Daily Lessons

Our goal is for everyone to be active year round!

DSES provides private instruction in a variety of winter and summer sports. Lessons are offered in half day increments. The morning session runs from 9:30 am – 12:00 noon and the afternoon runs from 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm daily. Each session costs $95 which includes private instruction, equipment, and lift tickets. Scholarships are available. Please note that there is a one hour break between the morning and afternoon lessons. Instructors are not available during this time.

In addition to lesson fees there is a $45 annual membership fee ($80 for families) to join Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra. This membership fee will be added to the price of the first lesson of the season. This membership is good for one year from July through June.

Reservations are required and advanced reservations are strongly recommended.

Please call 760.934.0791 for more information and to make reservations.


Winter Sports

In winter, DSES’s professional staff and volunteers teach alpine skiing, cross country skiing, biathlon, and snowboarding. We specialize in working with students of all ages and abilities using advanced adaptive techniques and equipment to help athletes achieve their goals. Our fleet of adaptive equipment includes mono skis, bi skis, snow sliders, and more. Teaching techniques are tailored to the abilities and goals of each student emphasizing safety and fun.


Summer Sports

In summer, Mammoth Mountain, the Town of Mammoth Lakes, and the surrounding area offer a wealth of recreational activities. DSES offers lessons in flat water kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, rock climbing, hiking, road cycling, and mountain biking using state-of-the-art adaptive equipment and specialized teaching techniques. We also provide skilled guides to help guests participate in the Mammoth Mountain Adventure Center (link) activities including the climbing wall, zip line, bungee, and ropes course.


DSES operates from our base in the Panorama Gondola/Mammoth Kids/ Adventure Center building at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area’s Main Lodge. Accessible parking is available nearby. Directions and Map here.


Make your reservations today: call 760.934.0791 for details.

“Our main purpose is to open the doors and make everything accessible for people with special needs,” said Kathy Copeland, Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra Executive Director. “We want everyone to enjoy the experience of being active.”


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