Oregon Adaptive Sports offers year-round outdoor recreation programs for individuals with disabilities. Our programs are designed to accommodate a wide range of populations with different skill levels from never-evers to elite athletes.

Winter Sports and Programs

The foundation of our program, OAS has been providing adaptive ski lessons for people with disabilities since 1996. Currently, OAS offers adaptive skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Bachelor and Hoodoo ski resorts as well as a range of Nordic/cross country ski and snowshoe opportunities throughout the area. OAS is proud to house cutting edge adaptive ski equipment to accommodate a wide range of abilities. Staff and volunteers are trained and often certified to work within several disciplines of adaptive winter sports.

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Alpine Skiing

OAS offers ski and snowboard lessons at both Mt Bachelor 7 days a week and Hoodoo Ski Area on weekends. Each lesson is individually crafted to fit the needs and goals of the participant.

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Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

OAS offers instruction and guides for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Cross country skiing and snowshoeing are great alternatives to alpine skiing and snowboarding offering many individuals access to the beauty of Oregon's outdoors in wintertime.

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Rock Climbing

From the artificial walls of Bend Rock Gym to the rugged cliffs of Smith Rock, adaptive rock climbing is a rapidly growing discipline that will challenge and reward you at every level! Indoor climbing runs year round.

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Snowboarding

OAS offers ski, snowboard and cross country skiing lessons at Mount Bachelor 7 days a week and Hoodoo Ski Area on the weekends.

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Summer Sports and Programs

OAS offers summer programs in six sports at a variety of locations throughout Central Oregon. Programs are offered in three categories: custom adventures (private lessons), community programs and events. All programs can accommodate a wide-range of ages and abilities, though some may be better suited for certain individuals.

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Cycling

There are so many ways to get out and cycle in Central Oregon. Come try a new bike, hone in your setup or challenge yourself with our cycling programs!

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Golf

Thanks to Awbrey Glen Golf Club, OAS offers monthly golf clinics as well as the ability to arrange course play on Monday afternoons!

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Hiking

Bend and all of Central Oregon boasts thousands of miles of incredible hiking trails. Come explore with us! Wheelchair hiking available.

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Mountain Biking

OAS offers mountain biking and off road cycling experiences for a wide range of abilities. Come explore Central Oregon's renowned singletrack and expansive network of forest roads!

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Paddling

From the meandering waters of the Deschutes River in downtown Bend to the sweeping vistas at the Cascade Lakes, OAS offers kayaking and paddle boarding experiences for individuals of all abilities.

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Rock Climbing

From the artificial walls of Bend Rock Gym to the rugged cliffs of Smith Rock, adaptive rock climbing is a rapidly growing discipline that will challenge and reward you at every level! Indoor climbing runs year round.

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Please note that currently OAS is unable to provide personal care for any of our clients. Caretakers are welcome on any program free of charge to assist with clients needs during programming.