Winter Volunteers

Join Adaptive Sports Association (ASA) and our extensive team of volunteers for another winter season on the snow working with people with disabilities. We will train intermediate to advanced skiers and snowboarders to teach adaptive snow sports. No previous experience with ski/snowboard instruction or with disabilities is necessary. The benefits of volunteering are significant, including:

  • FREE ski improvement clinics
  • Improved skills to help people with disabilities enjoy the experience of winter snow sports
  • Discounted skiing at Purgatory Resort
  • Generous discounts at a number of local businesses
  • Pro (discounted) deals on ski equipment including

Winter volunteer orientations are held in early November. For more information, please contact our office at 970-259-0374 or e-mailing Click HERE for answers to frequently asked questions and other volunteer resources including training documents.

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Learn more about the lives we impact by watching the video below (

Paraprofessional from Durango School District: “Some of the great benefits of this program is that if lifts the kids confidence… To see them up on the mountain, you can’t tell that they have special needs of any kind.”

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New to ASA this season, we are going paperless! You can complete your volunteer paperwork online HERE.

All volunteers are required to complete a background check once a year. Please check with the office if you are unsure of the last time you filled out a background check with ASA.

View our program calendar to see what ski lessons and events are coming up. Then, call our office at 970-259-0374 or e-mail to sign up for a trip.


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