Enjoy a day of water sports fun! Get your fill of canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, Sea Doo-riding, and tubing on beautiful Donner Lake. All activities are guided by our experienced Achieve Tahoe staff and volunteers. The day includes a picnic lunch.

This program is best suited for individuals with disabilities over the age of five and is designed to be experienced with family and friends.

2022 Schedule & Rates



June 22, 23, 24, and 25

July 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, and 22

August 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, and 27


Full Day: 10am – 3pm

AM Half-Day: 10am – 12pm

PM Half-Day: 1pm – 3pm

Lunch: 12pm – 1pm


Full Day: $100

Half-Day*: $50

Lunch: $10

*Half-Days only available Saturdays (June 25, July 16, August 20, and August 27)

If cost is a barrier to your ability to participate with Achieve Tahoe, please apply for a scholarship.



CANCELLATION POLICY: Please give notice of cancellation at least 24 hours in advance to receive an Achieve Tahoe credit, which can be used towards any future Achieve Tahoe Program.  

If you are sick, or feeling sick, please contact Achieve Tahoe to cancel your reservation as far in advance as possible, and before the start of the program. In the case of illness, you can either:

  • Request a credit, which can be used towards any future Achieve Tahoe Program
  • Request a refund, minus at 15% processing fee.

Essential Eligibility Criteria for Participation

For the health and safety of our community, in order to participate in the Achieve Tahoe Sierra Summer Sports Program, a participant must meet the criteria listed below.

  • If the participant has had a traumatic injury, or surgery/medical treatments that affected your activities of daily living in the past 12 months, they can only participate with a doctor’s release.
  • If help is needed with bladder or bowel routine, feeding tube, or administering prescription medications care provider or family member will be present to assist.
  • Participant must be able to breathe independently without any medical devices that sustain breathing.
  • Participant is able to turn face-up from a face-down floating position in the water, while wearing an approved personal flotation device.
  • For participants with Down Syndrome, the participant must have been examined by a physician for Neurologic Symptoms of Atlantoaxial Instability, found the symptoms to be absent, and has been cleared to participate in high risk sports.

Location for Sierra Summer Sports

Sierra Summer Sports takes place at the West End Beach of Donner Lake.

Sign Up

Please complete and return the following forms to sign up for Sierra Summer Sports.

  1. Participant Information Form
  2. Liability Releases 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6
  3. TDRPD Forms Coming Soon

Once you have completed all your forms, you will be sent a link to sign up for summer programs starting May 5, 2022.

If you have any questions about this program or the reservations process, please call us for assistance at (530) 581-4161 x6.

If cost is a barrier to your ability to participate with Achieve Tahoe, please apply for a scholarship..

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