Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports
A place where youth and adults with disabilities gain a measure of self-confidence and independence
by participating in adaptive sports programs and activities.
For 30 years the Vermont 50 has proudly supported Vermont Adaptive raising over 2 million dollars
Our 2023 goal is to raise $35,000
Get into the Vermont 50 NOW using one of these two options to help support Vermont Adaptive
(BEFORE registration opens on May 25th)
FREE RACE REGISTRATION OPTION
RAISE or DONATE a minimum of $500 between January 2, 2023 and May 20, 2023 at 7 pm ET using the link our race director will provide to you and you will receive:
● one free race entry for the 2023 race
● lunch for 4 at our post race BBQ
● one commemorative t-shirt-made specifically for our fundraisers
This fundraising option expires on May 20, 2023 at 7 p.m. ET. Contact our RD Race Director, Mike
STRESS FREE REGISTRATION OPTION
Commit to RAISE or DONATE a minimum $500 before September 6 at noon ET, you can avoid our race open registration rush on May 25th and will be entered into the race by the Race Director.
Your $500 must be received by Sept. 6 or you will not be able to race with us on the last Sunday of September.
This fundraising option closes BEFORE May 25 at 7 p.m. ET Contact our RD Race Director, Mike
ALL Fundraisers may continue to fund raise through December 31st in each calendar year
(but the $500 minimum option requirements must be met on the dates listed above)
Support our athletes supporting Vermont Adaptive
Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports is a nationally recognized organization that empowers people of all abilities through inclusive sports and recreational programming regardless of ability to pay. In addition to sports, year-round programming options integrate environmental, holistic wellness, and competitive training philosophies for people of all ages with cognitive, developmental, physical and emotional disabilities.
They are recognized nationally for their client-centered programs and for providing access and instruction to sports and recreational activities with the belief that these things provide a physical, mental and social experience that is immeasurable in promoting self-confidence and independence in an individual.
They offer the largest variety of program opportunities and unique, specialized equipment. Vermont Adaptive promotes independence and furthers equality through access and instruction to sports and recreational opportunities including alpine skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports; kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, sailing, cycling, hiking, rock climbing, tennis, horseback riding, environmental programs, CORE Connections wellness retreats, and more.
They serve clients of all abilities with physical, cognitive and emotional/behavioral disabilities from all over the world in three locations in Vermont during the winter – Killington Resort and Pico Mountain in Killington; Sugarbush Resort in Warren; and Bolton Valley Ski Area in Bolton. Summer programs are provided state-wide. Many of their programs include environmental education, wellness, and special programs designed specifically for veterans.
With nearly 400 active volunteers, plus generous partners and sponsors, and an amazing base of clients and friends, Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports has been at the forefront of sports and recreation for those with disabilities for more than 30 years.
The Vermont Adaptive Mission
Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports is committed to empowering individuals with disabilities. They promote independence and further equality through access and instruction to sports and recreational activities.
Their Statement of Belief
They believe sports and recreation provide a physical, mental and social experience that is immeasurable in promoting self-confidence and independence in an individual. To that end, they extend an enormous thanks to their affiliates, sponsors, and partners who believe in their mission and vision, and who afford them the opportunity to bring sports and recreation to their clients’ lives.
Photos courtesy of Vermont Adaptive