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
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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:
The Whistler Adaptive Ski & Snowboard Program is now accepting applications from volunteers for the 2014/2015 winter seasons. The program caters to skiers and snowboarders from beginner through advanced. Our trained and certified instructors, guides, and assistants help those with both physical, sensory and cognitive disabilities access the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb. We are currently seeking individuals who want to volunteer for the program. These individuals must be intermediate or advanced skiers or boarders. All volunteers will be required to take CADS Level 1 and Working with Cognitively Challenged Learners Level 1. Full-time volunteers who complete 23 days volunteering for the program will receive a seasons pass to Whistler Blackcomb.
Apply online today:
If you are hired, you will be required to obtain a criminal record check, become a member of Whistler Adaptive & BC Adaptive Snowsports, and complete CADS Level 1 training. Please do not do any of this before being hired. If you are hired, we will book you for training for our courses on Dec 2-4 or Dec 12-14. We will also supply you with a letter to obtain your record check for free. Whistler Adaptive will charge you a total of $110, which includes both organization memberships and the CADS course fee. This will be explained to you at the interview.