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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Click below to hear some of our students’ stories:
“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
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
What do WAS and moustaches have in common? Each year, the Salty Saints Social Club and Facial Hair Society puts on a beard and moustache competition at Snowbird’s Oktoberfest which benefits Wasatch Adaptive Sports. Continue reading to learn more about the Salty Saints’ competition and consider signing up to …Read More
“…many of my patients, both children and adults, have skied, biked, bowled and hiked with Wasatch Adaptive Sports. Doing activities they never thought possible has built their confidence and resilience. The love and respect from the instructors has built their self-respect.” For over 30 years, I have practiced as a physician specializing in Physical Medicine …Read More
Earlier this month, Brock Carter completed the 2018 Wasatch Back Ragnar, a 200 mile relay over two days, as a part of the Neuroworx team while riding a handcycle from Wasatch Adaptive Sport’s Rental Program. Watch the video below to hear about Brock’s experience in the race and how WAS enabled him to meet his …Read More
Steve and Erik are both Snowbird employees as well as dedicated WAS volunteers. Read on to hear about their past experiences with adaptive recreation (spoiler alert, they both got their start in the water!), how they got involved with WAS, and why they love working with our students! Erik Jones My name is Erik Jones …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.