About NSCD

The NSCD offers adaptive lessons for individuals living with disabilities in a variety of action sports, adventure sports and competitive programs. Athletes with any physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral diagnosis can participate in sports and recreation programs year-round in Colorado’s Front Range and mountains.

The NSCD’s recreational athletes build self-confidence and improve overall health in programs such as skiing, rock climbing, water sports and therapeutic horseback riding. The NSCD’s competition program offers a way for independent athletes to compete at an elite level in international alpine and Nordic competitions and to thrive in the camaraderie of the NSCD team environment.

The NSCD began in 1970 providing ski lessons for children with amputations for the Children’s Hospital of Denver. Each year, more than 4,000 children and adults with disabilities participate in more than 12,530 lessons to learn more about sports and themselves.

Mission Statement

We enable the human spirit through therapeutic sports and recreation.

Vision Statement

The NSCD is recognized around the world as a premier therapeutic recreation organization, providing leadership and expertise in adaptive sports.







Click here for our Impact Report to learn more about our mission, statistics and the impact we have on our participants and volunteers.


WebNational Sports Center for the Disabled
Empower Field at Mile High
1801 Mile High Stadium Circle, #1500
Denver, CO 80204

Winter Park Resort
33 Parsenn Road
P.O. Box 1290
Winter Park, Colorado 80482


Customer Reservations: 970-726-1518 or [email protected]
Winter Park Office Fax: 970-726-4112
Denver Office Fax: 303-293-5448

Volunteer Information: 970-726-1546 or [email protected]

For more information email, [email protected]

Community Partners

Green Dental Care Green Dental Care is a general dentistry practice that excels in all facets of family dentistry, including more advanced dental procedures such as dental implants, Invisalign, wisdom teeth removal, root canals and many more services to satisfy each patient’s unique dental needs and desires. Patient satisfaction and convenience is their top priority! Green Dental Care is located in Parker, CO. Any NSCD adult volunteer, participant or staff that becomes a new patient will receive their choice of a Sonicare toothbrush or Sonicare air flosser as a gift. In addition, for every new patient, a portion of the visit will go towards a quarterly donation to the NSCD. If you’re interested in becoming a patient at Green Dental Care please call 720-845-5252 or visit Green Dental Care.

Corporate Partners

Alterra Mountain CompanyCraig HospitalJohn Elway DealershipsPinnacol AssuranceWigwam Creative

Financial Reports

Fiscal Year 2018 IRS 990

Fiscal Year 2019 IRS 990

2019 Audit

Foundation Partners

Colorado Sports Hall of Fame LogoDisabled Sports USA LogoRiver Valley Lions Club LogoGrand Foundation Logo