Adaptive Sports and Recreation

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Sign up today to enjoy summer adaptive sports and recreation including horseback trail riding, aquatics, mountain biking, cycling, rock climbing, canoieng, stand-up paddleboarding, and more. Be sure to check out our camps and family activities! Register today

Meet Jr. Camp Counselor, Tom Norton

Hailing from the great state of New Jersey, Tom is going to be a Junior Camp Counselor for the first time at the NAC this summer! Tom has low vision and challenges with depth perception, but that hasn’t stopped him from experiencing all the wonderful activities we offer at the National Ability Center! Tom started skiing […]

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Noah’s learning a New Arc with Snowboarding

“There was pain in my left knee, not thinking much of it, I played it off.” Said Elliot. It was not until a few weeks after the pain began Noah would come to find out that pain was something that would forever change his journey. 

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With the help of volunteers and instructors, we are able to provide high quality and affordable swimming lessons and any necessary adaptive equipment.


Archers learn equipment terminology, proper shooting form and aligning techniques. If you have always wanted to try archery, this is the place.


This is a great sport to help improve your aerobic stamina and sharpens ones mental focus. Come out and try your hand at this emerging adaptive sport.


The National Ability Center is situated in an ideal setting to provide camps and camp experiences for a wide range of ages and abilities.

Challenge Course

The National Ability Center’s Challenge Course Program is a multifaceted experiential learning program suitable for a wide range of individuals.


Whether you want to simply “boulder” close to the ground or scramble up to the top for stunning views, our wall has a climb for you.


Bicycling and hand-cycling are life-long skills and sports that promote mainstream participation in a recreational world enjoyed by thousands of non-disabled citizens.


The National Ability Center Equestrian Program offers three different forms of Equine Assisted Activities or Therapy (EAAT).

Sled Hockey

Sled Hockey is an exciting ice sport that allows individuals with disabilities to enjoy the great sport of hockey.


The National Ability Center stands with other national and local community partners and government agencies in the support of US Service Members and their families.

Nordic Skiing

This program provides a chance for individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities and their families to participate in Nordic skiing at various skill levels while having fun together.


The Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding program works in cooperation with Park City Mountain Resort, Canyons and Deer Valley Resort to provide quality lessons in a world-class setting.


Snowshoeing allows participants to get outside in an easy and relaxing manner. Whether you are young or old, snowshoeing provides a quick and easy way to get outside in the winter.

Water Sports

The National Ability Center's Water Sports Program (Water Skiing, Knee Boarding, Canoeing, Paddle Boarding) is a unique experience that enables the participant along with family and friends to partake in an exhilarating outdoor activity.