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Join the Blue Streaks!

VASS Adaptive Alpine Racing Program

The VASS Adaptive Alpine Racing Program is run in partnership with Grouse Mountain Tyee Ski Club. 

Known as “The Blue Streaks”, this program is intended for intermediate to advanced skiers with a physical or intellectual disability who have an interest in ski racing.

If you are a strong, confident skier who can make it down a Blue run, we want to talk to you about joining our team.

Team members will start dry land training in the fall and then train and race on Grouse on Thursday evenings and Saturdays.  The team will participate in local races at Grouse Mountain as well as other races as ski areas throughout the province.  

Depending on their ability, racers use recreational skis and boots or race equipment.

When: 

Thursday evenings from 5:30:PM to 8:30 PM & Saturdays from 7:20AM to 2:30 PM, from December to April.

Where:
Meet at 5:30 PM on Thursdays & 7:20 AM on Saturdays outside Starbucks at the base of Grouse Mountain .

Fees:

Racing Development: $475 for 2 days of training (Thursdays and Saturdays) or $250 for 1 day of  training. 

Fees include VASS Program Fees (includes coaching & lift passes) and Tyee Ski Club Membership ($65)

Fees do not include any required travel, accommodation, or meals to attend out-of-town races.  Fees do not include race fees.

Helmets are required for all racers.

For more information and to registration please contact the program coordinator at   race@vass

**IMPORTANT: Before you register you must get your BC Adaptive Snowsports Membership**
 
All students are required to be members of the BC Adaptive Snowsports (BCAS) prior to registering.  Please visit the BCAS website to purchase your Skier/Snowboarder membership ($53) and ensure you receive your BCAS number as it will be required for registration.  Please note: a credit card is required for payment; if you do not have access to one please email info@vass.ca