Do you want to learn how to para-snowboard? Do you dream of riding with friends or competing? Whistler Adaptive is offering a two-day Try Para-Snowboard Camp for anyone with a physical disability who can stand with or without the use of a cane or walking stick. The camp will follow the Canada Snowboard Adaptive FUNdamentals Program. Our coaches will introduce participants to snowboarding and the various tools to adapt the sport for different abilities. We will focus on skill development at the Learn to Ride level. The course will also provide riders with information on and opportunities to further training and instruction. You will have a chance to speak with our coaches beforehand to discuss current level of riding (if any), goals and expectations.
When: Saturday, February 7 and Sunday, February 8, 2015
Where: Whistler Blackcomb
Registration: Contact us for information or register here now!
The phone is ringing and the emails are flying in as the snow falls. Do you want to book a private adaptive ski, sit-ski or snowboard lesson? Do you want to set your child up with a Whistler Adaptive Buddy in Whistler Kids? If so, please get in touch soon. For more information and to register for the Whistler Adaptive Ski & Snowboard Program at Whistler Blackcomb please click here.
If you're a new guest, please fill out the registration form by clicking the red button that says "Click to Register".
If you're a returning guest, please do not fill out the form, but get in touch with our friendly reservations team instead:
Toll free: 1-800-766-0449
Local: 604-967-8993 ext. 8993
Helpful information links
On the Whistler Blackcomb website: http://www.whistlerblackcomb.com/about-us/disabled-travelers.aspx
Accessible Whistler website: http://www.whistlerforthedisabled.com/
From the Municipality of Whistler: http://www.whistler.ca/services/accessibility
Accessible parking: http://www.whistler.ca/sites/default/files/related/final_-rmow-access_whistler_map.pdf
Whistler Adaptive is offering a CADS Level 1 course on January 12 & 13, 2015 at Whistler Blackcomb.
This course is a requirement for all CADS Level 1 instructors or those who want to teach skiing to people with disabilities. This course is open to the public and all skiers who are able-bodied or have a disability. The course is done on snow and includes 1.5 hours of teaching in each of the following areas: