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06-09-2014, 01:34 PM
For the past several years, my show ski team on Lake Altoona (Eau Claire, WI) has been holding a learn to ski week in June with 70-80 kids each year getting 3 hours of skiing for under $25.
Last year we bought a sit-ski and this year we have scheduled three adaptive waterski programs. They are Thursday evenings June 19, July 24, and August 14.
If you can connect us to anyone that would be interested in participating please let us know [email protected]
http://skisprites.com/AdaptiveSki.html

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While I'm at it, I'll mention a couple of the other adaptive waterski programs that I know of in Wisconsin. They include the Aquanuts Watershows and the Colsac skiers. You may have read about the great work Travis has done with the Colsac skiers in this thread:
http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=56240
Finally, I won't be able to make it, but there's also an event this Wednesday and Thursday in Madison. (http://adaptiveadventures.org/event/2014/adaptive-water-ski-season-kickoff)

Thanks,
Matt

TxsRiverRat
06-09-2014, 03:47 PM
AWESOME!

Let's not forget the adaptive program right here in DFW! We host an annual event at our ski site. Blaine Bridgeford and www.YOUCANSKI.ORG are wonderful folks put on GREAT events and it is a pure pleasure to give back to the waterski community by volunteering to make a day at the lake possible!!

Anyone here that has the chance to volunteer for an adaptive weatrski day, I highly encourage to go out and volunteer - it's the least you can do to give back!

east tx skier
06-10-2014, 12:29 PM
Our club volunteered last year for Texas Adaptive Aquatics Clinic. Great experience all around. Hoping to get a group together this year as well.

h2oskifreak
01-12-2016, 11:21 AM
The Adaptive program I am involved with received a $3,300 grant yesterday from our local Lions Club. We are using it to build additional shade structure and concrete access to restrooms. Entering our third year and gaining momentum. If you care to check us out on FB it is Dream Big Adaptive Water Sports. Structure will cost more but we have concrete skills and have good contacts with framers and suppliers. We are hoping to do the job for around $5K