No, but please discuss it with your doctor. The registration form will also need your doctor’s name and phone number.
On their website https://www.bcadaptive.com/content/membership-signup
There is public transit to the base of Grouse Mountain, but for Mt. Seymour and Cypress you will need a vehicle.
Warm clothing, ski pants, gloves. If you need rental equipment, please sign up for that during the registration process.
$150 for 6 lessons, including lift tickets, equipment, and 2 instructors.
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.
Initial training for new volunteers is two half-days plus a 3 hour orientation for all 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 .
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.
BCAS and CADS are our provincial and national bodies and they hold our liability insurance.