CUSR Special Events


Champaign-Urbana Special Recreation has a variety of special events for youth & adult participants with disabilities. Please review this season’s events below or in our program guide!


ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Ages 16+
We all scream for ice cream! If you love ice cream and great conversation this is just right for you. Eat different varieties and combinations of ice cream sundaes with friends.

GOALS: Enhance socialization with peers

Date: May 29
Day: Sunday
Time: 2-3:30pm
Location: CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $18/$27
Min/Max: 4/15
Deadline: 1 week prior to program
No Door-to-Door Transportation

Ice Cream Social Reg >>

SWIM ‘N SHADY

Ages 16+
Take a plunge in the cool waters of relaxation. We will swim, then enjoy Jimmy John’s for lunch afterward. The meal is included in the fee.

GOALS: Enhance socialization with peers.

Date: June 12
Day: Sunday
Time: 12-2pm
Location: CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $40/$60
Min/Max: 4/10
Deadline: 1 week prior to program
No Door-to-Door Transportation

Swim 'n Shady Reg >>

PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT

Ages 5-22
Take a night off while the kids enjoy a fun night with their friends from CUSR. Participants will enjoy a pizza dinner, make crafts, play games, and end the night watching a movie. Pizza and snacks provided.

GOALS: Improve verbal and social skills, build new friendships, and gain self-confidence and independence.

  • June 17
  • August 12

Day: Friday
Time: 6-8pm
Location: CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $30/$40
Min/Max: 4/8
Deadline: 1 week prior to program
No Door-to-Door Transportation

Parents' Night Reg >>

STORY TIME FUN

Ages 3-5
Come on everyone! Gather around for Story Time Fun! We will read a handful of entertaining children’s books, create a themed craft, or play a themed game & enjoy a special treat together! A parent/Guardian must be present during program.

GOALS: Increase socialization, peer interaction, and improve fine motor skills.

  • June 18
  • July 23
  • August 20

Day: Saturday
Time: 11:30-1pm
Location: CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $20/$30
Min/Max: 4/8
Deadline: 1 week prior to program
No Door-to-Door Transportation

Story Time Reg >>

TIE-DYE PARTY

Ages 14+
Time to get creative! Join in on the fun of crazy patterns, colors, and designs as we tie-dye some new summer fashion pieces.

GOALS: Enhance social skills with peers and community members.

Date: June 28
Day: Tuesday
Time: 6-7:30pm
Location: CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $20/$30
Min/Max: 4/15
Deadline: 1 week prior to program
No Door-to-Door Transportation

Tie-Dye Party Reg >>

THE ‘QUE

Ages 16+

It’s time for some summer fun! Enjoy great music, games, and good ol’ BBQ with friends.
GOALS: Promote healthy relationships, problem-solving skills, and social engagement

Date: July 9
Day: Saturday
Time: 5-7pm
Location: CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $47/70.50
Min/Max: 6/15
Deadline: 1 week prior to program
No Door-to-Door Transportation

The 'Que Reg >>

COUNTY FAIR

Ages 20+
Funnel cakes, lemon shake-ups, and rides, oh my! Let’s cruise around the Champaign County fair and enjoy great fair food and rides. Food and rides are covered in the fee. Transportation provided to the fair grounds. Pick up and drop off at CUSR. Please bring money for souvenirs. Must be able to walk long distances.

GOALS: Enhance social skills with peers and community members.

Date: July 28
Day: Thursday
Time: 1-4pm
Location: CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $52/$78
Min/Max: 4/10
Deadline: 1 week prior to program
No Door-to-Door Transportation

County Fair Reg >>

CUSR STAYCATION

Ages 21+
Welcome to the CUSR Resort of fun and excitement! We will start our event by swimming at Sholem Aquatic Center, followed by a fun dinner at Jupiter’s, and then end the night in our PJs with a movie, snacks, and games. After the sleepover, we’ll wake up to a waffle bar!

GOALS: Promote independence and social skills.

Date: August 6-7
Day: Saturday-Sunday
Time: 3pm Saturday through 9:30am Sunday
Location: CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $189/$283.50
Min/Max: 5/8
Deadline: 1 week prior to program
No Door-to-Door Transportation

Staycation Reg >>

PROM

Ages 16+
Dress to impress and dance the night away at CUSR Prom, a night of royalty for all kings and queens. Catered food will be provided.

GOALS: Promote socialization, coordination, and motor skills.

Date: August 27
Day: Saturday
Time: 6-8pm
Location: CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $50/$75
Min/Max: 6/15
Deadline: 1 week prior to program
No Door-to-Door Transportation

Prom Reg >>

 

 

 

 

 

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