FAQs

Q: How do I know if I qualify for recreation respite services?
A: See requirements for respite services with this step-by-step getting started guide.


Q: Can I join programs if I don’t have Medicaid waiver services?
A: Yes! All of our SportsNet programs are non-waiver, which means anyone can join as long as they are appropriate for the program. Fees are typically involved. Additionally our recreation respite waiver programs may have a private pay option.


Q: How do I know which programs are waiver versus non-waiver?
A: Program pages will indicate if the service is eligible to utilize recreation respite waivers.


Q: How do I register for waiver programs if I’m already enrolled and approved for recreation respite services with CP Rochester?
A: Send registration form to our Administrative Assistant at lbattaglia@cprochester.org. Once we receive your form, the department will review an individual’s appropriateness for appropriate programs. You will then receive a confirmation email and payment details if applicable.


Q: How do I register for SportsNet non-waiver programs?
A: Send the registration form and safeguard form to our Administrative Assistant at lbattaglia@cprochester.org. Once we receive your forms, the department will review an individual’s appropriateness for appropriate programs. You will then receive a confirmation email and payment details if applicable.


Q: How do I register as a private payer for recreation respite programs?
A: Send the registration form and safeguard form to our Administrative Assistant at lbattaglia@cprochester.org. Once we receive your forms, the department will review an individual’s appropriateness for appropriate programs. You will then receive a confirmation email and payment details if applicable.


Q: How does the online calendar work?
A: Our online events calendar shows program details and session dates. This can also help you to determine the category of a particular program.

Here’s a key to the calendar color coding system:

Fuschia: Aquability is an adult SportsNet non-waiver program which includes a fee.
Purple: Outrigger Canoe is an adult SportsNet non-waiver program which includes a fee.
Gray: Community offerings are events which are not necessarily run by SportsNet but are open to the community.
Dark blue: These are all programs under the recreation respite waiver. Ages range depending on the program. These programs will utilize your Medicaid waiver, and many will be of no additional cost to waiver participants. Programs may be available to non-waiver participants as private pay.
Orange: Cycling is available as an adult SportsNet program which includes rentals and group rides and includes a fee. This program is also available under the recreation respite waiver for youth lessons which does not include a fee, but will include a bike rental cost if renting.
Yellow: Dance/movement classes as available are SportsNet non-waiver program which may include a fee.
Dark green: Golf is a SportsNet non-waiver program which includes a fee.
Light green: Sailing is a SportsNet non-waiver program which includes a fee.
Teal: Our ski & snowboard programs, Shared Ski Adventures or Earn Your Turns, are SportsNet non-waiver programs which include fees.

**Note: Selecting the category on the left side of the calendar will hide those programs from view. If you are looking for one category in particular, try selecting all categories except the desired one. Or, enter in a key word to hide all programs which don’t include the key word.


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