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.
“Right…left…right…left,” cheered Cole, age three and Alex, his instructor, as they swung their arms in unison, linking turns down Chickadee. What may have appeared as a choreographed and much-needed snow dance from the chairlift was, in fact, Cole learning to initiate his first-ever turns in the bi-ski. This past weekend, three new students from the …Read More
I became aware of Wasatch Adaptive Sports (WAS) in the summer of 2018. Driving south on 7th East past Liberty Park, I saw the “RED TRUCK” with the WAS emblem on it. I also saw people cycling with the group! This piqued my curiosity, as I am an avid cyclist! I drove up, parked, then ...Read More
At the Red Bull 400 I met a woman named Elizabeth from Wasatch Adaptive Sports, a non-profit adaptive ski clinic based in Utah. What they do is absolutely amazing! They teach adaptive friends how to develop an independent and active life through sports. They have summer and winter programs. I’m from LA and …Read More
For the past four years, I have had the opportunity to serve as chair of the board of directors of Wasatch Adaptive Sports. I was drawn to WAS because, as a native Utahn, father of a daughter with special needs, and an avid skier and cyclist, inclusive recreation has been central to my life and …Read More
Here at Wasatch Adaptive Sports, we respect and value the service our veterans have given to this country. We partner with the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System to provide opportunities for recreation to our veterans. Our goal is to get veterans out of the home and participating in activities that promote camaraderie, self-esteem, …Read More
My name is Josie Roest. I’m paralyzed from the stomach down due to an injury at birth. I have been with Wasatch Adaptive Sports (WAS) for roughly 4 years. As the name may suggest, they are an organization based around adaptations to sports including cycling, water activities, and skiing. I started out skiing with them, …Read More
At some point in your life, there will be a moment that you look back on and say, “That was the worst mistake I ever made.” For most people, it will be something like: “I wish I’d studied abroad in college,” or “She was the one who got away.” For me, it’s the time I …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.