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Challenge Aspen’s Annual Gala: Moving Mountains will be held at the Buttermilk Mountain Lodge on Sunday, July 21st.

Community Programming

Year-round adaptive recreation opportunities to support local youth and adults with disabilities.

Youth Programs

Challenge Aspen provides adaptive recreation opportunities in partnership with local special education programs throughout the year.

Youth Program Pricing +

Activities, dates and pricing vary.

Locals Ski Development Program

The locals development program is for youth and adults in the Roaring Fork Valley who are interested in learning to ski or progressing their skills to become an intermediate skier/snowboarder. This program is intended to be a developmental program to enable participation in the Special Olympics Locals Program.

Small group lessons are led by an adaptive certified ski instructor, encouraging positive peer-to-peer social skills.

Lesson Pricing +

6 Lessons | $300

Locals Program

Multi-day regional programming for adults in the Roaring Fork Valley that creates inclusive participation and social opportunities for 8 weeks in the Summer and 8 weeks in the Winter. 

Summer programming offers a wide variety of adaptive recreation activities (paddle-boarding, rafting, cycling, bowling, etc.) and group socials (BBQ’s, arts and crafts, movie nights, etc.). 2024 programming begins June 18th and runs through August 22nd.

The winter session pairs skiers and snowboarders one-on-one with a trained volunteer for on-snow training days and supports athletes who wish to compete in  Special Olympics, NASTAR Nationals, and X-Games Unified. 

Locals Winter Pricing +

1 day a week + no competitions | $100

2 day a week + no competitions | $200

This does not include on-snow training for Special Olympics, NASTAR and X-Games competitions

1 day a week + competitions | $200

2 day a week + competitions | $400

This package includes on-snow training for Special Olympics, NASTAR and X-Games competitions

Winter registration fees include:

  • Season passes (Alpine 1 or 2).
  • Ski rental equipment, if needed.
  • Trained volunteer and staff support.
Locals Summer Pricing +

Only Tuesdays (Biking): $200
Only Wednesdays (Rotating Activity): $400
Only Thursdays (Paddle Boarding): $200
Tuesdays and Thursdays: $400
Daily Drop-In: $35

Summer registration fees include:  

  • Access to activities.
  • Trained volunteer and staff support for all activity days.
Locals Fall Pricing +

Pricing coming soon.

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