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WV Adaptvie – Waterville Valley Resorts Adaptive Snowsports
Waterville Valley Resorts’ Adaptive Snowsports program is a special part of Waterville Valley where physically and mentally challenged children and adults team up with extraordinary volunteers and learn to fly – at least that’s how our students describe the freedom of sliding down a snowy slope unencumbered by a wheelchair or braces.
The Waterville Adaptive Program, which is a 501 © (3) non-profit organization, was founded in 1992 by Kathy Chandler, a PSIA-Certified Adaptive Examiner and former Ski School director. Today the program is guided by over eighty dedicated and highly-trained volunteer instructors who teach lessons seven days a week.
Group and private lessons are available any day, including holiday periods.
Daily lesson prices range from $65 to $95, and include an all-mountain lift ticket, the use of specially designed adaptive ski equipment, and one-on-one instruction.
Seasonal programs, race training for Special Olympics and Paralympic Sports are ongoing all season long. To see a schedule go to the website at watervilleadaptive.com. We also offer cross country skiing on The Adventure Center’s 70km tracked and groomed trail network.
Also available through the Nordic Center are Adaptive lessons for those athletes interested in Nordic skiing. First timers and more experienced cross country skiers are all welcome! Please email the Director of the Nordic Center Adaptive Program, Cynthia Powell, at email@example.com. Waterville Valley Resort is pleased to bring winter sports to everyone!