Adaptive Sports Foundation


Snowboarding has become very popular with ASF students. People with cognitive or physical disabilities who are five years or older can participate. The number of snowboarding lessons increases each year and we now have snowboarding members on the ASF Race Team.



2012-13 ASF Winter Program

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Daily Session Times*
10:00 am-12:00 pm
1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Lessons can be reserved on a full-day or half-day basis.
*All lessons begin and end at the Adaptive Sports Center. Lesson check in, ski/snowboard rentals and adaptive equipment fitting will all take place at the Center. Full day lessons have a one hour lunch break, between 12:00 and 1:00 pm. Lunch is not provided.

Advance Reservations Required
Due to high demand for lessons and our desire to make our program available to as many people as possible, advance reservations are a MUST. Please realize the number of students we can accommodate relates directly to the number of volunteer instructors we have on any given day.

How do I make a reservation?
Individual reservations may be made no earlier than one calendar month prior to the date of a lesson except for holiday reservations.*(see below for specific dates to make holiday time reservations).  NOTE: Reservations for the weekend of January 25 & 26 will be taken on December 26, as the office is closed on December 25th for the Christmas Holiday.

Step 1:  Submit a Participant Registration Form.  This form must be updated each season.  You will not be able to secure a reservation until it is received. Click here to download a new participant form.

Step 2:  (a) Make a reservation request online at  or 

(b) Make a reservation request by calling the office at (518) 734-5070.   We are unable to accept reservations by fax or email.  Reservations by phone or online can be made starting at 9:00 am.  You can book both weekend days one month prior to the Saturday date.  For example, if you’d like to make a reservation for the weekend of December 14, we will begin taking reservations for that weekend at 9:00 am on November 14.  If you wish to make a reservation for a Sunday only, be sure to call one calendar month in advance of the Saturday date.  For example if you’d like to make a reservation for Sunday, January 5, you should call on December 4 at 9:00 am.

Mid-week lessons may be booked one month prior to the Wednesday date and may be booked together as well.

Step 3:  You will be notified via email if we can confirm your reservation.*    Please realize the number of participants we can accommodate relates directly to the number of volunteer instructors we have on any given day.  If you do not receive a confirmation email, you will be put on our waitlist and notified if an opening becomes available.

*For those reserving online, please note that your first reservation of the season will be confirmed via telephone in order to secure your credit card payment for the booking fee.

*Holidays have special reservation procedures
Tuesday, November 5th:  Reservations will be accepted for Christmas week
(December 26th-January 1st)
Tuesday, November 12th:  Reservations will be accepted for Martin Luther King weekend
(January 18th-20th)
Tuesday, November 19th:  Reservations will be accepted for Presidents’ week
(February 15th-21st)

Group Reservations: 
Lessons for groups affiliated with rehabilitation or residential programs are offered Wednesday through Friday.  Please call 518-734-5070 or email for parameters, reservation procedures and cost.

Bi Ski Reservations: Bi ski lessons for non ambulatory participants are offered daily on a limited basis.

What form of payment do you take?
We accept cash, personal checks with proper ID, Visa, MasterCard and American Express

What is your cancellation policy?
A $25 non-refundable booking fee will be charged for each reservation day confirmed. This will be deducted from your lesson cost when you arrive for your scheduled lesson. If you need to cancel your lesson, please give us as much advance notice as possible. If you do not call to cancel, you will be charged the full amount of the lesson.

Note: On any day, the Executive Director, the Program Director or the manager has the right to cancel any lesson if, in their opinion, the weather, snow conditions or the student’s condition would create an unreasonable risk.