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Ability Clinics

In partnership with Denver professional sports teams, these free, interactive clinics feature sports drills adapted to individuals, ages 5 and older, who have any type of disability. “Thank you for hosting these clinics! It is the perfect way to introduce a sport in an enjoyable and non-threatening way. I am so impressed with how well… read more

Posted in Metro Programs |

Adaptive Ski School: Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Ski Bike and Cross-Country Ski

The NSCD adaptive ski school offers a variety of private and group lessons in adaptive alpine skiing, snowboarding, ski biking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Click on the title of the activity you are interested in below to view more detailed information. Participants must be independent and manage self-care or bring a care-giver to provide… read more

Posted in Mountain Programs |

Camping

We are unable to provide camping reservations or hosted camping services at this time.

Posted in Mountain Programs |

Day Camps

Join the NSCD for our adventurous camps in Colorado’s Front Range or the beautiful Rocky Mountains to experience a wide variety of sports and recreation including horseback riding, whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, rock climbing and more, all while making new friends. One of the main purposes of the NSCD camps is to have fun participating in… read more

Posted in Metro Programs, Mountain Programs |

Competition Programs: Alpine and Cross-Country

NSCD Competition Center The NSCD Competition Center has training programs for racers of all abilities. For athletes wanting to learn how to race at the elite level, the NSCD trains athletes aspiring to reach the Paralympic Games. Whether you are interested in alpine, snowboard cross or cross-country ski/biathlon, the NSCD has a program that will… read more

Posted in Mountain Programs |

Custom Group Activities

Have a group? Need a program? Let us help! The NSCD can help you create your own experience from a variety of activities. The NSCD will customize our therapeutic recreation programs and activities for families and groups. Available activities vary by location. Questions regarding Custom Group Activities? Give us a call at (303) 515-NSCD (6723)…. read more

Posted in Metro Programs, Mountain Programs |

Hiking

Join the NSCD for our adventurous hikes in Colorado’s Front Range or the beautiful Rocky Mountains! Enjoy the spectacular views and connect with nature. Participants must be independent and manage self-care or bring a care-giver to provide assistance. We offer a variety of adaptive equipment to make these trips safe, comfortable and enjoyable for the whole… read more

Military Veterans Programs 

Military veterans are welcome at all NSCD programs. Below are programs specifically designed for veterans or programs that have special pricing for veterans. Participants must be independent and manage self-care or bring a care-giver to provide assistance. Veterans Appreciation Day Veterans Family Lake Day Fun Ski and Snowboard Programs River Raft Trips Rock Climbing Shooting… read more

Posted in Metro Programs, Mountain Programs |

River Rafting

Experience the thrill of rafting with your family, friends or group. Learn the basics of raft and water safety. Enjoy a trip down the river in rafts or duckies. Participants must be independent and manage self-care or bring a care-giver to provide assistance. We offer a variety of adaptive equipment to make these trips safe,… read more

Posted in Mountain Programs |

Rock Climbing

The NSCD climbing program has something for everyone at every ability level. Our staff provides a peak therapeutic experience while passing along the skills instrumental to being a successful climber. Staff performs an on-site assessment that complements the participant information provided prior to arrival and designs a custom curriculum in one of our three learning… read more

Posted in Metro Programs, Mountain Programs |

Sailing

Enjoy the stunning mountain scenery around Grand Lake and learn basic sailing techniques from junior members of the Grand Lake Yacht Club. Bring a sack lunch and plenty of water. Participants must be independent and manage self-care or bring a care-giver to provide assistance. Location: Grand Lake Yacht Club | Grand Lake, CO Dates: July 8th,… read more

Posted in Mountain Programs |

Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Therapeutic riding involves teaching riding skills to riders with disabilities, with adaptations as needed. The primary goal of therapeutic riding is to learn riding and horsemanship skills. However, as the movement of the horse is inherently therapeutic, riders frequently enjoy secondary benefits such as increased postural control, balance, strength and speech. Participants must be independent… read more

Posted in Mountain Programs |

Shooting Sports: Air Gun with Precision Air Riffle and Archery

Air Gun with Precision Air Riffle Get on target with our top-of-the-line air rifles. The NSCD Metro program team provides fun, safe, educational, and adaptive 10m air rifle experience for athletes of any ability. Athletes will have the chance to shoot Olympic grade air rifles at a local area indoor range.  This program is modular and… read more

Posted in Metro Programs |

Water Sports: Canoe, Kayak, Paddle Board

The NSCD paddle sports program is dedicated to providing an educational, therapeutic and fun experience for everyone. We have customized canoe, kayak and paddle board progressions for all ability levels. Our instructors review key participant information prior to the start of class and conduct an on-site assessment to place the participant in one of our… read more

Posted in Metro Programs, Mountain Programs |

Virtual Programming

Practice physical distancing while staying active! The NSCD is providing programming through the form of both on-demand and live video formats! All on-demand programming is shared on our Youtube, social media pages and listed below, while our live streaming programs will all be on Zoom. Our Virtual Live Programming will be a series of programs… read more