Adaptive snowsport programs at ski areas throughout New York State make winter sports accessible to people of all abilities. Programs offer adaptive skiing instruction, equipment rental or loan, and enthusiastic support.
The mainstay of the Adaptive Sports Foundation (ASF) Snowsports Program at Windham Mountain is alpine skiing. This highly recognized program teaches adults and children with cognitive or physical disabilities (age 5 and older), from first-timers to advanced skiers and snowboarders. Belleayre Mountain's new lodge, the Adaptive Snowsports Center, is wheelchair accessible and conveniently located for easy access to the trails.
The Lovejoy Adaptive Training Center at Greek Peak Mountain Resort in the Finger Lakes was designed for accessibility and snow sports. The Double H Ranch Adaptive Winter Sports Program offers children ages 6 through 18, who are dealing with chronic and life-threatening illnesses, the opportunity to participate in winter sports in the beautiful Adirondacks. The Lounsbury Adaptive Ski Program at Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville offers adaptive sports lessons to persons with virtually all disabilities, both physical and cognitive.
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