Ignite Adaptive Sports Receives Grant from Elevations Foundation

NEDERLAND, CO – November 13, 2018 – Ignite Adaptive Sports is pleased to announce it has received a $3,000 grant… more

AASI-PSIA Adaptive Exams Coming Up

PSIA Adaptive Alpine Modules at Eldora this season. Jan 29-30 Functional Skiing Prep Signup deadline Jan 7 Feb 25 Functional… more

Equipment Updates-July Work Parties a Big Success!

By Stacey Lunn, Equipment Manager On Friday, July 13, “Destruction and Construction” of Equipment Facility storage and deck repairs were headed… more

Colorado House Military Day 2018 Resolution

We knew it was true, but now it’s official. The Colorado House of Representatives introduced and unanimously passed the House… more

Living the Mountain Family Dream

Oscar is a small boy with a big personality. An eight-year-old with a type of dwarfism called kniest dysplasia, Oscar… more

Aaron’s Story

After 16 years of skiing and snowboarding in the Colorado Rockies, I knew that attending graduate school in Florida would… more

2017-2018 Volunteer Orientation and Training Dates Announced

Volunteering with Ignite is a fun, rewarding and life-changing experience! Are you looking to bring purpose to your free time… more

Memorial Information for David Levin

It is with deep sadness that I inform you that Ignite President and longtime volunteer David Levin has passed away. For… more

“My Hero Brother” Screening Dedicated to David Levin

Volunteers and Supporters – we need you! Please help Ignite and the Boulder JCC honor our very own President of… more

As Lives Change… Ignite Changes Lives

By Drew Prinster Melanie is a former English teacher, current bi-skier, and future skydiver–but above all, she’s a lifetime adventurer.… more

Who Wants a Ginger Ale?

By Drew Prinster Oriah is a sweet 6-year-old girl with a bright smile and a contagious laugh despite her difficulty… more

Equipment Has Started for the Season!

Greetings all! As the season approaches the Equipment Manager and several Equipment Technicians and volunteers have been busy. In early… more

Schedule your donation now for Colorado Gives Day

We hope you’ll consider donating this Colorado Gives Day, December 6. As of November 1, you can now schedule your… more

2016 Volunteer Training Clinics

Instructor clinics begin November 12, 2016. Please sign up as soon as possible so we have enough room and leaders!… more

Ignite Tonight Gala Recap 2017

Thank you to everyone who supported the Ignite Tonight Gala benefiting Ignite Adaptive Sports! We are pleased to announce that,… more

Video: See the Lives Changed at Ignite

Ignite Tonight Gala on September 23, 2016

  On Friday, September 23rd, Ignite is hosting its Gala Benefit to raise money for the adaptive snowsports program we… more

Join Achilles Boulder at the BolderBoulder

Hello Ignite Athletes and Families, For the second year, Ignite Adaptive Sports is partnering with the Achilles Boulder adaptive program… more

Year-End Letter from Board President

Dear Ignite Family, The 42nd season of Ignite Adaptive Sports is over and Spring is in full bloom down in… more

A Great Loss – Stan Slater

Many of our students and volunteers knew Stan Slater. We wanted to let you know that Stan passed away died… more

The Big Cheese Tops List of Celebrated Volunteers

We are proud to announce that the Big Cheese, John Humbrecht, has been recognized by Boulder Weekly as one of… more

Special Olympics Training at Eldora Mountain Resort

Special Olympics comes to Eldora and Ignite Adaptive Sports. Join in the Fun! We are revitalizing our Special Olympics Race… more

Caregiver Ski and Ride Class

In the spring of 2015, Ignite Adaptive Sports offered the first our first time ever clinic for parents and caregivers… more

2015-16 Season Clinics Have Started

The ski season is starting and we at Ignite Adaptive Sports started our first clinics this last weekend. We ask… more

Pints For The People Upslope Brewing Company 10/7

Join Ignite Adaptive Sports at Upslope Brewing Company for a well deserved pint or your other beverage of choice on… more

New Volunteer Orientation Meetings 10/24 and 10/28

Join Ignite at our Orientation Meeting to learn more about the program and how you fit into it. During this… more

2015-2016 Season Training Clinics Coming Soon!

We are in fill swing to prepare for the 2015-2016 season on the mountain at Eldora Mountain Resort. There will… more

Boulder County Farmer’s Market Volunteer Recruiting

Learn how you can help Ignite Adaptive Sport bring the pleasure of the mountains to more people. Ignite has a… more

Adaptive Ski Buddy Training

Share the Mountain With Your Family Do you want to take your adaptive skier/rider out on the slopes confidently. Family… more

Volunteer Profile – Courtney and Nick Mimmo

Courtney and Nick Mimmo both started with Ignite this fall and we chatted about their experience with Ignite for a… more

First Parent and Caregiver Day a Rousing Success!

The first ever Parent and Caregiver Ski and Ride Clinic in the country took place on March 27, 2015 at… more

Heidi Hatch Cross Country Instructor Awardee David Bye

We at Ignite are elated that one of our own, David Bye, has won the Heidi Hatch Cross-Country Extraordiaier Instructor… more

California Pizza Kitchen FUNdraiser Feb 26th

Thank you all that came out to support us for this great night Come for pizza, fun and fundraising at… more

Sign Up Now for Training Clinics!

Sign up now for training clinics! We have some very exciting classroom sessions in store this season, including two on… more

Fall Newsletter

Check out our fall newsletter to learn about recruitment efforts, get to know the people who make up this great organization… more

Sandy Lewarton Memorial Fund

  Ignite’s good friend, Sandy Lewarton, passed away in June after her battle with cancer. Sandy dedicated countless hours of… more

2014-2015 Lesson Dates

Lesson dates have been set for next season: January 1 – March 29, Thursday – Sunday. That’s right, Thursdays are… more

New Volunteer Orientation

Are you interested in becoming a part of the Ignite team? If so, please join us for one of two… more

Junior Volunteer Training

Title: Junior Volunteer Training Date: November 2, 2014 Time: 4  – 7:30 pm Location: 6184 Old Brompton Road, Gunbarrel, CO… more

Ignite Disabled Vets Wind Therapy Poker Run

Title: Ignite Disabled Vets Wind Therapy Poker Run Location: Starts: City Park in Denver, 10 am – Ends: In the… more

Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment

Title: Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment Description: Ignite will host a booth at the Boulder County… more

University of Colorado Volunteer Fair

Title: University of Colorado Volunteer Fair Link out: Click here Date: 2014-09-02

Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment

Title: Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment Description: Ignite will host a booth at the Boulder County… more

Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment

Title: Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment Description: Ignite will host a booth at the Boulder County… more

Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment

Title: Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment Description: Ignite will host a booth at the Boulder County… more

Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment

Title: Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment Description: Ignite will host a booth at the Boulder County… more

Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Longmont) – New Volunteer Recruitment

Title: Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Longmont) – New Volunteer Recruitment Description: Ignite will host a booth at the Boulder County… more

Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment

Title: Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment Description: Ignite will host a booth at the Boulder County… more

Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment

Title: Boulder County Farmer’s Market (Boulder) – New Volunteer Recruitment Description: Ignite will host a booth at the Boulder County… more

Summer Newsletter

Get inspired by the story of an Ignite student who went from a sit-ski to the alpine slider to skiing… more

Stay Involved This Summer!

Adaptive Opportunities in our Community TBI Alive! Are you looking for a valuable resource for yourself or someone you know… more

Watch the Paralympic Games March 7-16

NBC, NBC Sports Network and Teamusa.org will be airing an unprecedented 52 hours of the Paralympic Winter Games from Sochi… more

California Pizza Kitchen Dinner/Fundraiser

Let’s get together and support this program we love! Come for pizza, fun and fundraising at the California Pizza Kitchen… more

Special Olympics NE Area Winter Games

Come on up to Eldora Mountain Resort on Monday, February 10, 2014 and cheer on the athletes competing in the… more

Season Kick-Off Newsletter

Check out pictures of move-in day, learn more about adaptive ski equipment, and read the powerful story of mono-skier Martin… more

Board of Directors Meeting

Title: Board of Directors MeetingLocation: Jewish Community Center, 3800 Kalmia Avenue, Boulder, CO 80301Description: The next Board of Directors meeting… more

Kicking Off 2013-2014 Season Lessons

Title: Kicking Off 2013-2014 Season LessonsDescription: We’re looking forward to starting our season with lessons on Friday, January 3. The… more

Donate for Colorado Gives Day – 12.10.13

Title: Donate for Colorado Gives Day – 12.10.13Description: If you’ve been thinking about making a donation to Ignite, now’s the… more

Ignite Interview on Colorado Public Radio

Ignite Adaptive Sports was on Colorado Public Radio on Monday, November 11, 2013. Thank you to Marie Rotter, who has… more

Ignite at the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo

Ignite had a fantastic weekend attending the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo at the Denver convention Center November 8-10, 2013.… more

Back on the Mountain! Channel 9 News Coverage of Demonstration

11/1/2013 It’s great to be back home at Eldora Mountain Resort! Check out this great coverage from Nelson Garcia on… more

Eldora announces deal with Ignite adaptive ski program for 2013-14 season

11/1/2013 Eldora announces deal with Ignite adaptive ski program for 2013-14 season By Charlie Brennan, Camera Staff Writer Daily Camera… more

Our Program is Back On!

Our program is back on for the 2013-2014 season!!!! Thanks to our volunteers and students for all of your support… more

Board of Directors Meeting

Title: Board of Directors MeetingDescription: The Board of Directors will be meeting on November 5, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.Start Time:… more

Board of Directors Meeting

Title: Board of Directors MeetingDescription: The next Board of Directors meeting is Tuesday, November 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the… more

Board of Directors Meeting

Title: Board of Directors MeetingLocation: Jewish Community Center, BoulderDescription: The next Board of Directors meeting is Tuesday, October 15, 6:30… more

Eldora Not Renewing Lease for 2013-2014 Season

As you are making your plans for the upcoming ski season, please be aware that Eldora Mountain Resort has informed… more

Ignite Board of Directors Meeting

Title: Ignite Board of Directors Meeting Description: The next Board of Directors meeting is Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.… more

Meeting for all Ignite Volunteers

Title: Meeting for all Ignite Volunteers Description: Please note the change of date.  We’ll be having a meeting for all… more

Annual Summer Picnic

Title: Annual Summer Picnic Location: Foothills Community Park (Google map) Description: Don’t miss our annual summer party on Saturday, August… more

The Real Friday Debrief On Saturday

Title: The Real Friday Debrief On SaturdayLocation: Michelle Smither’s HouseDescription: Ignite Friday Group End of The Session Get Together.Friday volunteers… more

Ignite Board Retreat

Title: Ignite Board RetreatLocation: Galloway/Slater houseDescription: The board will take an in-depth look at organization issues and plansStart Time: 10:00Date:… more

Spirit Night at Red Robin Burger Works

Title: Red Robin Burger Works Fundraising EventLocation: Red Robin Burger Works, 2700 Arapahoe Avenue, BoulderDescription: Ummm… hamburger! Satisfy your burger… more

Autism Society of Boulder Wine Tasting

Title: Autism Society of Boulder Wine Tasting Location: Avalon Ballroom Link out: Boulder Autism Society Description: Toast the dedicated parents… more

Nordic Slider Clinic

Title: Nordic Slider ClinicLocation: Ignite FacilityDescription: Beth Livingston from Bozeman, MT, is a Paralympic Nordic Sit Ski racer and adaptive… more

Advanced Mono Ski Clinic

Title: Advanced Mono Ski ClinicLocation: Ignite FacilityDescription: Beth Livingston from Bozeman, MT, is an accomplished monoskier (She’s sponsored by Patagonia)… more

Volunteer Appreciation Day

Title: Volunteer Appreciation DayLocation: Ignite FacilityDescription: Our year end party is Saturday, March 30th, at world headquarters. We will be… more

2013 AT Expo: Technology for Living & Learning

Title: 2013 AT Expo: Technology for Living & LearningLocation: 1500 East 128th Avenue, Thornton, COLink out: Click hereDescription: Explore assistive… more

2nd Annual Mobility Resource Fair

Title: 2nd Annual Mobility Resource Fair Location: Medved MV-1 of Colorado, 11201 West I-70 Frontage Road North Wheat Ridge CO,… more

Dress Up Day

Title: Dress Up DayLocation: Ignite FacilityDescription: Volunteers dress up for the last Friday of the season. Helmets still required, but… more

Boulder Channel 8 Visits Ignite

Ignite in action!https://vimeo.com/59264638

PSIA Alpine Level 1 ITC

Title: PSIA Alpine Level 1 ITCLocation: Eldora MountainDescription: This PSIA clinic/exam prepares you to teach beginning skiers. If you want… more

Boulder International Film Festival “Little World”

Title: Boulder International Film Festival “Little World”Location: Boulder High SchoolLink out: Click hereDescription: The Boulder International Film Festival has many… more

Cheesecutter Award Nominations Due

Title: Cheesecutter Award Nominations DueLocation: Ignite FacilityDescription: Don’t delay! Nominate a deserving Friday volunteer by cheese name. Award will be… more

Special Olympics Colorado Winter Games

Title: Special Olympics Colorado Winter GamesLocation: Copper MountainLink out: Click hereDescription: Support our Special Olympians as they compete at the… more

Special Olympics Denver Metro Area Ski Meet

Title: Special Olympics Denver Metro Area Ski MeetLocation: Snow Mountain Ranch & Granby RanchLink out: Click hereDescription: Alpine, cross-country, and… more

Boulder Jewish Film Festival

Don’t miss the week of exclusive Boulder film premiers, March 10-17! Ignite Adaptive Sports is sponsoring the documentary “Beyond the… more

Volunteer Training for 2013 Season

Volunteer Recruiting Fall 2012

Title: Volunteer RecruitingLocation: Sessions are held either in the Community Room at REI Boulder or at the University of Colorado,… more

Masquerade Ball: Ignite Your Spirit

It will be a fun night of great food, good music, and so much more. Buy tickets at http://www.planana.com/igniteyourspirit.

Larkburger Fundraising Event

Title: Larkburger Fundraising EventLocation: Larkburger, 2525 Arapahoe Avenue, BoulderDescription: Dine at Larkburger to benefit Ignite! 15% of ALL SALES will… more

Annual Picnic and Membership Meeting

Title: Annual Picnic and Membership MeetingLocation: Foothills Community Park in BoulderDescription: Visitors welcome. A main course, soft drinks, and water… more

Volunteer Appreciation Day

Title: Volunteer Appreciation DayLocation: Ignite FacilityDescription: This is a private event for volunteers. We’ll have food, games, awards and fun… more

PSIA Adaptive Exams

Title: PSIA Exams Location: Breckenridge Description: PSIA is offering the adaptive certification exams at Breckenridge on April 12-15. Sign up… more

PSIA ITC Alpine Level I

Title: PSIA ITC Alpine Level ILocation: Eldora MountainDescription: PSIA is offering the ITC Level I Alpine clinic/test at Eldora on… more

Arapahoe Basin Enduro

Title: A-Basin EnduroLocation: Arapahoe BasinLink out: Click hereDescription: Martin Dawson is the beneficiary of Arapahoe Basin’s 2012 Enduro. Martin has… more

Last day of lessons!

Title: Last day of lessons!Location: Ignite facilityDate: 2012-03-25

Cheesecutter Award Ceremony

Title: Cheesecutter Award CeremonyLocation: Ignite FacilityDescription: The coveted Cheesecutter Award will be presented!Start Time: 09:00Date: 2012-03-09

Cheesecutter Award Nominations Due

Title: Cheesecutter Award Nominations DueLocation: Ignite FacilityDescription: Don’t delay! Nominate a deserving Friday volunteer by cheese name. Submit your nomination… more

High Ground

Title: High GroundLocation: Boulder TheaterDescription: World Premiere of ‘High Ground’ at the Boulder International Film Festival. 11 soldiers…with minds and… more

Special Olympics Northeast Area Winter Games

Title: Special Olympics Northeast Area Winter GamesLocation: Eldora Mountain ResortMore Info: Click hereDescription: Volunteers and spectators welcome! Contact Ron Coleman… more

Lessons begin

Title: Lessons beginLocation: Ignite facilityDescription: Students with confirmed registration only.Date: 2011-12-30

Examiner.com Article

Volunteer with Ignite!http://www.examiner.com/snowboarding-lifestyle-in-boulder/ignite-adaptive-sports

Volunteer Training 2011

Volunteer Kick-Off

Title: Volunteer Kick-OffLocation: REI Boulder – Community RoomDescription: Private EventStart Time: 05:00Date: 2011-11-06End Time: 07:00

The Ski Channel Presents “Winter” at the Boulder Theater benefitting Ignite Adaptive Sports

Title: The Ski Channel Presents “Winter” to benefit Ignite Adaptive SportsLocation: The Boulder TheaterLink out: Click hereDate: 2012-01-19Times:Price: $15/all ages.… more

Volunteer Recruiting

Title: Volunteer RecruitingLocation: Community Room at REI BoulderDescription: Learn about volunteering with Ignite! We will outline the skills needed, discuss… more

Ignite Board Meeting

Ignite Board Meetings are held the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM. The location varies within the Boulder… more

Teacher takes special-needs students snowboarding

Thanks to all those who helped make this a success!View the 9news report

Board News 2010-2011

In the past few months the board said farewell to Caron Newman and Judy LaBuda as work commitments overwhelmed them.… more

Board News Archives

Board News for Fiscal Year 2009-10Board News for Fiscal Year 2008-09Board News for Fiscal Year 2007-08Board News for Fiscal Year… more

Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Ignite helps vet “Back to Life”

Today Show ‘Lend a Hand’

Al Roker and the Today Show Lend a Hand to ESRP!

Channel 9 Coverage

Channel 9 6:20 Sidebar focused on ESRP!