Ski Sundown for Every Body.

Summit Adaptive LogoSummit Adaptive Sports (a nonprofit adaptive skiing and recreation organization) provides ski and snowboard lessons to individuals of all ages with physical, cognitive or developmental disabilities. Our Adaptive volunteers are PSIA-trained and will assess, equip and teach individuals with special needs, one-on-one, to meet their specific goals, abilities and learning styles. We welcome individuals of all abilities!

Lesson categories include: Hearing and visual impairments or blind; all types of developmental disabilities; three and four track for mobility impairments, and sit, mono, and bi-skiing. Lessons are taken by advance reservation only, and are available on weekends and some weekdays.

For participation in our Adaptive SPORTS Program

  1. Visit summitadaptive.org and click “How To Participate” to complete your registration form and waiver.
  2. Once your registration form has been processed and approved by Summit, call the Ski Sundown Welcome Center at (860) 379-7669 ext. 211 to make an adaptive lesson reservation. All reservations are charged in full when booked. A full refund will be issued if cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the reservation. Reschedules made within 48 hours are subject to a $25 fee.

Financial assistance through Summit Adaptive Sports helps families in need of financial assistance to fully participate in Ski Sundown Adaptive activities. To learn more about sponsorships for the Summit Adaptive Sports program, email summitadaptivesports@gmail.com.

Private Adaptive Lesson

Lesson Package includes:

  • 2 ½ hours of private instruction (includes time for equipment fitting)
  • Adaptive and/or standard ski or snowboard equipment
  • Lift ticket
  • Handicap parking is available on the left and right of the main footbridge entrance.

You can also purchase a lift ticket for one person accompanying adaptive lesson participant.

LESSON TIMES

Monday & Wednesday: 3PM, 5:30PM
Thursday: 5:30PM
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays*: 9:30AM, 1PM

 

TICKET, LESSON, & Equipment BUNDLE

Lesson Prices

Package Type
Details
Prices
Private Adaptive Lesson Pkg - 2 1/2 hours
For ages 4+, any skill level. Includes 2 1/2 hour private lesson, adaptive and/or standard ski or snowboard equipment, and lift ticket. Handicap parking is available.
$90
Accompanying Adaptive Participant Ticket
Valid for all lifts when accompanying lesson. Limited to one participant.
$35

Adaptive Programs

Offered Weekdays & Weekends

  • 2½ hour semi-private lesson scheduled over 5 weeks for approved Summit Adaptive Sports skiers.
  • For ages 4+, skiers and snowboarders. Includes rental equipment, if needed.
  • Students will enjoy learning and skiing in a more independent setting, guided by adaptive instructors.

Club Summit Weekday Program

Day
Dates
LESSON TIMES
OPEN / CLOSED
Monday
January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
3:00PM – 5:30PM
CLOSED
Monday
January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
5:30PM – 8:00PM
CLOSED
Wednesday
January 4, 11, 18, 25; Feb. 1
3:00PM – 5:30PM
CLOSED
Wednesday
January 4, 11, 18, 25; Feb. 1
5:30PM – 8:00PM
CLOSED
Thursday
January 5, 12, 19, 26; Feb. 2
5:30PM – 8:00PM
CLOSED
Monday
February 6, 13, 20, 27; Mar. 6
3:00PM – 5:30PM
CLOSED
Monday
February 6, 13, 20, 27; Mar. 6
5:30PM – 8:00PM
CLOSED
Wednesday
February 8, 15, 22; Mar. 1, 8
3:00PM – 5:30PM
CLOSED
Wednesday
February 8, 15, 22; Mar. 1, 8
5:30PM – 8:00PM
CLOSED
Thursday
February 9, 16, 23; Mar. 2, 9
5:30PM – 8:00PM
CLOSED

Summit EXPLORERS Weekend Program

Day
Dates
LESSON TIMES
OPEN / CLOSED
Saturdays
January 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4
9:30AM – 12:00PM
CLOSED
Saturdays
January 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4
1:00PM – 3:30PM
CLOSED
Sundays
January 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5
9:30AM – 12:00PM
CLOSED
Sundays
January 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5
1:00PM – 3:30PM
CLOSED
Saturdays
February 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11
9:30AM – 12:00PM
CLOSED
Saturdays
February 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11
1:00PM – 3:30PM
CLOSED
Sundays
February 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12
9:30AM – 12:00PM
CLOSED
Sundays
February 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12
1:00PM – 3:30PM
CLOSED

OFFERED 5x WEEKDAYS or WEEKENDS

Program Prices

Program Type
Weekday Prices (5x)
Weekend Prices (5x)
Club Summit - 4 hour Lift Pass & Lesson
$420
-
Club Summit - *Passholder Lesson
$360
-
Summit Explorers - 4 hour Lift Pass & Lesson
-
$420
Summit Explorers - *Passholder Lesson
-
$360

*Season Passholder or Midweek 12-Pack Passholder