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Nationwide Water Ski Clinics and Events

If you have adapted ski events in your area, please email Adaptive Aquatics so we can list your program to help disabled skiers find you!

NOTE: This is a public service offered by Adaptive Aquatics and we are not responsible for any information that is incorrect.  Program directors for each individual program are responsible for checking the listing and letting us know of any changes to be made.

View USA Water Ski Sanctioned Clinics here: USA Waterski

Click on the state to search for Adapted Water Ski programs and events in your area.


Alabama Events

  • Adaptive Aquatics - individual ski sessions for children & adults with physical disabilities
  • Contact:     Joe Ray, Executive Director
  • Phone:       (205) 807-7519
  • Address:     1473 Paradise Cove Lane, Wilsonville, Al.  35186
  • Email:        joeray#@adaptiveaquatics.org  (NOTE: take out the # sign before sending)
  • Website:    www.adaptiveaquatics.org
  • Founded:    1980
  • Events:       Click here for current year water ski session dates

Alaska Events

  • Challenge Alaska - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Beth Edmands, Executive Director
  • Phone:       (907) 344-7399
  • Address:     3350 Commercial Drive, Suite 208, Anchorage, AK  99501
  • Email:        challenge.alaska#@acsalaska.net  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.challenge.ak.org
  • Founded:    1980

Arizona Events

Arkansas Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

California Events

  • Disabled Sports USA Far West - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Doug J. Pringle
  • Phone:       (916) 722-6447,  FAX (714) 449-7736
  • Address:     6060 Sunrise Vista Drive, Suite 2540, Citrus Heights, CA  95610
  • Email:        doug#@dsusafw.orgdsusa@dsusafw.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.dsusafw.org

 

  • C.A.R.D.S.- Competitive And Recreational Disabled Skiers
  • Contact:     Matthew Oberholtz and Steve Hornsey 
  • Phone:       (530) 990-3331 - Matt Oberholtz
  • Phone:       (916) 808-2340 - Steve Hornsey 

  • Tahoe Adaptive Ski School - DSUSA Far West - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Haakon Lang-Ree
  • Phone:       (530) 581-4161,  FAX (530) 581-3127
  • Address:     P.O. Box 9780, Truckee, CA  96162
  • Email:        info#@dsusafw.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.dsusafw.org
  • Founded:    1967

 

  • "The Unrecables" -DS/USA Los Angeles Chapter - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Barbara Miyamoto
  • Phone:       (818) 986-3830,  FAX (818) 763-5217
  • Address:     4920 Van Nuys Blvd, #131, Sherman Oaks, CA  91403
  • Email:        unrecables#@earthlink.net  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    home.earthlink.net/%7Eunrecables/
  • Founded:    1980
 
  • U.S. Adaptive Recreation Center - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Ralph Aros 
  • Phone:       (909) 584-0243,  FAX (909) 585-6805
  • Address:     P.O. Box 2897, Big Bear Lake, CA  92315-2897
  • Email:        aros#@usarc.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.usarc.org
  • Founded:    1983

Colorado Events

  • Adaptive Adventures - individual & group water ski & wakeboard opportunities
  • Contact:     Joel H. Berman, Executive Director
  • Phone:       (303) 679-2770     toll free (877) 679-2770     FAX (303) 670-8290
  • Address:     P.O. Box 2245, Evergreen, CO  80437
  • Email:        info#@edaptive.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.adaptiveadventures.org   or   www.edaptive.org
  • Founded:    1999

Connecticut Events

Delaware Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

Florida Events

  • U Can Ski 2 - water ski clinics
  • Contact:     Anne O'Brine-Satterfield
  • Phone:       (863) 967-2575
  • Address:     P.O. Box 2607, Winter Haven, FL.  33883
  • Email:        annsitski#@aol.com  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:   www.ucanski2.com

Georgia Events

  • Shepherd Center - learn to water ski clinics
  • Contact:     Angie Rowe
  • Phone:       (404) 350-7786
  • Address:     Atlanta, GA.
  • Email:        angela_sosbe#@shepherd.org  (take out the # sign)

Hawaii Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

Idaho Events

  • Sun Valley Adaptive Sports Programs, Inc. - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Paula O'Meara
  • Phone:       (208) 726-9298,  FAX (208) 726-9298
  • Address:     P.O. Box 3818, Ketchum, ID  83340
  • Email:        info#@svasp.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.svasp.org
  • Founded:    1999

Illinois Events

  • Rockford Parks District and the Ski Broncs Show Club of Rockford
  • Contact:     Christy Cloyd
  • Email:        ChristyCloyd#@rockfordparkdistrict.org
  • Address:    held on the Rock River at the Ski Broncs Water Ski Stadium

  • Adaptive Adventures - individual & group water ski & wakeboard opportunities
  • Contact:     Joel Berman (for areas Chicago and Midwest)
  • Phone:       (847) 251-8445     toll free (866) 679-2770
  • Address:     230 Greenleaf Avenue, Wilmette, IL  60091
  • Email:        waterski#@adaptiveadventures.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.adaptiveadventures.org
  • Founded:    1999

 

  • Backwater Gambler's Water Ski Show Team & Genesis Health Care - clinics
  • Contact:     Vito Lucido or Glen Sanken
  • Phone:       (636) 458-2573
  • Address:     Quad Cities, IL
  • Email:        SanckenG#@genesishealth.com  (take out the # sign)

Southern Illinois

  • Adapted Water Ski Clinics - The Gateway Confluence Wheelchair Sports Foundation
  • Contact:     Cami Horn 
  • Phone:       (618) 377-3622  
  • Email:        CamiHorn#@confluencesports.org (take out the # sign)

Indiana Events

  • Rehab Hospital of Indiana - adapted water ski clinic
  • Contact:     John Kniesly
  • Phone:       (413) 737-8400
  • Address:     Indianapolis, IN
  • Email:        jkniesly#@finsvcs.com  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.rhin.com/facts.htm

Iowa Events

  • Vito Lucido - adapted water ski clinic
  • Contact:     Vito Lucido
  • Phone:       (636) 458-2573
  • Email:        Vitolucido#@aol.com (take out the # sign)

Kansas Events

  • The Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City
  • Contact:     Renee Hughes
  • Phone:       (816) 751-7738
  • Locaton:    Crows Creek Landing on Smithville Lake
  • Email:       renee.hughes#@rehabkc.org (take out the # sign)
  • Website:   www.rehabkc.org/events.asp

Kentucky Events

  • Contact:     Julie Barnett Duncan
  • Phone:       (859) 276-0669
  • Address:     Lexington, KY.
  • Email:        jbduncan59#@aol.com  (take out the # sign)

Louisiana Events

  • Bennett's Ski School - water ski instruction for competition
  • Contact:     Jay Bennett
  • Phone:       (000) 000-0000
  • Address:     Baton Rouge, LA
  • Email:        #@.com  (take out the # sign)

Maine Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

Maryland Events

  • Baltimore Adapted Recreation and Sports (BARS) - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Pamela Harris-Lehnert
  • Phone:       (410) 771-4606,  FAX (410) 329-6897
  • Address:     P.O. Box 878, Sparks, MD  21152
  • Email:        Pam4bars#@aol.com  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.barsinfo.org
  • Founded:    1990

Massachusetts Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

Michigan Events

  • Michigan Adaptive Sports - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Carol Roubal
  • Phone:       (248) 988-0156,  FAX (248) 362-1702
  • Address:     P.O. Box 569, Keego Harbor, MI  48320
  • Email:        cmroubal#@comcast.net  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.michiganadaptivesports.org/main.htm   
  • Founded:    1983

Minnesota Events

  • Courage Center - Individual Water Ski Sessions and Group Clinics 
  • Location:   Lake Owasso, Roseville
  • Website:    www.courage.org/default.asp
  • Times:      Wednesday evenings, June - August

 

  • Courage Duluth - Saturday Water Ski Experience
  • Contact:     Eric Larson
  • Phone:       (218) 726-4762
  • Location:   Pike Lake private residence
  • Website:    www.courage.org/media/825.pdf

Mississippi Events

  • Unlimited Skiing - water ski instruction for children and adults with physical disabilities
  • Contact:     Bill Bowness
  • Phone:       (601) 824-4227
  • Address:     Brandon, MS
  • Email:        bill#@unlimitedskiing.com  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.unlimitedskiing.com

Missouri Events

  • Missouri Disabled Water Ski Association - adapted water ski clinic
  • Contact:     Vito Lucido
  • Phone:       (636) 458-2573
  • Address:     Missouri
  • Email:        Vitolucido#@sbcglobal.net   (take out the # sign)

 

  • Disabled Athlete Sports Association - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Kelly Behlmann
  • Phone:       (636) 477-0716,  FAX (636) 477-0716
  • Address:     1236 Jungerman Road, Suite D, St. Peters, MO  63376
  • Email:        icandoit#@dasasports.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.dasasports.org
  • Founded:    1997

Montana Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

Nebraska Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

Nevada Events

  • Lakeside Chapter - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Lonny Zimmerman
  • Phone:       (702) 229-6721,  FAX (702) 249-0661
  • Address:     749 Veterans Memorial Drive, Las Vegas, NV  89101
  • Email:        lzimmerman#@ci-las-vegas.nv.us  (take out the # sign)
  • Founded:    1979

  • National Ability Center - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Meeche White
  • Phone:       (435) 649-3991,  FAX (435) 658-3992
  • Address:     P.O. Box 682799, Park City, UT 84068 
  • Email:        info#@nac1985.org   (take out the # sign)

New Hampshire Events

  • Northeast Passage - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Jill Gravink
  • Phone:       (603) 862-0070,  FAX (603) 862-2722
  • Address:     107 Hewitt Hall, UNH, Druham, NH  03824
  • Email:        northeast.passage#@unh.edu  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.nepassage.org
  • Founded:    1990

New Jersey Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

New Mexico Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

New York Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

North Carolina Events

  • SOAR - Specialized Outdoor Adaptive Recreation - Adaptive Recreation
  • Contact:     Julia Dale, Director of Recreation at J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center
  • Phone:       (828) 433-2645
  • Address:     Morganton, NC
  • Email:        Julia.dale#@ncmail.net  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.theriddleinstitute.org

  • Carolinas Rehabilitation - Adaptive Sports & Adventures Program
  • Contact:     CR-ASAP
  • Phone:       (704) 355-1062
  • Address:     Charlotte, NC
  • Email:        asap#@carolinas.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.carolinasrehabilitation.org

  • Department of Recreation & Leisure Studies - water ski clinics
  • Contact:     David P. Loy, PhD, TRS/CTRS Assistant Professor
  • Phone:       (252) 328-2718
  • Address:     A19 Ninges, Greenville, NC.  27858-4353
  • Email:        loyd#@mail.ecu.edu  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.ecu.edu/rcls

North Dakota Events

  • North Dakota Association for the Disabled / Texas Adaptive Aquatics
  • Website:    www.taasports.org

Ohio Events

  • The Adaptive Adventure Sports Coalition (TAASC) - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Sue Sutherland (Executive Director), Susan Dieter (Program Director)
  • Phone:       (614) 293-4963
  • Address:     1139 Dodd Hall, 480 W 9th Avenue, Columbus, OH  43210
  • Email:        info#@taasc.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.taasc.org
  • Founded:    1997

Oklahoma Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

Oregon Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

Pennsylvania Events

  • Three Rivers Adaptive Sports (TRAS) - water ski clinics
  • Contact:     Mark Kulzer
  • Phone:       (412) 808-3339,  FAX (412) 828-0446
  • Address:     P.O. Box 38235, Pittsburg, PA  15238
  • Email:        markk#@traspa.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.traspa.org
  • Founded:   1989

Rhode Island Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

South Carolina Events

  • Anchors Away - recreation for people with disabilities
  • Contact:     Captain Dave
  • Phone:       (803) 792-0721
  • Address:     171 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC  29425-2254
  • Email:        sewelldh#@musc.edu (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.musc.edu/AnchorsAway/

South Dakota Events

  • Adaptive Adventures - individual & group water ski & wakeboard opportunities
  • Contact:     Joel Berman
  • Phone:       (847) 251-8445     toll free (866) 679-2770
  • Address:     230 Greenleaf Avenue, Wilmette, IL  60091
  • Email:        waterski#@adaptiveadventures.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.adaptiveadventures.org
  • Year program started: 1999

Tennessee Events

  • Contact:     Mike Sells
  • Phone:       (615) 331-1650
  • Address:     717 Honey Grove CT, Nashville, TN  37013
  • Email:        williammsells#@eaton.com (take out the # sign)
  • Events:

 

  • Sports, Art and Recreation of Chattanooga - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Jerry & Debbie Hightower
  • Phone:       (423) 596-5268 / (423) 843-1010
  • Address:     6638 Declaration Drive, Chattanooga, TN  37343
  • Email:        jhightower#@ctienviron.com or got2runrunrun#@yahoo.com   (take out the # sign)
  • Founded:    1991

Texas Events

  • Texas Adaptive Aquatics - water sports for disabled children and adults
  • Contact:     Roger Randall
  • Phone:       (281) 859-9015
  • Address:     P.O. Box 41301, Houston, TX  77241-1301
  • Email:        webmaster#@taasports.org (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.taasports.org

 

  • Metroplex Adaptive Water Sports - adaptive water skiing in the Dallas / Ft. Worth area
  • Contact:     Blaine Bridgford
  • Phone:       (214) 803-9955
  • Address:     820 Shawnee Road, Waxahachie, TX  75165
  • Email:        blaine#@youcanski.org (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.youcanski.org

 

  • Turning P.O.I.N.T. Gulf Coast - ski instruction
  • Contact:     David Gaston
  • Phone:       (409) 766-1100,  FAX (409) 766-1108
  • Address:     P.O. Box 626, Port Bolivar, TX  77650
  • Email:        david#@txlending.com  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.turningpoint1.org
  • Founded:    1979

Utah Events

  • Adaptive Adventures - individual & group water ski & wakeboard opportunities
  • Contact:     Joel Berman
  • Phone:       (847) 251-8445     toll free (866) 679-2770
  • Address:     230 Greenleaf Avenue, Wilmette, IL  60091
  • Email:        waterski#@adaptiveadventures.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.adaptiveadventures.org
  • Year program started: 1999

 

  • National Ability Center - ski instruction
  • Contact:     Meeche White
  • Phone:       (435) 649-3991,  FAX (435) 658-3992
  • Address:     P.O. Box 682799, Park City, UT  84068
  • Email:        info#@nac1985.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.nac1985.org

Vermont Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

Virginia Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

Washington Events

  • St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute- water skiing, jet skiing and swimming instruction
  • Contact:     Barb Stuebing
  • Phone:       (509) 473-6685
  • Address:     711 S. Cowley, Spokane, WA  99202 
  • Email:        stuebib#@st-lukes.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    http://www.st-lukes.org/sub.aspx?id=366

West Virginia Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs

Wisconsin Events

  • Adaptive Adventures - individual & group water ski & wakeboard opportunities
  • Contact:     Joel Berman
  • Phone:       (847) 251-8445     toll free (866) 679-2770
  • Address:     230 Greenleaf Avenue, Wilmette, IL  60091
  • Email:        waterski#@adaptiveadventures.org  (take out the # sign)
  • Website:    www.adaptiveadventures.org
  • Year program started: 1999

Wyoming Events

  • Waiting for information on ski programs