Wasatch Adaptive Sports believes in the development of ability, independence and active living through recreation. We provide entry-level through advanced instruction of winter and summer recreational pursuits for individuals with adaptive needs and their families. Through personalized assessments and instruction, along with adaptive equipment, we work together to achieve your goals and experience the outdoors without limitations. Wasatch Adaptive Sports programs focus on increasing independence and mobility in a social environment.
I see, on a daily basis, individuals setting, working toward, and achieving their goals in sport and recreation, but also because I see how that process builds confidence, self-efficacy, and improved quality of life beyond the hour or two they are skiing, biking, or participating with us. It’s been a long, windy road that led …Read More
When the instructors at WAS present the option to try new skills in a safe environment with the assumption that anything is possible, I have seen a huge improvement in participants’ self-confidence and their willingness to try other tasks. For my day job, I work as a pediatric physical therapist for Primary Children’s Hospital. …Read More
Noah Zemke, father of Finn, describes the joy skiing has brought to his son and family. “As a father, I get a deep sense of pride being able to have a small role in these moments. Even though Finn is nonverbal, these moments provide him an opportunity to have a voice.” Finn was born with …Read More
Former Southern Oregon University basketball star and WAS scholarship recipient Erion Moore II recounts his experience shredding The Bird. “…for the first time in nearly a decade I was able to participate in an activity on my feet and feel safe, balanced, and in control (while learning on top of it all).” After my first …Read More
For a year and half, we were lucky to have Josh and Janet Caron be a part of the Wasatch Adaptive Sports family. Their contributions were innumerable and their impact unforgettable. Read retired Air Force Master Sergeant Josh Caron’s reflections on his time with Wasatch Adaptive Sports. We wish both of them the best on …Read More
For many of us along the Wasatch Front the outdoors is our way of life. We escape the smog of the city to run, bike, ski, fish, and hike in the nearby canyons to refresh and cleanse our souls. This is a revitalizing experience and way for us to keep healthy, stay in touch with …Read More