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!


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 >>

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 >>

DAVE & BUSTER’S TRIP

Ages 20+
If you love great food and games, this will be a great trip for you. Join us at Dave & Buster’s and you will receive 275 gaming chips and some tasty lunch! Meal and game chips are included in the fee. Please meet and pick-up at the CUSR Center.

Note: Meal and game chips are included in the fee. Bring money for additional game chips if desired.

GOALS: Enhance socialization skills with peers.

Date: September 11
Day: Sunday
Time: 10a-5:30p
Location: Meet at CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $110/$165
Min/Max: 6/10
Deadline: 1 week prior to program
No Door-to-Door Transportation

REGISTRATION

COLTS VS JAGUARS

Ages 20+
Get your game face on! It’s time to go to Indianapolis for some fun in the stadium and enjoy lunch at Brother’s Bar and Grill before the big game! Please prepare for chilly weather and bring money for souvenirs. Lunch and tickets will be included in the fee.

GOALS: Enhance socialization skills with peers.

Date: October 16
Day: Sunday
Time: 10a-8:30p
Location: Meet at CUSR Center
Fee(R/NR): $100/$150
Deadline: September 16
No Door-to-Door Transportation

REGISTER HERE

CUSR CUPCAKE 5K

All Ages
Join us for the 10th Annual CUSR Cupcake 5K! This is a times, accessible race ending with a delicious cupcake. Funds raised will go into CUSR’s Scholarship Fund, which supports individuals who need financial assistance to access CUSR programs and services. Runners, walkers, and registrants who use a wheel chair are welcome. All registrants must provide a valid email address in order to receive crucial pre-race information. Updated information will also be provided on the CUSR’s Facebook page. Registration opens on August 1st!

This event will go on rain or shine unless unsafe weather conditions exist. No refunds if cancellation due to unsafe weather conditions. All proceeds go directly to CUSR’s scholarship fund.

Date: November 6
Day: Sunday
Time: Check-in from 8-8:45am; Race starts at 9am
Location: Carle at the Fields
On-site registration fee: $35
On-site registration: 8-8:30am (no t-shirt provided)
Deadline: Friday, October 14 at 5pm to receive a t-shirt
Wednesday, November 2 (no t-shirt)

CUSR Cupcake 5K

 

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