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.
Wasatch Adaptive Sports was created in November 1977. At that time, there were very few programs and activities for people with disabilities in Utah. We realized a family with a child with a disability or an adult with a disability had very little funding if any for recreational sports programs or equipment due to being on …Read More
The plain and simple fact is that I came to WAS with the hope of becoming an independent skier, but I have received so much more than that. I am more independent in all aspects of my life and most importantly I am a happier person because WAS allows me to leave my disability behind …Read More
There’s no greater feeling than breathing in the fresh winter air and flying freely down the mountains again. It brought back the freedom and exhilaration I’ve missed for so long. I know we’re months into summer, and I’m excited for all the fun stuff to do with our little family, but a little part of …Read More
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 …Read More
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
Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy to Students
Wasatch Adaptive Sports does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and athletic and other administered programs.