Family Programs - National Ability Center

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Our world is evolving, and so is the National Ability Center.

We have the same heart, programs and inclusion you've come to know, but our purpose has grown and our logo has adapted. This new brand reflects our commitment to people with differing abilities. Our commitment to a strong vibrant community where everyone belongs. The mountain reflects challenges ahead of us all. Together we journey through them. Together we can unlock the true potential within each of us.

this is the adaptive nation

Strong Families Through Recreation

Enjoy the power of recreation together.  Our family programs can help equip participants with valuable tools for day to day interactions. Throughout the year, you can choose from a number of customized activities that are fun for family members of all ages and ability levels! Family Programming Registration Form.


Upcoming Activities

Spring Formal 2018: Dancing in the Moonlight

April 14  |  6PM–8PM  |  $20/Person

Spring Formal is back! Don your best duds and join us for an evening of dancing and friendship at the DeJoria Center in Kamas. This prom is specifically for individuals ages 16-30 with developmental and intellectual disabilities and those on the Autism Spectrum.

*Salon services will be offered from 1-3pm

*Transportation available from NAC and SLC location at no additional fee!

Register by April 1.


Mother’s Day

May 13  |  1PM–4PM  | $15/Person

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the NAC! We will have activities for the whole family. One family member must have a disability.



wheelchair challenge course

Father’s Day

June 17  |  9AM–NOON  | $45/Person

Celebrate Father’s Day on the challenge course with  the NAC! We will have activities for the whole family. One family member must have a disability.



cycling over 60

Senior Takeover Days

July 21 & September 8  |  9AM–NOON  | FREE

Over 60? This is YOUR Day to takeover the National Ability Center! Try Archery and Cycling and find out how to get involved in the NAC community!



Adaptive nordic skiing with veteransNEW! U.S. Service Member Programs & Retreats

We’ve added special opportunities and retreats throughout the winter for Military Members, Veterans and their Families and Friends! Learn More.





Take a look at our calendar or our registration & schedule page to see new and featured activities coming up for the season.