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Upcoming Events & Races

8th Annual Gala Fundraiser

The 8th annual Whistler Adaptive Gala Fundraiser is set for Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club. Join the supporters of Whistler Adaptive Sports Program to help adapt the playground and support athletes at every level. Dine with some of the best Paralympic athletes in Canada, enjoy a delicious three course dinner surrounded by spectacular ocean views and help us raise funds through our popular live and silent auctions. 

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GS & Slalom Race Camp | Monsters vs. Animals

March 27 to 29, 2015 in Whistler, BC

Whistler Adaptive is hosting a GS and slalom race camp. Training will take place with coach Ken Doraty on Friday, March 27 for GS and Saturday, March 28 for slalom. On Sunday, March 29, all participants will compete in a GS Head-to-Head race on Whistler Mountain. This is open to all athletes with a cognitive, physical or sensory disability, as well as all Whistler Adaptive volunteers. Racers are welcome to downhill ski or snowboard. Athletes will be put in one of two teams for the race: Monsters vs. Animals. Come in costume! 

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CADS 1, 2 & 2A Courses & Exams

CADS Level 1 Course
Tuesday, March 10 & Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | 8:30am to 3pm 
This is your first step to learning how to teach skiing to people with disabilities. CADS 1 is the national standard in Canada. The course includes 3-track, 4-track, visually impaired and sit skiing. Learn more about CADS Level 1. 

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Girls' Winter Learn-to-Train Camp 2015

Do you alpine ski, sit-ski, snowboard or x-country ski? Do you want to improve at your sport or do you have dreams of competing? Whistler Adaptive wants to see more girls and women in adaptive sport. The Girls’ Learn-to-Train Camp is available to females ages 13 to 25 with a physical disability. You’ll get three days of fun on the snow, while gaining skills in your chosen discipline, getting guidance on goal setting and training, and meeting other girls in sport. The camp will also include yoga, strength & conditioning and talks on sport nutrition. 

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Learn to Ride * Try Para-Snowboard Camp

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.

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CADS Level 1 - January 12 & 13

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:

  1. 3-track skiing
  2. 4-track skiing
  3. Visually Impaired
  4. Teaching Aids
  5. Sit-skiing 

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Whistler Adaptive Annual General Meeting 2014

Visit Governance & AGM for 2014 AGM Information Package and Financial Statements.

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Whistler Adaptive Fundraiser & Winter Kick-Off Party

Join us on September 30 from 5pm to 9pm at Creekbread to help make sport and recreation accessible to people with disabilities.

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