May Enews – 2016 - National Ability Center

May Enews – 2016

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MAKE IT “YOU CAN”
Guest Blogger: Amy Muller
 “The National Ability Center turned what could have been a so-so vacation into a dream getaway!” … Continued.
ELEVATE DEMO DAY
Adaptive Mountain Biking with National Ability Center and Utah High School Cycling League 
The National Ability Center and the Utah High School Cycling league have partnered to provide a unique opportunity to any high school student with a disability.
The Elevate program is specifically designed to create opportunities for students of all abilities to learn to how to mountain bike with the goal of competing as a member of their school’s mountain bike team.
The National Ability Center has professionally trained staff, loads of adaptive cycles, and all the necessary safety equipment to be able to teach ANYONE of ANY ability to ride a bike.
TRY IT OUT-DEMO DAY
SATURDAY, JUNE 4  |  10AM-2PM
AT THE NATIONAL ABILITY CENTER
ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL SEASON
Thanks to Park City and Vail EpicPromise
Another year, over 4,000 memories made on the hill, and a huge thanks to Vail EpicPromise and Park City Mountain for the support in making our mission come to life! Check out Ski Utah’s write up on just how much we appreciate being part such an amazing community!
UPCOMING EVENTS
& WAYS TO GIVE:
BARN PARTY
JUNE 4,
5:30-10PM
Kick up your boots and start your summer off with a family fun event! This year, we’ll also be celebrating our 30th anniversary!

 

VOLUNTEER TRAININGS
 
Get involved! 
Attend a volunteer program training:
General Volunteer Orientation
(all ages)
May 23, 5:30-7PM
June 28, 5:30-7PM
Training & Education 
(all ages)
Ability Awareness
June 1, 5-7PM
Coach Program
Support Training
June 3, 2:30-4PM
Communicating with Individuals who are
Non-Verbal
June 10, 5-7PM
Archery Training
(Ages 14+)
Instructor
May 31, 1-6PM
Assistant
June 2, 4-6PM
Aquatics Training
(ages 14+)
Instructor
June 7, 11AM- 5PM
Assistant
June 7, 1-5PM
June 21, 1-5PM
Camps
(ages 11+)
Peer/Assistant
May 18, 4:30-6:30PM
July 13, 4:30-6:30PM
Climbing Wall Instructor 
(ages 18+)
*Pre-requisite to Challenge Course Instructor
May 25, 1:30-4:30PM
Challenge Course Instructor Training
*Pre-requisite: climbing wall instructor training
May 26, 9AM-4PM
Cycling- Road/Pave
(ages 14+)
Assistant
May 26, 3:30-6:30PM
Instructor
May 27, 9- 5PM
Mountain Bike Assistant Training
*Must have intermediate to advanced mountain biking skills.
May 20, 2-5PM
June 17, 3-6PM
July 22, 3-6PM
Equestrian Assistant Training
(ages 14+)
May 28, 2-5PM
May 31, 3-6PM
Paddle Sports
(Ages 14+)
Instructor
June 1, 8AM-4PM
Assistant
June 1, 8AM-12PM
Water Sports
(ages 18+)
Assistant
June 4, 8AM-4PM
 
RSVP is required for volunteer trainings.
JOIN OUR TEAM

Ready for a job with a mission? Consider working at the National Ability Center. Year round, full-time, part-time and winter jobs are posted!

 

Apply now for a COACH internship.

Our COACH program is tailored to fit the needs of young adults 16-22 with disabilities who want to hone vocational, social and independent living skills.

The National Ability Center has four stars, 
the highest rating, on Charity Navigator.

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