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Adaptive Lessons

Adaptive Program

The Adaptive program at Jiminy Peak provides ski and snowboard lessons to individuals of all ages with physical, cognitive or developmental disabilities. Jiminy Peak partners with STRIDE Adaptive Sports, a nonprofit adaptive skiing and recreation organization for individuals with disabilities. Our Adaptive volunteer coaches are PSIA-trained and will assess, equip and teach individuals with special needs, one-on-on, to meet their specific goals, abilities and learning styles. We welcome individuals of all abilities! Due to Covid-19 policies, we will be modifying lesson times and procedures.

For participation in our Adaptive Lesson Program:

Register online by completing the STRIDE registration form and Move United waiver prior to making a reservation with STRIDE.

Email or call Megan Evans at [email protected] or 518-598-1279  to make an adaptive lesson reservation. Payment for reservations are paid in advance through STRIDE this year. Cancellations or no-shows prior to 24 hours are subject to a $25 fee.

WHEN:

Adaptive lessons are available Sunday - Friday, non-holiday, daytime or evenings. Lessons available by advance reservation only and not guaranteed. Reservations can be made by contacting STRIDE directly, by phone or email above. Adaptive lessons will not be available on Saturdays, Holidays or during holiday periods this season.

COST:

$70 for a 2.5 hr. private instruction lesson; $130 for a morning and afternoon lesson, which includes adaptive and standard rental ski/snowboard equipment. For just $40 more, purchase a shadow ticket for a family member who would like to learn how to effectively accompany the adaptive skier/rider. (Shadow ticket only valid for duration of lesson).  Package deal for 5 pre-paid lessons is $330. Payment must be made to STRIDE this season.

Join the STRIDE Race Team! Competition for both Special Olympics and Dianna Golden Race Series. Team practices on Saturday mornings. Team uniforms! Contact STRIDE if you'd like to compete.

Financial assistance through the STRIDE David H. Clark Memorial Fund helps families in of financial assistance to fully participate in STRIDE’s activities or related activities.

To learn more about sponsorships for the Adaptive Program email [email protected].