2680 Alpine Meadows Rd, Alpine Meadows, Ca 96146, United States
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Our missionOur Mission is to provide affordable inclusive physical and recreational activities that build health and confidence.

Achieve Tahoe

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Special Events

Special events are a vital source of funding and support, as well as a great way to get the word out about our programs. Volunteers staff committees and events, help secure silent auction prizes, solicit sponsors, help decorate, hang banners, distribute flyers, prepare food, sell event and raffle tickets and help with event setup and breakdown.
  • Occasional, Monthly
  • Teens, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Event support
  • On-site, Formal
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

Fundraising and Leadership

Individual donors are critical to our success. Become a donor and help us acquire new donors via your networks. Achieve Tahoe is always looking for motivated and dedicated members of the community to join our Board of Directors. Applications accepted year-round. Contact Haakon Lang-Ree, Executive Director at 530-581-4161 x1; [email protected]
  • Occasional, Monthly
  • 21+, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor, Outdoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

Equipment Maintenance and Repair (Winter and Summer)

Clean, maintain and repair our large inventory of adaptive equipment. Applications accepted year-round. Contact Michael Hunter, Program Director, at 530-481-4161 x4; michael at achievetahoe.org.
  • Occasional, Monthly
  • Teens, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor, Outdoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays, Weekends

Winter Adaptive Snowsports Instructor

Instructors provide specialized adaptive instruction for people with disabilities. They work on a personal level to help students successfully learn to ski or snowboard. Candidates must be intermediate skiers or higher, must be comfortable working with people with diverse backgrounds, and must be physically fit and able to lift a student multiple times during the course of a lesson. Achieve Tahoe provides free training and support.
  • Occasional, Monthly
  • Teens, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Outdoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays, Weekends

Summer Sports Volunteer

Our summer programs include water skiing in the Sacramento Valley and flat water kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddleboarding at Donner Lake and Lake Tahoe. A typical day lasts six to eight hours, and you may be in and out of the water all day. Summer program volunteers are required to volunteer at least 3 days and attend required training.
  • Occasional, Monthly
  • Teens, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Outdoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays, Weekends
How you helpHelp us open the door to a world of possibilities. Experience the thrill that comes from spending time improving the quality of life for people with disabilities. Each year, over 250 volunteers generously donate approximately 9,000 hours of their time, energy and expertise to ensure that our programs run smoothly and safely.
About usBased in North Lake Tahoe, Achieve Tahoe leads the way in adaptive sports and recreation for people with disabilities. With over 51 years experience, our trained staff and volunteers guide you in discovering life without limits. Our specialized adaptive equipment and teaching methods allow us to accommodate almost ANYone with ANY disability. Achieve Tahoe has continued its rehabilitation orientation and remains dedicated to the belief that sports are a vital part of the process in which individuals with disabilities gain self-confidence, mobility, and greater independence. Our programs promote education, socialization and employment.
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