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.

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Our Events

Summer Paddling

9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Come paddle with us this summer!

Event Details

WAS Family Bike Day 8/3/19!

Liberty Park
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come celebrate summer with WAS!

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Number of Lessons in 2017-18

Number of Lessons on Scholarship in 2017-18

Miles Biked in Summer 2017

Laps Skied in Winter 2017-18

Our News

Executive Director Elizabeth Jahp: The WAS Potential

“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 …

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Laura Benson: Reflecting on My Time at WAS

I have been a member of the Wasatch Adaptive Sports (WAS) community and team since the winter of 2016. Along with my day-to-day duties as a ski instructor for the Snowbird Mountain School, I assisted WAS's Special Event Manager, Robin Cecil. Robin and I were the team behind the scenes putting together the Steve Young ...

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Ed Chauner: WAS Instructor Extraordinaire

Ed Chauner is an all-star WAS instructor and a key member of the Snowbird community. Read on as Ed shares all about his involvement with WAS, Snowbird, and his other endeavors in the world of skiing and cycling! I have been involved with the WAS cycling program for the last 6 years.  Since starting with ...

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Ashantai Yungai: Student and Volunteer

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 ...

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Misty Diaz: Go Fast… You Got This.

    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 …

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Scott Beck: Reflecting Back

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 …

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In Honor of Our Veterans

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, …

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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.


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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