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About NSCD

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The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) is one of the largest outdoor therapeutic recreation and adaptive sports agencies in the world, based out of Winter Park Resort and Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Colorado. The NSCD began in 1970 providing ski lessons for children with amputations for the Children’s Hospital of Denver. Each year more than 3,000 children and adults with disabilities participate in our programs to learn more about sports and themselves. With specially trained staff and volunteers, and its own adaptive equipment lab, the NSCD teaches a variety of year-round sports and activities to individuals with almost any physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral diagnosis.

Mission Statement

We enable the human spirit through therapeutic sports and recreation.

Vision Statement

The NSCD is recognized around the world as a premier therapeutic recreation organization, providing leadership and expertise in adaptive sports.

The NSCD offers a variety of year-round sports and recreational adventures. In the winter participants enjoy alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, Nordic hut trips, snowshoeing and ski racing. Additionally the NSCD offers year-round rock climbing and kayak lessons. In the spring, summer and fall we offer sport ability clinics, rafting, canoeing, special camps, therapeutic horseback riding, mountain biking and camping. All programs are designed for individuals, families and groups and are available for all levels of ability, from beginner to advanced. We look forward to seeing you or your group this season.

Click here to view the NSCD Annual Report 


Winterpark, Colorado, USA: The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD)Disabilities Served Include (but are not limited to)

ADD/ADHD, amputation, arthritis, autism, behavioral health, bone disorder, brain injury, cerebral palsy, deafness, developmental disabilities, diabetes, down syndrome, epilepsy, fragile X syndrome, hemophilia, learning disabilities, multiple sclerosis, muscular disorder, muscular dystrophy, nerve disorders, neurological disorders, paraplegia, post-polio, post-traumatic stress disorder, quadriplegia, respiratory disorder, spina bifida, spinal cord injury, stroke, substance abuse, vision loss/blindness.


WebNational Sports Center for the Disabled
Sports Authority Field at Mile High
1801 Mile High Stadium Circle, #1500
Denver, CO 80204

Winter Park Resort
33 Parsenn Road
P.O. Box 1290
Winter Park, Colorado 80482


Customer Reservations: (970) 726.1518 or
Winter Park Office Fax: (970) 726.4112
Denver Office Fax: (303) 293.5448

Volunteer Information: (970) 726.1546 or

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