About The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee

Lounsbury Adaptive Ski Program

P.O. Box 370
Ellicottville, New York 14731


Club Description

The program offers lessons to persons with virtually all disabilities, both physical and cognitive. Examples of some of our more frequently encountered disabilities are spinal cord injuries, Downs Syndrome, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, visual impairment, autism and developmental delay. Each student is instructed individually with full emphasis on his/her ability, rather than the disability. Results vary, of course, however most are rather outstanding. Our students experience a type of freedom and excitement. Many gain new confidence to tackle other activities.

Primary Contact

Mary Ellen Racich
Program Director
ski@lounsburyadaptive.org
301.217.0960

Disability Groups Served

  • Amputee/Limb Deficiency
  • Cerebral Palsy/Brain Injury (Hypertonia, Ataxia, Athetosis, RoM)
  • Visual Impairment

Organization Type

  • Sport Program

Program Types Offered

  • Recreational

Programs Open To

  • Adults
  • Youth

Programs Specific to Military Personnel & Veterans

  • No

Sports Offered

  • Alpine Skiing