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
After cycling with WAS in the summer, Ernie decided to try out skiing. Hear about how he came to WAS and what it was like for him to ski for the first time! Before all of the WAS activities, I was in a work-related accident. I was at work when I fell off the back …Read More
Ryan Relyea started volunteering for WAS in 2017. Since then, he’s volunteered or participated in many of WAS events and eventually joined the fundraising committee. WAS is so grateful for Ryan’s dedication and involvement in the organization! I learned about Wasatch Adaptive Sports (WAS) after watching the people at Snowbird in black coats skiing with people …Read More
Please allow me to introduce myself. I am Dr. William R. Klinger better known as DrK and I am employed as a Recreation Therapist at the Salt Lake City VA. Like every other participant, instructor and staff member of WAS my journey in life has been full of triumphs and tragedies, accomplishments and disappointments, and …Read More
Jason started working with WAS in July 2019, coming in with an extensive background in adaptive recreation, specifically in winter sports. He is a PSIA Adaptive Division and Education Clinic Leader and the Adaptive Discipline Manager for the Intermountain Region. With 18 years of experience working at a variety of adaptive programs, we are eager …Read More
There is nothing like the beauty of sport that can change your outcome on life forever! I have always been an active person. I had a love for the outdoors from the beginning. Learning new things and experiencing new adventures outdoors seemed to always be something I loved. That is why at the age of …Read More
The WAS team has been changing and improving many lives in different and incredible ways, including mine. My name is Wisem (Sam) Torbay, I am 21 years old and I am also a WAS (Wasatch Adaptive Sports) student since 2018. I am originally from Venezuela, located in the north of South America. I moved to …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.