Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation
- Canoe, Kayak, Boat Trips, Rentals, Supplies
- Non Profit Organizations
- Outdoor Learning
- Biking & Shops
- Hiking/Walking Trails
- Skiing & Snowboarding - Alpine
- Skiing & Snowshoeing - Nordic
At Maine Adaptive we believe that having access to and participating in recreational sports is integral to a well-rounded life for every person.
Maine Adaptive is the largest year-round adaptive recreation program in the state of Maine for adults and children with physical disabilities. Over 400 volunteers assist our athletes in appreciating the joys and challenges of sports participation.
Maine Adaptive provides over 3500 lessons winter and summer, free of charge, thanks to the generous support of Sunday River, Sugarloaf, Pineland Farms, and individuals, businesses, corporations, and foundations that sustain our program every year.
The foundation of Maine Adaptive is our dedicated and passionate volunteers who donate their time and expertise 3300 days annually instructing in all levels of sport.
Member EventsFriday Jan 24, 2020 - Monday Jan 27, 2020Since 2006 Maine Adaptive has hosted a four-day winter sports retreat at Sunday River Ski Resort in late January / early February. All veterans and active duty personnel with disabilities and their immediate families are welcome at no cost. Lodging, meals, activities and accommodations are provided free of charge throughout the four-day event, and participants are free to choose activities based on their own interests and energy levels throughout the weekend. While we can also help with local transportation between program sites and to/from the Portland Jetport and Transportation Center (bus and train), all travel to/from Maine is the responsibility and at the expense of the participant. The list of activities includes: Welcome Dinner Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding Nordic Skiing & Snowshoeing Adaptive Basketball Evening Entertainment ...read moreSunday Feb 9, 2020 - Wednesday Feb 12, 2020NEVI*Fest is an annual specialty camp put on by Maine Adaptive and held each February at Sugarloaf Ski Resort. This multi-day camp provides on-snow lessons from beginners to advanced skiers and snowboarders that have a visual impairment. The days are filled with a variety of social activities as well to create lasting memories and friendships. In addition, family and friends have an opportunity to learn how to become guides for visually impaired skiers and snowboarders. For more information about attending or volunteering, contact us at email@example.com or (800) 639-7770. ...read more
Maine Adaptive is located just beyond Sunday River's South Ridge Lodge. Our building is on the left.