Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks (ASSP) provides opportunities for people of all ages living with a disability to participate in adaptive snow sports and recreation programs at Sun Peaks Resort. One of the primary goals of ASSP is to allow school students with a disability to experience the freedom, joy and satisfaction of skiing or snowboarding with their classmates. ASSP also welcomes many out of town provincial, national and international guests each season, with several returning regularly for more fun on the snow.

lessonsAdaptive Sports at Sun Peaks offers the following options for people with a disability who are 6 years of age and older:

  • Learn to ski/snowboard lessons for sit-ski, 3-track, 4-track, sight and hearing impaired, and intellectual and cognitive disabilities. Persons with age related and mental health disabilities are also welcome.
  • Ski Buddy/Companion Program to accompany guests with a disability who do not desire/require a formal lesson.
  • School program to assist students with a disability to participate in school sponsored programs.

Mandatory Memberships

All guests are required to purchase a membership in the BC Adaptive Snowsports (BCAS) at a cost of $53 for participants and $48 for Volunteers annually. Membership may be purchased online here: http://www.disabledskiingbc.com/itoolkit.asp?pg=MEMBERS, and can be paid by cheque or credit card. The membership is valid for the entire winter. Your membership provides you with liability insurance coverage during the duration of your adaptive lesson and half price lift tickets. Please note that this membership does not include medical insurance coverage. Membership must be purchased prior to the lesson, as you will be asked for your membership number when registering for the Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks Program.

Membership in  Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks Society is also required of all students and volunteers at a nominal cost of $10.00 per season.

Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks is a registered charity, not-for-profit society and relies on the generosity of contributions, sponsorship, fundraising efforts and volunteers to run our services. If you would like to make a donation or are aware of a potential sponsor, please contact us at adaptivesportsatsunpeaks@gmail.com. Thank you for your support!

For more information, contact us at registration@adaptivesportsatsunpeaks.org

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