Skiing and Snowboarding
Rim Special Athletes
Lake Arrowhead/Big Bear area
Rim Special Athletes are individuals with visual and hearing impairments, amputations, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Down Syndrome, Autism, as well as many other cognitive and physical disabilities. At Snow Valley Mountain Resort during the winter Rim Special Athletes provides Adaptive skiing and snowboard lessons, including bi-ski and mono-ski. During the Spring, Summer and Fall we have weekly golf clinics. Year-round they provide yoga. During the summer Rim Special Athletes’ water sports program includes kayaking, aqua biking, stand up paddleboarding, boating, biking, fishing, hiking, golf, watersports, and outings. Their objective is to have the adaptive athletes have fun, learn a new skill, and develop self-confidence from the experience.
U.S. Adaptive Recreation
Offers summer and winter sports programs, reservations must be made well in advance as availability is limited and demand is high. Summer sessions are either single day or overnight sessions in July and August, with activities such as water skiing, jet skiing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, sailing, and fishing. Winter sessions are from December through March, with activities such as skiing and snowboarding. Using the best adaptive equipment and teaching techniques available, private one-on-one instruction maximizes each participant’s potential for success. Mono-skis, bi-skis and outriggers allow beginners to quickly feel the freedom of gliding down the mountain while those with more skill and determination
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