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Adaptive Private Lessons

we offer adaptive ski lessons designed to empower skiers with disabilities. Our mission is simple: we’re here to help you develop new skills and boost your self-confidence. We strive to create an atmosphere that produces positive physical, psychological, and therapeutic results.

Our adaptive lessons are available daily at 12 PM and 2 PM, with each session spanning two hours.
Additionally, during the peak season, we also offer a 10 AM session based on availability.

Private Lessons for Cognitive Stand-Up Students

For some stand-up students new to the sport, particularly those on the autism spectrum, we recommend a one-hour private lesson at 9 AM. This early morning session ensures a tailored experience to help you get comfortable and confident on the slopes. When you’re ready to book your private lesson, simply complete and submit our online reservation request form, and our knowledgeable staff will guide you through the best options for your needs.

All our adaptive instructors are PSIA members and trained in adaptive ski techniques.

Lessons Include:

  • Private instruction
  • A lift ticket
  • Adaptive equipment and standard ski equipment rental*

*For sit-ski lessons only. Equipment is not included in the price of Stand-Up Adaptive lessons.

We serve students with a variety of disabilities including:

  • Visual Impairment
  • Auditory Impairment
  • Amputees
  • Post-polio
  • Spina bifida
  • Birth defects
  • Paralysis/Paresis
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cognitive disability

Restrictions

  • Students must be over the age of 5.
  • Students must be able to “hold head upright” through jerking motions.
  • Students must maintain breathing on their own.
  • Maximum weight restrictions:
    185 lbs. to participate in a “sit down” program.
    195 lbs. If totally independent when self-loading device as a “sit down” participant.
    200 lbs. to participate as a “stand-up” skier.

Types of Lessons

We offer various adaptive options to meet our students’ needs here at Angel Fire Resort. Please take a moment to look over the following options and indicate your first preference on the application. Please note, we reserve the right to modify the lesson at the instructor’s discretion.

What to expect during your private lessons

Reservations

Reservation requests are accepted on a first-come, first–serve basis. Only complete applications are accepted. Applications are approved after eligibility, payment, and instructor availability have been confirmed.

To reserve a lesson, call (575)377-4383 or click below.

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