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SouthEastern Wisconsin Adaptive Ski Program
Status for 2020-2021 Ski & Snowbard Season and COVID-19
SEWASP has decided to not offer adaptive ski and snowboard lessons during the 2020-2021 season due to COVID-19. An email with more information was sent to all participants and volunteers on September 17, 2020. This was a very difficult decision, as we all look forward to the ski & snowboard season with all of you. Please watch your email or check back for updates. Thank you for your continued support of and participation in SEWASP.
 
Welcome
students and instructors gather for photo after mono-ski and 4-track lessonsSEWASP (pronounced "see-wasp") provides adaptive alpine skiing and snowboard lessons for people with disabilities in southeastern Wisconsin and surrounding areas.  "Adaptive" refers to the modified equipment and teaching techniques used to enable skiers and snowboarders to participate safely and as independently as possible.  Instruction is generally provided at Alpine Valley Ski Resort near East Troy, Wisconsin (southwest of Milwaukee on I-43), on Thursday evenings from January through mid-March.
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Interested in Volunteering?

volunteer working with youth 2-track skier

SEWASP is always looking for dedicated volunteer instructors and community volunteers for the ski and snowboard season.  However, we have made the difficult decision to not offer ski & snowboard lessons for the 2020-2021 season due to COVID-19.  Please still contact us if your interested in volunteering as we will continue working and planning for next season.

Dry-land clinics are held Thursday evenings in October/November. On-snow clinics are held in December. Lessons occur on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings, and begin the first or second Thursday after New Years. Please contact us if you are interested.

For application & training dates, please click the "read more" link below.

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Video: SEWASP Program for Veterans

SEWASP hosts lessons at Alpine Valley specifically for Veterans a few times a year in addition to regular lessons.  One of our participants and our volunteers were recently featured in this video and article.

 View veteran bi-ski lesson video, photos, & article 

 
SEWASP on Milwaukee TV News

SEWASP, its participants, and its volunteers were featured February 26, 2014 in a five minute video segment on Fox 6 News Milwaukee.

Fox 6 News page with video and story

 

Lesson Status

Newsflash

SEWASP has decided to not offer adaptive ski and snowboard lessons during the 2020-2021 season due to COVID-19. An email with more information was sent to all participants and volunteers on September 17, 2020. This was a very difficult decision, as we all look forward to the ski & snowboard season with all of you. Please watch your email or check back for updates. Thank you for your continued support of and participation in SEWASP.
 

Please remember that reservations are always required for SEWASP lessons.

 

Supported in part by

CMSC - Chicago Metropolitan Ski Council