For Students

No, but please discuss it with your doctor. The registration form will also need your doctor’s name and phone number.

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On our website: www.vass.ca

Category: For Students

6 weeks.

Category: For Students

There is public transit to the base of Grouse Mountain, but for Mt. Seymour and Cypress you will need a vehicle.

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Warm clothing, ski pants, gloves. If you need rental equipment, please sign up for that during the registration process.

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$150 for 6 lessons, including lift tickets, equipment, and 2 instructors.

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6 years old.

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Typically the 3rd week of January.

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Usually in mid October, please keep checking the website, www.vass.ca

Category: For Students

When your instructors call you before the program starts, they will make specific arrangements with you , but generally:

– Grouse Mountain: meet at base near Starbucks.

– Mt Seymour: meet at the Bear’s Den at the far end of the parking lot.

– Cypress Moutnain: meet in the cafeteria. 

 

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There are several Learn to Ski and Snowboard programs (evenings and mornings) and you should pick the one where the times work best for your family. http://www.vass.ca/students/

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BCAS and CADS are our provincial and national bodies and they hold our liability insurance.

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For Volunteers

On their website www.bcadaptive.com

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Initial training for new volunteers is two half-days plus a 3 hour orientation for all volunteers.

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$55.00 CAD

Category: For Volunteers

Initial training for new volunteers is two half-days plus a 3-hour orientation for all volunteers. The program then runs for 6 weeks of 2-hour lessons with your student .

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VASS organizes the required training for it’s volunteers, and its usually scheduled in early January. You will need to take either the Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors (CASI) or Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance (CSIA) overview course (1 day) and the CADS Autism Spectrum Disorder module (half day). Additionally, other modules offered through out the season. If for some reason you are unable to take the training prior to volunteering, you can sign up as an on-hill assistant until it is complete.

Category: For Volunteers

BCAS and CADS are our provincial and national bodies and they hold our liability insurance.

Category: For Volunteers

Our students are assigned 2 instructors, with a new instructor always being paired with an experienced instructor.

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