TAASC provides lessons on sports skills and safety using a volunteer team of trained and skilled persons to teach and provide assistance. TAASC is committed to teaching skills to the whole family as well as teaching them about the adaptive equipment and how to accommodate their member with a disability so the whole family can enjoy sports together.
Alpine Skiing TAASC has a wide variety of adaptive equipment for stand up and sit skiers and snowboarders. Lessons and open skiing are held on Saturdays in January and February at Snow Trails and Mad river Mountain. Evening lessons are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays and daytime lessons are by appointment.
Kayaking TAASC has 50 kayaks including 9 tandems, six with outriggers and a variety of adaptive equipment. Lessons, open paddling, special events and group outings are scheduled throughout the summer.
Sailing TAASC members can learn to sail on a 24′ Catalina at Alum Creek Sailing Club. The boat has a capacity of 4 guest. TAASC also has two small sailboats at the TAASC Adventure Center.
Boating and Fishing Individuals and groups fish from shore at the TAASC Adventure Center during scheduled events and from boat in cooperation with area fishermen.
Cycling Individual cycling equipment evaluations can be scheduled throughout the year and adaptive hand, recumbent and side by side bikes are available for loan. TAASC has plans for several group rides including offering support to adaptive riders at Pedal with Pete and the Pedal, Paddle and Picnic held at the TAASC Adventure Center in September.
AmTrykes TAASC is an affiliate of AMBUCS which creates mobility for persons with disabilities by producing a line of 20 variously adapted tricycles. These bikes are designed for the neighborhood cruiser. TAASC has trained over 20 physical and occupational therapist to do equipment evaluations. TAASC will partner whit individuals and families to help them raise or identify the funds needed to own an AmTrykes.
Rowing TAASC partners with the Rowing Club to offer adaptive rowing on alternate Saturday mornings at 8 AM to 10 AM at the Griggs Boathouse using two specially adapted ergs. Participants must be independent while on the water alone.
WaterSports Weekend and Water Ski Clinic In its 16th year, this June event includes military personnel and others with disabilities. It includes cycling evaluations, a water ski clinic, kayaking lessons, a golf outing, archery and other fun activities for the whole family. there are special activities for children.
Ice Skating TAASC partners Columbus area Chiller rinks by providing sledges for sit-skating. TAASC also provides training to rink staff so they can help customers with disabilities.