Making the Mountain 
Experience Accessible to All!

Locals Program 2023-24

The locals lesson program is for residents of the Thompson-Nicola Regional District. Beginner to Advanced lessons for participants ages 6-96 years of age, living with physical, visual and/or neurodivergent challenges. We offer two, 5 week lesson sets per season.


Lessons are mainly held on Saturdays or Sundays. 

Weekday lessons are also available upon request, and are dependent on instructor availability.


Lesson Times:

9-11 am

1-3 pm



5 week lesson set (2 hour lessons x 5@$26 ea) $130*

*Canadian Adaptive Snowsports Membership required to participate

Lesson Registration for Set 1 (Jan 2 2024 – Feb 4 2024) 

Begins August 15th

Lesson Registration for Set 2 (Feb 12 2024 – Mar 17 2024) 

Begins October 15th

There is high demand for our Locals Program with numbers growing each year. Registration will be on a first come, first served basis.  Should you be interested in both lesson sets,  you will be wait-listed for the second set which can be either Set #1 or Set #2.  This is to ensure no one misses out. Once there is space available for a second set, you will be contacted by the Program Manager

Programs have limited space and fill quickly. Register early.

Register online through Snowline at


Registration Requirements

  1. Login or Set up a New Account in Snowline

  2. Starting July 1 Purchase  CADS Membership for 2023-24 Season

  3. Complete CADS Waivers

-CADS National Safe Sport

-CADS National Code of Conduct

-CADS National Minor or Ward Student

  1. Complete ASSP Student Medical Form and/or Physician Medical Consent

  2. Complete Photo Release

  3. Registration submitted for review

  4. Registration accepted

  5. Provide payment for program fees

Registration Policies

  1. CADS Membership is required for participation in all programs. Membership fees are non-refundable. Membership renewal as of July 1 2023.

  2. Methods of Payment: Online payments only. Credit Cards accepted, VISA & MASTERCARD.

  3. Autism funding accepted. Please inform the office at time of booking by emailing Include first and last name of student and program AFU funding should be applied to. For more info go to Autism Funding.

  4. Programs will run pending registration. If cancellation is necessary, ASSP will notify you and fees will be fully refunded.

  5. Winter Programming – locals registration is limited to a maximum total of 10 lessons for locals lesson sets and drop-ins combined.

  6. Winter Programming – out of town guests registration is limited to a maximum total of 10 drop-in lessons.

  7. Force Majeure – No refunds will be issued if a lesson or program is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances such as inclement weather, power outages etc.

  8. Cold Weather Policy – Lessons/programs cancelled if the temperature is -15 degrees celsius or colder, -12 degrees celsius for sit-skiers.