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Wasatch Adaptive Sports Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Recreation & Sports, Sports, Winter Sports

Mission: The mission of wasatch adaptive sports is to encourage individuals with adaptive needs and their families to realize their potential and engage in active living through year-round recreational educational and social programs. Wasatch adaptive sports programming focuses on increasing independence and mobility in a social environment.

Programs: Nearly 10% of utah's general population has a disability, with mobility disabilities being the most prevalent form at 4. 8%. Only 15. 2% of individuals with a disability living in utah report receiving sufficient physical activity. In 2017, wasatch adaptive sports served more than 870 individuals with adaptive needs through 14 recreational, educational and social programs. Over 90% of lessons provided were on scholarship through the was scholarship assistance program. In a 2017 survey, respondents reported improvements in confidence (96%), quality of life (92%), mental health (92%), strength (86%) and independence (84%) as a result of participation in was programming.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Wasatch Adaptive Sports (WAS) are the most friendly people I have ever dealt with. They were super helpful in instructing me how to enjoy the outdoors in Utah during the Winter. While I was learning to ski I felt as if I didn't even have a disability. They bent over backwards to make my experience there more then memorable.
Thank you WAS!!!!