hiking, field trips, poetry, painting, journaling, movement, karaoke, laughter, dancing and socializing.  Program staffed by volunteers, registered nurse, and Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) experienced staff/instructors and interns. Accommodation is at the Scott Griffith Lodge in Breckenridge.


Social Events

Denver: Washington Park BIAC Social

Join BIAC and survivors of a brain injury at Washington Park for an afternoon of recreational games and socializing with others.

Date and Time
Friday July 23rd
2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Location
Washington Park
701 S Franklin St, Denver, CO 80209  
Meet near kids playground

Cost: Free

Registration:

Click Here for more Information and for registration

Contact Michael Zavala at michael@biacolorado.org or 720-907-1455

Boulder: North Boulder Park BIAC Social

Join BIAC and survivors of a brain injury at North Boulder Park for an afternoon of recreational games and socializing with others.

Date and Time
Monday August 9th
2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Location
North Boulder Park
9th St, and, Dellwood Ave, Boulder, CO 80304 

Cost: Free

Registration:

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Contact Michael Zavala at michael@biacolorado.org or 720-907-1455

Durango: Animas City Park BIAC Social

Join BIAC and survivors of a brain injury at Animas City Park in Durango, CO for an afternoon of recreational games and socializing with others.

Date and Time
Thursday September 23rd
2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Location
Animas City Park
E 32nd St, Durango, CO 81301

Cost: Free

Registration:

Click Here for more Information and for registration

Contact Michael Zavala at michael@biacolorado.org or 720-907-1455

Fort Collins: Rolland Moore Park BIAC Social

Join BIAC and survivors of a brain injury at Rolland Moore Park in Fort Collins, CO for an afternoon of recreational games and socializing with others.

Date and Time
Friday August 27th
2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Location
Rolland Moore Park
2201 S Shields Street Fort Collins, CO

Cost: Free

Registration:

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Contact Michael Zavala at michael@biacolorado.org or 720-907-1455

Grand Junction: Canyon View Park BIAC Social

Join BIAC and survivors of a brain injury at Canyon View Park in Grand Junction for an afternoon of recreational games and socializing with others.

Date and Time
Friday September 17th
2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Location
Canyon View Park
730 24 Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81505

Cost: Free

Registration:

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Contact Michael Zavala at michael@biacolorado.org or 720-907-1455

One-day Programs


Denver Hike – Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Come join BIAC at Golden Gate Canyon State Park for a hike with other survivors in the community as well as some BIAC staff. This is a great way to get those hiking legs back in shape with great company.

Date and Time
July 2nd
10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Location
Golden Gate Canyon State Park – Raccoon Trail Head

313 Reverends Ridge Rd, Black Hawk, CO 80422

Cost: $10-$20

Transportation:

Provided at first come first serve basis upon registration. Space is limited so please inquire sooner than later

We will meet at the Wooly Mammoth Parking lot

Registration:

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Contact Michael Zavala at michael@biacolorado.org or 720-907-1455

Durango Hike – Durango: Colorado Trail

Join BIAC in a relaxing hike through the Colorado Trail in Durango, CO. Take some time to enjoy some mindfulness in nature as well as enjoy the company of fellow survivors of a brain injury in the surrounding area as well as BIAC staff.

Date and Time
Wednesday September 22nd
10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Location
Durango – Colorado Trailhead

Colorado Trail Trailhead, Durango, CO 81301

Cost: Free-$10

Registration:

Click Here for more Information and for registration

Contact Michael Zavala at michael@biacolorado.org or 720-907-1455

Fort Collins – Gardens on Spring Creek: Garden and Butterfly House Tour

Join BIAC in a relaxing tour through the Gardens on Spring Creek, CO. Take some time to enjoy some mindfulness in their well preserved nature facility as well as the Butterfly House!

Date and Time
Thursday August 26th
10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Location
Fort Collins – Gardens on Spring Creek

2145 Centre Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80526

Cost: Free

But registration is required for BIAC to cover cost

Registration:

Click Here for more Information and for registration

Contact Michael Zavala at michael@biacolorado.org or 720-907-1455

Grand Junction Hike – Grand Junction: Connected Lakes

Join BIAC in a relaxing hike around the Connected Lakes in Grand Junction, CO. Take some time to enjoy some mindfulness in nature as well as enjoy the company of fellow survivors of a brain injury in the surrounding area as well as BIAC staff.

Date and Time
Thursday September 16th
10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Location
Grand Junction – Connected Lakes

555 Dike Rd
Grand Junction, Colorado

Cost: Free to join but registration required

$10 pole rental (optional)

Registration:

Click Here for more Information and for registration

Contact Michael Zavala at michael@biacolorado.org or 720-907-1455

Contact Information

Michael Zavala, CTRS

Adaptive Recreation & Activities Coordinator
Phone: 303-562-0401
Toll-free: 1-800-955-2443
Email: Michael@BIAColorado.org