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SouthEastern Wisconsin Adaptive Ski Program
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 recruiting volunteer instructors and community volunteers for the 2019-2020 ski and snowboard 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

Lessons Thur. February 20, 2020 at Alpine Valley

Lessons are ON for this evening.  Please check the forecast and dress warmly for the temps.

 
Post-Season Banquet Celebration Thur. March 19, 2020

Pizza, bread sticks, salad, cake, and fun for participants, families, and volunteers.  6:30p-9:00p at Roma's Pizza in East Troy, WI. Please RSVP by Monday, March 11.

 

Newsflash

Please remember that reservations are always required for SEWASP lessons.

 

Supported in part by

CMSC - Chicago Metropolitan Ski Council