ALPINE SKI/RIDE PROGRAM

The Alpine Ski and Snowboarding Program works through a cooperative agreement with Whitefish Mountain Resort. 

Dream provides entry level–intermediate private lessons for individuals with disabilities ages 5+.


2019/2020 Program Dates

December 16th  – March 22nd

2019/2020 Holiday Dates

December 21st – January 5th; January 18th-20th; February 15th-22th



2019/2020 Opportunities – Read the important info below, then scroll down to Register!

General Lessons – Read important info HERE! before registering.
General lessons can be booked December 16th – March 22th. Our lesson rates include adaptive equipment, lift ticket and a trained instructor.

Locals Program – Read important info HERE! before registering.
Lessons are offered at discounted rates for those wishing to schedule consistent weekly lessons on set dates from January to March (min. 4-week commitment). This program is designed for individuals that live within 90 miles of Whitefish, that come up independently from a school group or special olympic team.

Group Program (Schools, Programs, Special Olympic Teams)
Each year DREAM works with schools, Special Olympic teams, and other groups that visit us for special programming. To learn more please contact:  programs@dreamadaptive.org

Military Ski/Ride Weekends 
We are honored to provide adaptive ski & snowboard lessons at no cost for service members & veterans with a disability. We offer private lessons as well as host specific weekends just for Veterans. Learn more and REGISTER HERE!

Ski Buddy – Read important info HERE! before registering.
The DREAM Ski Buddy is a trained volunteer who provides on-hill support such as assistance with loading/unloading the chairlift or getting back up after a fall. Ski Buddies also provide guidance around the mountain but do NOT provide instruction.

Good news!

We have a new registration system this year that will allow you to securely store the majority of your information.  It will prevent you from having to enter it for each program or event that you attend throughout the year, and for years to come!

*Registration will open on Monday, November 18th*

Registration Details

New Participants  If you are new to DREAM or haven’t participated in a few years, follow these steps to create a new account in our system and register for the ski / snowboard program.

  1. CREATE an Account:  Each individual participant must have a unique login and account.
    • Click on the following link to Create an Account
    • Once you’ve created an account, follow the prompts and Log-In.
  2. *DONT MISS THIS STEP!* Update Your Profile:  Once logged-in (log in HERE), go to the navigation drop-down on the right side and select “Update My Profile“.
    • Complete ALL information that is labeled for “All Users” or “Participants”.   Missing information may delay your participation.  This information will be securely stored in our system and you’ll only need to review it once a year or update on an as-needed basis.  
  3. SIGN UP for Winter Lessons by going back to the navigation on the right and selecting “Participant Registration: Alpine Ski/Board
    • Please complete this form as thoroughly as possible
  4. PAY for your lessons by going back to the navigation and selecting “Current Events or Programs
    • Choose “Ski / Snowboard Program @ WMR” and follow steps to pay.
      • We offer a limited number of financial aid scholarships to support those with a need.  Click HERE to learn more.
  5. Liability Waiver and Media Release.  Click HERE to complete the TWO separate online forms.
    • If you think you’ve completed an online Waiver & Media release within the last year, you can go to “Update My Profile” in the navigation drop-down and scroll to the “Waiver Due” field to find the date it’s due.
    • These forms must be completed once per year.
  6. Upload a Headshot:  Go to the navigation and select “Share Documents
    • Make sure your photo file name includes the participant’s name, otherwise we will not know who the file belongs to.
    • Go to “Upload a New Document” link on the right side of the page.

Once you complete all steps we’ll contact you to confirm your lesson(s)!


Questions?  Email: programs@dreamadaptive.org and we’ll be glad to help!

Returning Participants  If you participated within the last year, you already have account information loaded into our system.  Follow these steps to create a username and password, update your account info, and register for the ski/snowboard program:

  1. CREATE UserName and Password:  Each individual participant must have a unique login and account.
    • Click on this Login Link and go to “I forgot my Login or Password” at the bottom of the page in red.
    • Enter your email address.  You can contact us if you don’t remember which email we have on file.
  2. *DONT MISS THIS STEP!* Update Your Profile:  Once logged-in, go to the navigation drop-down on the right side and select “Update My Profile“.
    • Complete ALL information that is labeled for “All Users” or “Participants”.   Missing information may delay your participation.  This information will be securely stored in our system and you’ll only need to review it once a year or update on an as-needed basis.  
  3. SIGN UP for Winter Lessons by going back to the navigation on the right and selecting “Participant Registration: Alpine Ski/Board
    • Please complete this form as thoroughly as possible
  4. PAY for your lessons by going back to the navigation and selecting “Current Events or Programs
    • Choose “Ski / Snowboard Program @ WMR” and follow steps to pay.
    • We offer a limited number of financial aid scholarships to support those with a need.  Click HERE to learn more.
  5. Liability Waiver and Media Release.  Click HERE to complete the TWO separate online forms.
    • If you think you’ve completed an online Waiver & Media release within the last year, you can go to “Update My Profile” in the navigation drop-down and scroll to the “Waiver Due” field to find the date it’s due.
    • These forms must be completed once per year.
  6. Upload a Headshot:  Go to the navigation and select “Share Documents
    • Make sure your photo file name includes the participant’s name, otherwise we will not know who the file belongs to.
    • Go to “Upload a New Document” link on the right side of the page.

Once you complete all steps we’ll contact you to confirm your lesson(s).


Questions?  Email: programs@dreamadaptive.org and we’ll be glad to help!

Financial Aid

We believe that everyone should be able to participate in our programs, no matter their financial situation.  We strive to keep our programs affordable, but recognize that some may need additional support to access our programs.  Our scholarships are based solely on financial need and only complete applications will be considered.

Visit our Scholarship Page to learn more.

A big thanks to the following businesses for supporting our winter ski & snowboard programs: