Sitskiing is an incredible sport that is often used by                                                                  people that use wheelchairs or have mobility challenges…. but in truth it is just a wicked awesome sport that anyone can learn.  All programs are open to all disabilities and age groups.  

 

 

 

Tuesday Night Learn to Sitski |  Mt Seymour  $150

January 21-February 25, 2020 -6:00-9:00 pm

This program is designed for people that are new to the sport and have a goal of becoming as independent as possible.   We have a fleet of sitskis that are ideal for newbies as they have a little bigger base of support to help yo with your balance as you continue to develop your skill.   Plus the incredible carpet area at Seymour is all you could ever ask for to give you lots of challenge with maximum opportunity for error correction.  Lead by one of our Level 3 CADS course conductor, this program is going to make legends.    

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Tuesday Night Sitski Seymour

Program is full and I would to be waitlisted

 

Thursday and more Sitski |  Grouse Mountain $150

January 23-February 27, 2020 -6:00-9:00 pm

The Thursday night program is our intermediate to advance sitski program.  We have fleet of  mono and aggressive bi sitskis that are ready to support your development along with a very experience sitski crew of instructors that will use their keen skill and a little technology to help push you to new heights.   Lead by a Level 3 CADS course conductor, the goal is to get everyone to full independence so you can go and rock with family and friends.

The title says Thursday and more….  Please also signup for this program if you want to sitski on any other session that is offered at Grouse.   We have such a diverse team of instructors, you can literally join any session you want.   Check out the registration options and you will see what is available.  We are ready to meet your needs.  

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Grouse Sitski

Program is full and I would to be waitlisted

 

Saturday Morning Drop-in Sitski | Mt Seymour $90

January 25- March  21,2020 – Times Vary on availability

This is our most flexible sitski offering.   We can support students with very low mobility all the way to super advance sitskiers.  Instead of offering a 6 week program, people wishing to be in the Seymour Saturday Sit Ski Program must express their interest by completing the  a Sit Ski Expression of Interest Form for the lottery by December 15th, 2019. The program cost is $90 for three lessons and $30 for a drop in session. The lottery will decide who gets the first choice on time and lesson blocks. The first name drawn will get first choice and we will continue until all spot are filled. Anyone who does not make the main program goes on a waiting/drop in list and fills in on any vacancy during the regular program and will at least get out once or twice on the drop in days. All program or drop in students must be members of BC Adaptive Snowsport and pay their membership fee prior to taking any lesson.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Saturday Sitski Seymour Expression of Interest

 

Blue Streaks ALL MOUNTAIN  | Grouse Mountain $200

WARM UP Dec 14th Program January 23/26- Feb 27/Mar 1 ,2020 – Sundays Under 19yr and Thursdays Adult – Times vary

This program is for students that are at a level of ski or board development where they are at an intermediate level of skill and would benefit from being in a  group environment with less direct supervision.  The major focus in on getting mileage and having fun.   There will be some instruction but it is much more terrain based learning and managing the environment.

This program is by invite only. Thursday nights are for the over 19yr crowd and Sunday afternoons are for the youth under 19yr. For more information please email James at info@vass.ca to see if this is a good fit for you.  

 

Blue Streaks RACE | Grouse Mountain

January 4- Feb 29 ,2020 – Saturdays and Thursdays – Times vary

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.

Thursday evenings from 5:30:PM to 8:30 PM & Saturdays from 7:20AM to 2:30 PM

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.

This program is by invitation only.  For more information and to registration please contact the program coordinator at   race@vass

 

Drop-In Ski, Board and Sitski Lesson  | Grouse Mountain

January 01- March 20 ,2020 – Times vary

If you don’t think that any of programs really address your specific needs nor time frame than please signup for this opportunity to notified when we have singular lesson opportunities arrive.    We will do our best to fill them and you can take unto 3 a season. 

CLICK TO REGISTER for DROP-IN Expression of Interest ONLY

 

Drop-In Ski, Board and Sitski Lesson  | Grouse Mountain

January 01- March 20 ,2020 – Times vary

If you don’t think that any of programs really address your specific needs nor time frame than please signup for this opportunity to notified when we have singular lesson opportunities arrive.    We will do our best to fill them and you can take unto 3 a season. 

CLICK TO REGISTER for DROP-IN Expression of Interest ONLY