Accessible down-hill skiing

Down-hill skiing is made accessible through adaptive lessons at Wachusett Mountain State Reservation.

Spaulding Adaptive Sports Center's learn to ski program

This program is designed to introduce beginners to adaptive sit ski equipment at Wachusett Mountain State Reservation. If you are a person with a
disability and have never skied or have not skied since your disability, this is a great program to start making turns on the ski slope.

2019 Dates

Thursdays: January 10, February 14, 28
March 8 - Annual Veteran’s Day
Lesson time: 10am–2:30pm
Cost: $50

To register, visit the SASC online calendar, call (877) 976-7272, or email spauldingadaptivesports@partners.org.

Wachusett Mountain Ski Area adaptive lessons

A skier skis down a hill on a mono ski. The skier has two short poles with ski blades on the end of them, which the skier is pressing against the snow to steer.

Adaptive downhill skiing lessons are also offered by Wachusett Mountain Ski Area.

Wachusett Mountain staff are trained in working with skiers with physical, cognitive, hearing, visual, and developmental disabilities. You need to make a reservation to schedule an adaptive lesson. Lesson cost varies by the type of lesson, the type of area ticket needed, and the equipment required.

For more information or to schedule a lesson, visit the Wachusett Adaptive Lessons website and send them an email or call (978) 464-2300, ext. 3308.

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