Summer Adventure Days 2017

The sun is out and summer is right around the corner. Save the dates for these adaptive activities starting in late May! We can’t wait to see all our summer athletes.

• Sunday, May 21 ULTIMATE TOWNER (TAS is this year’s beneficiary!)
• Sunday, June 11 SUMMER KICK OFF AND BIKE RALLY
• Tuesday, June 20 HIKE TO CRATER LAKE
• Sunday, June 25 PADDLE DAYS
• Tuesday, July 4 4TH OF JULY PARADE
• Sunday, July 16 FISHING, LOCATION TBD
• Sunday, July 30 FOOD TOUR WITH SLOW FOOD IN THE TETONS
• Tuesday, August 8 JACKSON HOLE MOUNTAIN RESORT FUN DAY
• Sunday, August 13 FLOAT THE SNAKE RIVER WITH JACKSON HOLE VINTAGE ADVENTURES
• Sunday, August 27 PADDLE DAYS
• Friday-Monday, September 1-4 WYDAHO MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL
• Saturday, September 9 OLD BILL’S FUN RUN
• Friday–Sunday, September 15-17 ADAPTIVE BACKCOUNTRY PADDLE PROJECT

Summer Kick Off and Bike Rally: Dust off the bike and get summer started off right! Meet at the TAS office in Teton Village where we will be grilling lunch. Practice your skills by biking through an obstacle course. Save some energy for a group ride along the paths that lead out from the office. Spectacular views and community fun are in store for you! 12:00pm-4:00pm

Hike to Crater Lake: Enjoy the wildflowers and views while we hike to Crater Lake. Both paved and unpaved trails gives opportunity for everyone to enjoy this outing. We will meet at the end of Old Pass Road to start this adventure at 10:00 am. Snacks at the lake provided.

Paddle Days: A summer favorite! Come on out to String Lake and try out a variety of boats, kayaks and stand up paddle boards provided by Rendezvous River Sports. Meet at the canoe aunch at String Lake in Grand Teton National Park 12:00pm-4:00pm. Light lunch provided.

Food Tour with Slow Food in the Tetons: TAS will partner with Slow Food in the Tetons and Friends of Pathways for this dynamic event. Participants will ride their bike or one of our adaptive bikes from R Park to Teton Village while stopping along the way to sample some of the valleys best locally sourced food. Meet at R Park at 12:30 to get ready for the ride at 1:00pm. Registration required.

Teton Village Fun Day: Enjoy all of the fun opportunities that Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has to offer this summer. Ride the tram, jump on the bungee trampoline, climb the climbing wall and take in the majestic views of Jackson. We will meet at the base of the tram at 11:00 am.

Float the Snake River: Cool off on a hot summer day with a boat ride from Wilson to South Park. We will stop for lunch on the banks of the mighty Snake where Wooden Boat Tours will share their spectacular lunch spot and grill up something delicious. Limited space available so RSVP early to reserve your place. Meet at the Wilson Bridge at 10:00 am.

Adaptive Backcountry Paddle Project: TAS will partner with Oars to provide a two night, three day Jackson Lake kayak adventure. Aimed at empowering the adaptive youth of Jackson Hole, this event is open to youth ages 10-19 and their family, friends and caregivers. Limited space available for this unique opportunity. Please inquire early. Registration deadline is June 30th.

Please RSVP for each activity. For questions contact Cherene Vanian at summerprograms@tetonadaptivesports.com or 307-413-9440.

3rd Annual TAS Apres Soiree this Saturday 1/14

The 3rd annual TAS Apre Soiree Fundraiser is this Saturday 1/14 from 3:30 to 7 pm at the Hotel Terra Ballroom. This family friendly event will have music,great food, cash bar, raffle, and fabulous silent auction. Raffle prizes include a custom pair of Igneous Skis or Snowboard, 10 day pass at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, season pass at Grand Targhee, and much more! Many silent auction items including a week stay at a 5 bedroom home in Hahnaleah Bay on the island of Kauai. All proceeds from this event go to TAS Scholarship Fund. Come on out for a great time.

Après Soirée 2017

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Please join us on on January 14, 2017 at the Hotel Terra ballroom for this year’s Teton Adaptive Sports Après Soirée. This annual family friendly event is not only fun, but raises money that benefits our programs for adaptive athletes via ticket and raffle sales and a fabulous silent auction. We’ll have free food, a cash bar, and music!

All proceeds benefit Teton Adaptive Sports (TAS) programs.

$20 Entry + 1 Raffle Ticket (kids 8 & under free) | Raffle Tickets $10 each • 4/$30 • 15/$100

Event Details:

When: January 14, 2017, 3:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Where: Hotel Terra Ballroom

What: Food & Drinks, Music

Who: Kids of all ages in this family friendly event

Silent Auction: Bid on products & services from local supporters

Raffle: Buy tickets to win custom Igneous skis or snowboard, a Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 10-day pass, a Grand Targhee Resort full pass, and more prizes. Need not be present to win!
$20 Entry + 1 Raffle Ticket (kids 8 & under free) | Raffle Tickets $10 each • 4/$30 • 15/$100

Tickets: Email christy@tetonadaptivesports.com

Special thanks to this year’s sponsors:

  • Marissa Jackson Family
  • Fireside Resort and Foot Flops
  • Pinky G’s and Moe’s Barbeque
  • John Masek
  • Teton Orthopedics
  • Demburg Construction
  • Donna Clinton

And, a big thank you to our silent auction/raffle prize donors:

  • Targhee Resort
  • The Kilgrows
  • Pursue Movement Studio
  • Teton Yoga Shala
  • Snake River Golf Club
  • JHMR Mountain Sports School
  • Hoback Sports
  • Teton Mountaineering
  • Line Skis
  • Denny, Ink.
  • Teton Barber Shop
  • Skinny Skis
  • Liquor Down South
  • Teton Pines Nordic
  • Wilson Backcountry
  • Valley Book Store
  • Mangelsen Gallery
  • Peter Lobozzo
  • Home Again
  • BIG R
  • Wilson Hardware
  • Ian Levenson
  • ACE Hardware
  • SpaTerre
  • Teton Mountain Lodge
  • Wort
  • King Sushi
  • Elevated Grounds
  • Hatch
  • Mangy Moose
  • Calico
  • Rena Trail
  • and more!

Opening days ahead!

poole untractedWinter is upon us, and opening days at Grand Targhee and Jackson Hole Resorts are coming up quick. Check this websites Winter page for more info and who to contact at each resort for Adaptive lessons. In addition to downhill skiing, TAS will have Nordic sit skis available at Teton Pines Nordic Center as well as the possibility of backcountry use. With the addition of 5 new Hockey Sleds there will be expanded opportunities on the ice. Call Kurt Henry for more information at 307-699-3554 or email kurt@tetonadaptivesports.com      Charlie

Old Bill’s Fun Run Success

Old Bill’s Fun Run 2016 was held on Saturday, September 10th on the Jackson Town Square. Sponsored by the Community Foundation Of Jackson Hole, this event remains the primary funding source for many Teton County based non profits, including TAS. This year was best ever for TAS and we would like to thank all our long time donors, new donors, all the OBFR Co-Challengers, Mr. and Mrs. Old Bill and the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole for another great event that provides TAS with funding to continue our mission of promoting, supporting, and developing outdoor sports and recreation for people of all abilities.