Get one-to-one instruction in adaptive skiing techniques that accommodate people with a variety of physical disabilities and visual impairments. Downhill skiing and snowboarding lessons are available for beginning to advanced skiers. We also offer a Developmental Race Program.
The ski and snowboard program is offered in both the Metro Area and Duluth Northland.
PLEASE NOTE: No participant will be turned away due to financial hardships. Cost sharing and scholarships are available. Contact the program coordinator for more information.
Twin Cities: Megan Welty, 612-775-2280 or
Tara Gorman, 218-726-4762 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Eight-lesson program: Designed for the participant with the insatiable thirst for snow and desire to continually improve. Call for availability of a one-lesson option.
Registration and schedule for Twin Cities classes
Locations - Duluth Northland area
Registration and schedule for Northland lessons
Registrations for all lessons will be first come, first served, based on the date you register. All lesson programs include a lift ticket, equipment and instruction.
If we have to cancel three or more lessons during the regular season due to weather, a make-up lesson may be offered in March, depending on volunteer and ski area availability. No refunds available for missed lessons or weather cancellations. There will be no lessons President's Day week.
Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute requires the use of appropriate ski helmets by both participants and volunteers. There is a 200 pound weight limit for all skiers and snowboarders due to equipment manufacturer specifications and ski instructor safety.
Introduce someone with a disability to the world of snow sports. Experienced skiers and boarders are needed as volunteer instructors. Additional volunteers needed to assist with registration, getting skiers to and from the lifts, and working with equipment. All volunteers receive instruction on adaptive equipment and techniques. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. To volunteer for:
Twin Cities: contact Mari at
Mari.Salveson@allina.com or (612) 775-2729
Duluth Northland: contact Lisa at
Lisa.Lauzon@allina.com or 218-726-4763
To register for classes, programs, and activities:
Go to CK Active
How to use CK Active
Trouble logging in or registering?
or call 612-775-2306.
Ski and Snowboard program brochure
Sponsor the Courage Kenny Cup
Disabled Sports USA alpine skiing