Welcome to Wasatch Adaptive Sports

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.

If you are interested in participating in any of our summer or winter programs, click below:

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Click below to hear what getting back on the slopes has meant to some of our participants.

Our Events

Wasatch Wildflower Festival

Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join WAS for a wildflower hike!

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Ultimate Challenge

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

61 miles and 7,500 ft!

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Number of Lessons in 2016-17

Number of Lessons on Scholarship in 2016-17

Miles Biked in Summer 2016

Laps Skied in Winter 2016-17

Our News

Tim Gamble: Staying Active After A Stroke At 26

Without the programs, instructors and support Wasatch Adaptive Sports has provided me, I would likely have not ever been able to participate in sports again. On Easter morning 2013, at the age of 26, I suffered a massive stroke caused by a blood clot that lodged in my right carotid artery.  As a result, the …

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Eileen Finn: My Journey to Becoming a Rec Therapist and WAS Instructor

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 …

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Rachel Mendelsohn, DPT, PT on Adaptive Recreation

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. …

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“Adventure, Opportunity and Freedom”

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 …

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Back on My Feet After a Decade: Erion Moore II

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 …

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Josh Caron: Reflections of a WAS Instructor

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 …

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Wasatch Adaptive Sports
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
9385 S, Snowbird Center Dr.
Snowbird, Utah, 84092-9000

Phone: (801) 933-2188

Fax: (801) 935-8338


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