Campaign For A Future of Possibility - National Ability Center

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A Campaign for a
Future of Possibility

Whether learning to discover a new normal after a recent diagnosis or overcoming life-long challenges, the opportunity to conquer the mountain brings strength, resolve, and a deep-seated resilience. With the National Ability Center, each of us can conquer the mountains we face.

Be a part of the journey to the summit

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Equine Assisted Learning Participant

"The way to make it easier is to have faith in yourself. The way to have faith in yourself is to challenge yourself. What's better than the sports and outdoors to do that?"

Major improvements to our campground & ranch

Major improvements to our Campground and Ranch will significantly enhance programs while making room for impactful new ones including training space for individuals facing unique challenges to be able to fully utilize camping and recreational facilities throughout beyond.

  • Cabins, yurts and platform tents
  • Expansion of our Cycling Center with a Test Track
  • Greenhouse and Sensory Garden

A new communities and program building

A New Community and Programs Building allowing the NAC to expand how it invites and engages individuals and the community for learning and growth through community partnerships, tailored individual engagement, after school programs, and summer camps.

  • Here the Kimball Arts Center can provide art therapy
  • Partners from Edwards Life Sciences will teach veterans business skills
  • Children from Shriners Hospital will come together for things like karaoke parties, while summer camp participants will experience daily opportunities for creativity, expression, and much, much more!

An expanded equestrian center

An expanded Equestrian Center incorporating technological advances and a focus on safety at every turn to allow for quality physical therapy, occupational therapy and language pathology.

  • Mounting room, therapy room, restrooms, and a family respite space
  • Incorporation of technological advances with a focus on safety at every turn
  • Versatile spaces for training, education, and other local and national activities and conferences

A new mountain center

A new Mountain Center with dramatically improved “ski-in, ski-out” accessibility for people using a range of adaptive equipment at the base of Park City Mountain.

  • Upper and lower lobbies, a sensory room, and an adaptive athlete locker room
  • A welcoming atmosphere appropriate for kids, families, veterans, and all who participate by providing dignified and appropriate facilities to learn, train, be fitted, or take a step back from a potentially over-stimulating environment.

A second lodge

A second lodge to accommodate a wider range of participants coming from all 50 states and another 18 countries an accessible on-site lodging option.

  • More than 30 additional suites and rooms
  • Family suite accommodations
  • Transfer equipment and specialized kitchen support to support individuals with higher-level
  • Housing for the COACH internship programs as well as for the growing number of Paralympic athletes training at the NAC